Long Run Routes – 12/14 through 12/28

December 14th Routes – Benchmark

Shirts are in…so make sure you pick yours up after your benchmark run!

All half-marathon runners: 20K http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/austin-tx/af-summer-20k-benchmark-route-217174719

Directions:

  • East out of TxDOT
  • Right – AF Blvd.
  • Right – Riverside
  • Left – Congress
  • Left – Academy (1st light )
  • Right – Newning
  • Left – Annie
  • Right – East Side
  • Right – Long Bow (2nd St. after Oltorf)
  • Left – Congress
  • Right – Cumberland
  • Right – 5th

WATER Stop at Cumberland/5th ~ 4 miles

  • Right – Live Oak (1st Right after Oltorf)
  • 1st Left – Bouldin
  • Left – Barton Springs
  • Right – Lee Barton (street by Jack & Adams)
  • Cross Riverside and cross the Pfluger pedestrian bridge
  • Left – around the front of Luke’s Locker
  • Right – Lamar
  • Left – 6th
  • Right – Blanco
  • Left – 10th

WATER Stop at Blanco/10th  ~ 7 miles

  • Right – W. Lynn
  • Left – Enfield
  • Left – Possum Trot to dead end
  • Left – 8th
  • 1st Right – Hearn
  • Left – Lake Austin Blvd.
  • Right – Veteran’s

WATER stop at Veterans/LAB ~ 9.25 miles

  • Pick up the bike path under the Cesar Chavez bridge back towards Luke’s Locker
  • Cross the Pfluger pedestrian bridge
  • Left – Riverside back to TxDOT

All full marathon runners: 25K http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/austin-tx/af-summer-25k-benchmark-route-217168843

Directions:

  • East out of TxDOT
  • Right – AF Blvd.
  • Right – Riverside
  • Left – Congress
  • Left – Academy (1st light )
  • Right – Newning
  • Left – Annie
  • Right – East Side until it turns into University
  • Left – Theater

WATER stop at Theater/University ~ 3 miles

  • Right – Woodward turns into Lightsey – dead ends into 1st
  • Quick Left – 1st then Quick Right – Cardinal
  • Right – 5th
  • 1st Left – Barton Skwy
  • 3rd Right – Ray Wood Dr.  to dead end
  • Right – Cumberland
  • Left – 5th

WATER stop at Cumberland/5th ~ 5 miles

  • Right – Live Oak (1st Right after Oltorf)
  • 1st Left – Bouldin
  • Left – Barton Springs
  • Right – Lee Barton (street by Jack & Adams)
  • Cross Riverside and cross the Pfluger pedestrian bridge
  • Left – around the front of Luke’s Locker
  • Right – Lamar
  • Left – 6th
  • Right – Blanco
  • Left – 10th

WATER Stop at Blanco/10th  ~ 8 miles

  • Right – W. Lynn to dead end
  • Left – Niles
  • Right – Hartford
  • Curve Left at the Y onto Jefferson
  • Right – 30th to dead end
  • Right – Oakhurst
  • 1st Left – 29th

WATER at Oakhurst/29th ~ 10.8 miles

  • Right – Rio Grande to dead end

WATER at 8th/Rio Grande ~ 13 miles

  • Left – 4th
  • Right – San Antonio
  • Right – Cesar Chavez
  • Cross the Pfluger Pedestrian bridge
  • Left – Riverside
  • Left – AF Blvd back to TxDOT

** TEAM FIT or Experienced runners may add on 2-3 miles by doing an out/back on the trail after the run.

December 21st Routes – Shoal Creek Trail

Full Marathon – Green Group: 12 Miles http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/austin-tx/af-shoal-creek-route-153337911

Directions:

  • East out TxDOT
  • Left – Austin Fit Blvd
  • Left – Trail
  • Cross Pfluger Pedestrian bridge over to Luke’s Locker
  • Right – Lamar
  • Right – 6th
  • Left – Henderson
  • Shoal Creek Trail entrance is on the right before 9th St. – Orange Cone
  • Left or North on the Trail
  • Follow the trail north
  • After going under 15th St. take the bridge to the left to continue on the trail (Orange Cone) and enter Pease Park

WATER at Pease Park entrance by the restrooms (~ Mile 3)

  • Trail ends on 31st St.
  • Left – 31st  (WATER by the trail entrance)
  • Right – 34th
  • Left – Speedway
  • Right – 38th
  • Right – Tom Green (used to be Ave H…so not sure what the street sign will say)
  • Right – 34th
  • Left – 31st back down Shoal Creek trail
  • Head back to TxDOT the same way you went out.

Full Marathon Yellow/Red/Orange Groups: 11 Mileshttp://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/332220377

Directions:

  • East out TxDOT
  • Left – Austin Fit Blvd
  • Left – Trail
  • Cross Pfluger Pedestrian bridge over to Luke’s Locker
  • Right – Lamar
  • Right – 6th
  • Left – Henderson
  • Shoal Creek Trail entrance is on the right before 9th St. – Orange Cone
  • Left or North on the Trail
  • Follow the trail north
  • After going under 15th St. take the bridge to the left to continue on the trail (Orange Cone) and enter Pease Park

WATER at Pease Park entrance by the restrooms (~ Mile 3)

  • Trail ends on 31st St.
  • Left – 31st  (WATER by the trail entrance)
  • Take the 38th St. path up to 38th St.
  • Right – 38th (cold WATER and Restrooms inside the Hospital ~ Mile 5)
  • Left – Shoal Creek
  • Right – 40th
  • Right – Medical Pkwy
  • Right – 34th
  • Left – 31st or the Shoal Creek Trail heading back

Full Marathon Short Option: 10 Miles – http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/austin-tx/af-shoal-creek-route-153137019

Directions:

  • East out TxDOT
  • Left – Austin Fit Blvd
  • Left – Trail
  • Cross Pfluger Pedestrian bridge over to Luke’s Locker
  • Right – Lamar
  • Right – 6th
  • Left – Henderson
  • Shoal Creek Trail entrance is on the right before 9th St. – Orange Cone
  • Left or North on the Trail
  • Follow the trail north
  • After going under 15th St. take the bridge to the left to continue on the trail (Orange Cone) and enter Pease Park

WATER at Pease Park entrance by the restrooms (~ Mile 3)

  • Trail ends on 31st St.
  • Left – 31st and pick up the trail on the left (WATER cooler)
  • Take the 38th St. path up to 38th St.
  • Right – 38th (cold WATER and Restrooms inside the Hospital ~ Mile 5)
  • Right – Medical Parkway
  • Left – 34th
  • Right – Lamar
  • Pick back up on the Shoal Creek trail after crossing 31st
  • Head back to TxDOT the same way you came up.

Half Marathon Green Group: 9 Miles – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/332219371

Directions:

  • East out TxDOT
  • Left – Austin Fit Blvd
  • Left – Trail
  • Cross Pfluger Pedestrian bridge over to Luke’s Locker
  • Right – Lamar
  • Right – 6th
  • Left – Henderson
  • Shoal Creek Trail entrance is on the right before 9th St. – Orange Cone
  • Left or North on the Trail
  • Follow the trail north
  • After going under 15th St. take the bridge to the left to continue on the trail (Orange Cone) and enter Pease Park

WATER at Pease Park entrance by the restrooms (~ Mile 3)

  • Trail ends on 31st St.
  • Left – 31st
  • Turn around at the first street Wabash and heads back the same way to TxDOT

Half Marathon Yellow/Red/Orange Groups: 8 Miles – http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/austin-tx/af-shoal-creek-route-153337911

Directions:

  • East out TxDOT
  • Left – Austin Fit Blvd
  • Left – Trail
  • Cross Pfluger Pedestrian bridge over to Luke’s Locker
  • Right – Lamar
  • Right – 6th
  • Left – Henderson
  • Shoal Creek Trail entrance is on the right before 9th St. – Orange Cone
  • Left or North on the Trail
  • Follow the trail north
  • After going under 15th St. take the bridge to the left to continue on the trail (Orange Cone) and enter Pease Park

WATER at Pease Park entrance by the restrooms (~ Mile 3)

  • Turn around at 29th St. (bridge after the 7 mile turnaround – they have a cone)
  • Head back to TxDOT the same way you went out.

December 28th – Mt. Bonnell –

 Meet at the Austin High Tennis Courts by the Restrooms under the MoPac bridge off Veteran’s – Happy New Year Run!