Runner’s Newsletter & Routes – Jan. 11th

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Routes:

Full Marathon:

  • Green Group: 14 Miles
  • Yellow/Red/Orange Groups: 12 Miles
  • Shorter Option: 10 Miles

Half Marathon:

  • If you are running 3M: 7 Miles all groups
  • If you are not running 3M & training for Austin Half only: 11 Miles all groups

14 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/339631191

Directions:

  • West on the trail towards MoPac
  • Cross the MoPac pedestrian foot bridge WATER fountains at the Rock along with restrooms
  • East on the trail towards I-35 WATER fountain at the Mexican Culture center (beautiful white building with amphitheater on the left after passing the rowing center) after mile 5
  • Under the I-35 bridge and continue to follow the trail East WATER on Holly by the old power plant
  • Cross the Longhorn Dam
  • Follow the trail UNDER Pleasant Valley to the east of the Dam through the tunnel towards Roy Guerrero Park
  • Left – over the bridge
  • Left – at the Y and take the trail around the park to Grove Blvd.
  • South – Grove –
  • Right – Riverside
  • Right – Wickersham WATER at Elmont & Wickersham
  • Left – Elmont
  • Left – Tinnin Ford
  • Right – Riverside back to TxDOT

12 Miles: : http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/318030393

Directions:

  • West on the trail towards MoPac
  • Cross the MoPac pedestrian foot bridge WATER fountains at the Rock along with restrooms
  • East on the trail towards I-35 WATER fountain at the Mexican Culture center (beautiful white building with amphitheater on the left after passing the rowing center) after mile 5
  • Under the I-35 bridge and continue to follow the trail East WATER on Holly by the old power plant
  • Cross the Longhorn Dam
  • Follow the trail UNDER Pleasant Valley to the east of the Dam through the tunnel towards Roy Guerrero Park
  • 1st Fork – continue straight…do not turn left over the bridge
  • 2nd Fork – continue straight…do not turn right
  • Trail dead ends to Elmont Dr.
  • Right – Elmont Dr. WATER at Elmont & Wickersham
  • Left – Tinnin Ford Rd.
  • Right – Riverside back to TxDOT
  • Right – Congress
  • Right onto to the trail back towards TxDOT

11 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/339633939

Directions:

  • West on the trail towards MoPac
  • Cross the MoPac pedestrian foot bridge WATER fountains at the Rock along with restrooms
  • East on the trail towards I-35 WATER fountain at the Mexican Culture center (beautiful white building with amphitheater on the left after passing the rowing center) after mile 5
  • Under the I-35 bridge and continue to follow the trail East WATER on Holly by the old power plant
  • Cross the Longhorn Dam
  • Follow the trail UNDER Pleasant Valley to the east of the Dam through the tunnel towards Roy Guerrero Park
  • 1st Fork – continue straight…do not turn left over the bridge
  • 2nd Fork – follow the trail right to Lakeshore Blvd.
  • Continue on trail/Lakeshore Blvd. towards Riverside
  • Right – Riverside back to TxDOT

10 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/283364935

Typical Longhorn Dam loop

Directions:

  • West on the trail towards MoPac
  • Cross the MoPac pedestrian foot bridge WATER fountains at the Rock along with restrooms
  • East on the trail towards I-35 WATER fountain at the Mexican Culture center (beautiful white building with amphitheater on the left after passing the rowing center) after mile 5
  • Under the I-35 bridge and continue to follow the trail East WATER on Holly by the old power plant
  • Cross the Longhorn Dam and follow the trail along the river heading southwest back to Riverside
  • Right – Riverside back to TxDOT

7 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/283369447

Directions:

  • West on the trail towards MoPac
  • Cross the MoPac pedestrian foot bridge WATER fountains at the Rock along with restrooms
  • East on the trail towards I-35 WATER fountain at the Mexican Culture center (beautiful white building with amphitheater on the left after passing the rowing center) after mile 5
  • Cross the I-35 bridge sidewalk towards Riverside
  • Right – Riverside back to TxDOT