Austin Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K: February 17, 2019
Ranked as one of the top 10 half marathons in the world, and one of 15 bucket list marathons in the United States, you do not want to miss this race! You'll experience Austin at its best as you race past iconic landmarks such as UT Tower, the “I love you” mural and Lady Bird Lake; enjoy miles of Austin’s unique South Congress and Hyde Park neighborhoods; and be greeted with cheering crowds as you close in on the finish line in front of the Texas State Capitol. True to its title as the Live Music Capital of the World, you'll be entertained all the way to the finish line by 20+ different bands — rock on! After the race, the party continues on Congress Avenue. Whether you want to sip a cold one from the Oskar Blues Austin beer garden, grab some delicious grub from the many food trucks, or sit and listen to the live bands, we know this race event won’t disappoint. In typical Texas fashion, when you finish the race you’ll be awarded with your very own belt buckle medal!
When you’re not racing, Austin offers plenty of things to see and do! Check out the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, the Texas State Capitol, the many museums and art galleries, or all of the incredible nature that Texas has to offer. If sightseeing isn’t your thing, make sure to stop at famous Stubb’s BBQ for out of this world barbeque!