Austin Road Race Series Guide
Austin boasts an energetic, active running community, logging miles in the many parks and lakes within city limits, and enjoying two great road race series.
Austin Trail Race Series Guide
Austin's trail runners are a lucky bunch, with an excellent collection of trail races series to choose from.
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Seven simple ways to get the most out of your long runs.
Get To Know Your Running Clubs: Texas Running Club
Learn about the Texas Running Club. Who they are, when they run, how they got their name...
Get To Know Your Running Clubs: Austin Beer Run Club
Meet the Austin Beer Run Club! Learn about who they are, what they're all about, and why you should come run with them!
Really Cool Runs - Empire State Building Run-Up
This isn't the longest race at only 1576 steps, but it does run straight up the Empire State Building!
Really Cool Runs - Elk Kings 25K
Looking for a new challenge? Try the Elk-Kings trail run, and summit two mountains over the course of only 25K!
Really Cool Runs - North Pole Marathon
The ultimate really cool run at the top of the planet, it's the North Pole Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon
Take your runners high somewhere it's never been before: The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon
Really Cool Runs - The Safaricom Marathon
Uh, is that a lion on the course? No, just a cheetah. Yes, it's the Safaricom Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - Atacama Crossing
Race through a virtual moonscape in the shadow of the Andes Mountains in this desert race: The Atacama Crossing.
Really Cool Runs - New Years Double Marathon
Why run one marathon when two is twice the fun? It's the New Years Double Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - El Scorcho Run
Midnight in Texas in July with plenty of bugs? Yes, it's the El Scorcho Run!
Really Cool Runs - Antarctic Ice Marathon
Bundle up for the southernmost marathon in the world! The Antarctic Ice Marathon.
Really Cool Runs - Comrades Marathon, South Africa
A 56 mile race over hills along the South African coast line, yes it's the storied Comrades Marathon!
Really Cool Runs - Jungle Marathon Brazil
Intense jungle heat, a few piranhas, welcome to the Jungle Marathon in Amazonian Brazil!
Really Cool Runs - Cappadocia Ultra Trail Turkey
Like to race amongst rugged natural towers and fairy chimneys? Check out the Cappadocia Ultra Trail in Turkey.
Really Cool Runs - Great Ethiopian Run
A cheerful romp through high altitude capital Addis Ababa - it's the Great Ethiopian Run.
Really Cool Runs - Midnight Sun Marathon
A summer solstice marathon in the Arctic Circle? Welcome to the Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromsø, Norway.
Really Cool Runs - Ultra Trail Mexico
Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Sierra de las Navajas mountains running the Ultra Trail Mexico.
Really Cool Runs - Patagonian International Marathon
A majestic marathon near the bottom of the world with a puma or two on the course? It's the Patagonian International Marathon in southern Chile.
Get To Know Your Running Clubs: College Station Running Club
Get to know a bit more about the College Station Running Club!
Really Cool Runs - Volcanic 50
The Volcanic 50 is a rugged, challenging and yes, really cool run on Mt. St. Helens in Washington State.
Really Cool Runs - Bagan Temple Marathon
Temples, dirt paths, and the occasional water buffalo!?! Oh yes, it's the Bagan Temple Marathon.
Get To Know Your Running Clubs: Austin Runners Club
You've probably seen these guys around, but if you haven't learn a bit more about the Austin Runners Club!