Run Austin® Kickoff Week Group Runs Start Today

September 5, 2023

Twenty-two group run options offered during the 8 day period

Austin, TX – September 5, 2023/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Get ready to lace up your running shoes and join the vibrant Austin community for a week of exhilarating group runs that embody the true essence of Run Austin® Kickoff Week. From September 5th to September 12th, 2023, running enthusiasts of all levels will come together to experience the power of camaraderie, shared goals, and the thrill of hitting the pavement.

The Run Austin Kickoff Week is an annual tradition that brings together seasoned runners, aspiring athletes, and running enthusiasts to celebrate the upcoming Austin Marathon and 3M Half Marathon. With a focus on promoting health, wellness, and an active lifestyle, this week-long series of events is the perfect platform for participants to gear up for the main races, scheduled for early next year.

Run Austin Kickoff Week Group Runs Schedule:

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

  • ATX Runners – 6:00 PM
  • Twenty-Six Two Phil’s Hills Workout – 6:30 PM
  • Circle C Run Club – 7:30 PM

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

  • Buda Running Club – 5:00 AM
  • 5RUN2 – 6:30 AM
  • Comedor Run Club – 10:00 AM
  • East Side Beer Runners – 6:30 PM
  • Austin Tri Club – 6:30 PM

Thursday, September 7, 2023

  • Rise & Run South Austin – 5:00 AM

Friday, September 8, 2023

  • Buda Running Club – 5:00 AM
  • Fleet Feet Seaholm Run – 6:30 AM
  • Comedor Run Club – 10:00 AM

Saturday, September 9, 2023

  • Rise & Run South Austin – 5:30 AM
  • Gilbert’s Gazelles – 5:45 AM
  • Circle C Run Club – 7:00 AM
  • Twenty-Six Two Phil’s Hills Workout – 7:00 AM
  • Pfun Runners – 7:30 AM
  • Austin Front Runners – 10:00 AM

Monday, September 11, 2023

  • Austin Tri Club – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

  • The Morning Jos – 6:00 AM
  • RAW Running – 7:00 PM
  • Kick Off Week Happy Hour with EIGHT BEER – 8:00 PM

The Run Austin Kickoff Week Group Runs are a pivotal aspect of the week-long celebration, offering participants the opportunity to engage with like-minded individuals, share their passion for running, and explore Austin’s picturesque landscapes together. From early morning sunrise runs to evening twilight jogs, the schedule is designed to accommodate diverse preferences and schedules.

“We believe that the heart of running lies not only in the thrill of individual achievement but also in the connections we forge along the way,” said Lance Pyburn, Community Outreach Coordinator of High Five Events, the producers of the events. “The group runs during the Run Austin Kickoff Week encapsulate the spirit of unity and mutual support that defines the Austin running community. We invite everyone, from novices to seasoned athletes, to join us and experience the magic of these shared runs.”

For more information on the Run Austin Kickoff Week Group Runs and the complete lineup of events, visit the official event website at www.werunaustin.com.

About Run Austin® Kickoff Week: Run Austin Kickoff Week is a week-long series of events dedicated to celebrating the upcoming Austin Marathon and 3M Half Marathon. Focused on promoting a healthy lifestyle, camaraderie, and skill-building, the event offers a range of activities, run groups, and prize opportunities for runners of all levels. Participants can engage with the Austin running community, enhance their training, and prepare for the main races in the months ahead.

About the Austin Marathon® and 3M Half Marathon: The Austin Marathon and 3M Half Marathon are annual running events held in Austin, Texas, attracting participants from around the world. Known for their scenic routes, enthusiastic crowd support, and commitment to promoting a healthy lifestyle, these races are a staple in the Austin community’s calendar. The events provide runners with a unique opportunity to

challenge themselves, achieve personal milestones, and experience the vibrant spirit of Austin. Both events are owned and operated by Austin based High Five Events.

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