Run Austin® Kickoff Week Presents a Week of Prizes and Rewards

September 4, 2023

Sponsors and partners offer an array of prizes and discounts to registrants

Austin, TX – September 4, 2023 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Run Austin® Kickoff Week is not just about miles and marathons; it’s about celebrating the running spirit infused with excitement and the enticing chance to win prizes. From September 5th to September 12th, 2023, participants can embark on a week-long journey filled with exhilarating daily group runs and the chance to win an array of fantastic prizes that reflect the vibrant essence of the Austin running community.

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.

Each day of Run Austin Kickoff Week brings an opportunity to win coveted prizes that promise to enhance runners’ training experiences and fuel their enthusiasm for the upcoming Austin Marathon® and 3M Half Marathon. In addition to the daily prizes, a grand prize worth over $2000 will also be offered. Here’s a sneak peek at the prizes that await lucky participants:

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2023BPN Endurance Stack (valued at over $250): Kick off the week on the right foot with the chance to win the ultimate endurance boost. The BPN Endurance Stack, valued at over $250, is designed to empower runners to go the distance with confidence.
  • Wednesday, September 6, 2023SPIbelt 5 SPIbelts: Keep your essentials close and your hands free during your runs with SPIbelt. Five lucky winners will receive their very own SPIbelt, an innovative solution for storing everything you need while you pound the pavement.
  • Thursday, September 7, 2023 – GU / Fleet Feet Austin Prize Pack: Prepare to be fueled and replenished with a fabulous prize pack courtesy of GU and Fleet Feet Austin. Stock up on the essentials that will keep you energized throughout your training and races.
  • Friday, September 8, 2023 – Shokz 2 Pairs of OpenRun Pro Headphones: Experience the perfect harmony of music and running with Shokz OpenRun Pro headphones. Two winners will score these high-performance headphones that are designed to elevate your workout playlist.
  • Saturday, September 9, 2023 – Fogo De Chao $200 Gift Cards: Indulge in a well-deserved post-run feast with a chance to win one of two $200 gift cards from Fogo De Chao, a haven for Brazilian-style dining.
  • Sunday, September 10, 2023 – Super Coffee Prize Pack Giveaways: Revitalize your routine with Super Coffee’s energizing and nutritious beverages. Four lucky winners will take home prize packs filled with Super Coffee goodness and Super Coffee x All- Day Running gear.
  • Monday, September 11, 2023 – Nuun Prize Packs: Stay hydrated and replenished with a prize from Nuun that’s sure to support your training regimen. 2 lucky winners will strike hydration gold.
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2023 – EIGHT Floating Cooler Giveaway: Conclude the week on a refreshing note with the chance to win an EIGHT floating cooler, perfect for keeping your post-run beverages chilled.

Grand Prize: Hotel stay at the Stephen F. Austin Royal Sonesta courtesy of the Austin Sports Commission, get ready to run with free entry into the 2024 Austin Marathon and 3M Half Marathon, kick it in style with Alvies Premium Cowhide Boots, fuel up with a $500 BPN nutrition package, groove to your tunes with Shokz OpenRun Pro Headphones, stock up your pantry with a PlantStrong Stocked Pantry Set worth $149, indulge in a delicious $200 Gift Card for Dinner at Fogo de Chao, and score big with goodies from Nuun, SPIbelt, GU Energy Labs, and a Super Coffee Prize Pack.

“Run Austin Kickoff Week is not just a celebration of running; it’s a testament to the power of community and camaraderie. We are thrilled to partner with brands that share our passion for promoting health, wellness, and the joy of movement. Through our exciting lineup of daily group runs and a fantastic array of prizes, we’re not only preparing participants for the Austin Marathon and 3M Half Marathon, but also fostering lasting connections and memories,” explains Megan Frausto, High Five Events partnership manager. “This week is a true reflection of the Austin spirit, and our partners play a pivotal role in making it an unforgettable experience for all. We’re grateful for their support in bringing this vibrant event to life.”

All registered participants for Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and 3M Half Marathon both current and new will get an offering of discounts from race partners including 24% Off BPN, 25% Off PlantStrong, 20% Off GU Energy Labs*, $15 Off Feet Feet* and 15% Off Super Coffee*.

For a detailed schedule of events and prize information for the Run Austin Kickoff Week, please 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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