Entries by William Dyson

Visually Impaired Runner Division Returns for 2018 Austin Marathon

High Five Events announces the return of the Visually Impaired (VI) Runner Division for the 2018 Austin Marathon®. The Visually Impaired Runner Division will highlight these athletes, work with the athletes and their guides to provide a safer race experience, and adhere to guidelines set forth by the United States Association of Blind Athletes. The […]

Austin Marathon Announces First Round of Accepted Elite Runners

High Five Events announces the first round of accepted elite runners for the 2018 Austin Marathon®. Runners not accepted into the Elite Athlete Program are still invited to run in the Elite Field. The Elite Athlete Program’s focus is to provide a clean and competitive environment, discover emerging marathon talent, and help the existing talent […]

An Athlete’s Perspective – Issue 7

An Athlete’s Perspective is a blog series of event and/or training experiences written firsthand by the athletes themselves. An Athlete’s Perspective is a completely unscripted and raw look into the mind and daily life of an athlete as they prepare for their next race. Readers will discover training regimens, eating tips, gear recommendations, and an […]

2018 Austin Marathon Releases New Course

New course will highlight more Austin landmarks and enhance race day traffic High Five Events introduces a new course for the 2018 Austin Marathon® that will highlight more of Austin’s iconic landmarks on race day and engage more Austin businesses and restaurants. The new course was designed to provide a better participant and spectator experience […]

2018 Austin Marathon Names Austin Gives Miles Charity Chaser

High Five Events announces Ricky Doyle, Spectrum News Sports Director, as the official Austin Gives Miles Charity Chaser for the 2018 Austin Marathon®. Doyle will make his marathon debut, begin as the final runner, and earn $1.00 for a chosen Austin Gives Miles Charity for every runner that he passes. “One of my favorite things […]

High Five Events Continues Support of Texas Coast

Run Austin, Help Texas High Five Events announces that 100% of registration and processing fees received by the 2018 Austin Marathon and 2018 3M Half Marathon from Tuesday, September 5, through Friday, September 8, will be donated to Texas Coastal Bend Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. “Half of our staff grew up in or around these […]

Austin Marathon Joins Forces with Austin Runners Club

Partnership will bring together Austin’s most recognized running entities High Five Events announces a partnership between the Austin Marathon® and the Austin Runners Club. The primary goal of the partnership is to increase the growth of the Austin Runners Club by offering a discounted club membership during the Austin Marathon registration process. “We want to […]

Austin Marathon, nuun Announce Two-Year Partnership

Austin Marathon will feature nuun’s latest product, nuun performance, on race day High Five Events is thrilled to announce a two-year partnership between the Austin Marathon® and nuun®, the pioneer of electrolyte enhanced drink tablets that turn water into an optimally balanced sports drink. The partnership with nuun, the Exclusive Hydration for the Austin Marathon, […]

Austin Gives Miles Selects Charities for 2018 Austin Marathon

***Press release Austin Gives Miles, the Austin Marathon’s Official Charity Program, is pleased to announce the selection of the 29 Official Charities for 2018. The accepted nonprofits will raise awareness for their mission, provide volunteer support, and recruit runners to fundraise on their behalf while they train for the Austin Marathon®, set to take place […]