W Riverside Dr.

In front of Palmer Event Center


Saturday, February 13, 2021

Start time: 11:00 a.m.

Manzano Mile Presented By Dole

Be part of the Austin Marathon Weekend and race The Manzano Mile presented by Dole Packaged Foods benefitting Marathon Kids.

The Manzano Mile is named for Austin Marathon Official Race Ambassador and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano. Leo is a highly decorated track star, four-time USATF National Champion, seven-time Team USA member, two-time Olympian, and the first Olympic medalist for the USA in the 1500m since 1968. 

The Manzano Mile embodies Leo ’s passion for reaching out to the community, specifically to local youth, through health and fitness programs. The event will feature individual waves for Age Groups, Elite Divisions, and a Kids Run.

Event participants will receive a one-of-a-kind shirt, snacks, and drinks with registration.

Spectators are welcome to come out, watch the excitement, and visit the Austin Marathon Expo located inside of Palmer Event Center.

“I attribute my ability to finish to my family, friends, and all the wonderful people who have supported me along the way. I want every Austin Marathon participant to feel that same rush at the end of their race. I’m challenging friends, family, and every Austin resident to line the Manzano Mile and watch these runners finish with the heart of a lion!”  – Leo Manzano

Online Registration

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Event Details

Packet Pick Up 

Time and location are TBD. Stay tuned.

WAVES – Starting at 11:00 AM, with waves starting approximately every 15 minutes. 

Wave Start Times

11:00 a.m. 29 & Under
11:15 a.m. 30 – 39 
11:30 a.m. Masters & Grandmasters (40+)
11:45 a.m. Female Elite
12:00 p.m. Male Elite
12:15 p.m. Untimed Run
12:40 p.m. Kids Run – Future Milers of America

Elite Division & Awards

The Manzano Mile Elite Field aplication process is now closed.

Manzano Mile prize purse 2020:

Overall Champions (open to elite waves only)

1st – $500
2nd – $300
3rd – $200

Masters 40-49 (open to elites and age group participants)
1st male – $150
1st female – $150

Grandmasters 50+ (open to elites age group participants)
1st male – $150
1st female – $150

Elite Athletes must meet the following standards 2 years before Feb. 15, 2020
Male: 4:35
Female: 5:15

Awards – given to top 3 in each of the following age groups

— 19 & Under
—Master (40-49)
— Grand Master (50+)

Course Map


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