The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K brings together the local and tourism community to RUN AUSTIN, The #1 City in America. The event annually attracts runners from all 50 states and 30+ countries around the world. With a downtown finish and finish line festival within proximity to the hottest hotels, restaurants, and shops, Austin Marathon weekend is the perfect running event for locals, visitors and families looking for an unforgettable experience.

Being a part of the Austin Marathon guarantees a great time and some amazing perks. Registration will be available online until 4 p.m. Saturday, February 13th. All packets must be picked up in person before Packet Pick Up closes at 5 p.m.

Have a large group? Learn more about the perks of starting a team!

Come explore our culture-rich city and truly experience The Live Music Capital of the World with live music on course and downtown concert. Running the #1 city in America will be an experience you’ll never forget.

Online Registration


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Participant Perks

Participants Enjoy:

**Marathon & Half Marathon Participants. 5K finisher medal is not a belt buckle.

Read Before Registering

• The race organizers strongly discourage anyone under the age of 16 from participating in this event but it is ultimately up to the parent/guardian.

• Each participant must pick up their own packet at the Health & Fitness Expo. Another person may not pick up your packet for you.

• The following are prohibited from the course: pets, baby joggers/strollers, in-line skates, bicycles, and any other non-official wheeled vehicles.

• Contact us for rules on wheelchairs.

• If you would like to race for a charity and fundraise for them, visit the Austin Gives Miles program page for details.

• All official finishers of the Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K will receive a finisher’s medal.

• iPods and other music players are permitted on the course. However, for your safety and others’, please be aware of your surroundings.

• Minimum age requirements: Full marathon – 16; Half marathon – 14; 5K – 2; Manzano mile (timed) – 14; Manzano mile kids run – 0 – 9.

What if I Register and Can’t Race?

Can’t Make it to the run? Don’t worry – we make it easy to Roll Your Reg! You can transfer your registration to another person in the current year or for yourself to next year – for any reason. Looking for just a refund, we have an option that too.

  • 50% refunds are available until August 14th. No refunds will be available after that date.
  • In most cases, refunds will be issued to the credit card used during registration and will take up to 10 days to appear on your credit card statement. Transaction fees cannot be refunded.
TRANSFERS: Transfer your registration to another person for 2021
  • All transfers must be approved through High Five Events. Cannot be transferred if an event is sold out.
  • Through November 18 transfers are $10 (5K), $25 (Half) and $45 (Full).
  • November 19 through December 30 transfers are $15 (5K), $40 (Half ) and $60 (Full)
  • Once a transfer has been submitted it cannot be reversed. There are no refunds issued. Transaction fees cannot be refunded.
  • Person to Person transfers are closed after January 31.
TRANSFERS: Change your distance – Please read thoroughly
  • All transfers must be approved through High Five Events. Cannot be transferred if an event is sold out.
  • Through November 18 distance transfers are $25 (Full to Half or 5K)(Half to 5K) and $25 + Price difference at the current rate (Half or 5K to Full) (5K to Half)
  • November 19 through January 31 distance transfers are $20 (Full or Half to 5K); $40 (Full to Half); $20 + Price difference at current rate (5K to Half or Full); $40 + Price difference at the current rate (Half to Full).
  • Online Personal Distance transfers close on February 7. After February 7th, you will have to transfer distances in person at the expo. Transfers must be completed before you pick up your packet. Distance transfers cannot be processed once a bib has been picked up.
  • By transferring distances you will receive the shirt, bib, and any other items associated with your new distance; not your old registration.
  • Price differences between events will not be refunded if transferring to a lower distance.
  • Once a distance transfer has been submitted, it cannot be reversed. Transaction fees cannot be refunded.
DEFERRAL: Defer your registration to next year
  • All deferrals must be approved through High Five Events.
  • Through November 18 deferrals are $25 (Half) and $45 (Full).
  • November 19 through December 30 deferrals are $40 (Half) and $60 (Full).
  • Deferrals are closed after December 30th
  • Not available for 5K or VIP
  • Once a deferral has been submitted it cannot be reversed. Transaction fees cannot be refunded.
Important Notice & How to Submit

For the safety of all participants, athletes may not give or sell their entry to anyone as a part of a non-approved transfer.

Anyone caught attempting to sell or transfer their race entry/bib to another person or participate in using another participant’s race entry/bib as part of a non-approved transfer, will have said race entry/bib revoked, be disqualified, and be removed from the race without refund.

These policies are necessary because almost all of the supplies and services for the event must be purchased well in advance of the actual event date.

To start the process please email, with your confirmation code. Your confirmation code can be found in your Confirmation Email or logging into

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