Become a Sponsor

The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K takers place February 16, 2025 – the only race route along Congress Ave. Produced by High Five Events. In addition to producing some of the leading endurance and entertainment events in Central Texas, High Five Events owns 5 of the top athletic events in the state.

Partnering with the Austin Marathon is a great way to allow thousands of consumers to personally connect with your company. Connect with a common passion to participants, their friends and families, the City of Austin, and the whole running community can really see the value of your company.

A little about the Austin Marathon:

  • 19,000 runners
  • 75,000 spectators
  • 1.2 million 2018 Live Broadcast Views
  • Runners from 25 countries and all 50 states
  • 37 million in economic impact in 2018

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about partnerships. Use the form below and our team will reach out to you about sponsorship opportunities.

Potential Exhibitors

The Austin Marathon Health & Fitness expo draws over 45,000 people through its doors. With hundreds of exhibitors in a variety of fields, the expo is the perfect way to reach the endurance market you are targeting.

We are very excited to offer the opportunity for you to showcase your business to our athletes. You can book your booth at the link below.

If you have additional questions about the expo, please email our expo coordinator,

About Austin

Austin, TX is the nation’s fastest growing city, with 150 people moving to the city nearly every day. It turns out, Austin is as great as everyone makes it out to be. Here are just a few things that make Austin great: 

Live Music Capital of the World because it has more live music venues per capita than anywhere else in the nation. (Austin Visitors Bureau)

Best City to Live In – 2 Years in a Row (World News)

#1 Economy in the U.S. (The Business Journals’ On Numbers, 2013)

#1 Greenest Cities in Texas (

#1 Best City for the Outdoors (Forbes, 2009)

#1 Fittest City in Texas and #11 Fittest City in America (The American College of Sport Medicine, 2013)

#1 metro for aspiring millennial home buyers (National Association of Realtors, 2016)

#2 Best Cities to Raise a Family (

#5 on The Top 25 Future-Ready U.S. Cities list (Convene Magazine)

#6 Best Nightlife Scenes in the USA (USnews)

5th Most Educated City in the U.S. with 45.1% of the population having a college degree or higher. (US Census Bureau)


48th largest race in the United States in 2014

25th largest Marathon out of 1,100 marathons in the USA

33rd largest Half Marathon out of 1,135 Half Marathons in the USA

21st best marathon finishers medal by Marathon & Beyond

Voted #1 on 15 Fun, Fast and Beginner-Friendly Marathons

Voted Best Long Distance Road Race in Austin 2014 and 2015 (Austin Fit Magazine, January 2015)

Top 3 Best Road Races in Austin every year since 2011 (Austin Fit Magazine)

One of 6 Best Marathons for Beginners (

One of 15 Bucket List Marathons in the US (, April 2015)

Top 20 Marathons  in the USA (

Important Numbers



















Under 25 - 16%
25 to 34 - 35%
35 to 44 - 25%
45 to 54 - 16%
55 to 64 - 6%
65+ - 2%


  • Highly educated with 79% having earned a college diploma.
  • Affluent individuals and families with household incomes of more than $75,000
  • Active participants who train year round. 38% run more than 2 marathons a year
  • The average runner purchased 3.2 pairs of running shoes in the last year contributing to the 2.31 billion in jogging/running footwear sales reported by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA).
  • The favorite race distance continues to be the half-marathon reflecting why the half-marathon has been the fastest growing distance in the U.S. since 2003 and why for four consecutive years (2006-09) the 13.1 mile distance has grown by 10% or more in this country, according to Running USA.
  • 83% Agreed affiliations with Austin Marathon contributes positively to their impression of the company.