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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.

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.

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Birds eye view of the 2019 Austin Marathon start line from a drone. Brands can partner with this world-class event with their official sponsorship.
Friend crossing the Austin Half Marathon finish line together; accountability is a great tip to stay motivated.

Explore The City

Family of 5 walks on a trail through a park. Text on design reads Keep Your Family Active at These 5 Austin Parks. Read more at
View of the Austin skyline as the sun rises. Text on design reads Local Guide to the Best Views in Austin. Rear more at
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Weekend Schedule


6:15 AM – 8:00 AM Austin Marathon’s Uuder Armour Shakeout Run hosted by Fleet Feet Austin
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM Packet Pickup & Expo


10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Packet Pickup & Expo
11:00 AM Manzano Mile starts – located on Riverside Drive outside the Expo Hall


5:30 AM Runner gear check opens
6:40 AM Warm Up at Start Line
6:55 AM Wheelchair start
7:00 AM Austin Marathon and Half Marathon start
7:45 AM Austin Marathon 5K benefitting Paramount Theatre start
8:05 AM Let the party begin! First half marathon finisher expected
9:20 AM First marathon finisher expected
11:00 AM Half Marathon course closes
11:50 AM Overall Champion Awards Ceremony
2:00 PM Marathon course closes
2:30 PM Runner gear check closes
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM Official Austin Marathon After Party. Location TBD

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