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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

Female smiles while kayaking on Town Lake, one of the many amazing outdoor spaces in Austin. Read more at
Image overlooking the Congress Avenue Bridge. This is a great place to watch the Mexican free-tail bats take off. It's part of the Austin experience!
Appetizer spread at Enoteca Vespaio. They're one of the Austin Marathon's five recommended south Austin restaurants. Credit: Enoteca Facebook page.

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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