AUSTIN RUNNING TOURS

We offer sightrunning tours of Austin's variety of neighborhoods and popular attractions while illuminating the city's hidden historical gems and exposing the reasons for Austin's unique, progressive, and rebellious past. Our runs cater to runners of all skill levels. Sign up for your run below.


HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RUN - $25

This running tour explores the landmarks and historical markers that make up Texas' Capital City. Austin is a relic of the Old West but the city has grown by leaps and bounds to become a beacon of technology and innovation in the South. Includes Lady Bird Lake, Austin's Capitol building, the Driskill Hotel and much more.

DISTANCE: 3 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets and sidewalks

ELEVATION: Flat course

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 45 minutes

 
Downtown Austin Run

UT CAMPUS RUN - $25 

As one of the largest and most prestigious public universities in the nation, the UT-Austin campus boasts an extensive and diverse history dating back to 1883. Come along on this run as we explore the historical roots of the campus while also illuminating some if its newest developments and achievements, all located deep in the heart of Austin, Texas.

DISTANCE: 3 Miles

TERRAIN: Campus streets and sidewalks

ELEVATION: Flat course

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1 Hour

 
UT Run

TEXAS BEER RUN - $30

Join us and learn about some of Austin's best bars, restaurants, and historical markers! PLUS, sample Austin's finest brews at the end of the route. A great time for a casual group of runners that want to participate in a fun, social run. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR ID

DISTANCE: 3 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets and sidewalks

ELEVATION: Flat course

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1 hour

 
Texas Beer Run

BLACK STAR CO-Op BEER RUN - $40

Join us on a guided running tour through some of Austin's most historic and interesting neighborhoods. We begin in the vibrant downtown area, make our way into the '40 Acres' of the UT campus, cruise through historic Hyde Park and end at the Black Star Co-op for complimentary beers and appetizers. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR ID

DISTANCE: 6 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets and sidewalks

ELEVATION: Mild elevation

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 90 minutes

 
Black Star Beer Run

AUSTIN DRINKING DUATHLON - $40

City Running Tours and PubCrawler of Austin have joined forces to provide The Austin Drinking Duathlon! Explore Austin's downtown by taking a casual tour through the heart of downtown, and then jump on the famous PubCrawler to enjoy a refreshing and fun ride to popular Austin drinking establishments. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR ID

DISTANCE: 3 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets and sidewalks

ELEVATION: Flat course

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 120 minutes

 
Austin Drinking Duathlon

BAT & GHOSTS NIGHT TOUR - $25

The Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue bridge in downtown Austin is the spring and summer home to some 750,000 bats with up to 1.5 million bats at the peak of the bat-watching season. Each evening around sunset the Congress Avenue bats emerge like a black cloud from the crevices of the bridge. Covering the countryside in search of food, it is estimated that the bats consume from 10,000 to 30,000 pounds of insects. Join us on a casual 3 mile running tour as we explore some of Austin's most famous landmarks including the Congress Avenue bridge, where we will witness the exodus of the largest bat colony in North America.  

DISTANCE: 3 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets and sidewalks

ELEVATION: Flat course

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1 hour

 

 
Bat City 5k Night Tour

GREENBELT AND SCENIC PARKS TOUR - $40

Come explore the scenic side of South Austin on our Scenic Parks & Lake Tour. This running tour shows off the beautiful landscape around Lady Bird Lake that is merely minutes from Austin's downtown. We'll traverse Zilker and Disch parks, Barton Springs Pool, the Botanical Gardens, Stevie Ray Vaughn statue and the famous South Congress Bridge which is home to 1.5 million Mexican Free-tailed bats.

 DISTANCE: 6 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets and sidewalks

ELEVATION: Mild elevation

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 90 minutes

 
Greenbelt And Scenic Parks Tour

HOPS & GRAIN BREWERY RUN - $30

A partnership that will make both beer lovers and passionate runners weep tears of joy, City Running Tours Austin and the Hops and Grain Brewery have collaborated in creating the Hops and Grain Brewery 5k.  We will explore 6th Streets rich history as well as its current live music scene, haunted hotspots, and world-famous watering holes that will all culminate with a tour of the Hops and Grain Brewery itself and some well earned samples of locally brewed beer.

DISTANCE: 3 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets, sidewalks

ELEVATION: Flat

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1 hr + Tasting Time

 
Hops and Grain Brewery Run

South Austin BRewery - $30

Birds will head South for better weather and Austinite runners will head South for GREAT BEER!  Join us on a casual 5k run down South Congress Ave on our way to the South Austin Brewery where you can enjoy their new location and have a beer on us!

DISTANCE: 3 Miles

TERRAIN: City streets, sidewalks

ELEVATION: Flat

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1 hr + Tasting Time

MEETING LOCATION: Seventh Flag Coffee