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Events

The Texas Round-Up has 3 events:

  • Partner 5K Run or Walk
  • Individual 5K Run or Walk
  • A Family Mile

The 5K events will start at 8:00 AM on Saturday, April 27th, 2013. The Family Mile will start at 9:30 AM.

The Partner 5K event scores two person teams based upon their combined time for the 5K. The following categories are available:

  • Married
  • More than Friends
  • Soul Sisters (Friends Female)
  • Bromance (Friends Male)
  • Just Friends (Friends Mixed)
  • Mother & Son
  • Mother & Daughter
  • Father & Son
  • Father & Daughter
  • Grandparent & Kid
  • Siblings
  • Relatives
  • Co-workers
  • Coach & Athlete

Course Descriptions

All events start and finish on N. Congress Ave. directly in front of The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, between 17th and 18th streets. The 5K course starts out heading towards the Texas State Capitol, but then heads north and around portions of the University of Texas campus before finishing on N. Congress with the capitol in the background.

The Family Mile course heads south around the Texas State Capitol grounds before returning to the start area.

Course Map

5K Start Time: 8:00 AM
Family Mile Start Time: 9:30 AM
Elevation Profile

Schedule

Friday, April 26th, 2013

9 AM - 6 PM Packet Pickup & Late Registration at The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

6:00 AM Late Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
7:45 AM Pre-run Safety Meeting at Start Line
8:00 AM 5K Run Start
9:00 AM 5K Awards Presentation
9:30 AM Family Mile Start

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in downtown Austin allows visitors to experience everything from Spanish exploration to space exploration with three floors of interactive exhibits and artifacts that tell the "Story of Texas." Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Museum presents temporary exhibitions, special effects shows, dynamic films and events, and innovative educational programs. This spring, catch the special exhibition Arte en la Charreria: The Artisanship of Mexican Equestrian Culture, featuring handcrafted saddles, leather, silver, and textiles distinctive to the Mexican cowboy tradition. The Museum is also home to Austin's only IMAX (R) Theatre, currently showing their signature film, Texas: The Big Picture, as well as documentaries including Tornado Alley 3D and first-run feature films . Visit TheStoryofTexas.com for tickets and show times.

1800 North Congress Avenue
Hours: Monday - Saturday 9AM - 6PM; Sunday 12PM - PM
The IMAX Theatre has extended evening and weekend hours.

Finish Line Party

Be sure to make plans to stick around for the finish line party. There will be snacks, drinks, games, and live music. More details to come.

Awards

Awards will be presented in the Partner 5K and Individual 5K.

All children aged 14 & Under will receive a special award for finishing either the 5K or the Family Mile.

Parking

Free parking is available at the State of Texas parking garages located off Trinity Street between 12th St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. There is also ample on-street parking in the vicinity of the capitol complex. Meter parking downtown on Saturday is FREE.

Please note that if you are driving to the start of the race on race morning from any areas west of the Capitol, 15th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. will be closed on race morning between Lavaca Street and San Jacinto Blvd.. We suggest taking 5th St. to get across downtown and then taking Trinity St. north to the available parking garages.

Please see the Capitol Complex Parking Map for more detailed information. There is no shuttle service from any satellite parking locations. Cap Metro will be limiting its bus service to the Capitol vicinity because of road race related lane closures.