Now in its eighth year, Run for the Water presented by Keller Williams Realty is the second largest road race in central Texas from May-November. The event is solely produced by and benefits the Gazelle Foundation, an Austin-based non-profit improving the lives of citizens of Burundi, Africa, through the building of water systems. Simply by registering to run, you are providing access to clean water for one Burundian for life.
Participants have the option to run or walk the 10-Mile, 5K, Kids K and Global Run. Our award-winning event has been recognized by numerous publications, including the Austin Chronicle, Austin Fit Magazine, and Austin American-Statesman.
All races start/finish at the First Street Bridge in downtown Austin, Texas. The 10-mile starts at 7:00 AM, 5K at 7:15 AM and Kids K at 9:00 AM. Ample parking is available on the street and in several parking garages, including One Texas Center (505 Barton Springs Rd), Palmer Events Center ($7.00), and the Austin American Statesman on Congress Ave.
Sunrise on race day is 7:05 AM. Average weather at sunrise is 51 degrees with afternoon highs averaging 72 degrees. Dating back to 2009 the average temperature has been 52 degrees at the start.
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