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February 18, 2024
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About The Austin Marathon
The Austin Marathon, held on February 18, 2024, is a half marathon race that promises to be an unforgettable experience for all participants. As the race website proudly declares, “If you are going to run, RUN AUSTIN!” And with good reason.
For starters, runners will be treated to the vibrant and eclectic beauty of Austin’s neighborhoods and iconic landmarks. The course will wind through streets lined with cheering crowds, amplifying the electric atmosphere and encouraging runners to give it their all. As the finish line approaches on historic Congress Ave, the majestic Texas State Capitol building will serve as an inspiring backdrop, adding a touch of grandeur to the race.
What sets the Austin Marathon apart from others is the city’s soulful essence. Known as the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin will infuse the course with the sounds of live music, creating a rhythm that will fuel the runners’ spirits. Additionally, a downtown concert and a finish line festival will further enrich the weekend, making it not just a running event, but an immersive cultural experience for participants and their families.
In terms of logistics, runners will also appreciate the convenience of being in close proximity to Austin’s hottest hotels, restaurants, and shops. This allows them to fully embrace the city’s vibrant atmosphere and celebrate their achievements in style.
As for the weather, February in Austin is delightful for running. With average temperatures ranging from 45F to 65F (7C to 18C), participants can expect a comfortable and enjoyable race day.
To top it all off, the Austin Marathon is celebrating City of Austin and State of Texas employees in 2024. Providing a 50% discount on registration, this race exemplifies the inclusive and supportive spirit of the city.
In the words of the organizers, “There is no other town in Texas like Austin, and running the #1 city in America will be an experience you’ll never forget.” So put on your running shoes, soak up the culture, groove to the music, and get ready for a half marathon that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime!