Top 10 Austin Races in September to Sign Up For

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Summer may be over (though the heat is here to stay) and school is now in session, but this doesn’t mean that the awesome Austin races have stopped. Here are the Austin races taking place this September:

1. Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race

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This race is 3 miles full of 25 obstacles: towers, slides, tunnels, and an in exhaustive amount of mud! Once the race is over, the party begins with a festival full of food, drinks, music, and games. Sign up here.

Where: Travis County Exposition Center

When: September 5, 2015

2. Zilker Relays

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All you need is a 4 person team to compete in this 10-mile run. You can sprint, run, jog, walk, or stroll your own 2.5 mile leg of the relay. Anyone is welcome! Stay for the music, food, and fun after the race. Sign up here.

Where: Zilker Park

When: September 11, 2015

3. 9/11 Heroes Run 5K

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Come out to support all of the heroes of 9/11 and the wars since. Run or walk to raise awareness for all of those who have sacrificed themselves to keep our country safe. Sign up here.

Where: Camp Mabry

When: September 11, 2015

4. CASA Superhero Run 5K

“Every child needs a hero but abused children need superheroes!”

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Don’t miss this opportunity to come dressed in your superhero best to help raise money and awareness for all of the abused children in the Travis County area. Be a child’s superhero, and sign up here.

Where: Domain Central Park

When: September 13, 2015

5. Run with the Heroes 5K

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The Fire, EMS, and police departments do so much for us everyday to keep our community safe. Help honor all of those who have fallen while putting themselves in danger everyday for the safety of our country. Sign up here.

Where: Southpark Meadows Shopping Center

When: September 13, 2015

6. Strut Your Mutt 5K

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We know you love your canine friend! Come out and walk with your favorite furry friend to raise money and help all of the homeless dogs of Austin find amazing families just like yours. Run or walk the 5K then stay for dog festival! Sign up here.

Where: Mueller Lake Park

When: September 19, 2015

7. Car2Go Marathon Relay

“Divide and conquer.”

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Run a marathon without actually running a marathon. Rally together a 6-person team who are each willing to run 4.37 miles to run a total 26.2 miles together. Sign your team up here.

Where: Vic Mathias Auditorium Shores

When: September 20, 2015


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I’m sure you know the hit tv show. Now, try it for yourself and see if you can do better! Sign up here.

Where: Travis County Exposition Center

When: September 26, 2015

9. Schlotzsky’s Bun Run 5K

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Come out and run/jog/walk to benefit JDRF, the foundation that is tirelessly working toward a cure for type 1 diabetes. Bring your dog along as well and see if you have the Fastest Dog in Austin! Sign up here.

Where: The Domain at 11401 Century Oaks Terrace

When: September 27, 2015

10. Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

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Don’t miss this chance to raise awareness for ovarian cancer! Sign up here.

Where: Camp Mabry

When: September 27, 2015