FAQ
Where do the races start and finish? Is there a trail map? All races start and finish at Russell Park. The half marathon is an out and back heading out clockwise with a turn-around between Jim Hogg Park and Overlook Park. The full marathon heads out clockwise and makes an entire loop of the lake. The 5k is an out and back and heads out counterclockwise. Trail Map
Where can I find an elevation profile of the trail? Elevation Profile
Is there a cutoff time for the races? The cutoff time for the full marathon is 4:00 pm. The cutoff time for the half marathon is 1:00 pm. There is no cutoff time for the 5k.
Is there a t-shirt and finisher's medal? Runners for all three races who register by September 9th will recieve a custom printed performance moisture wicking shirt. You are not guaranteed a shirt if you register after September 9th. All finishers of the half and full marathon will receive a custom medal.
What kind of support will be provided for the races? There will be 6 aid stations spaced an average of 4 miles apart. Aid stations will have water, sports drinks, salty and sweet snacks, fruit, and energy bars.

Do I need to carry water with me? If you are running the marathon, you are strongly encouraged to carry water with you. While the average distance between aid stations is only about 4 miles, the distance between aid stations 4 & 5 is approximately 6 miles, and is one of the most technical portions of the trail.
Will there be awards for top finishers? Awards will be given to the top two finishers in the men's and women's catagories of both the half marathon and full marathon.
Where can I pick up my race packet? Packet pick up will be available at Austin Trail Running Company (13219 N. Hwy 183, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78750). Dates and times will be announced prior to the race.

Packet pick up will also be available on race at the registration table for those who are coming from out of town, or are otherwise unable to make packet pick up on Thursday or Friday. Please notify us by email if you must pick up your packet on race day, and plan to arrive an hour before your race start time.
Do you need volunteers? Of course! If you're interested in volunteering, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Gera (gera.mann@yahoo.com).