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High Five Events Continues Support of Texas Coast

AUSTIN, Texas, September 5, 2017 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, announces that 100% of registration and processing fees received by the 2018 Austin Marathon and 2018 3M Half Marathon from Tuesday, September 5, through Friday, September 8, will be donated to Texas Coastal [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:02+00:00 Categories: Charities, News|Tags: , , |

Moody Foundation to Match Austin Gives Miles Donations

AUSTIN, Texas, January 3, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is proud to announce that Austin Gives Miles, the Official Charity Program of the Austin Marathon® presented by NXP, has been selected for a Moody Foundation grant for the second year in a [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:05+00:00 Categories: Charities, News, Road Races|Tags: |

Austin Marathon Charity Chaser News

AUSTIN, Texas, December 5, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to introduce Chikage Windler, CBS Austin Chief Meteorologist, as the official Austin Gives Miles Charity Chaser for the 2017 Austin Marathon® presented by NXP. Windler will begin the marathon as the [...]

Run for the Water 2016 Race Report

Run for the Water 2016 Race Report The bonus of waking up at 5:30 and driving downtown before daybreak for a race? Seeing the UT Tower still lit up orange from Saturday's football victory. At that hour, parking was still pretty easy, and after some indecision about sunglasses we were walked toward the First Street Bridge. With sunglasses. We [...]

2017 Austin Marathon and Half Marathon Seeks Charities for Austin Gives Miles

The Austin Gives Miles application process for the 2017 Austin Marathon and Half Marathon presented by NXP is now open. The deadline to apply for Austin Gives Miles is Monday, June 20th.

Trail Foundation Asks for Pet Peeves, People Respond

Earlier this week the Trail Foundation - a nonprofit organization responsible for all the beautification you see around Town Lake...err...Lady Bird Lake - asked their Facebook followers to comment with the biggest trail "pet peeves". Per usual for those active on social media, the responses did not disappoint. Post by The Trail Foundation.   Just [...]

2017-10-19T00:39:04+00:00 Categories: Charities, News, Road Races|Tags: , , |

5K Run To Benefit Children of Parents Killed in NW Austin Crash

A 5K run this weekend in Northwest Austin will benefit the children of Lynne and James Clopton who were struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver on February 4th. Left behind are a 16-year-old freshman at Anderson High and 21-year-old. The run - very loosely organized with no registration, chip timing or t-shirts, will [...]

2017-10-19T00:43:33+00:00 Categories: 5k, Charities, News, Road Races|Tags: , , , |

Tim Revell To Run 10th Austin Marathon For Cure Duchenne

One of the great traditions about the upcoming Austin Marathon is its Austin Gives Miles (formerly 26 charities for 26 miles). One of those charities is probably one you haven’t heard much about (if anything). It's called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). It’s a relatively rare genetic disease that affects one in every 3500 boys worldwide. [...]

2017-10-19T00:43:35+00:00 Categories: Charities, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Walk-Run-Lead 5K Supports Latino Leaders of America, Benefits Central Texas Youth

A new event to the November calendar kicks off on Saturday, November 2 at Brushy Creek, benefiting the Latino Leaders of America. The Walk-Run-Lead 5K is produced by the Central Texas-based registered 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to close the academic and professional gaps in the community by providing Latino youth educational, cultural, leadership, and mentorship [...]

2017-10-19T00:43:47+00:00 Categories: Charities, Race Coverage|Tags: , |

Charities an Integral Piece to 2013-2014 Austin Distance Challenge

This article is cross-posted from the October issue of Austin Fit Magazine. You can also view the full piece here: 2013-2014 Austin Distance Challenge Preview The Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge is one of the longest on-going running series of its kind in Texas, working on 15-plus years of combining distances of 10K to the [...]