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2018 Austin Marathon Contributes $37.5 Million to Austin Economy

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2018 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, proudly announces that the Austin Marathon® injected $37.5 million into the Austin economy during race weekend. The Austin Marathon was able to better calculate its economic impact by utilizing the faculty expertise at [...]

3M Half Marathon Provides Good Times and a Good Time

AUSTIN, Texas, January 22, 2018 -- Goals were achieved and hundreds of PRs were earned at the 24th annual 3M Half Marathon on Sunday, January 21st. More than 7000 participants registered, the most in event history, for the standalone half marathon, coming to Austin from 47 states and 19 countries. Thousands of spectators lined the [...]

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Coach Bill’s Back to Back Marathons

As a coach, I always tell my athletes that when you finish a race, you should take a moment and jot down some things that went right and things that went wrong.  Best to learn from your mistakes, better to learn from others.   I went into my first double marathon weekend back in January, [...]

Austin Half Marathon Expo + Race Report

Austin Half Marathon Expo + Race Report After I finished this race in 2014, I swore I’d never run it again. Yes, it’s Austin’s hometown race, it’s well-organized and draws great crowds. But it’s hilly, and February weather is a total crap-shoot. I’d come out and cheered the last two years, and I much preferred [...]

Thousands Aim for PR at 23rd Annual 3M Half Marathon

AUSTIN, Texas, January 17, 2017 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to produce the 2017 3M Half Marathon. The 23rd installment of Downhill to Downtown will take place on Sunday, January 22nd. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. and feature a [...]

Houston Marathon Information from Coach Jen

  HOUSTON MARATHON – It’s YOUR EXPERIENCE! Sunday, January 15th @ 7 AM The story I’m about to tell you applies to all of you—regardless of race distance or goal time.  I knew 2 athletes who were racing the 2012 Dallas Marathon; they had had fantastic training seasons & reasonable race goals.  On race day, [...]

Dallas Marathon Recap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Local Track Coach Keith Pierce Holds Off Charge from 2015 Champion Logan Sherman to Take 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon Victory Former Ursuline High School soccer star runs away with PR win in women’s marathon Official results: 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon, Behringer Relay and Pro Relay Challenge   Full event [...]

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 [...]

Dallas Marathon to Stream Live on December 11th.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   2016 BMW Dallas Marathon to stream live on WFAA.com; three-hour broadcast airs on WFAA-TV December 11 Follow all the action in 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon, Behringer Relay and Pro Relay Challenge   DALLAS (December 8, 2016) – WFAA-TV, the Dallas-Fort Worth ABC affiliate, will air the 46th BMW Dallas [...]

Decker Half Marathon Race Plan and Why Coach Jen Loves It.

DECKER HALF MARATHON Sunday, December 11th @ 8 AM   Race Details: Travis County Expo Center 7311 Decker Ln Austin, TX 78724 Packet Pick-up: Fri 1-5 PM & Sat 10 AM – 4 PM @ Rogue Running – 410 Pressler St. Clothing Drop off @ Mile 2 Weather Forecast: Lows in the 50s w/morning clouds [...]

Olympians Meb Keflezighi and Desi Linden and Record Holders Ryan Hall and Deena Kastor to Appear at 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon

  DALLAS (Nov. 17, 2016) – Two of America’s top competitors from the Rio 2016 Olympics – Desi Linden and Meb Keflezighi – and American record holders Deena Kastor and Ryan Hall headline the elite ambassador field appearing at the 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon on Sunday, December 11. Race organizers announced that Linden, Keflezighi, Kastor [...]

FloSports to Provide Live-stream Coverage of 2017 Austin Marathon

High Five Events is thrilled to announce that FloSports will provide live-streaming coverage of the 2017 Austin Marathon® presented by NXP. The live feed will provide coverage for the entire race and be seen by fans across the globe on FloTrack.com, the leader in live-streaming video and digital content in running and track & field. [...]

Austin Marathon Launches Interactive App

AUSTIN, Texas, October 19, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to announce the launch of the Austin Marathon® presented by NXP app. The state-of-the-art app, which is powered by FitRankings, will offer an interactive course map, highlight Austin-centric points of interest, [...]