/Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5k

Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5k

6:00 PM
Downtown Austin,

The Slowest Race Ever

This is the Slowest 5K on the Planet! Slip into your weirdest costume, slap on your favorite light up running shoes, and throw your timer into Lady Bird Lake!

We’ve put 15 outrageous Fun Stops on this year’s course. Bring your friends for the wildest, weirdest, and most memorable Saturday of summer!



What time does the 5K start?The 5K starts at 6 p.m. Staging will begin at 5:45p.m.

What is included in the 5K registration fee for adults?Each adult’s 5K registration fee includes entry into the 5K, an exclusive event T-shirt, runner bib, and packet

Do I have to register my child who’s under the age of 12 for the 5K?Yes, this registration fee includes participation in the 5K, an event t-shirt, runner bib and packet.

Can I show up to KAW if I do not want to participate in the 5K?Yes. Festival wristbands are currently $32.50. The price will increase as we get closer to the festival.

Where can I pick up my runner packet?Friday, June 24th from 10 am to 7 pm – Luke’s Locker – 115 Sandra Muraida Way, Austin, TX 78703

Saturday, June 25th from 3 pm to 6 pm – Veteran’s Park/American Legion Hall -404 Atlanta St , Austin, TX 78703

Are strollers allowed in the 5K?Yes, but we ask that you start in the back of the pack to leave room for competitive runners.

Are dogs allowed in the 5K?Yes, but only family-friendly and non-aggressive dogs kept on a leash. We ask that you start in the back of the pack to leave room for competitive runners. Please bring materials to pick up after your dog.

Is there a chip-timing for this race?There will be no official chip timing available. Please bring your own timing device.

Is there runner food and water?Yes.

Can I walk the 5K course?Yes.

Where can I find photos from the race?A link to photos will be available on our website and Facebook page following the race.

Are there any requirements or restrictions on costumes for the KAW 5K?No. Be as creative as possible! (Avoid any kind of nudity please!)

Is there a place to put my belongings during the 5K?Unfortunately, there will not be a place to put your belongings. Please only bring items you intend on running with.

2017-06-23T17:41:02+00:00 Categories: 5k, Run, Walk|