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Event Details


Statesman Capitol 10,000

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
305 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
Outdoor, Community, Health/Wellness
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Capitol 10,000 Experience
The Statesman Capitol 10,000 is the largest 10K race in Texas and one of the top 10 in the nation. In its 40th year, the Cap10K will take place on April 23, 2017 in downtown Austin. It’s an event you want to experience – from a two-day Health & Fitness Expo to a party at the finish line on Vic Mathias Shores Main Lawn. The start of the race is iconic – right on Congress Avenue Bridge, heading straight for the Texas State Capitol building. Passing through neighborhoods, up and down a few hills and ending into a beautiful lakeside park.

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a beginner, come see why the Cap10K is a rite of spring in Austin. You can come in your favorite super hero costume…or design your own shirt and run with friends. Focus on this being your personal best…or being your first time doing a 10K. The race can be whatever you want it to be to you. There is room for it all and we welcome it! Run it, jog it or walk it, just don’t miss it!

The Statesman Capitol 10,000
Presented by Baylor, Scott & White Health
Benefiting Austin Parks Foundation
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Austin, Texas Y’all

Finish Line Festival presented by ONNIT
Picture this … You’ve just finished the 40th annual Cap10K! As you soak up the satisfaction and cold water at the finish corral, head over to the Statesman Cap10K Finish Line Festival on the main lawn of Vic Mathias Shores to enjoy:

• A free sports massage
• Live music that rocks
• Delicious food trailers
• Team village
• Cap10K Cooldown Corner, featuring bloody marys, beer and breakfast tacos
• YMCA CapKids Zone with inflatable obstacle courses
• Camp Gladiator race recovery & stretching area
• Group photos at the Marathon-Photos finisher photo area
• And the return of the new and improved dronie station!

Brief Description
The Austin 10K’r social training routes are Cap10K staff organized runs or walks which are variable in distance, free, open to the public and begin and end at Austin American-Statesman. Social run route distances vary between 3-6 miles and will be scheduled regularly throughout the year. Each meeting will incorporate a creative theme that highlights the culture of Austin and the Cap10K. Maps, bottled water, nutritional bars, high fives and selfies will be shared at each meeting.