FAQs

General Event Info

+ Course Map

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+ Transportation & Parking

Public Parking

Palmer Events Center Garage: Open 24 hours, $8 a space (1,200 car capacity)

507 S 1st Street: Open 24 hours, $5 / 3hrs (100 car capacity)

210 Barton Springs Rd: Open 24 hours, $5 / 3 hrs (72 car capacity)

202 S. Lamar Blvd: Open 24 hours, Free (50 car capacity)

301 W. 2nd Street: 7AM-5PM, $10 a space

*All parking garages are ADA accessible.

State Parking Garage Resources: http://www.tfc.state.tx.us/

Parking Garage Map: http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Parks/Special_Events/policies/downtown-evening-parking-map.pdf

Biking

Bike racks are provided and located at the entrances to the event. Remember to bring your own lock!

Find out about biking in Austin at the following link: http://www.austintexas.gov/bicycle

Bike parking is also available at the Palmer Events Center: Austin B-cycle Station 898 Barton Springs Rd

Cap Metro Bus Routes

Vic Mathias and Auditorium Shores: 1,7, 20, 801

611 Congress and Academy: 1

614 Lamar and Bluff: 3

505 S. 1st Street and Barton Springs: 10

615 S. 1st Street and Copeland: 10

Barton Springs Station: 10

View the Cap Metro planner here: https://www.capmetro.org/

+ What / When / Where is Packet Pick-Up?

Packet Pick-Up Date / Time: Saturday, September 21st, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Packet Pick-Up Location: Academy Sports & Outdoors, 5400 Brodie Ln, Sunset Valley, TX 78745

All 5.12K Run to Brunch registrants MUST attend Packet Pick-Up to receive your bib and event t-shirt. Please print your registration ticket or present it on your smartphone at Packet Pick-Up to redeem your 5.12K Run to Brunch participation bib and t-shirt before your the event begins on September 22nd.

Packet Pick-Up will also be available onsite at 7AM on Sunday September 22, but we encourage you to pick up on Saturday at Academy to avoid long wait times and arrive at your the start line on time.

Can’t make it yourself during scheduled pick-up hours? A friend can pick up your packet for you! Just give them a copy of your registration "ticket" either as a print out or on their mobile device for scanning verification by our registration and packet pick-up staff.

* If you opted in for a time chip, those will also be issued at Packet Pick-up. More specific details and instructions will be sent to you via email closer to the event.

+ Road Closures

Riverside will be closed from Lee Barton to South 1st Street: 9/22/19 4AM - 12PM

South 1st Street will be closed from Riverside to Cesar Chavez: 9/22/19 6AM - 11AM

Cesar Chavez will be closed from MoPac to Lavaca Street: 9/22/19 6AM - 11AM

MoPac (Loop 1) NB and SB access to Cesar Chavez will be closed from 6AM - 11AM

+ I'm not participating in the race, but how can I cheer on my friends?

Access to the Finish Line viewing area and Finish Line Expo on Auditorium Shores are open to the public and included with everyone's 5.12K Run to Brunch registration. If you would like to watch your friends & family cross the finish line and join them at the brunch but NOT run, you must purchase a “Brunch Only” pass. This ticket is designed for guests that are NOT participating in the 5K or 10K race course.

If attending the Brunch Only, children 5 and under are complimentary with a ticketed adult. Brunch start time is 9:30am. (*must be 21 to consume alcohol)

+ What is the Age Limit for the Event?

The 5.12K Run to Brunch is open to everyone! Anyone with feet-on-the-ground must register. Infants and toddlers in a stroller or carried are certainly welcome and do not need to register. However please note, event t-shirts will only be provided to paid registrants.

If attending the Brunch Only, children 5 and under are complimentary with a ticketed adult. Brunch start time is 9:30am. (*must be 21 to consume alcohol)

+ Tell me about the event t-shirt

All 5.12K Run to Brunch race registrants receive a complimentary commemorative short-sleeve cotton t-shirt along with event registration. You will select your size during the check-out process. Please note: sizing is unisex. T-shirts are not included with Brunch Only ticket.

For registrations after 8/19/19, t-shirt inventory may be limited and specific sizes may not be available. T-shirts will be available during Packet Pick-Up. An alternative t-shirt pickup time will be open the week following the 5.12K Run to Brunch if you are unable to join us for the event as planned.

You must still pick-up your 5.12K Run to Brunch bib by 7am on September 22nd in order to participate in the run.

+ Who's performing during the Brunch?

Wesley Bray & The Disciples of Joy will kick off the epic post-race brunch and Body Rock ATX featuring DJ Chorizo Funk and Riders Against the Storm will keep the party going!

Catch GirlFriend ATX DJ'ing the Finish Line Festival & Expo all morning.

+ How can I volunteer?

Join us on Sunday, September 22 at Auditorium Shores, for a morning of local pride and costumed runners racing their way through the heart of downtown Austin to a collection of Austin’s best brunches.

Volunteers receive a shirt, and drink and snacks during their shift.

SIGN UP HERE

+ Outside Food & Beverage

Each person is allowed to bring one (1) factory sealed bottle of water per person; otherwise, food, beverages (including alcohol) and more are for sale onsite. No glass bottles are permitted on the event grounds or race course.

+ Pet Policy

Dogs and other pets (including emotional support animals) are NOT permitted into the 2019 5.12K Run to Brunch. While we are pet lovers, we ask that you keep your furry friends at home during this event.

+ Recycling

We will have measures in place to keep the event grounds green and clean. We are committed to preserving the environment through waste prevention and recycling. Look for recycling bins and help us keep Auditorium Shores clean for future generations to enjoy.

+ Restrooms

Portable restrooms (including accessible portables) will be available at the Finish Line Festival and Brunch area.

+ Medical Services

Emergency medical staff will be available on site. If you need any assistance, look for a guest services help kiosk, a police officer, or event staff member.

+ Security & Safety

The 2019 5.12K Run to Brunch staff and producers work at the direction of the Austin Police Department, city officials, and provide supplemental security personnel to create safety and security plans that will provide all patrons high quality and safe experiences. The Austin Police Department maintains a command center throughout the run course and provides police officers around Auditorium Shores throughout the event. All guests and belongings may be subject to search when entering the event grounds.

+ What if it Rains? What is the Cancellation Policy?

Barring any extreme weather, lightning, or city park closures, the 2019 5.12K Run to Brunch is RAIN or SHINE. Tickets for outdoor events are purchased at risk of inclement weather. Most of the course is on pavement, however there may be some areas of the event that are located on natural terrain, so if it rains, there may be mud in some places. Please be prepared for weather and long distances.

+ How can I change my t-shirt size?

You can log into your current Eventbrite account/order to update your t-shirt size. Please make any adjustments to t-shirt sizes in your account by 8/19/19. Adjustments made after this date may not be fulfilled.

To do this, start by logging into your Eventbrite account, click on My Tickets, and follow the prompts from there. Here is a more detailed step-by-step guide to help you through the process as well: https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articles/en_US/How_To/how-to-update-your-ticket-registration-information?lg=en_US

Ticketing

+ Do I Need to Register for the Run AND Brunch to participate in both?

Yes. 5K + Brunch and 10K + Brunch options are available for runners who want to brunch with Austin's best post-race brunch.

There are also 5K and 10K Only registration options available for those who do not want to enjoy an al-fresco brunch along Lady Bird Lake.

Access to the Finish Line Expo is open to the public and included with everyone's 5.12K Run to Brunch registration. If you have additional friends & family that would like to watch you cross the finish line and join you at the brunch (but not run), they are welcome to purchase a “Brunch Only” pass.

Please visit https://runtobrunch.com/registration-types for complete details on registration and ticket options.

+ What is included with Registration?

For full details on what is included with each registration type, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/512k-run-to-brunch-registration-64011938431

+ What are the benefits of Joining/Creating a Team vs Participating as an Individual?

Show your Austin enthusiasm together with your employees, organizations, schools or friends! Running and brunching is always more fun with a group! Gather your family, friends or neighbors together.

Team Benefits:

  • -Teams of 15+ members: Qualify for early packet pick-up and team name on bib (registration deadline: 8/19/19)*
  • -Teams of 36 or more: Qualify for early packet pick-up, team name on bib and team name on 5.12K Run to Brunch T-shirts (Registration deadline to receive bib and/or t-shirt customization is: 8/19/19)*

+ How do I purchase tickets in advance?

5.12K Run to Brunch registration can be purchased via our website, through our official ticketing partner, Eventbrite.

Please be aware when considering tickets from any other website or source, these are not official sellers of this event. We strongly discourage guests from purchasing tickets through StubHub, Craigslist, and other ticket resellers and partners, as they are often invalid, and buyer beware. Only registration tickets through runtobrunch.com and Eventbrite are 100% guaranteed.

+ What is a time chip?

Chip timing measures your race results by registering your race chip as you run across RFID timing mats located throughout the race course and at the finish line. Looking to set a PR? Officially challenge and track yourself with this optional add-on feature. Time chips will be issued at packet pick up along with your race bib and event t-shirt.

+ Do I Participate As An Individual or Join a Team?

Teams of all sizes are welcome, but they are not required and you're totally okay to register as an "Individual"! You can simply click on “Participate as an Individual” via Eventbrite and enjoy the race with many others, teams, and individuals alike!

+ How do I create a team?

If you wish to create a team, you can select “Create Team” via Eventbrite and follow the prompts from there. Teams of all sizes are welcome, however those that contain at least 15 registrations are eligible for early packet pick up and custom bibs. And teams of 36+ can receive their Team name on their t-shirt!

Once the Team Captain creates their team, they can send the direct team link to other team members to register, or your members can “join a team” from the page and search for the appropriate team.

Team members may register for 5K or 10K as desired and all team members do not need to do the same. Click "Create A Team" or "Join A Team" if your team is already created, before adding registration type to your cart.

+ I already registered as an Individual, but now want to Join A Team

You can certainly join and/or Create a Team after you already registered as an Individual.

To do this, start by logging into your Eventbrite account, click on My Tickets, chose "Join A Team”, and follow the prompts from there.

Here is a more detailed step-by-step guide to help you through the process as well: https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articles/en_US/How_To/how-to-join-or-create-a-group-after-registering-individually?lg=en_US

+ How do I join an existing team?

If you plan to join an existing team, you can select “Join Team” and then search for the appropriate team name. Teams of all sizes are welcome and team members can pick either the 5K or 10K option.

+ I just registered to run the 5K/10K, but now I want to brunch!

You can certainly add brunch to your existing run-only registration for both the 5K and 10K options. Please Note: An additional fee or cost in the registration price may apply. Please contact info@runtobrunch.com for assistance.

+ Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Online registration will close at 11:59 PM CST on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Race registrations will be available Sunday, September 22 onsite at Auditorium Shores.

*Please note that if you are registering Sunday, September 22, t-shirt size availability is not guaranteed.

"Brunch Only" passes will be available for sale on event day beginning at 9am on Sept 22nd near the Finish Line. Children 5 and under are complimentary if attending Brunch only. (*must be 21 to consume alcohol)

Access to the finish line and Finish Line Expo are open to the public and included with everyone's 5.12K Run to Brunch registration. If you have additional friends & family that would like to watch you cross the finish line and join you at the brunch but not run, they are welcome to purchase a “Brunch Only” pass.

+ How Can I Change My Registration from 5K to 10K or 10K to 5K?

You can certainly transfer your registration to/from the 5K and 10K options, subject to availability and capacity. Please note: An additional fee or cost in the registration price may apply.

To do this, start by logging into your Eventbrite account, click on My Tickets, chose "Transfer Ticket”, and follow the prompts from there. Here is a more detailed step-by-step guide to help you through the process as well: https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articles/en_US/How_To/how-to-transfer-to-a-different-event-or-ticket-type?lg=en_US

+ How can I update my resigistration info?

You can log into your current Eventbrite account/order and update the name on the registration or other registration details. To do this, start by logging into your Eventbrite account, click on My Tickets, and follow the prompts from there.

Here is a more detailed step-by-step guide to help you through the process as well: https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articles/en_US/How_To/how-to-update-your-ticket-registration-information?lg=en_US

Please note that all sales are final, and there are no order cancellations or refunds issued.

+ Discount pricing (Military/Students)

We are grateful for the service of our Military and First Responders, however, there is no individual military, senior, or student discount pricing available for this event.

Still have questions?

Send us an email at info@runtobrunch.com.