Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water presented by Keller Williams Realty is the second largest fully charity-produced road race in Austin, Texas. The event is solely produced by and benefits the Gazelle Foundation, an Austin-based non-profit improving the lives of citizens of Burundi, Africa, through the building of water systems. Simply by registering to run, you are providing access to clean water for one Burundian for life.
Our award-winning event has been recognized by numerous publications and organizations, including the Austin Chronicle, Austin Fit Magazine, Austin American-Statesman, and Road Runners Club of America.
We are also the only 10mi race in Austin!
Both races finish on the South First Street Bridge. The Kids K (9:15 AM) starts and finishes on the South First Street Bridge. Ample parking is available on the street and in several parking garages, including One Texas Center (505 Barton Springs Rd), Palmer Events Center ($7.00), and the Austin American Statesman on Congress Ave.
Sunrise on race day is 6:45 AM. Average weather at sunrise is 51 degrees with afternoon highs averaging 72 degrees. Dating back to 2009 the average temperature has been 52 degrees at the start.
Packet pickup is required for all residents within 20 miles of downtown Austin AND local area Global Runners. There will be no race day pickup except for our out of town guests. Race day morning pickup is from 5:00 to 6:30 AM on the South First Street Bridge.
Packet Pick up locations TBD. Stay tuned!
Results for 2007-2016 will be available here soon.
The 10-Mile and 5K utilize chip timing. Results will be available shortly following the finish and posted near the start line.