+ What is the Fun Run? Do I have to Race?

Walk or Run. Then Have Some Fun! Run, Jog, or Stroll a 2.1 Mile, Untimed Course - Starting at the Zilker Holiday Tree near Barton Springs Pool and moving through Austin's beloved Trail of Lights. The course ends at the ultimate after party celebration - the Finish Line Festival - located in the heart of Zilker Park. 2019 Fun Run registrants will experience:

  • FIRST ACCESS to the Austin Trail of Lights
  • NEW! 4 Fun Run waves to fit your schedule
  • One (1) FREE beer or cocoa after crossing the finish line
  • Pre-Fun Run Activities – warm up sessions, spins under the Zilker Holiday Tree, and more
  • Finish Line Festival and Expo access with fun activities, free samples and swag
  • FREE photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, courtesy of St. David's HealthCare
  • Countless unique holiday photo ops
  • Ferris Wheel and Carousel rides
  • Post-Fun Run dance party and costume contest
  • Additional food and bevs from food trucks and bars, available for purchase
  • Commemorative long-sleeve 2019 Fun Run shirt included with registration! * (Performance long-sleeve event t-shirt available for additional fee.)
  • VIP Lounge access for VIP registrants including access to any wave, heated tent, complimentary food, drink tickets and more!
  • Join or create a team for additional perks