SN: 115220 - 2020 / Y0068

The event is closed

what is the event

Capital

Year Round Walk

where is the event

Austin, Texas

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Extended Stay America

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

The event is closed

From Wed, Jan 1st, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

Start box available: 24/7

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Ice Cream Parlors

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Rockin' Around the Clock

State Capital

Long description

Walk goes across the Colorado River (also called Lady Bird Lake) bridge with grand views of downtown Austin. You walk up Congress Ave. to the State Capital Complex (going through the Capitol Building when open). The 11k route continues into the University of Texas campus along the pedestrian only Speedway, then into West Campus and Judges Hill Neighborhood. The return route is along newly completed Shoal Creek Trail to our modern Central Library. Open daily.

conditions for the event

Distance: 11km/6km, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium

Comments

This walk was modified in 2019 and has added new interesting features. The Capital will be visited on both 11km and 6km routes. Pets are not allowed in Capitol buildings. Wheelchairs/strollers welcomed, but care must be taken by all walkers along narrow sections of the Shoal Creek Trail.

Awards and fees: B Award

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

507 S 1st, 78704. N/S I-35, Exit-233/Town Lake/Riverside, go W on Riverside 1.1 miles. Cross Congress to LEFT turn lane. Turn LEFT to Barton Springs Rd. Go LEFT to S 1st. First driveway on LEFT is entrance to hotel. Parking at hotel with permit from registration desk (FREE to volksmarchers). Ask for walk box at registration desk.

event sponsor

Colorado River Walkers

Event website: www.coloradoriverwalkers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.