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2018 Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run

Austin Trail of Lights

Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CST)

2018 Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run

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2018 FUN RUN DETAILS

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.

 

2018 FUN RUN REGISTRANTS WILL EXPERIENCE:

  • EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY: Be among the FIRST in Austin to see the Trail of Lights! 
  • Tons of Unique Holiday Photo Ops
  • Pre-Fun Run activities - warm up session, yoga, and more!
  • Finish Line Festival and Fitness Expo access in the heart of Zilker Park
  • Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus provided by St. David's HeathCare
  • Sample products from health and wellness brands and participate in fun activities
  • One FREE beverage after crossing the Finish Line!
  • Additional Food and Bevs, for purchase
  • Post-Fun Run dance party!
  • Ferris Wheel and Carousel rides
  • Participation in costume contests and giveaways
  • Commemorative long-sleeve 2018 Fun Run shirt included with registration!
  • VIP Registrants - VIP Lounge & perks, food & drink, plus an upgraded performance shirt!
  • Team Registration with special perks and team awards!

 

REGISTRATION PRICING*


  • Early Bird Adult Registration = SOLD OUT
  • Early Bird Youth Registration = SOLD OUT
  • Regular Adult Registration = $37
  • Regular Youth Registration = $20
  • VIP Adult Registration = $75
  • VIP Child Registration = $35
  • Parking (race not included) = $15 per vehicle
  • Finish Line Festival ONLY pass (race not included) = $15 per person (ages 5 and under are free)

*Wave registration quantities are limited at current advertised price. Pricing tiers increase periodically, so purchase today and save!  (Taxes and Service Charges NOT included.)

Team Discount: Have a team of 15 or more?  Contact Us for a 10% group discount code off Adult Registration! Discount does not apply to Flash Sale, Youth or VIP registration prices, or Parking or extra Finish Line Festival tickets.

 

CHOOSE YOUR START TIME:

 

  • WAVE 1 - STARTS AT 6:00 pm. Be the FIRST in Austin to experience the Trail of Lights! Families with youngsters love our Wave 1 start option. Get in your steps at the Fun Run, then let loose at the Finish Line Festival and Expo (included with registration) - all in time before sugar plums start dancing in little ones’ heads! Wave 1 starting line closes promptly at 6:20 pm, so get there early to experience all the fun.

  • WAVE 2 - STARTS AT 7:30 pm. Make a night of it! Happy hour, then Fun Run... we don't judge! Or bring a date, cause we're open late! Skip the crowds of strollers and take your time to revel in the sparkling lights.  PLUS... Wave 2 Fun Runners receive an extra FREE beverage after crossing the finish line (yes, that's 2 FREE drinks!) Wave 2 starting line will remain open until 8:15 pm.

 

 


 

REGISTRATION TYPES & BENEFITS*

 

GENERAL ADMISSION Adult Registrant Benefits:

  • Choose your start time - Wave 1 @ 6pm or Wave 2 @ 7:30 pm
  • Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Fitness Expo
  • WAVE 1: One FREE beer (21+ only) or nonalcoholic beverage post-Fun Run
  • WAVE 2: Two FREE beers (21+ only) or nonalcoholic beverages post-Fun Run
  • Access to food trucks & bar at the Finish Line Festival - Available for purchase.
  • One commemorative long-sleeve 2018 Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run standard cotton blend T-shirt *Performance t-shirt upgrades available for additional fee

YOUTH Registrations:

  • Children 11 & under are eligible for Youth pricing. 
  • Toddlers and infants in strollers enter FREE and do NOT require registration. Free entrants will NOT receive complimentary event t-shirt.
  • Choose your start time - Wave 1 at 6pm or Wave 2 @ 7:30 pm.
  • Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Fitness Expo
  • A FREE cocoa or other nonalcoholic beverage, post-Fun Run
  • Access to food trucks at the Finish Line Festival - Available for purchase.
  • One commemorative long sleeve 2018 Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run standard cotton blend T-shirt

 *Please Note: Team discount pricing does NOT apply to Youth registration

VIP Registrant Benefits:

Love Perks?? Run or walk in style with VIP Fun Run registration with upgrades and perks. Limited number of VIP registrations available.

  • Choose your start time - Wave 1 @ 6pm or Wave 2 at 7:30 pm
  • Early Packet Pick-Up Access
  • Admission to the exclusive VIP Lounge at the Finish Line Festival - with comfortable seating, beautiful holiday decorations and luxury bathrooms.
  • Receive an upgraded, performance long-sleeve event t-shirt ($10 upgrade value)
  • 3 drink tickets, with access to the private VIP Lounge bar
  • Nacho bar buffet
  • Cocoa & cookies
  • Memories of magic and wonder for a lifetime!
  • Youth VIP registrations are available for children 11 & under. Toddlers and infants in strollers may enter FREE and do not require registration. Complimentary event t-shirt not provided to free entrants. 


REGISTER AS A TEAM:

Show your holiday enthusiasm together and register as a team! Celebrate the holidays with your company, organizations, schools or friends!

Team members may register as General Admission Adult, Youth, Adult VIP or Youth VIP.  Click "Create A Team" or "Join A Team" if your team is already created, before adding registration type to your cart.  All Team members must register for the same start time, or wave. 

Team Benefits:

  • *10% Discount for Teams of 15 or more!  Join a team and receive 10% off your registration - Available for groups of 15 or more. Contact Us with your team name to receive the 10% group discount code!  
  • Teams of 15-35:  Qualify for early packet pick-up and team name on bib (registration deadline: 11/9/18)*
  • Teams of 36 or more:  Qualify for early packet pick-up, team name on bib and team name on Fun Run T-shirts (Registration deadline to receive bib and/or t-shirt customization is: 11/9/18)* 

*Discount applied to current advertised adult registration price. Discount does not apply to Flash Sale, Youth or VIP registration prices, or Parking or extra Finish Line Festival tickets.

  

**T-Shirt Upgrade Options:

Fun Run Registrants receive a complimentary commemorative 2018 Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run long-sleeve cotton blend T-shirt along with event registration.

** After adding registration passes to your cart, you will be presented an optional performance long-sleeve long sleeve ($10) upgrade opportunity if desired. 

 VIP Adult Registrants will automatically receive the upgraded performance long-sleeve T-shirt option, included in registration costs. No upgrade necessary for VIP registrants. 

For registrations after 11/29, t-shirt inventory may be limited and specific sizes may not be available. An alternative t-shirt pickup time will be open the week following the Fun Run. You must still pick-up your Fun Run bib by 2pm on Saturday, December 1st to participate in the run.


PARKING:

Parking Passes are available for $15 per vehicle for onsite parking. Your Fun Run registration does NOT include onsite parking. 

** Note parking is specific to your Fun Run registration wave. Parking lots will open at 5pm for Wave 1 and at 6:30pm for Wave 2.

 

FINISH LINE FESTIVAL (ONLY) PASS:

Not running, but still want the Fun? Finish Line Festival (Only) Passes ($15 per person) allow access to meet friends or family members after they cross the Finish Line.

  • Access to Finish Line Festival and Expo to enjoy entertainment with family and friends.
  • Children ages 5 and under are complimentary.
  • Cheer on friends & family at the start line, but Finish Line Festival ONLY ticket holders may NOT enter the 2.1 mile Fun Run course, including the Trail of Lights.

**Entrance to the Finish Line Festival beings at 6 pm on December 1st and is located across Barton Springs Road along Stratford Drive.

 

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Questions? Check out our FAQ page for more info.

PLEASE NOTE: The Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run will be happening rain or shine. Because of the logistics of planning for a race of this size, we cannot offer refunds for any reason. In the event that weather is severe enough to create an unsafe environment for participants, organizers may cancel the event with no refunds issued.  

For general questions about the Trail of Lights, visit our website or contact usl

 

Have questions about 2018 Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run? Contact Austin Trail of Lights

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Zilker Metropolitan Park
2100 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704

Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CST)


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Austin Trail of Lights

The Austin Trail of Lights is Austin's favorite holiday celebration. Since 1965, the Trail has delighted Central Texans with 1.2 miles of lighted tunnels and displays. Learn more about how to be a part of the iconic Trail of Lights!  Contact organizer at ticketing@austintrailoflights.org

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