Zilker Relays is a 10 mile"ish" event, depending on the venue. Teams are comprised of four runners, each running approximately 2.5 mile"ish" out and back laps from one central festival/ transition area. The team concept of the Zilker relay is not unique, but the combination of a relay, festival home base, drinks and music, make this experience a favorite for runners of all calibers and ages. You don't have to train like a marathoner for this one. All you have to do is be willing to run/jog/walk/stroll 2.5 miles, enjoy live music and great food and get three (unfortunately you need to reate your team of four, not us!) of your siblings/kids/budding/collegues to come join you for this unique running experience.
If you're the first to register, create a great team name for your team. You can registere all four members if you're that generous or you lost a bet, or you can just let them know the awesome team name you create and they will be able to select that team when they register.
New this year... We have very limited space to allow you to bring your own team/company/backyard 10'X10' tent. For $50 we will allot you your very own space within our great live music transition area. Please select that option at check out and we will reach out with the details. You will need to provide the required leg weights for the venue.
What is Zilker?
Zilker Relays founded in 2002 by Paul Perrone, owner of The Genesis Agency - an Austin-based business that represents premium brands within the running, triathlon, cycling and outdoor industry. He gathered the help of a few friends with a desire to create something unique fro the Austin running community.
Given Zilker Park, home of the world-famous Austin City Limits Music Festival, allowed us to create such an amazing event for the past 10 years, we decided it would be best to keep the name and bring it to a city near you!