Want to work off some of those holiday calories AND help out a good cause?  

We've rounded up the popular races around Austin between now and January.  Whether you run, walk or just want to cheer people on, there's something for everyone.  

Grab your running shoes and prepare to race around Austin this holiday season!

39th Annual Decker Challenge -- December 10, 2017 at 8 AM

Join the Annual Decker Challenge around the beautiful Decker Lake in East Austin. All registrants receive a race shirt and each finisher gets the coveted Decker Challenge finisher's medal.  Proceeds benefit The Trail Foundation.  

Austin Jingle Bell Run & Kids Elf Run  -- December 10, 2017 at 8 AM

Photo of kids running in the Austin Jingle Bell 5K Kids Fun Run

This family fun run at the Domain includes both a chip-timed 5k race or a Kid's Fun Run.  Santa hats, jingle bells, and hanging out with Santa await!  The first 1,000 registrant receive a moisture-wicking athletics shirt.   This race benefits MADD.

2017 Jingle Bell Run  --  December 10, 2017 at 4 PM

The Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell run raises awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Go and put on your best holiday costume and tie jingle bells to your shoelaces and run (or walk!) with your family and friends in this fun holiday run along Camp Mabry.  

Austin Rockin' Resolution Race  --  December 31, 2017 at 8 AM

What's the best way to end the year? Join Austin Rockin' Resolution Race as they welcome the new year through a scenic course run at the Dell Diamond. Throughout the race, there will be New Year’s themed festivities for a truly fun, unique race experience. And the fun doesn't stop there.  The post-race event includes a family-friendly celebration with music, food, drinks, kid’s activities, and more.

Hope to see you out and about this holiday season!  

Until then, all the best for a holiday season full of love, peace, and happiness.