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River City Run

300 Alamo Plaza Dr, San Antonio, TX 78205
210-201-3786
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Ranked #1 of 68 Activities in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Looking for a unique, active way to see San Antonio? You have found the right place. River City Run is a 5K course through the heart of San Antonio... more » Owner description: Looking for a unique, active way to see San Antonio? You have found the right place. River City Run is a 5K course through the heart of San Antonio that takes place every Saturday and Sunday morning that passes by many of the key sites that the downtown/River Walk area has to offer. There are 15 stops with 18 landmarks to observe and learn about through entertaining history and trivia compiled by your tour guides. « less
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Awesome way to start the morning :) The tour guides were both fantastic. The run has about 15 stops, so no worries if you don't feel up to running a straight 5K.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was so impressed with this run! They are very knowledgeable and I learned tons about San Antonio. I was worried it would be lots of stops and not enough of a run but it was a good run! That being said they were also great with all different abilities. One guide runs at the front, and one at the... More

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gettysburg pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a fun way to to start our day. We returned to a few of the places that were stops on the tour to get a more in depth look, later we strolled past the standing room only Haagen Daz to the historic Menger Hotel and sat in the air conditioned dining room for their famous mango ice-cream. I grew... More

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Houston, TX
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We have been to San Antonio numerous times. During this trip during the 4th of July wknd we said we would NOT go to the River Walk because of the crowds. We took this tour through a variety of areas including the River Walk and discovered that 8:30 - 10:00'ish is the BEST time of day to be there. This... More

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was a great way to see a large number of sights that I hasn't even heard of before going on the tour...and getting to do it while running was amazing! I brought my 6 year old son along, and although he can run, this was his longest challenge yet. The tour guides were both very supportive (Tony and Lance),... More

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

You could ride a boat or a horse-drawn carriage or you could do something really different and fun and run through history. The guides love their city and it shows throughout as they beam with pride along each stop as they tell snippets of San Antonio history along every step. Do this!

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Had a wonderful time w/my husband doing the run this morning! I'm almost 5 months pregnant and never felt like I needed to hurry or catch up to the others. One of the tour leaders, Vanessa, was really nice and stayed w/us at the slower paces. Tommy was very knowledgeable and I learned facts even after living in Texas all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Nice easy pace with plenty of stops to see the sights and learn the history of this fascinating city. Tina and Tommy were great guides!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Great way to start the morning. Been to San Antonio many times and this has been the best way to see the river walk area. Got to see familiar sites as well as new ones. Run tour lets you go into a couple interesting buildings that you don't see on boat or horse tours. There were different levels of runners... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Lance and Johnna were great guides. We had a blast jogging around downtown San Antonio learning about all the significant sites.

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