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River City Run

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Address: 300 Alamo Plaza Dr, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: 210-201-3786
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Description: Looking for a unique, active way to see San Antonio? You have found the...
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.
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My sister bought my husband and me a tour for my birthday. She thought it would be a cool way for us to learn about San Antonio because we recently moved here. After a few months... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Krickenbach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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Krickenbach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My sister bought my husband and me a tour for my birthday. She thought it would be a cool way for us to learn about San Antonio because we recently moved here. After a few months, we finally got to take the tour. My as band and I brought my 2 year old son. He rode in the stroller while... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This was a great tour! I would recommend doing the run as early in your trip to San Antonio as possible. There were several things pointed out on the run that I wanted to do, but ran out of time. The guide was very knowledgable about San Antonio's history and landmarks and very personable. This made for a great tour.... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I'm a pretty active person and when I saw this run it looked like fun. I was not disappointed! Was able to learn a ton about San Antonio (I had no idea there was so much history here!) while getting my sweat on. Pace is super reasonable for all running types, the owners/creators of the group were wonderful and very... More 

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midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This tour was awesome! I am on the slower side and was able to keep up with no problem. The hardest part for me was the heat and the stopping and starting. If you are not a runner this could be a bit difficult though the two guides are very good about having one in the front and one in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had a great time on our tour. Our two kids, ages 7 & 9, really enjoyed it and was able to keep up with the group. There are plenty of stops and you get a really nice dri fit T-shirt at the end. Highly recommend this group.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This a great way to learn some history and see the San Antonio area. The total run is just over 3 miles however there are many stops along the way. During the stops, the guides offer the historical significance of the buildings or area. The youngest in our group was probably around 8 and the oldest probably in the upper... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Excellent tour. Great overview of places to see in San Antonio. I would suggest doing this first thing on your tour and then focus on the sights to discover more!!! Great tour guide!!!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Having lived in TX for 10 years and never been to San Antonio, this was a fantastic way to get introduced to the city and get a fantastic workout. The pace was fast for me (beginning runner) but was able to keep up. The guides are knowledgeable and I learned a lot about the city, the river, and Lance and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The run was great. There were a lot of sites visited that I would not have known about. Well worth the money. I will do this again.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

This is an awesome tour and we really wished we could have done this at the beginning of our trip so we could take better advantage of things to do in SA! Tina was great and very knowledgable.

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