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San Antonio 5K Running Tour

  • Guided 5K River City Run in San Antonio
  • Fit in your daily workout while learning fun facts and trivia about the city
  • Catch your breath and discover city landmarks at 15 brief stops along the way
San Antonio 5K Running Tour
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San Antonio 5K Running Tour
Lace up your running shoes for a fun and athletic adventure through the heart of San Antonio. Join the 5K River City Run any Saturday or Sunday morning for a guided jog that winds from the Alamo through the downtown and Riverwalk area. Stop briefly at 15 points of interest along the way to learn more about the city’s history and highlights. Runners of all abilities are welcome!
What to Expect
This is an active way to see and learn about San Antonio. The tour meets, begins, and finishes in front of the Alamo. From the Alamo, you run to 15 different stops talking about the historic landmarks of downtown San Antonio, stopping at each for a brief 2-3 minute story of that location. Runners of all abilities are welcome and encouraged to join the tour. The stops along the tour include The Menger Hotel, Torch of Friendship, Palacio del Rio, Convention Center, Hemisfair Park and the Tower of the Americas, La Vallita, Arneson River Theatre, County Court House, El Mercado, Spanish Governor's Palace, City Hall, San Fernando Cathedral, The River, Southwest School of Art, Tobin Center, Buckhorn Saloon, and Emily Morgan Hotel.

Water is provided during the tour and pictures are taken throughout. At the end of the run, each runner is given a t-shirt and access to the photos from that tour. This is the original active way to see San Antonio. Bring your running shoes!

Please specify your requested t-shirt sizes in the special requirements field at the time of checkout.
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Reviewed October 4, 2017
Informative and Fun run

Our family of 4 from the UK (Scotland) went for an early morning run with the RCR and really enjoyed it. the 2 leaders brought San Antonio to life and we saw sights that we hadn't come across on our previous days walks. would definitely...More

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2  Thank iain M
Reviewed July 24, 2017
Excellent way to learn about San Antonio and get a 5K run in!

I thoroughly enjoyed Tina and Tommy's vast knowledge about the downtown San Antonio area. The run was not too fast and not too slow. Well worth the time and money!

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2  Thank denisekimiko76
Reviewed July 18, 2017
Fun run through history!

We enjoyed our run and learned a lot. Was a nice start to our time in San Antonio. We got an overview of what we wanted to go back to and spend more time. We didn't even mind the hot weather!

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Thank becci163
Reviewed July 11, 2017
Fun Run in San Antonio

Our guides were excellent. They kept track of all participants. We were provided with great information about the local landmarks and sights. There were options for those runners that were at different paces while running. This run is great for getting a feel for what...More

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Thank Jan M
Reviewed July 9, 2017
Raving about River City Run

We can't rave enough about the great experience we had on the River City Run! What a great way to start the morning and see the sites before the streets get crowded, hear the history and stories, and get the lay of the land for...More

Thank Michael H
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