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Address: Austin, TX 78751
Phone Number: 877.415.0058
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City Running Tours allows you to explore Austin in the most unique and...

City Running Tours allows you to explore Austin in the most unique and affordable way possible. By offering a variety of casual running tours at reasonable prices, we allow you to bypass the typical tourist traps in favor of tours that feature the city's hidden gem attractions in addition to it's most famous landmarks. Visit popular sights like the Capitol Building, Driskill Hotel, and Ladybird Lake on our Downtown 5k or sample some local brews on our beer-themed Texas Beer 5k. Our guides guarantee to amaze locals and tourists alike with their deep knowledge of the city and the colorful stories that make Austin 'the Weirdest City in Texas'. Sweat, sightsee, and be social! Sign up for our popular group runs or customize your own run on our website.

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Loved it! The guide was knowledgable and had a great sense of humor. A definite on your to do list! C.J. NYC

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Cjdalpont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! The guide was knowledgable and had a great sense of humor. A definite on your to do list! C.J. NYC

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful and great place to take photos of the family. Love the friendly people saying hello and the carefree atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

A friend of mine suggested this run as a unique, yet relaxed, 5k in downtown Austin. Our guide was Lee and he crushed it! I learned a lot about a city I've lived and worked in since college which is saying a lot as I'm quite active. Essentially, it's a refreshing way to see the city if you're a local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy running & I love tours, so this was perfect! Even though I've lived in the Austin area for 7 years, I learned a lot of new things & saw areas I haven't been to before. It was a little over a 5K, which was great! The pace was very reasonable & comfortable, with walking & picture stops sprinkled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I organized a large conference in Austin and wanted to give the attendees a few options to get out of the hotel & enjoy the city. The City Running Tour - Austin was a fantastic choice! Lee was great to deal with ahead of time & even more fun in person. The participants were thrilled with the run, the pace,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Lee is the man. Do not miss this tour. Fantastic. I did this my second day in Austin and it really helped me get a feel for the place and I got some great recommendations. Also, Lee will point out celebrities sighted in passing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Great way to see the city and burn some calories! Even if you're a beginner runner they do a great job of keeping pace. I highly recommend Lee if you can get him!! He is absolutely hilarious, super knowledgable of the city and can also tell you all the cool music hotspots that the locals go to. :-)

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Went on a private run with Lee, he was extremely knowledgable on the history of Austin. He made the run fun and went at my pace. Lee was a strapping young fella with who had great energy!

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Denver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Lee, the tour guide, had a vast knowledge of all the little nuances of the city that really make you appreciate some of the local history. He also did a nice job of taking us to places all over the city, so we could get a lay of the land. Really personable and a highly recommended way to start a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I brought my brother-in-law to one of the tours when he was visiting, and we both had a great time! The pace was great and our tour guide, Lee, did a fantastic job of pointing out some of the highlights in Austin. Finally, the tour ended at Hops and Grains, which was a great stopping point on a warm spring... More 

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