Athletic Events in Austin

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It's not for nothing that Austin is regularly ranked among the nation's fittest cities. Austinites love the outdoors, and Austin is filled with parks, green spaces, and running and bike trails, as well as lakes. Whether you're into running 5Ks or marathons, race biking or mountain biking, swimming or rowing, chances are you'll find a local club and event for you.

Austin has a number of athletic clubs and groups for various sports, where you can mingle with other competitive or recreational athletes. Some of these clubs sponsor training and competitive events. Visit our athletic groups page to find out more.

Otherwise, click the links below to find out about various athletic events and facilities in and around town.


Click here to find upcoming 5K races
It seems like there's one nearly every weekend.

Click here to find running events in Austin


Click here to find upcoming events sponsored by the Austin Cycling Association

Click here to find upcoming Austin bike rides

Upcoming events sponsored by the Austin Flyers Women's Cycling Club (women only)

Click here for a map of running and bike trails


Click here to find upcoming events sponsored by the Austin Swimming Association


Greater Austin Area United States Bowling Congress - join a bowling league


Click here for the Capital Area Tennis Association to join a league, enter a tournament, or find a partner

Click here for the Austin Tennis League to join a league or find partners

Click here for the Austin Tennis Network, a singles and doubles ladder


Click here for websites for Austin golf courses

Click here for details about golf courses including tee times


Click here for events sponsored by the Austin Rowing Club

Texas Rowing Center - Rent a canoe, kayak, or SUP on Lady Bird Lake or take classes

Zilker Boat Rentals - Rent a canoe or kayak at Zilker Park

Rock Climbing

Austin Rock Gym
North and south locations offer training and classes

Softball, Basketball, and Flag Football

Capital City Softball organizes leagues and teams for adult softball, basketball, flag football, and soon, soccer.

Disc Golf

Disc Golf Map - View a map of disc golf courses in Austin


Austin Floorball Club - Play floorball, a variation on floor hockey

Are you looking for more sports? Do you have a team and are looking for more players? Visit Austin Sportsvite to find players or teams.

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