Running Routes – August 2

August 2nd Summer Training

Dawson/Live Oak

Remember – we meet at TxDOT at 5:50 AM and leave at 6 AM – please arrive on time.

MILEAGE OPTIONS:

  • Portland (10/5) & Chicago (10/12) – 15 miles: you can either follow the 15 mile route below or complete the 7 mile route with your group and complete the 8 mile add on route option
  • MCM (10/26) – 9 miles: complete the 7-mile route with your group and then add on 2 miles
  • New York (11/2) – 10 miles: complete the 7-mile route with your group and then add on 3 miles
  • Athens (11/9) – 11 miles: complete the 7-mile route with your group and then add on 4 miles
  • San Antonio/Dallas Full (December) – 7 miles (down week) – Yellow, Red, & Orange; 15 or 12 miles – Green
  • All Half Marathoners – 6 miles (down for some pace groups)

ROUTES:

6 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/us/austin-tx/af-dawson-6-miles-route-127853729

Directions

  • East out of TxDOT
  • Right – No Name St.
  • Right – Riverside
  • Left – Barton Springs
  • Left – Dawson (turns into 5th St.)
  • Right – Gibson
  • Left – 6th St.
  • Right – Jewell
  • Left – 7th
  • Left – Milton
  • Right – 6th
  • Left – Lamar
  • Left – Oltorf
  • Left – 5th St.
  • Right – Live Oak (Water & Gatorade at Live Oak/5th St.)
  • Left – Travis Heights
  • Left – Riverside
  • Right – No Name St. back to TxDOT

7 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/490996582

Directions

  • East out of TxDOT
  • Right – No Name St.
  • Right – Riverside
  • Left – Barton Springs
  • Left – Dawson (turns into 5th St.)
  • Right – Gibson
  • Left – 6th St.
  • Right – Jewell
  • Left – 7th
  • Left – Milton
  • Right – 6th
  • Right – Mary
  • Left – Lamar
  • Left – Oltorf
  • Left – 5th St. (Water & Gatorade at Live Oak/5th St.)
  • Right – Live Oak
  • Left – Travis Heights
  • Right – Woodland Ave. (go under I-35)
  • Left – Parker
  • Left – Riverside back to TxDOT

12 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/491010994

Directions

  • East out of TxDOT
  • Right – No Name St.
  • Right – Riverside
  • Left – Barton Springs
  • Left – Dawson (turns into 5th St.)
  • Right – Gibson
  • Left – 6th St.
  • Right – Jewell
  • Left – 7th
  • Left – Milton
  • Right – 6th
  • Right – Mary
  • Left – Lamar
  • Left – Del Curto
  • Left – Cinnamon Path (the next 3 turns are quick so pay attention)
  • Left – Waterloo Trail
  • Left – Thornton Rd
  • Right – Oltorf
  • Left – 5th (Water & Gatorade at Live Oak/5th St.)
  • Right – Live Oak
  • Left – Travis Heights
  • Right – Woodland Ave. (go under I-35) to dead end (Water & Gatorade at Woodland & Willow Creek)
  • Left – Willow Creek Dr.
  • Right Riverside
  • Wickersham & Riverside is the split for the 12 and 15 mile routes
  • Left – Wickersham
  • Right – Elmont to dead end Trail head (use water fountains on the trail)
  • Follow the trail north all the way to the river
  • Follow the trail left around the baseball fields close to the river
  • Go through the tunnel and then left
  • Take the trail south and when you can hop on the boardwalk
  • Follow the boardwalk west back to TxDOT

15 Miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/491007800

Directions

  • East out of TxDOT
  • Right – No Name St.
  • Right – Riverside
  • Left – Barton Springs
  • Left – Dawson (turns into 5th St.)
  • Right – Gibson
  • Left – 6th St.
  • Right – Jewell
  • Left – 7th
  • Left – Milton
  • Right – 6th
  • Right – Mary
  • Left – Lamar
  • Left – Del Curto
  • Left – Cinnamon Path (the next 3 turns are quick so pay attention)
  • Left – Waterloo Trail
  • Left – Thornton Rd
  • Right – Oltorf
  • Left – 5th (Water & Gatorade at Live Oak/5th St.)
  • Right – Live Oak
  • Left – Travis Heights
  • Right – Woodland Ave. (go under I-35) (Water & Gatorade at Woodland & Willow Creek)
  • Left – Willow Creek Dr.
  • Right Riverside (Wickersham & Riverside is the split for the 12 and 15 mile routes)
  • Left – Grove to trail head (Water at Trail Head)
  • Follow the trail left and then right around the park
  • Cross the bridge and follow the trail left around the baseball fields close to the river
  • Go through the tunnel and then left
  • U-turn left to cross the Longhorn Dam (use the water fountains on the trail)
  • Follow the trail west back to Congress Ave. (do not go under Congress)
  • Take the stairs on the right up to Congress Ave.
  • Left – Congress and take the entrance into TxDOT

2-Mile Add-On: out/back on the trail – take the trail west towards MoPac – turn around at Riverside/Trail

3-Mile Add-On: out/back on the trail – take the trail west towards MoPac – turn around at the wooden bridge

4-Mile Add-On: out/back on the trail – take the trail west towards MoPac – turn around about 100 meters before the railroad tracks/water fountain

8-Mile Add-On: out/back trail to MoPac, left – veteran’s, left – LAB, turn around at Red Bud (light) http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/491074360