The Retro Run 5k


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Put on your neon spandex and fanny packs for a 3-mile race and retro dance party; includes T-shirt and retro sunglasses

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Promotional value expires May 17, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 10 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Online registration required; registration ends 5/17/13. $5 fee applies for in-person race-day registration. Must sign waiver. Must be 7 or older; under 18 must have guardian-signed waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Retro Run 5k - Austin: Entry for One or Two in The Retro Run 5K on Saturday, May 18 (Up to 62% Off)

Early humans developed the ability to sprint in order to chase down sprightly prey and invented long-distance running to escape from slowly approaching glaciers. Follow in their fossilized footsteps with this Groupon.

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  • $22 for one entry in the Retro Run 5K Race (up to a $55 value)
  • $42 for two entries into the Retro Run 5K Race (up to a $110 value)

Starting at 9 a.m., runners dressed in their favorite ‘60s, ‘70s, or ‘80s outfits take their mark for an untimed race that starts at the Travis County Expo Center. Entry includes a free commemorative T-shirt and sunglasses. After the race, runners can head to a celebratory festival complete with ‘80s music and a costume contest.

The Retro Run 5K

When participants at The Retro Run 5K take their marks, they're more likely to be taken for Cyndi Lauper than a marathon runner. That's because the 3-mile run eschews the put-ons of most modern races: there are no times collected, and those with the best '60s, '70s, or '80s costumes are the ones destined to win the big prize—in the post-race costume competition, anyway. Neon spandex, fanny packs, and fingerless gloves are a hot choice among racers, but even if you're just there in a T-shirt and shorts, the staff will hook you up with a free pair of sunglasses to help you look the part. After the race, runners, walkers, and even pets celebrate with an '80s-themed festival complete with top party music, a costume contest, and pyramid teams reenacting the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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    8400 Delwau Ln.

    Austin, TX 78725


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