Connect With Us on Social Media

The RRCA is the oldest and largest organization in the US dedicated to distance running.

Join RRCA Today

With over 2,400 member clubs and events representing over 250,000 running club members, why run with anyone else? Join the RRCA today!

Donate to the RRCA

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your financial contribution supports our programs. Give today!

Sign Up For Email Updates

Keep Pace with the RRCA. Sign up now for monthly email updates about the RRCA. Don’t worry we will not sell or give away your email address.

ARC Decker Challenge Presented by Rogue Running

Date

Dec 9 2012

Location

Austin TX

Contact Information

vicepresident@austinrunners.org

Event Website

http://www.austinrunners.org/DeckerChallenge

Event Host

Austin Runners Club

Distances

  • Half Marathon

Region

South

Event Information

The Austin Runners Club announces the 34th annual Decker Challenge presented by Rogue Running on December 9. This challenging race of rolling hills and unpredictable weather has earned a reputation of one of the toughest races in Texas. Over 34 years, the Decker Challenge has changed distances, but has settled on the 13.1 mile distance, closely following a traditional training run for the famed UT cross-country team. A feared and famous part of the annual Distance Challenge, this year’s race adheres to its traditional roots by way of its route and time of year. Last year’s race required a cap on registration, and 2012 may see the same. The success of the Austin Fit Distance Challenge has brought a dependable contingent of dedicated runners year after year. The Decker Challenge is held in conjunction with the Travis County Brown Santa 5K and Kids K.

Official RRCA Sponsors

  • All Sponsors