Heroes in Recovery 6K Austin 2017

Saturday 2nd December 2017

Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park: 6620 Blue Bluff Rd, Austin, United States

Running, Distance running


  • Running Austin Heroes 6K - Austin Heroes 6K
  • Virtual Runner- Can't make it to 6K? Run Anywhere - Individual Virtual Participant



Download Printable Registration 

(postmark by November 12, 2017)

  • Early Registration: $25.00 (through August 28, 2017)
  • Registration: $30.00 (through October 23, 2017)
  • Late Registration: $35 (through December 1, 2017) available to walk ups only on Dec 1st
  • Race Day Registration: $40 (December 2, 2017) walk up only
  • Individual (Virtual Runner): $25 (through November 30, 2017 5:00PM)
    • If you can’t join us at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park for the Heroes in Recovery 6K, run/walk six kilometers virtually! Send us a selfie of your participation in the 6K experience wherever you are and we will send you your finishers medal and commemorative race tech shirt! Don't forget to include which 6K location your virtually supporting! Unless you specify otherwise, we will feature your photo on our social media page.  

*We are unable to provide refunds or transfers to another participate, but can change your registration to a virtual runner (no difference in cost will be refunded for change).


You may only qualify to win in one category and must be present to receive your award.

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First Place – $150
Second Place – $130
Third Place – $120
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $100

*If you are 40+ years old and are the fourth overall person to cross the finish line – you will be placed as the Overall “Almost Podium” Fourth Place winner.

Overall Masters Male and Female Winners

First Place – $100
Second Place – $75
Third Place – $50
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $25

Other award categories – Age Group Awards Male/Female:

10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Each Participant will receive:

  • A Finisher's Medal upon crossing the Finish Line!
  • Tech Tank (Women's/Men's Specific)
  • Post Race Nutrition

Event details and schedule

The 2017 Charity Beneficiary

Austin Recovery is the charity beneficiary for the Austin Heroes 6K. Austin Recovery is a community-based, compassionate provider of substance use disorder treatment for individuals and families seeking to build a life free of drugs and alcohol. They have been serving the Austin and surrounding areas since 1967. 

Be a Volunteer

Interested in helping out at the Heroes 6K Run/Walk in Austin? Volunteers have the option to run the race, too! Each volunteer will receive a Heroes volunteer shirt at check-in. VOLUNTEER HERE! 


Schedule of Events 


Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration (Cash/Check Only Please)


Pre-Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration (Cash/Check Only Please)

Date: Friday, December 1, 2017

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Fleet Feet Round Rock, 3750 Gattis School Rd #500, Round Rock, TX 78664


Date: Friday, December 1, 2017

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Austin Recovery, 4201 South Congress, Ste 202, Austin, TX 78745


Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up (Cash/Check Only Please)

Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017

Location: Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park 

Walk Up Registration Opens: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM

Race Start Time: 8 AM

Award Ceremony: 9:15 AM



Organised by

Foundations Recovery Network

1000 Health Park Drive, Bldg. 3, Ste 400, Brentwood

Phone: 615-578-8202

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