RUN THE ALAMO 13.1 / ALAMO 26.2 Marathon

Sunday 4th March 2018

HemisFair Park: 434 S Alamo St, San Antonio, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K, Marathon, 10K, Half marathon


  • ALAMO 13.1 HALF - Individual Age group/open
  • ALAMO 13.1 - MILITARY - Individual Age group/open
  • ALAMO 26.2 MARATHON - Individual Age group/open
  • ALAMO 26.2 - MILITARY - Individual Age group/open
  • ALAMO 13.1 HALF - RELAY - Half Relay Team
  • ALAMO 13.1 RELAY - MILITARY - Military Half Relay Team
  • ALAMO 3.1 - DOUGHNUT DASH - Individual Age group/open
  • ALAMO 6.2 - DOUGHNUT DASH - Individual Age group/open


The ALAMO 13.1 HALF and The Krispy Kreme Doughnut Dash 6.2 & 3.1, THE Original Home Grown, Down Home, Spring Time 1/2 Marathon, 10k & 5k in San Antonio.  

Your day will start with a multiple musket volley at the historic cradle of liberty, The Alamo, as you pulsate past some of San Antonio’s best cultural icons on your way back to The Alamo and an amazing post race party.


Event details and schedule

March 4, 2018

START TIME ~ March 4th ~ 6:45AM

6:15-6:30: Gather in front of historic HemisFair Park at S. Alamo & Nueva Streets

6:30: Final Instructions /Prayer / National Anthem

6:45:  BOOM!!!  Historic live cannon blast START!  RUN THE ALAMO 13.1 / 26.2 MARATHON along with The ALAMO 3.1 / 6.2 Doughnut Dash

***BAG CHECK***  We will have bag check for our runners starting at 5:15am.   Please make sure your bag is marked with your bib#.  Bag Check location TBD.


Federal Lot on Cesar Chavez just West of IH-37 before S. Alamo St.  All street metered parking on streets north of The Alamo are FREE on Sundays.  The City has parking garages at 240 E. Houston & at 400 N. Saint Mary’s that are only a few blocks from The Alamo with very reasonable rates as seen here:


We are excited to treat you to A NEW COURSE in 2018 and what we believe to be one of the most scenic running courses around.  Our historic course takes in THE best that San Antonio has to offer; showcasing the cultural icons that reflect the wonder of our fine community.

Course Time Limits: You will have plenty of time to complete the course with a 4 HOUR TIME LIMIT for THE ALAMO 13.1 HALF and 8 HOURS for The ALAMO 26.2 MARATHON.  This is an easy 18 min. mile pace.

We’ll have plenty of Aid Stations every 1 – 1.5 miles stocked with plenty of water & Gatorade to replenish you.

FREE Phone Tracker App

This race offers a tracker app so your family and friends can know where you are on the course.

Click Here for more information

Purpose.Wall – Click Here to contribute

The RELAY ~ 2-Person

RELAY folks enjoy The Alamo Start and move on over to the luxury shuttles on E. Houston Street at the end of the cobblestones on the north end of The Alamo across the street from the Emily Morgan Hotel.  Shuttles will take you to the 6.55 Mile Relay Point at the southern end of Lions Field at Avenue B just off Broadway.  RELAY runners will cross the 1/2 way point timing mat and then simply tag their running partner.  Both will have their own race bibs with timing chips on the back of each bib.  Each runner in the relay will run 6.55 miles.


Saturday, March 3rd – TBD – 11AM-5PM - San Antonio, TX.

If you are picking up a packet for a friend or family member,  you must have them SIGN THIS WAIVER and bring it with you in order to receive their packet.

VENDORS FIXIN’ TO BE AT OUR EXPO (bring lots of dough (& credit cards) to lay on our fine sponsors!):

ON Running
Krispy Kreme
Texas Beach Boutique
Alamo City Cryotherapy
EnergyX Fitness
The Ultimate Gift of Life
Austin Tri-Cyclist
Bondi Band


Organised by

purpose. Race Events

24802 Pack Saddle Trail, San Antonio

Phone: 2107923602

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