Austin's Coffee House 10K Sunrise Tour

Frequently Asked Questions

Use personal discretion when choosing to run with a face mask, in a group or within 6-feet of another participant.

Please observe and follow proper hygiene safety when visiting each local coffee house.

  1. Face mask required.
  2. Practice social distancing of  6-feet.
  3. Wash hands frequently.
  4. Cover coughs and sneezes.
  5. Avoid touching your face.
  6. Utilize mobile pay when available.

In a addition, please stay home if you have any of the these symptoms:

  • fever
  • shortness of breath
  • cough
  • chills
  • muscle pain
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • loss of taste or smell
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea

 

Anyone can participate. There is no participation cost association with using or following training routes. Adult supervision is required for all youth participants.

No. How far you run, walk or skip is completely up to you and your personal fitness level. Our course maps and street decals mark each mile on the route. If you only want to walk 2-miles, flip a u-turn at mile one and retrace your steps to finish your route.

No. Participation without a bib number is free, however our local coffee house partners are extending special drink discounts when you show your official bib. Addition merchandise is for sale and optional.

To start the Refer a Friend program you must first purchase one of the tour gear items (bib or bib, shirt, mask combos). Once you’ve made your purchase you will receive a special discount code in your registration confirmation email. Share the code with friends and family for up to 5 uses. Each person you share the code with can use the code to receive $2 off their registration at check out. Each person that uses your discount code counts towards a $2 refund back to you. Refund total cannot exceed $10 and will be refunded following event period (ends 4/3/2021). Processing fee billed at the time of registration is not eligible for refund. Code can only be applied to Austin’s Coffee House 10K Sunrise Tour event.

No. This is not a race. There is no official start time and there is no official timing or scoring.

For friendly competition join our Strava Club and see how your times stack up against other participants.

The coffee house tour includes nine featured local coffee houses. Over the course of the next three months, January to March, one coffee house will be featured every week. Once each new coffee house is announced participants can run or walk the route.

There is no official start time and there is no official timing or scoring. Routes can be run at any time and in any order once they are published.

Grab a map or use any of the map tools provided on each coffee house event pages. This is a self-guided, self-paced activity. Start your personal training run or walk once you’ve reviewed the route and located the starting line street decals.

There is no limit to the amount of time to complete the 6.2 mile distance.

Grab a map or use any of the map tools provided on each coffee house event page. This is a self-guided, self-paced activity. Use sidewalk, bike lane or pedestrian pathway where available. Travel in the direction facing traffic when available for safety. Course routes are not sanctioned by the Cap10K.

The coffee house tour includes nine featured local coffee houses. Over the course of the next three months, January to March, one coffee house will be featured every week.

#8 – Houndstooth Coffee – The Domain
#9 – Stauthause Coffee & Pub – Sunset Valey
#10 – Kick Butt Coffee – Hyde Park
#11 – Irie Bean Coffee & Wine – South Lamar
#12 – Merit Coffee – The Triangle
#13 – Austin Java – Menchaca
#14 – Wholy Bagel – Far West
#15 – Buzz Mill – East Riverside
#16 – Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden – South Congress

No. The coffee house tour and each route was designed for the purpose of severing as a local training resource. These training resources can be used at any time and in any order.

No. Once each route is published you can use the route in your training at any time and in any order.

Yes. The routes are measured to the approximate 6.2-mile (10-kilometer) distance.

Yes. Each route includes street decals located at the start, finish, each mile, 5K and 10K locations. Street decals are located next to the curb or on the sidewalk. Decals are on the side of the street in the direction of a participant facing oncoming traffic. Other markers may be substituted when route is on trail surfaces.

All tour purchases including bib, shirt and mask are mailed by contactless delivery through the USPS within five business days. Shipping is included in purchase price. All gear is mailed, there is no in-person pick-up.

Run or walk any of our Sunrise Tour routes and save your time on your own device. Participants can only submit a 10K time if they have signed up and received an official bib number. Once you submit your time(s), the official Austin’s Coffee House 10K Sunrise Tour Finishers’ Certificate and rooster badge(s) will be emailed.

Official times accepted from 1/11/210 through 4/30/21.

Request finisher’s certificate here.

If you have a general question about the Austin’s Coffee House 10K – Sunrise Tour or if you would like more info about being a tour partner please let us know.

Event Organizer

Austin's Coffee House 10K

Sunrise Tour

Let’s stay connected for the long run.

This spring, join the Statesman Cap10K on a new adventure that combines your interest in exploring new training routes with the love of a delicious cup o’ joe: Austin’s Coffee House 10K Sunrise Tour.

While live races are on hold for now, that’s no reason for our runners to slow down. Through this new training program, we’re inviting you to join us every week to explore custom-designed 10K routes that start and finish at local coffee houses. Reconnect with friends and meet new ones. Join us at the start line of this satisfying new training opportunity.

While physical social distancing is a must, staying close on social media is highly encouraged! Please document your virtual race and post your photos with the tag #Sunrise10KTour.

We’re really excited to see thousands of you training for our annual 10K in this new way and staying connected with the Cap10K community for the long run.

Tour Schedule

Every week a new coffee house and training route will be premiered.
Tour schedule runs from January through March.

How the running tour works

The running tour works exactly the same way as any other type of training run except we’ll be traveling to a new featured location every week. The local routes can be run at any time and in any order.  All you have to do is make a commitment to getting started. Participation in the tour is absolutely free but only bib holders receive coffee perks.

bib number 2021Do I have to purchase a bib number to run the coffee house tour? No. Participation without a bib number is free, however our local coffee houses partners have extended special drink discounts when you show your official bib.

map tourDo I have to run a 10K? No. How far you run, walk or skip is completely up to you and your personal fitness level. Our course maps and street decals mark each mile on the route. If you only want to walk 2-miles, flip a u-turn at mile one and retrace your steps to finish your route.

calendar tourDo I have to run the training routes in sequential order? No. Once each route is published it can be used as a training route at any time.

 

clipboard tourHave more questions, not a problem, follow the link to frequently asked questions.

STEP 1

Order your official coffee house tour bib number.

coffee cupSecure your bib number today and enjoy warm coffee perks this spring. Each coffee house offers a promotional special when you make a purchase and show your official tour bib.

 

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New this spring for the tour is our Refer a Friend program, because it’s so much more fun to train with a sidekick! Receive $2 back for every friend you register*, and $2 off your compadre’s registration. Terms & Conditions

 

tour v-neck shirtCheck out the New women’s V-neck tour shirt in heather purple. Women’s sizing available in V-neck style.

 

shirt tour

Limited edition tour T-shirt, shirt + bib combo and other great roadie options available when ordering.

tour tee heather purple

Heather Purple
Women’s sizes from XS-2X

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Heather Charcoal
Unisex sizes from XS-2X

mail packetAll tour purchases including bib, shirt and mask are mailed by contactless delivery through the USPS within five business days. Shipping is included in purchase price. All gear is mailed, there is no in-person pick-up.

STEP 2

Choose a local coffee house for your next training run.

street sign tourReview coffee house event pages for route maps, directions and online tracking tools. Business address, photos and parking information is also listed.

 

smartphone tourStay up-to-date with current ordering policies by reviewing each coffee house’s event page. Hours of operation, seating and food service options vary by location.  

STEP 3

Share your 10K achievement.

photos tourShare your coffee tour experience, show us where you ran, what you saw or maybe that latte foam mustache — we’d love to see your photos.

 

stopwatch tourRun or walk any of our Sunrise Tour routes and save your time on your own device. Once you’ve got your time logged, request your finisher’s certificate. 

Coffee House Partners

Participation Guidelines

Coffee House Tour

  • This is not a race. There is no official start time and there is no official timing or scoring.
  • Explore responsibly. Social distancing encouraged.
  • There is no participation cost associated with using or following training routes.
  • Grab a map from our box inside the coffee house.
  • Course routes are measured to an approximate 6.2 mile distance.
  • For safety participants should travel on the side of the street and in the direction facing oncoming traffic.
  • Course routes are not sanctioned by the Cap10K.
  • Tracking or timing device is not required but, encouraged.
  • The use of personal safety lights are encouraged.
  • There is no limit to the amount of time to complete the 6.2 mile distance.
  • Submit your finish time for each route and receive a customized finisher’s certificate.
  • Coffee house tour registration ends on 4/3/21.
  • All finisher times must be submitted by 4/30/21 to be counted in results.

Strava Sunrise Tour Club

Join our club

Did you know we have a Strava Sunrise Tour Club, its th perfect app for connecting with local runners.

Tour Checklist

Are you ready to 10K?

  • Order your bib and tour gear.
  • Choose a tracking option.
  • Choose a local coffee house and bring a friend.
  • Run or walk your 10K.
  • Record your tour time.
  • Snap a photo of your achievement and share with Cap10K.
  • Log your virtual race time and claim finisher’s certificate.
  • Repeat! There’s more coffee house routes to explore.