San Antonio 5K Running Tour


This is an active way to see and learn about San Antonio. The tour meets, begins, and finishes in front of the Alamo. From the Alamo, you run to 15 different stops talking about the historic landmarks of downtown San Antonio, stopping at each for a brief 2-3 minute story of that location. Runners of all abilities are welcome and encouraged to join the tour. The stops along the tour include The Menger Hotel, Torch of Friendship, Palacio del Rio, Convention Center, Hemisfair Park and the Tower of the Americas, La Vallita, Arneson River Theatre, County Court House, El Mercado, Spanish Governor's Palace, City Hall, San Fernando Cathedral, The River, Southwest School of Art, Tobin Center, Buckhorn Saloon, and Emily Morgan Hotel. Water is provided during the tour and pictures are taken throughout. At the end of the run, each runner is given a t-shirt and access to the photos from that tour. This is the original active way to see San Antonio. Bring your running shoes! Please specify your requested t-shirt sizes in the special requirements field at the time of checkout.

Tour info

1 hour 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Join in on a unique, fun, and active way to take in the sites and sounds of San Antonio. This is a 5K course through the heart of San Antonio that takes place every Saturday and Sunday morning. Participants will pass by many of the key sites that the Downtown/Riverwalk area has to offer. There are 15 stops filled with history and trivia about the Alamo City.

What’s included?

  • Bottled water

  • Local guide

  • Dry Fit Shirt

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 1h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Looking for a unique, active way to see San Antonio? You have found the right place! River City Run is a 5K course through the heart of San Antonio. See our website for scheduled tours and contact us via email/phone for private tour opportunities. There are 15 stops with 18 landmarks to observe and learn about through entertaining history and trivia compiled by your tour guides. We look forward to meeting and running with you soon!

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