In 1979, the Austin Runners Club organized a race on the roads around Decker Lake in east Austin. The Decker Challenge was born!
Today, the Decker Challenge Half Marathon is one of the longest running races in Austin. On December 9, 2018, we'll be celebrating our 40th annual event! All finishers receive
a long sleeve technical fabric t-shirt, free post-race photos, post-race beer, and a highly-coveted Decker Challenge finisher's medal.
The Decker Challenge is the third race of five races in the Austin Distance Challenge. Net proceeds from the Distance Challenge will benefit The Trail Foundation. The 40th Annual Decker Challenge Half Marathon is presented by Rogue Running.