Texas 4000 is excited to welcome Scott Crews to our staff! Please see below for a letter from our new Executive Director.   It is my honor to write to you as the new Executive Director of the Texas 4000. Having lived in Austin for more than 11 years working for nonprofits, I’ve been keenly aware […]

We are thrilled to be part of the Austin Marathon’s #AustinGivesMiles program again in 2017! Last year, we raised $30,000 and we look forward to breaking that record this year with your help. Chikage Windler, CBS Austin Chief Meteorologist, will be the official Austin Gives Miles Charity Chaser for the 2017 Austin Marathon® presented by […]

On December 6th, five of the Texas 4000 members volunteered at the Whoville party! It was a great event filled with bunch of fun stuff for kids to do. There was a face painting station, hair station where kids could get crazy hair styles done, and also another hair station where kids were able to […]

Tina Beigelbeck, 2013 Ozarks Ride Director, lost her father when she was 16 years old. When she came to UT and learned about Texas 4000, she knew this was something she had to do. “In many ways, I was still trying to put my life back together. Dad would’ve jumped at the opportunity to ride from […]

Being from Austin, the Trail of Lights is a staple to my holiday experience. However, I have always approached it from an enjoyment standpoint and have never volunteered for it. Volunteering was a completely different experience and one that I greatly enjoyed. I volunteered at the start line of the race with some of my […]

‘Tis the season! My teammates and I had an opportunity to volunteer at Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC) of Central Texas annual Lights of Love event. The past four years I had participated in the event, but this year was able to participate in a new role as a volunteer with my Texas 4000 teammates. […]

Texas 4000 is proud to announce that we have been selected as a returning charity for the 2017 Austin Marathon & Half Marathon’s Austin Gives Miles charity program. In 2016, 43 Texas 4000 team runners raised over $19,000 while training for the race and their fundraising was matched with a $10,000 grant from The Moody […]

I sat around in a circle with my teammates, laughing so hard my stomach hurt. We’d been stuffing bags, handing out packets, and drinking kombucha at the Shiner Beer Run volunteer event for about two hours. We’d played games, talked about the previous weekend at training camp, and just had a really good time overall. […]

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Events Coordinator position. If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to info@texas4000.org. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. View a full description of the Events Coordinator position by clicking here.

Stretching out from the road lies huge farms with fields bordered by cattle fences. Large trees line the roadside and catch the fading light in their leaves as the sun dips towards the horizon. It’s about 80 degrees outside two days before Halloween. A weirdly warm day for this time it seems. My teammates and I […]