Austin Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K
February 16, 2020
Official Charity Partner

Austin Marathon 2020

VELA has a unique opportunity to share our mission with over 20,000 people and to double our impact as an Official Charity partner of the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, 5K and Half. We need your help!  Sign up now to volunteer to give high fives, run the 5k, half or marathon on VELA's team or donate. Your participation provides parents of children with special needs the support they need through courses, wraparound services and support groups. We can't wait to see you on February 16th, 2020! P.S You don't have to run to participate!


We need 50 outgoing individuals to pass out water and cheer on runners at VELA's  Aid Station at Mile Marker 15. Group opportunities available! All volunteers are required to complete the registration form. To register, please click here.

  1. Once on the page, click on the blue "AGM - Aid Station - Mile 15 - VELA".
  2. A window will open, click “sign up”. 
  3. Enter your contact information and waiver to complete sign up.


VELA will raise $15,000 through the Austin Marathon. Every dollar raised will support our programming for families of children with disabilities- including funding three Play for All Abilities days for hundreds of families in our community. Make a donation here! 

Run on VELA's Team

Are you running the 5k, half or marathon?  Register here and select "VELA Charity Team". This will have you join our team and prompt you to create a fundraising page for VELA. You don't have to fundraise to be on our team, but it is greatly appreciated as we move closer to our goal of raising $15,000 for VELA!