Events

The epic Austin Gorilla Run is on January 28th, 2017 starting at 9am. Race day includes various fun filled events such as a costume contest prior to the race and an after party with music.  In addition to the race day extravaganza there are many other fun events to promote the race, raise money for the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund, and make merry with other gorilla supporters!

Packet Pickups:

When will I get my costume?
(1) Come Claim Your Fur (Gorilla or Banana Suit & Race Packet) at any of the following pickup locations:

  • 2017 PACKET PICK UP SCHEDULE TO BE DETERMINED
  • Race Day Saturday, January 28th – Visit the Registration area from 7-8:30am at Camp Mabry

Can’t make it to one of the scheduled packet pick ups? No problem. Friends or family members may pick up your gorilla suit.

Gorilla Gatherings:

PINT NIGHTS
Visit us at any of the following Silverback Pint Nights to sip a Silverback Pale Ale, save a gorilla & keep the pint glass!
  • 2017 PINT NIGHT SCHEDULE TO BE DETERMINED

5th ANNUAL GORILLA PUB CRAWL 

Gorilla Pub Crawl

Join us for the annual Gorilla Pub Crawl! 2017 DATE TO BE DETERMINED

SILVERBACK PALE ALE BEER LAUNCH

On Saturday, December 3rd 2016, Thirsty Planet Brewery will tap their first keg of this year’s batch of Silverback Pale Ale. This beer is made specifically for the Austin Gorilla Run with a portion of all proceeds going to the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund (MGCF).

Join us at the brewery for beer tastings, a brewery tour, and register for the Austin Gorilla Run!  Tours open 11-3. Click here for more information on the brewery & location.

** Wearing your Gorilla costume guarantees you a cheer on arrival! **

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