Best Water Boys


The RunTex folks aim to satisfy all your fitness needs, right down to the last drop. Sweaty hoofers on the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail can help themselves to free cold water and sports drinks from the dozens of 10-gallon barrels that RunTex provides at two locations. There's the familiar flatbed truck stand on the north end of the MoPac pedestrian bridge, and there's the smaller setup on the south shore next to the South First bridge. Both thirst-quenching stations foster a communal spirit among trail users, acting as a sort of outdoor equivalent of the office cooler.

2201 Lake Austin Blvd., 512/477-9464
422 W. Riverside, 512/472-3254

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