Travis County Expo Center
7311 Decker, Austin, 512/854-4900
Hours: Varies with events.
Annual home of the Star of Texas Rodeo every spring. Also home to Austin's Ice Bats, professional hockey team.
This unique mile-long course is built entirely of kid-friendly, colorful, inflatable obstacles to duck under, bounce off, climb through, and slide down, which racers can run three times, for a total of 5K. There's also live music, food trucks, carnival games, face-painting, magic shows, and a costume contest. The event benefits Just Care More. Sat., Sept. 22, 8am. $10 for adults; free for youth under 12.