Yoga.Kayak.Bike.Run with the Authors



Every year, we like to give the authors an opportunity to see everything Austin has to offer, including Lady Bird Lake, the Hike & Bike Trail, and the Capitol grounds and downtown before the crowds arrive. We also want to invite you, Texas readers, to be a part of this experience. Practice yoga on the Capitol lawn with Modo Yogo, get in a kayak courtesy of Congress Avenue Kayaks, bike through early morning downtown, or run the beautiful hike & bike trail around Lady Bird Lake. Each activity is free, but with limited space.  See you at the Festival!modo

Contact the TBF office with any questions, 512-477-4055 or

Yoga or Kayak with the Authors

Take advantage off this hour to charge up for the big day and enjoy Austin’s beautiful outdoors!

Saturday, November 5
8-9 AM
Yoga – Capitol lawn entrance, 11th Street and Congress, 78701
(Class led by Modo Yoga instructors, limited mats available to borrow)
Kayak – Congress Kayaks, 74 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701kayak logo
(Kayaks provided by Congress Kayaks)


Bike or Run

Start your Sunday with a swift tour of Austin by bike or fleet foot.

Sunday, November 6
9-10 AM
Bike – B-Cycle stand at 11th Street and Congress
(bring your own bike, or rent a discounted B-Cycle)
Run – Southwest corner of Congress Avenue and Caesar ChavezAustinBCycleLogo-Color
(approximately 3 miles, at a conversation pace)

Sign up for these events is now closed. You may still show up for yoga and the run, but the kayak and bike sign up has reached capacity. Thank you!