Historic Run Crew

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1901 S. Alamo 
San Antonio, TX 78204



Monday - Friday, 7:45am - 4:30pm


Join the historic run crew!

Preservation Month Virtual Historic Run Crew

When: May 2020

Where: Virtual!

Each Monday, we'll release a new challenge here. Get moving with our Historic Run Crew. This month, go for a few runs and open your eyes to the historic fabric of San Antonio Around you. Each week we’ll post a new challenge with 3 goals. Do one, do them all, and share with the community using #historicruncrew and #presmonth. Post your photos and post your routes! 

 Challenge Week 1

  • Run through a historic district! Look up a map of all 31 here.  
  • Find a Tudor revival style home. There are some key characteristics listed here, on page 100
  • Find a home with a chimney on the front façade. Example here.  

 Challenge Week 2

  • Run through a historic district! Look up a map of all 31 here.   
  • Find a Craftsman style home. There are some key characteristics listed here, on page 110. 
  • Find a home with tapered porch columns. Example here 

 Challenge Week 3

  • Run by an individual landmark! Look up a map of all 10,000+ here.   
  • Find a Folk Victorian style home. There are some key characteristics listed here, on page 86. 
  • Find a home with decorative gable with shingles. Example here.

 Challenge Week 4 

  • Run through TWO historic districts. Find those that are adjacent on our map, here.   
  • Find a transom window. Look at an example here.
  • Spot exposed rafter tails on a Craftsman style home. There are examples here, on page 110.

NEXT meet-up

June 25, 2020, at 7 pm [tentative]

Location: La Tuna Icehouse

The event is free and open to all. No pre-registration or RSVP required.

Historic Run Crew is a social run that typically meets the last Thursday of every month, unless otherwise specified. We travel around the city to visit our great historic districts!

Need a place to run? Want to explore more of San Antonio? Join us for this social run series where we visit San Antonio’s historic neighborhoods. Come to hear about the history of these areas, stay for the socializing and drink specials, and leave with a great workout! We partner with Fleet Feet, a local running shoe store, who help us make sure you are running comfortably. Runs are typically on the last Thursday of the month at 6 PM (or 7 PM in the summers!). Suggested routes offered are 2-3 miles and 5 miles.

No cost and no need to register (exceptions for our special holiday editions).

Check Facebook for the locations of remaining series events, or sign up for the OHP email list to learn about details as they are confirmed!


We have explored many of the city's locally designated historic districts. Is there a district or historic neighborhood that you're interested in exploring? Is there a beloved legacy business or restaurant great for a meet-up spot? Let us know! E-mail lauren@SApreservation.com.

past series

This social run through our historic districts is in place of our previous SApreservation 5k series and our Go! Historic Tours. Follow the links below to see photos from past 5K events.