The 2017 Austin Marathon on Feb. 19 funneled an estimated $34.4 million into the local economy during race weekend.
That is an increase of $8.7 million from last year’s event, according to a study by faculty at the Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward’s University.
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The marathon started in 1991 and has since grown into one of the city’s premier athletic events, with weekend warriors taking to the 26.2-mile course…
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