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The 2011 Schlotzsky's Bun Run T-shirt! - Win $1000!!

Schlotzsky's needed a new t-shirt design and created a contest on 99designs.

2 winners were selected from 50 designs submitted by 15 freelance designers.


One of the designers who made it happen

Winner - lourdmarvin
He gave me lots of different design to go off of and made it easy to make changes. His design was simple but createtive Im very happy with him and would recommend to anybody looking for a great logo
- Herculease

How Schlotzsky's started their t-shirt journey

Company name

Schlotzsky's Bun Run -


For 29 years, Schlotzsky's has sponsored the annual Bun Run 5K race in Austin, TX. We are the longest-running 5K race in the city and our long-sleeved shirts have become very popular among runners in town. The race benefits the Austin Young Men's Business League Sunshine Camps, a program for at-risk and disadvantaged youth in the Austin area.

Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach

We're a fun, unique and quirky company and the Bun Run is a fun, relaxed race that includes everyone from competitive runners to the casual jogger to family walkers. We even have quite a few four-legged pals participate each year! We want a cool-looking, unique T-shirt that folks will enjoy wearing and will keep for years to come as collector's items.


Designs should be no larger than 12" x 12" and include the race title, “Schlotzsky’s Bun Run 2011.” Must incorporate the Schlotzsky's logo and the Bobby Bun logo and must be on the front of the shirt only. The Schlotzsky’s logo may not be manipulated in any way. Use of color or other added design elements to the Bobby Bun logo is accepted.

Designs must be submitted by March 24, 2011 thru 99designs or to Representatives from Schlotzsky's will select five (5) finalists from all designs submitted based on the following criteria: (a) the originality and creativity of design, (b) the quality of the artwork; and (c) the degree to which the design best exemplifies the Schlotzsky’s Brand and spirit of the Bun Run.

The five (5) finalists will have their designs posted on Sponsor’s website at and on the Official Schlotzsky’s Facebook page. The public will vote on the designs starting 8:00 a.m. on March 28, 2011 and ending on 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2011 (“Voting Period”). The Grand Prize winner will be the person who gets the most votes during the Voting Period.

The Grand Prize winner will receive a check in the amount of $1,000 and will have his/her design reproduced on the 2011 Schlotzsky’s Bun Run T-shirts. Other logos may be included and located at Sponsor’s discretion. The other four (4) finalists will each receive a check in the amount of $100.

If a selected as a finalist or chosen as the winner by public vote, Schlotzsky's will pay finalists/winner directly.

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