Items seized from RunTex this month are set to be auctioned off by the Travis County Tax Assessor/Collector’s office next week in an attempt to collect thousands of dollars in back taxes that the company reportedly owes.
Precinct 5 deputy constables shut down the Central Austin RunTex location April 4 after its landlord, Austinite David Dunlap, obtained a $150,000 judgment against the retailer for unpaid rent. But Travis County says it, too, is owed money and subsequently took control of the merchandise.
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On the auction block
A look at some of the items seized from RunTex that will be auctioned off on May 7:
- Brooks, Saucony, Mizuno, Nike, K-Swiss, New Balance and Sketchers running shoes
- Athletic apparel
- Memorabilia signed by former President George W. Bush and Lance Armstrong
- Espresso machine
- Sports supplements