Texasman Triathlon

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Johnson Branch Unit 100 PW 4153 Valley View, TX 76272-741 (exit 483 from I35 North) (940) 637-2294

GIDDY UP! Texasman Triathlon is located at the Johnson Branch State Park offering a Sprint, Olympic and X-50 beach swim start. The bike ride features some “Texas hills.” (If you’re not from Texas, a Texas hill is just that… a hill… which breaks up the flat terrain of the area). The run is mostly tree lined through a state park.

Texasman Sprint Distance:
Swim - 500 yard open water
Bike - 16.5 miles
Run - 3.1 miles

Texasman Olympic Distance:
Swim - 1 mile open water
Bike - 24.1 miles
Run - 6.2 miles 

Texasman X-50 Distance:
Please note the X-50 course has a cut off time of 1:30pm. If you are unable to meet the cut off, please choose the Sprint or Olympic distance.
Swim - 1 mile open water
Bike - 40 miles
Run - 9 miles

There will be one relay team option for the Sprint, Olympic and X-50 distances. Relay teams consist of 3 participants (either all male, all female or co-ed). Awards are one deep per category for each distance.  

There will be Aqua-bike division for the X-50 distance. Awards are one deep for female, male and co-ed for each division. 

Race features:
Open to women and men who are at least 13 years of age
Sand beach start to an open-water swim
Typically wet-suit legal (Water temps average 71-74 degrees- you will be advised race morning by the officials if wet-suit legal) 
Post race food and awards ceremony

In 2020 Texasman Triathlon celebrates 20 years! TexasMan continues the reputation of “Energy, FUN, and Organized.” If you are not one of the more than 3,000+ athletes from around the country who have experienced TexasMan Weekend, we welcome you to join us! If you are a TexasMan veteran, we can’t wait to see you at the start line!
TexasMan, A Texas Triathlon Tradition.

What you get (race swag)

All registered participants will receive custom Texasman swag! All Finishers will receive a custom finisher's medal and post party brunch. 

Packet Pickup


DAR Triathlons are USAT sanctioned events and conducted in accordance with USA Triathlon rules.
1. Photo ID is required.
2. Adult competitors MUST pick up their own packet! You cannot pick up for someone else or
    send someone to get your packet.
               a. Each adult member of a relay team must pick up their own packet.
               b. With proper identification, an adult can pick up for a minor.
3. Each competitor must be a current member of USAT or purchase a one-day USAT permit during the registration process.
4. Preregister on your own device before arriving at Packet Pickup.
5. No event transfers or deferrals at Packet Pickup
5. No Race Day Packet Pickup unless:
               a.  Athlete lives more than 20 miles from the nearest packet pickup location.
               b.  Athlete has an email permission/confirmation from info@dallasathletesracing.com.
6. Race day online registration and Packet Pickup close 30 minutes before race start.

Dallas Athletes Racing has a no refund or transfer policy. 

Swim Wave

Swim waves will be announced the week of the race. 
When you pick up your packet, you will receive a swim cap that is assigned to your swim start wave. You must wear your swim cap during the swim portion of the event.
Given the time of year, Texasman is traditionally wet-suit legal. Please note, the race officials will announce race morning if the event is or is not wet-suit legal. Bring your wet-suit with you to transition and await the final determination. For the latest water temperature, access https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/fish/action/reptform1.php?browse=Go&water=Fresh  and scroll to down to Ray Roberts Lake. 


Texasman Transition Map

Transition will be open at 5:45 a.m. and will close at 6:45 a.m. Please have your helmet available for inspection. Body marking will be available at the transition entrance.
Save time entering transition race morning by having a friend body mark you before you arrive to transition to avoid waiting in line! Using a black, thick sharpie, have a friend write your race number vertically, (sized 2 inches minimum per number) on your outer left arm and outer left calf. Be sure the skin is clean and is  free of lotion or sunscreen prior to labeling.  


The awards will be three deep per age group along with Athena and Clydesdale (39 and under, 40+).
One award deep for overall female & male, overall masters female & male and overall grand masters female & male.

Age Divisions:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 -69, 70-74, and 75 & over

Masters Division (one award deep for each below):
Male – 40-59
Female – 40-54
Grand Masters:
Male – 60 and over
Female – 55 and over

Athena/Clydesdale Division:
For each distance (Sprint, Olympic, X50), there will be awards for both Athena and Clydesdale categories, three awards deep for male 39 and under, male 40+, female 39 and under and female 40+.

There will be Aqua-bike division for the X-50 distance. Awards are one deep for the overall female and male winner.

There will be a relay option for Sprint, Olympic and X-50 distances. Awards are one deep for overall Relay teams in each distance. Relays must consists of three individuals minimum. A team of two is not permitted.  Awards are based on gun time for open water swim events, chip time for running events and pool swim triathlon events.  

You or a designated person must be present to pick up your award. Awards are not available for pick up or mailing post event. 

Race Contact Info

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Johnson Branch Unit 100 PW 4153 Valley View, TX 76272-741 (exit 483 from I35 North) (940) 637-2294


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