Texasman Triathlon

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Place

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

Description

GIDDY UP! Texasman Triathlon is located at the Johnson Branch State Park offering a Sprint, Olympic, X-50 , Aquabike, and NEW SPRINT DUATHLON. 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.

RECOMMENDATION: Roads are "chip seal". Lower your tire pressure at least 5 pounds for an easier, flat-free ride.

Distances:
Texasman Sprint Distance:
Swim - 500-yard open water
Bike - 17.5 miles
Run - 3.1 miles

Texasman Olympic Distance:
Swim - 1-mile open water
Bike - 22 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 - Check race map, course has been modified for new transition.

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

SPRINT DUATHLON: 
3.1 Mile Run
17.5 Mile Bike
3.1 Mile Run 

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 2023 Texasman Triathlon celebrates 21 years! TexasMan continues the reputation of “Energy, FUN, and Organized.” If you are not one of the more than 10,000 athletes from around the country who have experienced TexasMan Weekend, we welcome you to join us! If you are a TexasMan veteran or this is your first time, we can’t wait to welcome you at the start line!

WEATHER POLICY

In the event of inclement weather, the start time of this event may be delayed by up to 1 hour. Past this time, the even course may be shortened or altered to protect the participants.

If conditions turn unsafe, the event may be cancelled. Event changes and cancellations are at the discretion of the Race Director. 

We always strive to produce a full and safe sporting event, but sometimes the weather conditions can affect those plans. 

Considerable amount goes into planning a sporting event and we do so with the best intentions. Unfortunately, no one can control the weather and race directors are not the exceptions.

Our goal is to always produce a full event as scheduled and only modify these plans due to safety concerns some of which can be caused by weather conditions. 

Thank you for your understanding of these policies and we appreciate your participation.

 

What you get (race swag)

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

Packet Pickup

2-6pm  Wednesday May 1, 2024
TBD

2-6pm Thursday May 2, 2024
Bear Creek Running Co.
121 Rufe Snow Dr
Unit 103
Keller, TX 76248

12-4pm Saturday May 4 , 2024
Bike Mart

1451 W Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX  75080

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 30 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


2022 Swim Waves
When you pick up your packet, you will receive a swim cap assigning your 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 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 Venue Overview

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.  

Texasman Swim Map

This is an open water swim. The Texasman Sprint swim distance is 500 yards. The Texasman Olympic and X-50 swim distance is 1 mile.
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 wetsuit 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. 

The X-50 and Olympic races are two-loop courses.  Upon completion of the first loop, exit the water and run along the beach (approximately 100 yds.) cross the check mat then reenter the water at the start point. 

 

 

Texasman Sprint/ Duathlon Bike Map

The Texasman Sprint Bike distance is 17.5 miles.

Texasman Sprint Run Map

The Texasman Sprint Run distance is 3.1 miles.

Texasman Duathlon Run 1

Duathlon participants start on the beach and proceed to the Run - 1 course finishing in Transition. Upon completion of the bike course proceed to Run - 2 ending at the finish line and post party.

Duathlon Run 2

Texasman Olympic Bike Map

The Texasman Olympic bike distance is 22 miles. 

Texasman Olympic Run Map

The Texasman Olympic Run distance is 6.2 miles.

Texasman X-50 Bike Map

The Texasman X-50 Bike distance is 40 miles. 

Texasman X-50 Run Map

The Texasman X-50 Run distance is 9 miles. 

Awards

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+.

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

Sprint  Duathlon
There will be a Duathlon option for Sprint.  Awards are three deep for Male and Female. 

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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Official Bike Support

Velofix

Robert Morales | Franchise Owner
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Named Top US Velofix Franchise Partner 2017
North America's Largest Fleet of Mobile Bike Shops
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DAR General Race Guide for Triathlons

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Sponsors

Official Running Store Sponsor of Dallas Athletes Racing
Bear Creek Running Company
121 Rufe Snow Dr
Unit 103
Keller, TX  76248

 

Texasman Penalties

These are the Head Referee's Report for the penalities from today's Texasman Triathlon.

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PDF

Directions

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

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