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Courses subject to change depending on lake/weather conditions.

Tex’s darn challenge

​Friday, 10/20/23 — Inks Lake
~ 3.2 (5k) Weekend Warrior

CAMP LONGHORN, Inks Lake. Built upon 75 years of tradition, enthusiasm, happiness, fun and friendship Robby Robertson and the Robertson family offer us their genuine camp hospitality. Help us pay tribute to Camp founder and long-time friend, Tex Robertson, in honor of whom our race is named and our swims are swum!  We appreciate the event support from our good friends, the Robertsons.

Early check-in near the boat docks (near Tex’s house).


Saturday, 10/21/23 — Lake LBJ
~ 2.2 mi (3.2k) Weekend Warrior
~ 1.2 mi (2k) “Short Loop

VALENTINE LAKESIDE in Kingsland is our start-site. Fun-loving Valentine hosts, Pat & Susan, offer swim rates for their apartment units (w/ kitchens) & also offer RV hookups. The Valentine is the start site for Friday’s swim, and just “down the road a bit” (15-20 min.) from Sat. & Sun. swims.
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For LBJ accommodations info call:
Pat Muller & Susan Patten

305 Buena Vista Dr, Marble Falls, TX 78654


Sunday, 10/22/23 — Lake Marble Falls
~ 3.4 (5.5k) Weekend Warrior

Finish the weekend with a challenging swim under the Hwy. 281 Bridge, around the bend and through the 150-or-so million year old canyon. Passing towering cliff sides to the to the buoys placed before Starke Dam . . . and then back to the park. Swimmers and paddlers will check-in and enter at Lakeside Park beach/ramp area.

*Courses subject to change dependent upon changing conditions.