2017 Race Calendar

Saturday, February 25, 2017

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Safari Seminar

No admission charge.

Municipal Golf Course, Luling, Texas
Edgar B. Davis South Side Park, 1000 S. Magnolia, Luling, TX

Saturday, May 6, 2017

9 a.m. Start

Texas River Marathon

Online registration only except for race day. Team Captain is required.
http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2146258

35-mile race from River Haven RV Resort to the Pump House Restaurant. This is the preliminary race used to determine starting positions/line up for Texas Water Safari. It is not mandatory to race this race in order to race the Texas Water safari. Cut-off deadline for reaching Hwy 477 Nursery Bridge is 1:30 p.m. (Changes to this cut-off will be announced at race briefing).T-shirts to all teams and one team captain per team if entered on or before April 7.

Entry Fee: $35 (through April 7), $45 (through April 21), $60 (race day) per paddler. No entry fee for team captains.

River Haven RV Resort, Cuero, Texas

Friday, May 26, 2017

Texas Water Safari Registration Deadline

Online registration only.
http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2146254

Entry Fee: $125 (through April 7), $150 (through May 5), $200 (through May 26) per paddler. No entry fee for team captains.

Friday, June 9, 2017

12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Texas Water Safari Check-In

Boats and equipment lists will be checked. Required meeting at 4 p.m. for entrants & captains to review rules/questions.

San Marcos, Meadows Center

Saturday, June 10, 2017

9 a.m. Start

Start of the 55th Annual Texas Water Safari

Entrants should be at their boats ready to enter the water by 8 a.m.
DO NOT ENTER THE LAKE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD THAT IT’S OK TO DO SO. THE TWS HAS SPECIAL PERMISSION FROM TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TO START THE RACE ON SPRING LAKE AND MUST FOLLOW STRICT RULES.

The Safari has been postponed only five times in 54 years, but in the event of a severe flood, the race will be held on July 1st. Check-in will be Friday, June 30th.

San Marcos, Meadows Center

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

12 p.m.

Awards Banquet

Free banquet for all teams (and two captains per team). Tickets for extra banquet meals can be purchased at the banquet.

Seadrift, Texas

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

1 p.m.

Texas Water Safari Deadline

100 hour deadline for reaching the finish line.

Seadrift, Texas

Saturday, September 16, 2017

9 a.m. Start

Jr. Texas Water Safari

Shorter version of the Texas Water Safari with same age requirements as the Texas Water Safari. Race Day Registration only.

16 miles from San Marcos City Park to Staples Hwy 1977 bridge. Entry fee $25 per paddler (race day registration only) Registration begins at 8 a.m. at San Marcos City Park. Cut-off deadline for reaching Hwy 1979 Martindale Bridge is 12 noon. Food and drinks will be provided at the finish.

San Marcos, City Park

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