Many Thanks to our 2017 Start Site Partners!

Stage 1 | Stage 2 | Stage 3 | Stage 4 | Stage 5

Stage 1 / BUCHANAN BUSTER
LAKE BUCHANAN • 4.0 mi
Wednesday, 10/25/17

Race Begins: 9 a.m. at Willow Point Resort

The Willow Point Resort is located at 427 Ellison Dr. (Buchanan Dam, TX 78609) which is on Hwy 261 just North of Hwy 29. Map & Directions.

Gwen & Bryan Carpenter are excellent hosts. Their site offers individual waterfront cabins with kitchenettes. A serene setting and wonderful way to wake up — right at the race site! This site is only minutes away from the 2nd day's swim at Inks lake and also somewhat convenient to Lake LBJ swim at Kingsland.

Willow Point — 512-793-5000


Many thanks to our partners, Bryan & Gwen,
for their enthusiasm & event support.
We appreciate the safety boat support from
Cliff Compton at Splash Boat Rentals:
A great place to stay for the Highland Lakes Challenge.
Quite convenient to Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday start sites.
Gwen & Bryan: 512-793-5000
For all your boating and water toy needs.
Splash Rentals serves the Highland Lakes with waterfront
delivery to your door on LBJ, Buchanan, Inks, & Marble Falls!
Cliff: 325-388-5000


Stage 2 / TEX'S DARN CHALLENGE — 1 Camp Longhorn Rd. Burnet, TX 78611
INKS LAKE • 3.0-3.2 mi
Thursday, 10/26/17

Race Begins: 9 a.m. at Camp Longhorn. Meet over by the main house.

Camp Longhorn is located off Hwy 29 and CR 301. Go east to Camp Longhorn Road. Follow to end. Call Sandy if lost at camp! GPS: Camp Longhorn Rd, Buchanan Dam, TX.

Built upon almost 75 years of tradition, enthusiasm, happiness, fun and friendship the Robertson family offers us a piece of this experience with 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 Robertson family, at:


Stage 3 / LBJ LOOP — 151 Melodie Lane, Kingsland, Texas 78639
LAKE LBJ • 2 - 2.2 mi
Friday, 10/27/17

Race Begins: 9 a.m. just in front of the Longhorn Resort in Kingsland. Our hosts have offered their site for parking and socializing.

Hope you'll consider lodging a night or two at the Longhorn Resort. This location is the start and finish site for Friday's swim and only a 12 minute, or so, drive to Saturday's Lake Marble Falls swim. Please consider swimming and then spending a night or two at the Longhorn Resort. Their rooms include kitchenettes as well.

Longhorn Resort — 325-388-4343


Our Lake LBJ race-site partners:
Remember, each participant gets a coupon for a piece of pie
from the famous Blue Bonnet Cafe

A Marble Falls tradition since 1929
Convenient to Friday & Saturday start sites.
Contact host for rates & reservations:
Tony Beseda
325-388-4343

As always, hope you'll join the group for
lunch at the Blue Bonnet Cafe after the race.


Stage 4 / SWIM THE CANYON — Lakeside Park on Beuna Vista, Marble Falls, TX 78654
LAKE MARBLE FALLS • 3.0 - 3.5 mi
Saturday, 10/28/17

Race Begins: 9 a.m. from the boat ramp area at Marble Falls Lakeside Park. The park is just past the River City Grille which is located across the road from the Blue Bonnet Cafe, in Marble Falls. Map to River City Grille.

Join us post-event for lunch at River City Grille. Reminisce the swim from the balcony overlooking the course.



Stage 5 / The Home Stretch — 1001 Coventry Rd. Spicewood, TX 78669
LAKE TRAVIS • 3.0 - 3.5 mi
Sunday, 10/29/17

Race Begins: 9 a.m. Windermere Oaks / Spicewood, TX. Please park in Center Cove 1 and Center Cove 2, or on Coventry Rd. above the house, and take care not to block any driveways.