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Water Works 5K 2019

  • Water Works Park and Denton Natatorium 2400 Long Road Denton, TX, 76207 United States (map)

Bring your friends and family out to Denton Water Works for some fun in the sun after crossing the finish line in the water park. Athletes will have full access to a private party in the water park, carnival games, and sand volleyball all day! If spectators, friends, family want to join their athlete for the private party, it will be $6 (doesn’t matter their age). Meal Deals can be purchased for $5 and include chips, a drink, and a choice of a mini pizza, hot dog, or hamburger.

** Spectators that do not wish to take part in the after party will be allowed in the water park and will be given a non-swim band.


Water Works Park and Denton Natatorium

2400 Long Rd.

Denton, TX 76207


7:45AM 5K Starts


Click Here for Run Map

Course Notes:

The course officially closes at 11am for all participants.


Registered on or before March 1, 2019

5K Run $20

Youth (14 and under) 5K Run $20

March 2, 2019 - June 9, 2019

5K Run $25

Youth (14 and under) 5K Run $20

After June 10, 2019

5K Run $35

Youth (14 and under) 5K Run $25

Eligibility - The minimum age to participate is 6. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. For younger participants, please contact

Additional Purchases

  • Private Water Park Party - $6 (Friends and Family - athlete's ticket is included with their race registration)
  • Meal Deal - $5 (Chips, a drink, and a choice of a mini pizza, hot dog, or hamburger)
  • Water Works Annual Passes: Individual $65 for City of Denton Residents, $70 for non-residents

**After party passes will be available for pick up at the Denton packet pick up on Saturday and race day.

Packet Pick Up & Late Registration

Bib #'s - you will keep your same number. If you have lost your numbers or they got wet/ruined, you can pick them up at any packet pick up including race morning (this will be hectic on race day, so please plan accordingly)

THURSDAY, JUNE 13TH FROM 12:00PM-3:00PM Playtri Colleyville

THURSDAY, JUNE 13TH 4:00PM-7:00PM Playtri The Colony/Plano

FRIDAY, JUNE 14TH 4:00PM-7:00PM Playtri Dallas

SATURDAY, JUNE 15TH FROM 12:00PM-4:00PM Race Site: Denton Natatorium

Race morning pick up is available from 6:00 - 6:30am for an additional $10.


Free Pre Race Clinic

During the listed packet pick ups for Playtri Dallas, Playtri Fort-Worth, Playtri Colleyville and Playtri The Colony will be putting on a race clinic at at 6pm. We will go over what to expect on race day, how to set up your transition and open it up for general questions anyone has.



Train for the 5K distance with the Couch to 5K Training Plan:

The Eight Week Training Plan Download here

The Four Week Training Plan DOWNLOAD HERE



  • Top Overall, Masters, and Grand Masters.
  • Age Group / Weight Class awards will be 3 deep for both Male and Female.
  • Relay Team awards will be for top 3 overall relays.


Tech Tee, XL Finisher Medal

Click here for 2018 shirt

[Course Map][8]


Every participant must show photo ID and proof either of USAT annual membership, or purchase of USAT one day pass. If one of these is not provided at packet pickup, the participant will be required to purchase a one day pass or an annual membership in order to pick up his or her packet, regardless of whether or not he or she already has a membership. ($15 for adult one day, $50 for annual membership, and $10 for youth annual membership). Please click here for the Most Commonly Violated USAT rules.


All Relay team participants must check in at packet pickup individually and pick up their race number (though team members do not all have to come at the same time). All team members must have their own USAT membership (whether annual or one day).

Refund Policy

No Refunds or Transfers allowed.

Group Training Program

Do you want to finish your first triathlon or do you want to improve from last year? Join our group training program for the Water Works Triathlon and see proven results. For more information group training programs click here.


2018 Results

2017 results

2016 results

Race Updates and Reminders

All last-minute updates and reminders will be posted on the Playtri Facebook Page. Like us so you get all the up-to-date information!


Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.


Average temperature on race day: low 50 - high 80.

For safety reasons, Playtri Racing reserves the right to modify or cancel a race due to severe weather conditions. When severe weather is present, all precautions will be made to ensure the safety of the athletes.

Chip Timing

This is a chip timed event. Each participant will be required to wear a timing chip in order to be counted in the results. Timing chips are assigned to participants according to bib number. Please pick up your timing chip the morning of the race at the chip timing station beginning an hour before race start. Awards are based on chip times.


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Race Contact

If you have any questions or need any additional information, email us at or call us at (214) 697-6922.


By Registering for this event, AAZ Event Productions, has consent to all Race photography and videos from the event to use in any advertising, marketing & promotional materials