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Pump House
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  The White Rock Pump Station, built in 1911 and renovated in the late 1980s, began dispensing chlorinated water to the residents of Dallas in 1913. In 1929 the lake ceased to be used as a water supply (except for a few years during the drought of the 1950s). The building, located at 2900 White Rock Road, is presently in use as the Water...

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Winfrey Point
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  Offering panoramic views of the entire lake (as well as downtown Dallas, six miles distant), Winfrey Point is named for R. L. (Dick) Winfrey, who served as Dallas Police Commissioner during the second decade of this century. The attractive recreation building that sits atop this hill was designed by Paul E. Pressler and in 1941 Civilian Conservation Corps recruits began constructing it. After the CCC...

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Course Maps
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Ah, course maps. You love them, right? Below you’ll find links to the Half Marathon & 5K courses!   DRC Half Marathon Certified Course   DRC 5K Certified Course   **These maps are from Map My Run. They were made to give you an overview of the course. Please discount any (slightly) extra mileage. The courses have been certified by the USATF, and we...

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Join DRC!
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Want the DRC Member Discount? Join DRC before you register!     DRC members enjoy eight free club races each year, special rates on DRC signature events, access to training programs, and discounts at local retailers. Join now!   Still not convinced? See the Member Benefits page for more details on the perks of DRC membership. If you’re curious about our club races, you...

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Sunset Bay
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  This place is surely one of the best spots on the lake to watch a beautiful Texas sunset. A short fishing pier, located directly across the road from the Sunset Inn, is a favorite with anglers hoping to catch a big fish. Frequently, their bait is stolen by turtles which abound in the bay, located at the mouth of Dixon Branch Creek, a...

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Sponsors
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In addition to you, these are the folks who helped make this race possible.      If you’d like to see your logo in this space, get in touch with us today!  ...

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Bath House
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In 1981, the White Rock bathing beach Bath House, which sat vacant and unused for nearly thirty years, reopened as the Bath House Cultural Center. Today in former locker rooms, where patrons showered after swimming in the lake, the BHCC hosts art exhibits, plays, concerts, and a variety of similar activities. For more information, see the official Bath House web site, where you can obtain...

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Big Thicket
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  The Big Thicket recreation building is another Civilian Conservation Corps project of the 1930s. For many years, bicycles could be rented here for riding around the lake. Today’s White Rock Lake cyclists (and there are plenty of them) have to bring their own. On the lawn of the recreation building, overlooking the lake, a comfortable bench and a plaque inset in concrete commemorates...

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Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge
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Opened in the spring of 2006, the Mockingbird Point Foot Bridge, which parallels nearby Mockingbird Lane, is one of the latest improvements to White Rock Lake Park. Pedestrians and cyclists no longer have to walk along a narrow path beside a busy road in order to cross from the east to the west side of the lake (or vice versa).   All information gathered...

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About the DRC Half & 5K
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The Dallas Running Club Half Marathon, lovingly referred to locally as “The Half”, was originally organized in 1976 to fill a niche between the 10K and marathon distances. This event now stands as a fixture on the racing calendar and a premier running event in the North Texas area. It is one of the oldest half marathons in the US. This race is well-attended...

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