News & Updates for Participants

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This page contains news and general updates of interest to participants. Members of the media should visit our Press Releases page for detailed press releases and event information released specifically for the media.

  • Results for 2009 Events
    December 14, 2009 –Congratulations to all of our 2009 participants! Race results and information are now posted on our results page.
  • Sign Up for Runner Tracking – Text Messaging or Email
    December 9, 2009 – Get split times and finish information instantly by a text message or e-mail. This free service is a great way for spectators to track and cheer for their runner (or runners) and be there to meet them for the celebration at the finish line. This service is available for the full marathon and the half marathon. Sign up now.

    Mayor’s 5K Online Registration Now Open
    November 17, 2009 –The Dallas Mayor is hosting the annual “Mayor’s Race 5K Fun Run and Walk” on Saturday, December 12 as part of our race weekend. The 5K (3.1 mile) event features a scenic course across the Trinity River, through historic Oak Cliff, and back to City Hall Plaza. A shorter one-mile run and walk will immediately follow the start of the 5K. More info…

  • Online Registration Closes Nov. 29
    November 10, 2009 – Online registration is available through November 29, or until we sell out. After that – if we are not full – you may register at the Expo. We have sold out in past years, so the earlier you register, the better! Register now!
  • NexBank Returns as Sponsor for Third Consecutive Year
    October 21, 2009 – NexBank, a North Texas leader in banking and financial services, returns as presenting sponsor for the third consecutive year. NexBank’s role as presenting sponsor has made it possible for the marathon to consistently raise the number of race participants and increase the overall impact to Dallas’ local economy for the past two years. More info..
  • DART Highly Recommended on Race Morning
    October 13, 2009 – As our race continues to grow, public transportation plays an even greater role in creating a positive experience for our participants. DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) is our Official Transportation Provider. Learn more about taking DART to our events.
  • Runners World Ads
    October 7, 2009 – Check out our Runners World ad campaign – “by the numbers.”
    Ad One – “19999 Runners to Keep you Company”
    Ad Two – “15000 Children Helped”
  • MetroPCS Title Sponsor
    September 11, 2009 – The Dallas White Rock Marathon today announced that MetroPCS Communications, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of unlimited, flatrate, no signed contract wireless communications service, will be the title sponsor of this year’s marathon. The event will now be called the MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon presented by NexBank. More info…
  • Updated Hotels & Travel Information
    August 27, 2009 – Anthony Travel will offer specially-priced hotel accommodations, airfares and car rentals for participants, spectators and fans. More info…
  • Got Photos?
    December 15, 2008 – Each year, we search through the best of our photography to find photos that capture the spirit of the marathon, its participants, supporters and friends. We are seeking photo submissions from participants and spectators. Learn more and submit your photos!
  • Results for 2008 Events
    December 11, 2008 – Race results will be posted online starting late afternoon on our results page.