Course, Parking, Toilets & Hydration Stations

The Discover Whitewater Series courses will showcase the City of Whitewater! Beginning at the Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center and Whitewater High School and traveling through the city to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to see the Warhawk athletic complexes and Perkins Stadium. It will then travel through Fairhaven’s Prairie Village, back to the new Starin Road and through the Whitewater Industrial Park and Whitewater University Technology Park. Finally, the course winds through the Southeast part of the city back to the Aquatic Center/High School for the post race party.

Course Maps

2019 Half Marathon & 5K Combo Map

2019 Half Marathon Course Map

Half Marathon Course Elevation

Half Marathon Turn by Turn Directions

Half Marathon Relay Turn by Turn Directions & Exchange

Half Marathon Relay Shuttle Map

2019 5K Route Map

Fit Kid Shuffle Route

Finish Line Map

Course Map with Road Closures

2019 Parking Map

Other important route information:

Our races (with the exception of the Fit Kid Shuffle) will be led by a Kubota. For the Half Marathon we will also have a back of the pack volunteer team of walkers. The Half Marathon will have a back of the pack vehicle to drive participants if needed. The 5K will be Kubota led and a back of the pack team of volunteers. Racers are responsible for knowing course route.

Finish vehicle will follow last participants through the end of the event.

Course time restrictions will be upheld.

Course will contain mile markers.


We will have free parking for runners and spectators along with a shuttle service from parking lots that are further away from the high school. See parking map above.

Hydration Stations

There will be 1 pre-race hydration station. The Half Marathon / Relay features 10 hydration stations, 2 stations on the 5k Course. Hydration stations will be stocked with Gatorade, followed by water.

The finish line will feature water, chocolate milk, pretzels, and fruit (free for all finishers).  The 1/2 Marathon Relay Exchange Point will also have water, chocolate milk, pretzels and fruit available for participants. Additional food and beverages will be available at the Post Race Celebration area (841 Brewhouse).

Optimal Hydration Plan for Marathoners

Water Station Pictures


Toilet facilities will be available at the start, finish, and along the entire course. See map above.

Finish Line Area

Finisher medals, food and beverages for race participants will be located at the finish line on the WHS track. Participants will be asked to move to the post race awards area until the post race awards ceremony begins at 9:45 a.m. (5K) and 10 a.m. (Half Marathon). See map above.

Spectators will NOT be allowed onto the track or into the finish line area. Spectators will be able to view and cheer on finishers from the bleachers adjacent to the finish line (behind the fence) or on the bleachers near the press box.