Discover Whitewater Series

Sat September 16 - Sun September 17 Directions


1/2 Marathon

09/17 8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
Open to ages 11+.


09/17 8:15AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT

Fit Kid Shuffle

09/16 10:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT

Kids Korral

09/17 7:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


534 S Elizabeth St, Whitewater, WI 53190


Whitewater has always been known for its charm and ideal location, nestled within the forest, lakes, prairies, and hills of the Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin. In the 10th year of this event, we are incredibly excited to celebrate this milestone anniversary with each of you!

The number one priority of the DWS has always been to provide an exceptional athletic event for our participants. Updates will be posted as needed to this site as well as



Fit Kid online registration is available until 10a, September 16th.
Half Marathon and 5k online registration is available until 7:30a, September 17th.

Participants who register by September 1st will be able to pick up your event shirt on-site with packet pick-up. Those who register September 2nd - September 17th will have their event shirt mailed out to them approximately three weeks after the event has been completed. 


Packet Pick-Up:

Located at Whitewater High School on Saturday, September 16th 9a - 12n and Sunday, September 17th 6 – 7:30 a.m. Packets will include bib, pins, and event shirt. During this year’s packet pick-up no t-shirt exchange will be available (order accordingly). The DWS is a certified green race and will not have print outs of the course map available in the packets. Please download the course map prior to your arrival.

Prize Money/Awards

All registered participants who finish the half marathon and 5K will receive a finisher’s medal. Awards will be given out in person to the overall 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners for the half marathon and the 5K (men and women). An additional purse prize will be provided on-site to the top three overall men and women in the half marathon. 

Half Marathon Top Overall Finishers (Men and Women)
1st Place: $400.00 
2nd Place: $250.00 
3rd Place: $150.00 

New for 2023 DWS (more information will be posted soon!)
o  TEAM AWARDS for the Half Marathon

  • Teams consist of 4 women, or 4 men, or Co-Ed team of 2 women and 2 men

  • Each of the three teams with the best finishing combined time in their respective category (all women, all men, co-ed) will be given first-place awards.

Race Contact Info

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All Events Map

Half Marathon Map



5k Event Map

Event Day Parking Map


534 S Elizabeth St, Whitewater, WI 53190


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