A three-day multisport festival consisting of a sprint-distance triathlon on Friday afternoon, road bike tour rides and racing on Saturday morning and running races on Sunday. Participants can enter individual events or take "The Eurekan" challenge.
WHAT IS "THE EUREKAN"?
The name not only is the moniker of the event, but also refers to participants who complete the ultimate challenge! Any participant who enters the "The Eurekan" who can complete the triathlon, 100 mile ride and 10K run will be known as "The Eurekan"!
The triathlon is located on Holiday Island, just a few minutes from downtown Eureka Springs. The finish line for the biking and running events are the same place each day. The finish line is located in the heart of the city on historic Main Street in front of the Eureka Springs City Courthouse.
Distances: 300 yard swim, 7 mile bike, 2 mile run is held at Holiday Island. Swim is in Table Rock Lake. Bike course is flat to rolling terrain. There is only one transition area. The run has some flat sections, but is mostly rolling terrain. The finish line is located in front of the Holiday Island Recreation Center with lots of parking for both participants and spectators.
Holiday Island Recreation Center - 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, AR 72631
USA Triathlon sanctioned event
USA Triathlon rules and regulations observed
BIKE RACES - SATURDAY
Start and Finish in different areas
Staging Location - Victoria Inn - at the intersection of E. Van Buren & Ridgeview Rd. See Google Maps link - Click here. 4052 E. Van Buren Eureka Springs, AR 72632. The Victoria Inn is 2.5 miles east from the Hwy 23 (Hunstville Rd) / Hwy 62 intersection (this intersection is located next to Land O Nod motel, which is not the staging area).
USA Cycling Competitive Rules Apply.
BIKE TOUR RIDES - SATURDAY
Start - Victoria Inn - at the intersection of E. Van Buren & Ridgeview Rd. The Victoria Inn is 2.5 miles east from the Hwy 23 (Hunstville Rd) / Hwy 62 intersection (this intersection is located next to Land O Nod motel, which is not the staging area) 4052 E. Van Buren Eureka Springs, AR 72632
USA Cycling Non-Competitive Rules Apply
Important Notes for transportation, road hazards and safety. Click here.
RUNNING RACES - SUNDAY
10K, 5K & fun run/walk begin and finish in the same area
Location: Eureka Springs City Auditorium & Courthouse - 44 South Main Street, 72632