The Eurekan

Event information

The Basics -
A participant can enter individual events or choose "The Eurekan" challenge. The Eureka Springs Multisport Festival is structured so the entire family can participate in one or all of the events. And for those who want to just relax, there is plenty to do in this historic community.
schedule & locations -
Thursday, August 13:
  • 5pm to 8pm - Packet Pickup For All Events
  • 5pm to 8pm - Registration For All Events
  • Location - Inn of the Ozarks - 207 W. Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632
  • Friday, August 14:
  • 10am to 1:30 pm - On site Packet Pickup for Eurekan and Triathlon only at Holiday Island. Holiday Island Recreation Center - 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, AR 72631
  • Noon - Transition area opens
  • 2:00pm Start - Triathlon at Holiday Island
  • 5pm to 8pm - Packet Pickup & Late Registration For Saturday & Sunday Events. Location - Inn of the Ozarks.
  • Saturday, August 15:
  • 5:00am - 6:45am (depending on event) - Packet Pickup/Registration For Bike Events Only
  • 6:30am - 20 Mile Bike Tour Ride
  • 6:35am - Bike Race - 68 group
  • 6:40am - Bike Race - 58 mile groups
  • 6:45am - Bike Race - 32 mile groups
  • 6:50am - Prayer
  • 6:55am - National Anthem
  • 7:00am - 100 Mile Bike Tour Ride
  • 7:05am - 58 Mile Bike Tour Ride
  • Staging Location (all rides and all races) 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) See Google Maps link - Click here. Address of the Victoria Inn is 4052 E. Van Buren Eureka Springs, AR 72632

    Sunday, August 16:
  • 6:00am - 7:15am - Packet Pickup/Registration inside the city auditorium next to courthouse
  • 7:30am - 5K Run
  • 7:32am - 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  • 7:45am - 10K Run
  • 11:00am - Video & Picture Recap of the weekend...YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!!
  • 11:00am - Door prizes for all event participants who attend the ceremony
  • 11:30am - Awards ceremony (Eurekan category only) - Eureka Springs Auditorium
  • Location - Eureka Springs City Auditorium & Courthouse - 44 South Main Street, 72632
  • participant Requirements -
  • You must be in good health and prepared to take on the challenges of either a triathlon, bike races, bike tour rides, 5K, 10K, Fun Run/Walk or "The Eurekan"
  • Strollers & Pet are not allowed in either the 10K or 5K runs, but are welcome in the Fun Run/Walk
  • Head phones are welcome in the running events only, but caution is urged
  • Head phones are NOT allowed in the triathlon, bike races or rides....period!
  • Must pickup packets in person for, The Eurekan, Triathlon and Bike events
  • For running events, pre registered participants can have a representative show a signed copy of his/her registration to pick up race packets
  • Race numbers and Timing Chips are required to participate in all events except fun run/walk
  • No Refunds. See additional information on the Registration link for protocols
  • All events will be held rain or shine.
  • Minimum Age Requirements - *please note how racing age is calculated:
  • Triathlon - Age 10
  • Bike Races - Age 12
  • Bike Ride (20 miles) - Age 10 (accompanied by parent/guardian), age 14 if not
  • Bike Ride (58 miles) - Age 14
  • Bike Ride (100 miles) - Age 18
  • 5K Runs - Age 6
  • 10K Runs - Age 10
  • Fun Run/Walk - no minimum
  • *Age calculated as of December 31 for triathlon and bike events
  • *Age calculated as of day of the event for running events.
  • biking event parking and important course information
  • Click here.
  • awards/Recognition -
    Timeline - Eureka Springs City Auditorium
  • 11:00am - Video/Picture Recap of the weekend
  • 11:00am - door prizes for all event participants who attend the ceremony
  • 11:30am - "The Eurekan" Recognition.
  • "The Eurekan":
  • Unique clothing item that will recognize you as "The Eurekan"
  • Unique, custom-designed medal
  • Male and Female with the fastest cumulative time will each receive a custom award
  • Personalized completion certificate.
  • Triathlon:
  • Overall Male & Female finisher
  • Three deep at 10-year increments beginning at 10-19 thru 70+.
  • Bike Races:
  • Refer to Bike Race section of web site.
  • Bike Rides:
  • Lots of post-race food and beverages!
  • 10K:
  • Overall Male & Female finisher
  • Three deep at 10-year increments beginning at 10-19 thru 70+.
  • 5K:
  • Overall Male & Female finisher
  • Three deep at 10-year increments beginning at 6-9, 10-19 thru 70+.
  • 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk:
  • Custom finisher ribbons.

  • Athletes for a Fit Planet
    GO green initiatives - sponsored by Athletes for a Fit Planet
    In order to reduce the incredible waste and impact which events can have on the environment, All Sports Productions, City of Eureka Springs and the Eureka Springs Multisport Festival are taking steps to lessen the impact of the race in the following ways:
  • Online registration only
  • Shirt options are given to each participant
  • Solar power will be used where possible to lower energy use
  • Bulk race supplies to reduce packaging
  • Recycling race supplies
  • Donating food and supplies to local charities
  • Non-dated race medals and awards
  • Electronic race results
  • Reduced use of print advertising
  • Encouraging car pooling
  • Use of low-emission race vehicles
  • Use of electric all-terrain vehicles where possible
  • More announcements to follow on ways we can all help protect our planet.

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