Sprint The Bend Triathlon 2016


Event Date

Sun, Jun 26, 2016


Rogers, AR


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Sprint The Bend Triathlon - Individual Age group/open

$75 $90 Closed

Sprint The Bend Triathlon - All Female Relay Team - Sprint The Bend All Female Relay Team

$110 $125 Closed

Sprint The Bend - All Male Relay Team - Sprint The Bend All Male Relay Team

$110 $135 Closed

Sprint The Bend - Coed Relay Team - Sprint The Bend Coed Relay Team

$110 $125 Closed

Sprint the Bend and Tri49 Package - Individual Age group/open

$205 $205 Closed

About This Activity

Sprint the Bend is a USA Triathlon Sanctioned sprint distance triathlon consisting of a 500 yard open water swim in Beaver Lake.  The 15 mile bike ride is on Hwy 94-Pleasant Ridge Rd-New Hope Rd-Monte Ne Rd back up the infamous CHICKEN HILL on Hwy 94 back to Horseshoe Bend Park Recreational Area before transitioning to a 5K run through the beautiful campsite/park area.  

Finisher medals and age group awards will be presented.

Registration fee includes tee shirt and parking.

This event will be included in the EVERYMAN 2016 Points Series.

   GPP Coaching Services offers a variety of programs to help all ages and abilities to reach their fitness goals.  Our USA Triathlon certified, experienced, and professional coaches utilize state of the art equipment and training tools inside the only facility of it’s kind.  We perform lactate threshold testing, performance bike fitting, underwater swim analysis, run form analysis, and more to get you to the finish line.  Whether you live near by or train out of the area, we are equipped with the knowledge and experience to give you excellent coaching.

More information can be found here: GPP Coaching Services http://gppfitnwa.com/services/

Our host hotel is Residence Inn – Rogers/Bentonville
4611 W Locust St.  Rogers, AR  72756
Phone: (479) 636-5900  
Ask for the GPP Everyman Series Sprint The Bend Rate.

 Come race at the USAT ARKANSAS State Sprint Championship and then spend a little vacation - see what NWA has to offer:


Event details and schedule

Event Schedule:

5:30 a.m. Transition Opens

6:50 a.m. Transition Closes

7:00 a.m. National Anthem and Pre race meeting

7:30 a.m. First Wave Starts

Waves will be every 3 minutes and assigned.

Course Info: All maps are at www.emseries.com

This course is an open course. All traffic laws must be followed. Police will be at key busy intersections to direct traffic.  Volunteers will be on the course to direct you.

Arrival Info: Allow your self time to park, acclimate to the area and transition, etc.

Parking: Please see you race packet for parking instructions

Waviers and ID: Active.com, USAT and Sprint The Bend Waviers must be signed. An ID and USAT membership is necessary to register and compete.  You may purchase a USAT membership online or at packet pick up only, not race morning.

Be sure you have sunscreen, water, goggles, swimsuit, tri apparel, running shoes, biking shoes, etc.

Refund Policy:

Due to the number of race transfer requests and cancellations that occur in the weeks prior to a race we have the following policy that is in accordance with USAT Policy.

 Refunds will NOT be issued after a registration has taken place. Considerable effort goes into producing an event and funds are expended and applied in good faith based on a registration.

 If you would like to change your registration from one distance to another, you will be charged for the difference in price at the time of the change.

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