FAQ's

Where is the start?  DeGray Lake, Arkadelphia, AR.  2.5 miles north of Hwy 7 from Interstate 30, exit 78.  Turn left onto Skyline Dr. Spillway Trial Head (the Spillway Dam Area) is roughly 8/10ths of a mile west of the intersection of Skyline Dr and Hwy 7.   Approx. address is 543 Skyline Dr, Arkadelphia, AR 71923

Where is Packet Pickup?  See Packet Pickup Info

What should I do if I lose by bib, helmet # or timing chip?  If you have lost any of your race #'s please return to packet pickup, bring all your remaining numbers with you.  We will have to assign you a new number.  If you lost your timing chip prior to the race and new chip can be issued however you will need a new bib # as well.  If it's after the race you will be charged $35 for a replacement.  If you have one you need to return, please mail it to 111 Evonshire Drive, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

Where do I place my race numbers? You will have a bike helmet number typically about 1" by 2".  A bike frame number which attaches to your seat post with zip ties (provided) or will fold around the post and then stick together, tattoos with your race number which goes on both your left and right upper arm (be sure to read application directions on tattoo packaging).  

Do I need a USAT license?   YES!  You must show your license and an ID to pick up your packet.  NO one else may pick up your packet.

Can someone pickup my packet? NO, according to USA Triathlon regulations you must show your license and ID in person to pick up your packet.

Where do I park?  Parking will be adjacent to the transition area and is a first come, first serve basis on race day.

I am unable to participate due to injury / work / illness can I get a refund? Please refer to our refund policy.

What is the weather policy? We will race rain or shine.  We carefully monitor the weather, All Sports Productions in coordination with both local emergency personnel and race officials will make decisions based on safety first.

What is the water temperature?  The water temperatures historically average in the 80’s.

Can I wear a wetsuit? Wetsuits are not required but depending on the water temps they may be allowed and/or legal. - USAT rules for wetsuits.

What if I need to leave early, will I be able to get out?  Athletes racing will be the priority.  We will assist you in getting out safely as quickly as possible.

When can I get my bike out of transition? Athletes with bib numbers only will be allowed to remove their bikes after all participants have returned from the bike portion of the race.  Anyone removing their bike prior to the authorized time or without permission from the Race Director will be disqualified.

What is available at the aid stations? There is water and Gatorade at each aid station.  The finish line aid station will also include food items.