Eurekan/Half Eurekan

FRIDAY (events will be on each day)


  • The Eurekan:  Triathlon (300 yd swim, 6 mile bike, 2 mile run), 100 mile bike ride, 10K run with a field limit of 125 participants.
  • Half Eurekan:  Triathlon (same as above), 62 mile bike ride, 5K run with a field limit of 100 participants.

To be eligible for The Eurekan or Half Eurekan, the competitor must register in the Eurekan or Half Eurekan category
To become either The Eurekan or Half Eurekan, a competitor must complete all three events in the allotted time

  • All Eurekan and Half Eurekan competitors are Required to have a current USA Triathlon license or purchase a one event or annual USAT license in order to compete
  • USAT License Info:  Adult - $15 one event or $50 annual.  Youth (17 and under) - $15 annual.  There is not a one-event license option for youth.
  • When registering for The Eurekan or Half Eurekan, if competitors are NOT USAT Triathlon annual license holders you will automatically be charged for either the one event or annual license fee depending on which one you choose.
  • A competitor can apply the one event license fee to an annual membership later in the year with USAT.
  • Only one-day licenses may be purchased at packet pick-up.
  • All events are held Rain or Shine

Both Eurekan categories are USA Triathlon sanctioned and all USA Triathlon Rules and Regulations will be observed

Note from Head Referee 
Most Commonly Violated Rules

PACKET PICK UP - MUST be picked up in person - no exceptions!
All Events:  5 - 8 pm  Best Western Inn of the Ozarks (Convention Center), 207 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

PACKET PICKUP ONLY / NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  10 am - 1:00 pm at Holiday Island Recreation Center, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, AR 72632

SCHEDULE:  For details please visit event specific page

  • Friday - 1:30 pm - Triathlon Start
  • Saturday - 7 am - 100 Mile Start
  • Saturday - 7:15 am - 62 Mile Start
  • Sunday - 7:30 am - 5K Run Start
  • Sunday - 7:45 am - 10K Run Starts
  • Sunday - 10:30 am - Awards Ceremony


  • The Eurekan times per event:  Triathlon - 1.5 hours, 100 Mile Bike - 9.5 hours from the actual start time, 10K Run - 1.5 hours
  • Half Eurekan times per event:  Triathlon - 1.5 hours, 62 Mile Bike - 6.5 hours from the actual start time, 5K Run - 1 hour

MINIMUM AGE:  Calculated as of Dec 31

  • 16 year of age - NO EXCEPTIONS 


 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks (Convention Center) from 6 - 7 pm. Triathlon coaches will discuss race-day prep, nutrition, key do's and don'ts. USA Triathlon officials will be available to discuss race rules. Come with your questions!


FRIDAY - Triathlon is held at Holiday Island.  Parking is in the grass at the Holiday Island Recreation Center - 13 Buckskin Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72631. 

SATURDAY - IMPORTANT Information for Transportation and Safety 

  • Bike Rides start at Victoria Inn, which is located at the intersection of E Van Buren and Ridgeview Rd. - 4052 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632.
  • The Victoria Inn is 2.5 miles east from the Hwy 23 / Hwy 62 intersections (this intersection is located next to Land O Nod motel, which is not the staging area).
  • 7:00 am - 100 mile start 
  • 7:15 am - 62 mile start

SUNDAY - Runs start in front of the Eureka Springs Courthouse on Main St. 

  • 7:30 am - 5K start
  • 7:45 am - 10K start


  • Custom finisher shirt with the year and "The Eurekan" logo
  • Unique, custom-designed finisher medal
  • Male and Female with the fastest cumulative time will each receive a custom award


  • Finisher tshirt with the year and "The Half Eurekan" logo
  • Unique finisher medal
  • Male and Female with the fastest cumulative time will each receive an award

AWARDS CEREMONIES - Eureka Springs City Auditorium Eureka Springs Auditorium

  • 10:30 am - Video & Picture Recap of the weekend...YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!
  • 10:45 am - Door prizes for all event participants who attend the ceremony
  • 11:00 am - "The Full Eurekan" Recognition.

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