DeGray Lake Triathlon Fest 

Celebrating it's 20th Anniversary

Degray Lake Spillway Area, Arkadelphia,  AR

Events Offered with in the DeGray Lake Triathlon Festival

Tri Arkansas Triathlon - 1500 Meter Swim / 42.5 K Bike / 10 K Run - August 19, 2017

Aqua Bike - 1500 Meter Swim / 42.5 K Bike - August 19, 2017

Open Water Swim - 1500 Meters - August 19, 2017

Spillway Super Sprint Tri - 225 Yard Swim / 6 Mile Bike / 1.5 Mile Run - August 19, 2017

DeGray Lake Sprint Triathlon - 500 yard swim / 16 Mile Bike / 3.2 Mile Run - August 20, 2017

DeGray Duathlon - 2 Mile Run / 16 Mile Bike / 3.2 Mile Run - August 20, 2017

Schedule of Events

Friday 8/18 
(5:00 - 7:00pm) Packet pick-up for triathlon [MAP]

Saturday 8/19 (Race Day - Tri Ark and Spillway Super Sprint (Race Site Location [MAP] )
6:00am      - Transition area opens
6 - 7:30am - Packet Pick up and Race Day Registration
7:30am      - Pre Race Instruction at at registration area
7:45am      - Transition Area closes (all bikes must be racked)
8:00am      - Spillway Super Sprint Race Start 
8:15am      - Tri  Arkansas Triathlon Aqua Bike ans OWS start: (wave starts, 3 to 5 min separation between waves) 
9:15am      - Spillway Super Sprint and OWS Awards @ Race Site
11:15am    - Tri Arkansas Triathlon and Aqua Awards @ Race Site

Sunday 8/20 (Race Day - DeGray Lake Triathlon and Duathlon (Race Site Location [MAP] )
6:00am      - Transition area opens
6 - 7:30am - Packet Pick up and Race Day Registration
7:30am      - Pre Race Instruction at at registration area
7:45am      - Transition Area closes (all bikes must be racked)
8:00am      - DeGray Lake Sprint Tri Race Start (wave starts, 3 min separation between waves) 
8:15am      - DeGray Duathlon Start: 
10:45am    - Awards @ Race Site

            

Eligibility

Tri Arkansas: All competitors must be 15 by 12/31 of the race year.

Spillway Super Sprint:  All competitors must be 12 by 12/31 of the race year

DeGray Lake Sprint:  All competitors must be 13 by 12/31 of the race year

Clydesdale and Athena:  Must meet USAT requirements for entry in to these categories.  We will have a scale on site at packet pick up.

All Competitors must hold either and Annual or one day membership in USAT

Tri Arkansas Triathlon / Auqa Bike and Open water Swim:  

 
Course Map for 1500 Meter Swim Course Map for 42.5k Bike Course Map for 10K run
 

SWIM - 1500 Meters - This swim course will be used for the Tri Ark Triathlon / Aqua Bike and OWS

The race begins with a in water start.  This is a clock wise 2 lap swim.  You will not exit the water between laps.  The Finish area is on a large concrete boat ramp. Swim course will close 60 minutes after the send off of the last wave. Historically the water temp is in the  80's. If water temp is above 78F wet suit will not be allowed.

BIKE - 42.5 K Bike - This swim course will be used for the Tri Ark Triathlon / Aqua Bike

The Course is a two lap out and Back course.  You will always be on Skyline Drive. 

RUN - 10 K Run - This course is used for the Tri Arkansas Triathlon

Single Lap run course.  Aid stations will be located at the Exit of Transition and  at roughly 1 mile increments along the course.

 

Spillway Super Sprint Triathlon

 
Course Map for 225 Yard Swim Course Map for 6 Mile Bike  Course Map for 1.5 mi Run
 

SWIM - 225 Yards

The race begins with a in water start. The Finish area is on a large concrete boat ramp.  Historically the water temp is in the 80's. If water temp is above 78F wet suit will not be allowed.

BIKE - 6 Miles

The Course is an out and Back on Skyline Dr.

RUN - 1.5 Mile

This is an Out and Back on Skyline Drive between the Spillway and Forestry Circle Rd. Aid stations will be located at the Exit of Transition and at the Turnaround at the intersection of Skyline Dr and Forestry Circle Rd.

 

 

 DeGray Lake Sprint Tri and Duathlon    

Course Map for 500 yd Swim Course Map for 16 Mi Bike Course map for 3.2 Mi run

1st Run of DU goes to 1 mile mark & returns

2nd Run does the full 3.2 Mile Course

 

SWIM - 500 Yards - Used for the DeGray Lake Sprint Tri

The race begins with a in water start. This is a Clockwise single lap swim. The Finish area is on a large concrete boat ramp. Swim course will close 60 minutes after the send off of the last wave. Historically the water temp is in the 80's. If water temp is above 78F wet suit will not be allowed.

BIKE - 16 Miles

The Course is an out and back on Skyline Dr . 

Run #1 for the Duathlon - 2 miles - This run is used only for the 1st run for the Duathlon

Run course is an out and Back style course.  Using Skyline Drive and Forestry Circle Rd.  Runners will turnaround at the 1 mile mark of the course and return to the Spillway area.

RUN - 3.2 Mile - Used for FInal Run of the Degray Like Sprint Tri and DeGray Duathlon

This is an Out and Back Using both Skyline Drive and Forestry Circle Rd. Aid stations will be located at the Exit of Transition and at roughly 1 mile increments along the course.

 Parking Information:

We will have individuals providing parking instructions on race morning.

Transition Area:

Only Athletes with Numbers, Race Officials, and Race Management will be allowed in the Transition Area. No others permitted to be in transition area at any time during the event.

Participants will be allowed to remove their bikes (post race) from the transition starting after all participants have returned from the Bike portion of your event. Please be curious and aware while removing your items. Anyone removing their bike prior to authorization or with out permission from the Race Director will be disqualified. If you have special circumstances, such as work commitments or something of this nature, come ask us and we will work with you.

 

DeGray Double Awards

Awards will be offered to the fastest combine times from the:

  • Tri Arkansas Triathlon & the DeGray Lake Sprint Triathlon Combo - Male & Female Awards:  -  1st - 3rd Place
  • Spillway Super Sprint & DeGray Sprint Tri Combo - Male & Female Awards:  -  1st - 3rd Place

Within the Tri Arkansas Triathlon, Spillway Super Sprint and DeGray lake Sprint Triathlon

Overall: Male & Female - 3 deep
Masters Male & Female 40+ - 1 Deep
Grand Masters Male & Female 50+ - 1 Deep
Clydesdale 220lbs+ Male - 3 Deep
Athena 150lbs+ Female - 3 Deep
Relay teams: Male/Female/Mixed - 3 Deep
Physically Challenged - 3 Deep
Age Groups: - 3 deep
Males: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Females: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

Within the Tri Arkansas Aqua Bike and DeGray Duathlon

Overall: Male & Female - 1 deep
Age Groups: - 3 deep
Males: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Females: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

With in the 1500 Meter Open Water Swim 

  • Overall: Male & Female - 1 Deep
  • Age Groups: - 3 deep
    Males: 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
    Females: 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+

* Physically Challenged Category Entrants must conform to USAT rules as listed @ USAT Triathlon web site under rules section. http://assets.usoc.org/assets/documents/attached_file/filename/22589/usat_rules_03.01.10.pdf
* Clydesdale and Athena Categories: You will be started with your respective age group.

 
 
 
  Before Midnight
5/15/2017
5/16 - 8/8
@ Midnight
8/9 - 8/18
@ 9:00am
Onsite Registration
8/18 - 8/20
Tri Arkansas Tri / Aqua Bike - Individual  $79 $89 $99 $109 - Cash / $114 - CC or Debit
Spillway Super Sprint Tri - Individual $50 $55 $60 $70 - Cash / $73 - CC or Debit
DeGray Lake Sprint Tri - Individual $65  $70 $75 $80 - Cash / $84 - CC or Debit
DeGray Lake Duathlon - Individual  $60 $65 $70 $75 - Cash / $78 - CC or Debit
Tri Arkansas 1.5K Open Water Swim - Individual $25 $25 $30 $35 - Cash / $38 - CC or Debit
Tri Arkansas Relay Team $138  $156 $173 $191 - Cash / $199 - CC or Debit
DeGray Lake Tri Relay Team $114 $121 $131 $140 - Cash / $147 - CC or Debit
Tri Ark Challenge  - Tri Ark & Degray Sprint Tri's - Individual $139 $149 $164 $179 - Cash / $186 - CC or Debit
DeGray Double  - Spillway & DeGray Sprint Tri's - Individual  $110  $120  $130  $140 - Cash / $147 - CC or Debit
 

 *Note: USAT Annual membership or one day permit required. For 2017 USAT One Day permits are $15.

 

 

Hotels and Condo's

 

Iron Mt Lodge & Marina Info here

Iron Mtn. Marina Lodge
134 Iron Mountain Marina Dr.
Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

For reservations call:
(870) 246-4310 in state
(800) 243-3396 out of state
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       DeGray Lake

       State Park Lodge

Call Directly 501-865-5853 and use the code: 
"DLT Special rate"  for a 20% discount.

Lodge website

Arkadelphia Chamber of Commerce listing of Hotels.  Most are within 5 miles of the race site.

Local Hotel listing here

 

Hot Springs Visitor Guide lists additional hotels with in 20 - 45 minutes of race site.

Hot Spring Hotels listing here

 

 

Camping

RV or Tent :  

Iron Mountain Campground

69 campsites:

  • electricity at each site
  • sanitary waste disposal station
  • showers
  • flush toilets
  • swim beach
  • boat launch.
  • designated tent only sites
  • designated RV only sites
  • esignated RV/tent combo Sites.

[Website Information]

 

DeGray Lake State Park
Located 5 Miles away
For Reservations
Go online: www.degray.com/camping

 

 

Arkadelphia Campground
Located 4 miles away
(870) 246-4922

 

 

Amenities

for each competitor

 
  • A custome Finisher medal
  • well stocked aid stations
  • Post event Awards ceremony
  • Hot food post race
  • And More
 Event Sponsors: