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Ozark Valley Triathlon

June 29 - June 30

Ozark Valley Triathlon
The Community Bicyclist

OVT Off-Road Triathlon, Off-Road Duathlon, Gravel Triathlon and Gravel Duathlon to be held on the same weekend as the oldest road triathlon in NW Arkansas. UPDATE – Gravel and Mtn Bike events both to be held on Saturday, June 29 at the same time.

Saturday, June 29 – OVT Gravel Triathlon, Gravel Duathlon, Mtn Bike Triathlon and Mtn Bike Duathlon events.  Both off-road triathlons will have a 1,000 yard swim. Gravel bike course is 18 miles, mtn bike course is 12 miles and the triathlon run course is an epic 5 miles. Both the gravel and mtn bike duathlon run courses will consist of a 3 mile Run #1 and 5 mile Run #2 courses.

Sunday, June 30 – Ozark Valley Triathlon (road events) is hosting the 2024 Arkansas State Championships in the international and sprint distances as well as the Arkansas High School State Championship.  There is a combined Club Championship competition as well.  These are both road triathlon races and there will be a Aquabike, duathlon and team category (International distance only) in the Ozark Valley Triathlon.

OVT road events:

  • Sprint Triathlon – 400 yard swim, 13 mile bike, 2 mile run (2024 USA Triathlon Arkansas State Championship and High School State Championship)
  • International Triathlon (individual or teams) – 1,000 yard swim, 19 mile bike and a 4 mile run (2024 USA Triathlon Arkansas State Championship)
  • Aquabike – 1,000 yard swim, 19 mile bike
  • Sprint Duathlon – 2 mile run, 13 mile bike, 2 mile run

All events will be held at Lake Wedington Recreation Area.  Lake Wedington is located 13 miles west of Fayetteville and is one of the most natural settings for a triathlon in the region. Both spectators and participants can enjoy the natural beauty of the area and combined with unique finisher medals, post-race food, awards and prizes all make this race one not want to miss.

Ozark Outdoor Supply Spring Hiking Ad

Entry Fees Priced With A T-Shirt

Entry Fees are priced with a ringspun cotton t-shirt. But, there is an option to choose no shirt and save $5 or upgrade to a fully sublimated technical fabric shirt for $15. Shirt size not guaranteed after June 1, 2023. If a shirt is ordered and the size is not available then a refund will be issued at packet pickup.

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T-Shirt Options and Styles:

  • $(5) – choose the no shirt option and save $5.
  • $0 – Ringspun Cotton T-shirt – 100% unisex sizing
  • $15- Tech Fully Sublimated T-shirt – A true moisture wicking-fabric shirt that has been engineered to keep you dry while you exercise. There are plenty of polyester shirts out there, but this one is the real deal. Both men and women specific sizing.
Searcy County Waterfall


June 29
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Lake Weddington
15689 Lake Wedington Entry Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72704 United States
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