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2023 – USAT National Championships for Off-Road Triathlon, Off-Road Duathlon, Gravel Triathlon and Gravel Duathlon to be held on the same three-day weekend as the oldest road triathlon in NW Arkansas.
Friday, June 2 will be the Gravel Triathlon & Gravel Duathlon National Championships. Saturday, June 3 will contest both the Off-Road Triathlon and Off-Road Duathlon National Championships of which both will be Team USA world qualifiers. Both triathlon events will involve Olympic-distance events consisting of approximately 1.5K swim, 30K bike and 10K runs. The Off-Road & Gravel Duathlon National Championship course will be a 5K run, 30K bike, 10K run.
On Sunday, June 4 the Ozark Valley Triathlon is hosting the 2023 Arkansas State Championships in the international, sprint distances as well as the Arkansas High School State Championship. These are both road triathlon races and there will be a Aquabike, duathlon and team categories in the Ozark Valley Triathlon.
All of these 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 that people do not want to miss.
Challenge Options (duathlon or triathlon):
Swim portion can be in a pool or other body of water. You can also substitute another activity of your choice – bike, walk, run, paddle, drink wine, etc. These activities can be complete anywhere, on a single day or over multiple days. Be as creative as you wish! Challenge yourself! Never thought you could do a triathlon? Here’s your chance! Your own way, your pace, your distance and course! We believe in you!
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 May 22, 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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2023 Ozark Valley Triathlon Medal coming soon!