Stearns Race Timing, LLC, presents the Gearhead Sprint Triathlon at Craighead Forest Park in Jonesboro, Ark. Make plans for a very fast 400 yard Swim, 10.2 mile bike and 2.9 mile run in and around beautiful Crowley's Ridge in Northeast Arkansas. This year we are also including a Duathlon component to the race. The Duathlon will consist of a 2.3 mile run around the lake, 10.2 mile ride, and 2.9 mile run on the park road.
The race beneficiary for 2016 will be the Children's Shelter in Walnut Ridge. This organization provides 24-hour emergency and temporary residential care to children who are victims of family violence, neglect, and physical or sexual abuse.
There will be race packet pick-up on Saturday, June 11, 2016 (place and time TBD). Race day packet pick-up will begin Sunday, June 12, at 6:00 a.m., with the transition area opening at 6:30 a.m. Check-in/registration will close promptly at 7:30 a.m., with the transition area closing at 7:45 a.m. The first swim wave will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Kick off your race season in Jonesboro Arkansas at beautiful Craighead Forest Park for one of the best short-course triathlons you'll ever do, benefiting a wonderful organization. This race is very beginner-friendly, with small swim waves, a great race pack and awards a plenty.
We are currently accepting 2016 race sponsors!
If you or your company are interested in becoming an event partner, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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