For those intrepid individuals near Arkadelphia, Arkansas, this is the weekend for you. Arkadelphia will host two XTERRA American Tour Triathlons. The XTERRA Epic – Rustman and XTERRA Gator Terra will take place this weekend on May 2nd and May 3rd, respectively.
XTERRA Epic will begin with a two lap one mile swim, which transitions into a 30-mile bike ride and finished with a 10-mile run.
XTERRA Gator will not be as taxing as XTERRA Epic and will consist of an 880 yard swim, an 11-mile bike ride and finish with a 3.3-mile run on a combination of trail and paved road.
XTERRA Gator Terra is the longest running America Tour with its inception race back in 1997. New with its 18th year celebration is a new venue. No longer in Ruston, Louisiana, XTERRA Gator and XTERRA Epic will be held in Arkadelphia, Arkansas featuring a new course but the same challenges people have faced for almost two decades.
Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers in each Age Group at each XTERRA American Tour race. The athlete with the most points by gender, age group, and by XTERRA Region of Residence will earn the title of XTERRA Regional Champion and is named as 2015 Regional Champion. Regional champions and point scorers from each region are invited to compete against each other in the XTERRA USA Championship Race in Ogden, Utah.
For more information on the two events visit dltevents.com.
To register for the events visit imathlete.com
Upcoming South Central Region Races:
May, 31 XTERRA Eureka Springs Eureka Springs, Arkansas
June, 13 XTERRA Muleshoe Spicewood, Texas
June, 11 XTERRA Magnolia Hill Navasota, Texas
August, 8 XTERRA TRI the Torture Glorieta, New Mexico
August, 15 XTERRA Cameron Park Waco, Texas