Eppie’s Great Race® known as “The World’s Oldest Triathlon®”, “The Great Race”, the “No Swim” Triathlon is the largest paddling event in the United States!
Sacramento-area restauranteur/entrepreneur Eppie Johnson founded the event in 1974, holding it’s first triathlon on July 27, 1974 being the first “Modern Triathlon”. It has been held every year since and is a Sacramento-area summertime tradition for elite athletes, fitness enthusiasts, friends and families.
The race features a 5.82-mile run, a 12.5-mile bike and a 6.10-mile paddle held along the scenic American River Parkway in Rancho Cordova and Sacramento.
Awards are given to the first, second, & third place division winners.
Individual - 18 & Under
Individual - 19 & Older
2 or 3 Person Team - 18 & Under
2 or 3 Person Team
3 Person Team - At Least One Person Must Have A Disability
The Team Captain:
> Captain MUST pay the team entry fee in full. (NO partial payments accepted)
> Captain is responsible for registering all team members, complete contact information for each team member, and submit T-Shirt size for their teammates.
> Team Captain is Required to enter the following information for EACH team member at the time he/she registers online:
(NOTE: You MUST have correct t-shirt size, as exchanges will not be available. Participants who register after 07/01/16 are NOT guranteed a T-Shirt on race day. Please email us with entry confirmation number, and shirt size and we will contact you when post orders are ready for pick up at our office.)
> Pre-Race Participant Packet Pick-up
> Exhibitors Expo
> Race Course Information Advisors
> Old Spaghetti Factory Pasta Dinner
> Late Registration Will Be Held 7/15/2016, Onsite At The EGR Pre Race Expo & Pasta Dinner Located At: River Bend Park
~ Any Existing Team Registrations Being Amended during Late Registration on Friday, July 15th, will incur a $25.00 Fee.
July 16 7:45 AM PDT - Eppie's Great Race® - National Anthem @ Starting Line
July 16 7:58 AM PDT - "Epic Challenge" Start Time
July 16 8:00 AM PDT - All Iron Persons and Relay Teams Start Time
July 16 12:00 PM PDT - Awards Ceremony & Raffle Drawing @ Expo Stage