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Lake Norfork Open Water Swims
All Races. Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Lake Norfork Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned event.  USAT Membership is required.  For those who are not already members of USAT, an annual membership is $50 or a one-day membership is $15. You will be directed to the USAT membership signup page through registration.  The USAT fee is billed separately through USAT.

Learn more about USAT HERE

Lake Norfork Triathlons
All Races. Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am

At least two deep, 10 year increments, men's and women's division for all races

local lodging

Lake Norfork 5K & 10K

Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Friday - Sunday

September 29 - October 1, 2017

Rocking Chair Resort

Mountain Home, AR 72653

(870) 492-5157

divisions / awards

The Lake Norfork Triathlon weekend consists of a multitude of events that, combined, will push your limits and be the start of some great stories!

The weekend's events encompass the Panther Bay Park, David's Trail and Rocking Chair Resort.   Register for one, two or all of three of the weekend's events in the Off Your Rocker Challenge!
Friday 9/29

         7:00 pm:  Kick off 5K & 10K

Saturday 9/30

          8:00 am:  Kids Triathlon

  • Junior (5-6) - Swim: 50m, Bike: 1 mile, Run: .25 mile
  • Youth (7-10) - Swim: 100m, Bike: 2 miles, Run: .5 mile
  • Senior (11-15) - Swim: 200m, Bike: 4 miles, Run: 1 mile


         2:00 pm: Open Water Swim  (750m, 1.5km, 3km)

Sunday 10/1

          8:00 am:  Sprint Triathlon (.5mi/750m swim, 12.4mi/20km bike, 3.1mi/5km trail run)

          8:00 am: Olympic Triathlon (.93mi/1500m swim, 24.8mi/40km bike, 6.2mi/10km trail run)

Stay at Rocking Chair Resort and enjoy all of the weekend's festivities with your fellow athletes!

Many more details to come!

Enjoy every bit of the weekend at Rocking Chair Resort!

​278 Co Rd 763

Mountain Home, AR 72653

​(870) 492-5157

9/29: Evening 5K & 10k

9/30: Kids Tri & Open Water Swim

10/1: Olympic & Sprint Tri

Run  + Swim + Tri

The Ozarks provide an abundance of outdoor enthusiasts who will support the Lake Norfork Triathlon.


race day / weekend information

KIDS Triathlon Courses HERE

Lake Norfork Triathlon Weekend


Sprint & Olympic Triathlon Courses HERE

Lake Norfork Triathlon to benefit the Alliance Wake For Warriors Foundation

Proceeds from the Open Water Swim will benefit the Mountain Home Hurricanes Swim Team

the cause


Off Your Rocker Challenge

Completely Off Your Rocker (10K, 3K swim, Olympic Tri)          Half Off Your Rocker (5K, 1.5K swim, Sprint Tri)

Lake Norfork Kids Triathlon
All Races. Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am


Wet-suits:  Athletes don't need a wet-suite to participate, it's an option if water temperatures are below 78 degrees.  If below 78, you are be permitted to wear one and still be USAT "legal."  

Race day water temperature should be hovering around 78.  Check back for more up to date information regarding the temperatures of Lake Norfork.  

USA Triathlon Fees:  In addition to registration, athletes will need to purchase a USAT Membership for either $15 for a one-day membership or $50 for an annual membership.  This process is handled through the online registration platform.  Athletes will have the option to verify their current USAT membership, renew a membership, or purchase a new membership.