Rufus Racing

Sat & Sun
July 15, 2018

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Event Info

Register for
Sprint Race 7 AM Start
Register for
Olympic Race 6 AM Start
Register for Duathlon SOLD OUT

Splash and Dash Has been Canceled


Sunday July 9, 2017 at Tong Farms 

6 AM Olypmic: 1500 meter swim/40k bike/10k run

7 AM Sprint: 500 meter swim/12.3 mile bike/5k run

7 AM Duathlon 5k run/12.3 mile bike/5k run



  • A well organized race
  • Most beautiful race venue in Missouri!
  • Free pictures with your race entry provided by JV Photography 
  • Free sprint training plan (download online)
  • Swag bag
  • Custom t-shirt (choose men's crew neck, v-neck, or womens' racerback tank)
  • Pre-race triathlon 101 clinic
  • Post-Race lunch
  • Slip and slide at finish line!
  • Custom finisher's medal
  • All first time triathletes recognized at awards ceremony and recieve 1st timer trophy 

Event Pricing:

Sprint Race

{Ages 15 & up}


through 5/31/17


through 6/22/17


through 7/7/17 and packet pickup if not sold out

Olympic Race

{Ages 16 & up}


through 5/31/17


through 6/22/17


through 7/6/17 and at packet pickup (if not sold out)

Sprint Relay SOLD OUT

{2-3 members}


through 7/6/2017 and packet pickup if not sold out

Duathlon SOLD OUT

{Ages 12 & Up}


through 5/31/17


through 6/22/17


through 7/6/17 and packet pickup if not sold out
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For Summer Roundup Triathlon

Please be aware Races Online charges a processing fee.

All events are sanctioned with USA Triathlon and require either an annual license or the purchase of a one day license 


Packet Pickup is Saturday July 8 1-5 PM at RunAround in Joplin, 5th and Main 

Important notes about registration:

Please be aware Races Online charges a processing fee.

Mail in Registration is available until the Monday July 3, 2017.

Mail-in registration must be post-marked by July 3, 2017.

Online Registration closes Thursday July 6, 2017 at midnight. You can register in person at packet pickup if the event is not sold out

on Saturday the day before the race if it isn't sold out. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

To guarantee shirt size you must be pre-registered by June 22, 2017.

Event will be held rain or shine.

USAT Requires a annual license or buy a one day fee. Adults $15 for one day fee. Youth is $10 for annual license

Age Minimums- Duathlon - ages 12 and up, Sprint- 15 years & up, Olympic- 16 years & up (unless approval given by RD).

Transfer & Refund Policy:

Event entries are NOT refundable or transferrable between individuals or years. No exceptions will be made to this policy.

"This was the first time I rode your event ride...Over the years I have participated in many rides...both charity and non-charity....I was blown away when I got to the finish and checked in and was given a finisher medal...I only have them from half-marathons...what a pleasant surprise!!!!" -Svitak Freedom Ride Participant

"It's the best course, most well-run and organized, and most fun triathlon in the area" Summer Roundup Triathlon Racer

"You are the best!!! extra-ordinary is all I can say....I will spread the word in NorthWest Arkansas that this is a MUST ride. I am so glad I signed up1! THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!-Svitak Freedom Ride Participant

"Everything is FANTASTIC! The course is great. Slip n' slide at the end is rad. Yummy food afterwards is awesome. Can't get better than this!" Summer Roundup Triathlon Racer

"Shout out to Ruth Sawkins and her Awesome Rufus Racing Team! Ruth taught me how to run AND ride a bike AND Seriously believe in myself!"-Cindy P. Kansas

"Nice finisher's medal, great people at the Undercliff water stop!! Just a fun time with a lot of friends and very well put together!! Very organized!"- Svitak Freedom Ride Participant

"Last year was fun......but, this new shake up is way better! It much more challenging! Great job!"- Charles B. Let's Get Awesome! participant