Rufus Racing

Sat & Sun
July 8 & 9, 2017

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Event Info

Summer Roundup Triathlon

A flat, fast triathlon hosted at a picturesque private lake NE of Joplin, a looped bike course, ending with an out and back run to the finish line.

Sunday July 9, 2017

Sprint, Olympic, Duathlon (Hosted at Tong Farms)

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

Olympic: 1500 meter swim/40k Bike/ 10k run

Duathlon: 5k run/ 12.3 mile bike / 5k run

$1500 Cash Prizes for Sprint & Olympic Races 

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

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


Cool off in our Slip and Slide at the Finish Line!

"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