Rufus Racing

Sat & Sun
July 8 & 9, 2017

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Event Info

Travel & Lodging

Our Host Hotel is TownePlace Suites Joplin

**Mention Rufus Racing or Triathlon when booking to receive room discount

Book online or call in to get race weekend rate. (417) 659-8111 

Must book by June 30, 2017 to get special room rate. 

4026 S Arizona Ave, Joplin, MO 64802

417.850.9923

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$87.00 USD per night

(taxes not included)

Why you should stay here for race weekend:

    • Grab and go breakfast for athletes starting at 3:30 AM
    • Late checkout (upon request) until 2 PM
    • Just off of I44. So you can get to race site faster
    • Staying in Joplin and at our host hotel helps the race and means we can continue to make it a great event
    • The General Manger is a runner and is so excited you guys are coming
    • You get a Suite for the price of a regular hotel room

"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