Broken Sword Triathlon 2023 & Kid's Tri

Sat August 12, 2023 Clarksville, AR 72830 US Directions

Event: Broken Sword Triathlon Sprint - Individual

The Sprint Triathlon distances will be a 500 meter Swim, a 15-mile Bike, and a 5K (3.1mi) Run. Race Starts at 7:00 AM at Lake Ludwig (5 miles north of town off of Hwy. 21) and finished at the Downtown Stage (corner of Legion and Main St).

​Swim Course:
The swim is an open water swim with a beach start at Lake Ludwig, located about 5 miles north of town off of Hwy. 21. The course will be a loop starting at the beach area and ending at the ramp. It will be marked with buoys and other directional signage.

Transition 1: The T1 area is in the parking/beach area as you come up the ramp. The transition exit to bike will be at the entrance onto the road.

Bike Course:
The bike course is on paved roads with beautiful scenery of the Ozark Mountains. The first half of the course is a FAST ride with rolling downhill terrain. The second section goes through downtown and the University of the Ozarks campus, then back out into the countryside that features rolling hills and finishes with a gradual and flat ride back into downtown.

Transition 2: The T2 area is a parking lot downtown at the corner of Dunlap and Sevier St. (near the Finish Line at the stage). You will enter from the road after you go around the courthouse square and exit the parking lot to quickly hop on the trail for the run.

Run Course:
The run is an out-and-back course on the Spadra Creek Nature Trail that features a flat paved trail with a pasture and wooded setting and finishes downtown with great spectator viewing and an awesome finish line party!​
Start Time: 7:00am CDT
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.


Event: Broken Sword Triathlon Sprint - Relay Team

PLEASE NOTE: If you are registering as part of a Sprint Tri Relay Team, you MUST create/join a Relay Team Group when you register.

When you get to the Relay Team question on your registration: If you do not see your Relay Team Group listed or you don't know the group name of your Relay Team, please contact your team captain or fellow team members to discuss if someone has already created your relay team group, what your team name is, etc.


The Sprint Triathlon distances will be a 500 meter Swim, a 15-mile Bike, and a 5K (3.1mi) Run. Race Starts at 7:00 AM at Lake Ludwig (5 miles north of town off of Hwy. 21) and finished at the Downtown Stage (corner of Legion and Main St).

​Swim Course:
The swim is an open water swim with a beach start at Lake Ludwig, located about 5 miles north of town off of Hwy. 21. The course will be a loop starting at the beach area and ending at the ramp. It will be marked with buoys and other directional signage.

Transition 1: The T1 area is in the parking/beach area as you come up the ramp. The transition exit to bike will be at the entrance onto the road.

Bike Course:
The bike course is on paved roads with beautiful scenery of the Ozark Mountains. The first half of the course is a FAST ride with rolling downhill terrain. The second section goes through downtown and the University of the Ozarks campus, then back out into the countryside that features rolling hills and finishes with a gradual and flat ride back into downtown.

Transition 2: The T2 area is a parking lot downtown at the corner of Dunlap and Sevier St. (near the Finish Line at the stage). You will enter from the road after you go around the courthouse square and exit the parking lot to quickly hop on the trail for the run.

Run Course:
The run is an out-and-back course on the Spadra Creek Nature Trail that features a flat paved trail with a pasture and wooded setting and finishes downtown with great spectator viewing and an awesome finish line party!​
Start Time: 7:00am CDT
End Time: 12:00pm CDT
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.


Event: Kid's Triathlon 2023 - Intro Division (Ages 6-8)

The Kid's Intro Division is designed for little ones (Ages 6-8) to take on their first triathlon! The course is short and fun with plenty of support and volunteers along the way.

Course Details:
Swim - 25 Meters (1 length in enclosed pool)
Bike - 2 Miles
Run - 0.5 Miles

The Intro Division course consists of swimming one length of the outdoor pool, and a 2-mile bike leg on S Cline Road to the roundabout and back. Finally, a half-mile run around the Clarksville Baseball Complex to Finish!
Start Time: 6:00pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.


Event: Kid's Triathlon 2023 - Intermediate Division (Ages 9-12)

The Kid's Intermediate Division is designed for children aged 9-12.

​Course Details:
Swim - 125 Meters (5 lengths)
Bike - 4 miles
​Run - 1 miles

The Intermediate Division course consists of swimming 5 lengths of the outdoor pool, and a 4-mile round-trip bike trip via S Cline Road to the Pyron Elementary parking lot and back. They then run 1-mile around the Clarksville Baseball Complex to finish!
Start Time: 6:00pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.


Event: Kid's Triathlon 2023 - Advanced Division (Ages 13-15)

The oldest group, ages 13- 15, will compete in the Advanced Division. This one is the toughest, but we know you can do it!

Course Details:
Swim - 175 Meters (7 lengths)
Bike - 8 Miles
​Run - 1 Mile

​The Advanced Division requires swimming 7 lengths of the pool, biking 8 miles on a closed loop course to Pyron Elementary parking lot and back, twice! Then wrapping up with (2) laps around the Clarksville Baseball Complex for a 1-mile run!
Start Time: 6:00pm CDT
End Time: 9:00pm CDT
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.


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