EPIC CHALLENGE (Formerly ADAPTIVE) – One member must have a disability – (Sponsor: Sacramento County Regional Parks)
PUBLIC SECTOR CUP – all members must work for the same for at least 20 hrs per week – (Sponsor: Eppie’s Wellness Foundation)
TANDEM KAYAK – 4 Person Team – (Sponsor: CALIFORNIA FAMILY FITNESS)
STAND UP PADDLE – (Sponsor: CITY OF RANCHO CORDOVA)
CORPORATE – All team members from same company and work at least 20 hours per week – (Sponsor: Eppie’s Wellness Foundation)
CO-ED – Any Age – (Sponsor: NATIONWIDE INSURANCE)
FAMILY – (Sponsor: Leonard Weed Memorial)
JUNIOR RELAY – 18 & Under, Any Gender
WOMEN 40+ – (40-49)
WOMEN 50+ – (50-59)
MEN’S OPEN – (Sponsor: Paul A. Garcia Family Fund)
MEN 40+ – (40-49)
MEN 50+ – (50-59)
60+ – Any Gender – (Sponsor: ERDINGER)
**Age as of race day – July 16, 2016
IRONMAN 40+ (40-49)
IRONMAN 50+ (50-59)
JUNIOR IRONMAN – 18 & Under (Sponsor: Pacific Coast Building Products)
IRONWOMAN 40 + (40-49)
IRONWOMAN 50 + (50-59)
IRONWOMAN 60 +
JUNIOR IRONWOMAN – 18 & Under (Sponsor: Rachel Gray Memorial)
> Read rules first, then click on link to see map: Boat Staging
There will be no transportation back to River Bend Park. Ironperson crews should be at the run/bike transition area at the Guy West Bridge for bicycle security, and a crew member should be at the end of the bicycle segment, near the Sunrise Pedestrian Bridge, to remove the bicycle from the storage area.
Eppie’s Great Race Room Block
Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate 99.00 USD per night
All Eppie’s Great Race® participants, spectators, family and friends are encouraged to park at William Pond Recreation Area, located on the North side of the river, across from River Bend Park.
*Please try to arrive early as Parking is limited!
**Parking at River Bend Park will be closed on Saturday, July 16th.
Rental kayaks sell out fast! We encourage participants to reserve boats as soon as possible. Remember purchasing a kayak may be your best bet, since it can pay for itself after 5 or 6 uses.
Training Programs (including boat and paddling gear for Eppie’s Great Race) and Race Day Rentals. 530-333-9115 or 888-452-9254
Paddling Sales and Rentals. 2633 El Camino Ave., Sacramento, CA 95821. 916-971-1800
Paddling Rentals only available to CSUS Aquatic Center Clinic Participants. 1901 Hazel Ave., Rancho Cordova, CA. 916-278-2842
Paddling Sales and Rentals. 440 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603. 530-885-1844
Paddling Sales and Rentals. Top of the Line Multi-Sport Kayaks. Orangevale, CA. 916-989-5600
Sports Chalet (Sales and Rentals)
(NO reservations, some locations will do pre-paid one week before the race*)
PERFORMANCE BICYCLE – (3 LOCATIONS)
Performance Bicycle has been an Official Sponsor of the Eppie’s Great Race®
American River Bicycle
All Eppie’s Great Race® participants are encouraged to pick up their race Gear Bags (bibs, shirts, materials) on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 4:00 PM.
All race participants, family, friends and spectators are invited to purchase tickets & enjoy a delicious dinner sponsored by the Old Spaghetti Factory at River Bend Park. Eppie’s Great Race® Pre-Race Expo is the perfect time to visit all the Exhibitor booths, Chat with Course Information Advisors, meet with Family & Friends on a beautiful summer evening. Information as follows:
Individuals unable to attend the Packet Pick-Up party on Friday evening can receive their packets on race day near the starting line area at 6:30 AM.
**Note: All bikes must be dropped off at the Guy West Bridge by 8:00 AM, Saturday, July 16, 2016 & All boats must be dropped off by 8:30 AM on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the lower Sunrise Foot Bridge.
All participants are strongly encouraged to attend the packet pick-up/pasta dinner, Friday night at River Bend Park to avoid any issues that may arise.