Eppie's Great Race Foundation
George E. Johnson
735 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
Text the word: EPPIESGREATRACE To: 72727
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Ph (916) 480-0270
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The event is presented by the Eppie’s Wellness Foundation, (formerly Eppie’s Great Race Foundation), and its designated beneficiary is Therapeutic Recreation Services, a Sacramento County program for people of all ages with special needs and developmental disabilities.
Known as “The World’s Oldest Triathlon®”, this “No Swim” Triathlon, is the largest paddling event in the United States!
Sacramento area restauranteur/entrepreneur Eppie G. Johnson founded the event in 1974, holding it’s the first triathlon on July 27, 1974, is the first “Modern Triathlon”. Since its debut, Eppie’s Great Race® has been held every year in Sacramento and is a Northern California summertime tradition for elite athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and families. The race features a 5.82-mile run, a 12.5-mile bike and a 6.10-mile paddle held along the scenic American River Parkway in Rancho Cordova and Sacramento. Awards are given to the first, second, & third place division winners.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT EPPIE’S GREAT RACE® REGISTRATION
Eppie’s Great Race® is pleased to announce that we are using Race Roster for our 2017 registration.
- Easier registration and navigation
- The ability to share your times via Twitter, Facebook and text message
- A short video of you crossing the finish line which you can share with friends
We will email participants approximately 30 days before the race so they can register their social media accounts into our timing system.