41st Annual Eppie’s Great Race

About the Event

  At this time the current route for the course will be used.  Note that Water Levels on the River will not affect the date of the event on July 19, 2014.  If needed, alternative routes have been discussed and selected by the EGR Committee. Eppie’s Great Race® known as “The World’s Oldest Triathlon®”, “The Great Race”, the “No Swim” Triathlon is the largest paddling event in the United States! Sacramento-area restauranteur/entrepreneurEppie Johnson founded the event in 1974, holding it’s first triathlon on July 27, 1974 being the first “Modern Triathlon”.  It has been held every year since and is a Sacramento-area summertime tradition for elite athletes, fitness enthusiasts, friends and families. The race features a 5.82-mile run, a 12.5-mile bike and a 6.35-mile paddle held along the scenic American River Parkway...

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