Downtown Heber Springs is hosting the Fifth Annual Tri-the-Lake triathlon. This year it will be on October 14.
The race begins at Sandy Beach at 7:30 a.m. It will start with a 500 yard swim, followed by a 13 mile bike ride out Hwy. 110 to 107 almost to Highway 25 and back to Sandy Beach, it is completed with a 3.4 mile run that goes down Front Street, turning on Weddingford and coming back to Front via Lakeshore.
Last year the winner finished in an hour and nine minutes, with 156 remarkable athletes from twelve states participated last year.
This year they are anticipating more participants If you would like to volunteer please contact Mary-Margaret Couch at email@example.com or 258-6632. Any and all participation is appreciated, either by volunteering or participating. Registration information is available at www.dltmultisport.com.