Lake Norfork Triathlon

LNT At a Glance

The Lake Norfork Triathlon weekend consists of a multitude of events that, combined, will push your limits and be the start of some great stories!  

The weekend's events encompass Panther Bay Park, David's Trail, and Rocking Chair Resort.   Register for one, two, or all of three of the weekend's events in the Off Your Rocker Challenge! 

Canceling 2019

Sorry to say that LNT 2019 was a no-go and it is unlikely that the event will return.  We had a blast and appreciate all of the participants!

LNT - When & Where?


FRIDAY: Rocking Chair Resort

 Kick off 5K & 10K at Rocking Chair Resort 

SATURDAY: Rocking Chair Resort

Afternoon Open Water Swim  (750m, 1.5km, 3km) at Rocking Chair Resort 

SUNDAY: Panther Bay

Sprint Triathlon (.5mi/750m swim, 12.4mi/20km bike, 3.5mi/5.5km TRAIL RUN)
Olympic Triathlon (.93mi/1500m swim, 24.8mi/40km bike, 6.2mi/10km TRAIL RUN)


Enjoy Beautiful Mountain Home, Arkansas

Stay at Rocking Chair Resort and enjoy all of the weekend's festivities with your fellow athletes!


Rocking Chair Resort
278 CR 763

Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 492-5157   

Race Day / Weekend Information


Wet suits:  Athletes don't need a wet suite to participate, it's an option if water temperatures are at or below 78 degrees.  USAT guidelines state: USAT rules state that competitors may wear wetsuits if the water temperature is 78 degrees or lower. USAT rules also state that if the water temperature is between 78.1 - 83.9 degrees, competitors may wear wetsuits but will not be eligible for awards.

Race day water temperature should be hovering around 78.  Check back for more up to date information regarding the temperatures of Lake Norfork.  

USA Triathlon Fees:  In addition to registration, athletes will need to purchase a USAT Membership for either $15 for a one-day membership or $50 for an annual membership.  This process is handled through the online registration platform.  Athletes will have the option to verify their current USAT membership, renew a membership, or purchase a new membership. 


4:00 pm - 5:45 pm - Packet Pickup at Rocking Chair Resort - all events
6:00 pm:  Kick off 5K & 10K at Rocking Chair Resort

​​12:00 - 1:00 pm: Open Water Swim Packet Pickup 

2:00 pm: Open Water Swim  (750m, 1.5km, 3km) at Rocking Chair Resort
TDB : Open Water Swim awards 
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Packet Pickup for Olympic & Sprint Triathlons at Rocking Chair Resort

6:00 - 7:30 am - Packet Pickup at Panther Bay
6:15 am - Transition Opens
7:30 & 7:45 - Pre-race information meeting at Panther Bay
8:00 am:  Sprint Triathlon (.5mi/750m swim, 12.4mi/20km bike, 3.1mi/5km trail run) at Panther Bay. Finish at Rocking Chair Resort
8:00 am: Olympic Triathlon (.93mi/1500m swim, 24.8mi/40km bike, 6.2mi/10km trail run) at Panther Bay.  Finish at Rocking Chair Resort
TDB / 11:30-ish : Awards

Post-Race - Athletes can take a boat shuttle from Rocking Chair Resort back to Panther Bay / Transition.





Lake Norfork Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned event.  USAT Membership is required.  For those who are not already members of USAT, an annual membership is $50 or a one-day membership is $15. You will be directed to the USAT membership signup page through online registration.  

Learn more about USAT HERE 



Enjoy every bit of the weekend at Rocking Chair Resort.  Stay onsite  and don't miss a single part of the action!

​278 County Road 763
Mountain Home, AR 72653
​(870) 492-5157



Proceeds from the Lake Norfork Triathlon weekend will benefit the Mountain Home Hurricanes Swim Team.  Click the logo to learn more! 

Contact Us

Questions about any portion of the event?  Use the "Drop us a line" button below , or write us at

Pirate Perry Events

Rocking Chair Resort, 278 County Road 763, Mountain Home, AR 72653

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