Race Ahead: New River Trail Challenge

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The New River Trail Challenge Triathlon,  September 20, 2014

First run in 2000, the New River Trail Challenge has quickly become Virginia’s premiere adventure triathlon, attracting 200 athletes in 2013.

The race consists of a 40 mile bike ride, 12.1 mile kayak leg, and a half marathon run in New River Trail State Park. Athletes can compete either solo or in teams of two or three, and all skill and age levels are welcome. Categories are age and gender based, trophies and medals are awarded to the top three teams in each category. After the race join in the fun for a beverage and refreshments in the “Libation Station.”sponsored-event

The race is preceded by a fundraiser Friday night, featuring a band and local brewery to benefit the Pulaski Food Bank.

Date: September 20, 2014
Location: New River Trail State Park
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Race Size: Capped at 300
Race Contact: Virginia State Parks, Steve Boyd
steven.boyd@dcr.virginia.gov; (804) 837-8354

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