45th Josh Billings Triathlon 2021

Sunday 19th September 2021

The Berkshires: 185 Hubbard St, Lenox, United States

Triathlon


Activities

  • Canoe Categories - 1. Gige Darey All Berkshire - 4 Person Team
  • Canoe Categories - 2. Males 39 & Under (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 3. Males 40 & Over (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 4. All Female (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 5. Masters 50 & Over (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 6. Grand Masters (60 & Over) [4 Person Team]
  • Canoe Categories - 7. Mixed 39 & Under (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 8. Mixed 40 & Over (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 9. 2 Person Male
  • Canoe Categories - 10. 2 Person Female
  • Canoe Categories - 11. 2 Person Mixed
  • Canoe Categories - 12. Recreational (4 Person Team - must use recreational canoe)
  • Canoe Categories - 13. Ironman
  • Canoe Categories - 14. Ironperson (40 & Over)
  • Canoe Categories - 15. Ironperson (50 & Over)
  • Canoe Categories - 16 .Ironwoman
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 17. Veterans (70 & Over 4 Person Team)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 18. 20 & Under (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 19. Family (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 20. Corporate/Organization 4 Person Team (Must be employed by or member of)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 21. 3 Female & 1 Male
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 22. Ironman (60 & Over)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 23. Ironwoman (60 & Over)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 24. All Berkshire - (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 25. Double Kayak Over 16 foot in Length and 22 inches minimum width (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 26. Males 39 & Under (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 27. Males 40 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 28. All Female (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 29. Mixed 39 & Under (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 30. Mixed 40 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 31. Masters 50 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 32. Grandmasters 60 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 33. Recreational (3-4 Person Team - must use Kayak 12 foot and under)
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 34. 2 Person Male
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 35. 2 Person Female
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 36. 2 Person Mixed
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 37. Ironman
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 38. Ironperson 40 & Over
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 39. Ironperson 50 & Over
  • Kayak Categories: Strictly enforced – Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Ironpersons may use any kayak. No Hobies - 40. Ironwoman
  • Paddleboard Categories - 41. Team Paddleboard (3 Person Team)
  • Paddleboard Categories - 42. Mixed Team Paddleboard (3 Person Team)
  • Paddleboard Categories - 43. Ironman Paddleboard
  • Paddleboard Categories - 44. Ironwoman Paddleboard
  • Virtual Josh 2021 donation to Berkshire United Way - Open to all participants
  • Virtual Josh 2021 donation to Berkshire Humane Society - Open to all participants

Description

27 Mile Bike / 5 Mile Canoe/Kayak/SUP / 6 Mile Run


44 Categories for Teams & Ironpersons PLUS 2 Virtual Categories for fund-raising for the Berkshire United Way and the Berkshire Humane Society.

500 bikers race 27 miles on backcountry rolling hills through 5 towns in the Berkshires; canoe, kayak or paddleboard 5 miles around Stockbridge Bowl; end with a 6 mile run around the lake to Tanglewood then celebrate at the Josh 'Bash' with awards, food, live band!  Support the Berkshire Humane Society while you compete in the Josh (berkshirehumane.org), more information is on the Josh website page.  Josh proceeds support the Berkshire United Way.

 

Strictly enforced - Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider.  No ICF kayaks are permitted.  No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed.  Ironpersons may use any kayak.  No Hobies or Foils for all teams/iron.  Double kayaks longer than 16 feet must enter category #25 (and must be 22 inches or wider).  The Recreational Category (#33) is for kayaks 12 feet and under.

Scroll to the end of the categories for the Virtual Josh fund-raising categories.

 

Event details and schedule

The 45th Annual Josh Billings Triathlon is the 2nd oldest paddle triathlon in the world! 44 categories for ironpersons and teams with separate divisions for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards. Josh 'Matchmaker' will help put teams together, go to matchmaker@joshbillings.com.  Saturday: Packet pickup, last minute registrations (if available) and team changes at the Arcadian Shop in Lenox from 12-5.  Ironperson information meeting is on Saturday at 2pm at the Arcadian Shop.  Sunday: Race starts in Great Barrington at 9:30am, no race day registration. Sunday post race: The Josh 'Bash'...celebrate the day with music, food and drink, lots of awards, free Kid's Fun Run. Check the Josh website (www.joshbillings.com) for more information and follow us on Instagram and Facebook (updated information is posted on FB).

Organised by

Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon

185 Hubbard St, Lenox

Phone: 4133447919

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