New River Trail Challenge

Saturday 18th September 2021

New River Trail State Park: 116 Orphanage Dr, Max Meadows, United States

Triathlon, Distance running


Activities

  • Female 18-29 - Female 18-29
  • Female 18-29 - Female 18-29
  • Female 30-39 - Female 30-39
  • Female 40-49 - Female 40-49
  • Female 50+ - Female 50+
  • Male 18-29 - Male 18-29
  • Male 30-39 - Male 30-39
  • Male 40-49 - Male 40-49
  • Male 50+ - Male 50+
  • Female Team - Female Team
  • Female Senior Team 50+ - Female Senior Team 50+
  • Male Team - Male Team
  • Male Senior Team 50+ - Male Senior Team 50+
  • Mixed Team - Mixed Team
  • Senior Mixed Team - Senior Mixed Team

Description

Welcome to Virginia’s longest — and longest-running — adventure triathlon. Located in beautiful Southwest Virginia’s New River Trail State Park, the race attracts athletes of all fitness levels competing in various age groups and categories, from hardcore solo competitors to “bucket-listers” of all ages. Overall male and female winners will receive a $250 gift certificate, with a $300 gift certificate awarded to the fastest team. Certificates are good for annual passes, camping and cabins at Virginia State Parks.

Event details and schedule

SEPTEMBER 18, 2021

(STAGE # 1) 40-MILE BIKE RIDE
(STAGE #2) 12-MILE KAYAKING
(STAGE #3) 13.1 MILE RUN (HALF-MARATHON)

START TIMES:   SOLO - 8:30AM   |   TEAM - 8:35AM

*OFFICIAL RULES : CLICK HERE

*NEW RIVER TRAIL CHALLENGE FACEBOOK : CLICK HERE
*ROB BELL'S GUIDE FOR THE NRTC'S FIRST TIMERS : CLICK HERE


INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION

 Awards will be given for the top 3 overall Male and Female Finishers and the top 3 finishers in the following age groups: (18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & up). All competitors must be 18 years or older by race day.

TEAM COMPETITION

 Awards will be given to the Top Overall winning team in MALE(includes Male & Senior Male), FEMALE(includes Female & Senior Female) and MIXED .... and for the top 3 Teams in each category. Competitors can enter teams as Male, Female, Mixed, Senior Male, Senior Female, or Sponsor. All Senior Team members must be 50 or older the day of the race. All competitors must be 18 years or older by race day.

Teams can consist of 2 or 3 members. Mixed teams must have at least one male and one female member. Awards will be given to the top teams in each of the divisions listed above. The New River Trail Challenge will be limited to the first 300 registered participants. For example: 150 individuals & 50, 3 person teams. Once registrations have reached 300 in any combination of individuals and team members, registration will be closed.

T-SHIRT DEADLINE

You must register by Sept 8 11:59pm to receive a NRTC T-Shirt 



DIRECTIONS TO THE RACE

START AT FOSTER FALLS

From I-77, take Exit 24 go east on Route 69 to Route 52 (Fort Chiswell Rd.), go north to Route 608 (Foster Falls Rd.), go east and follow the brown park signs into the Foster Falls Access.



REGISTRATION AND BOAT DROP OFF

Packet pick up is 4pm-8pm Friday night before the race or 6:30-7:30 race day at the train depot inside the park. Anyone not preregistered must register by 7:00 race day. Instructions will be given for boat drop off at registration.

 

Registration fees

Individual
$55 through August 19
$75 August 20 through September 9
$80 September 10 through race day*

Team
$110 through August 19
$150 August 20 through September 9
$170 September 10 through race day*

Collegiate registration

Individual
$35 through August 19
$40 August 20 through September 9

$50 September 10 through race day*

 

Team
$75 through August 19
$90 August 20 through September 9

$110 September 10 through race day*

 

*T-shirts will only be guaranteed for those registering before September 1

Organised by

Friends of Virginia State Parks and Virginia State Parks

600 E Main st, Richmond

Phone: 8048378354 x23219

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