Saturday 18th September 2021
New River Trail State Park: 116 Orphanage Dr, Max Meadows, United States
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.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2021
(STAGE # 1) 40-MILE BIKE RIDE
(STAGE #2) 12-MILE KAYAKING
(STAGE #3) 13.1 MILE RUN (HALF-MARATHON)
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.
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.
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.
$55 through August 19
$75 August 20 through September 9
$80 September 10 through race day*
$110 through August 19
$150 August 20 through September 9
$170 September 10 through race day*
$35 through August 19
$40 August 20 through September 9
$50 September 10 through race day*
$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
Friends of Virginia State Parks and Virginia State Parks
600 E Main st, Richmond
Phone: 8048378354 x23219