The Luray Triathlons will be offering a $5,000 total cash prize purse for the first time this year for athletes racing in the Luray International or Sprint Triathlons on August 16 and 17 (respectively).

Prize money ($2,500 each race) is available to ELITE athletes and amateur athlete racing in the OPEN Division. will be awarded to the top 3 males and the top 3 females overall in each Luray race as follows:

1st: $600

2nd: $400

3rd: $250

OPEN and ELITE Division athletes who race in both the International and Sprint are eligible for both prize purses. OPEN and ELITE Division athletes are not eligible for age group awards.

“Luray Triathlon will be one of the only races in the Mid-Atlantic that offers prize money to amateur athletes. We appreciate the talent and training that our top amateurs bring to the Luray races so we want to be able to recognize them,” said David Glover, Luray Triathlon Race Director.

Register at www.luraytriathlon.com.