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July 29, 2016

Pro Triathlete Mike Meehan to Race in the 2016 Luray Triathlon

By |July 29th, 2016|

Welcome Pro Triathlete Mike Meehan to the 2016 Luray Triathlon. Mike, a student at Penn State University, studying Mechanical Engineering, will race in the Luray Triathlon for the first time. Mike will join a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

Interview with Mike Meehan

Q: Tell us about yourself.

A: I am a student at Penn State University studying Mechanical Engineering. I have been racing in triathlon as a […]

Pro Triathlete Steve Rosinski to Race in the 2016 Luray Triathlon

By |July 29th, 2016|

Welcome back to the Luray Triathlon, Pro Triathlete, Steve Rosinski. A Doctor from Charlottesville, VA, he is currently in his 4th full season as a Pro. Steve will race the Hawksbill Double competing in both days of the Luray Triathlon. He will race the Luray International Triathlon on Saturday, Aug 20 and then race the Luray Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, Aug 21. Steve will join a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part […]

Pro Triathlete Ian King to Race in 2016 Luray Triathlon

By |July 29th, 2016|

Welcome Pro Triathlete Ian King, from Virginia Beach, VA, to the Luray Triathlon. This is Ian’s first time to compete in Luray, and is something he says he has always wanted to do, “Although I’ve never raced in Luray, I’ve ridden plenty in the Shenandoah/George Washington National Forest area, and I love it. It’s so awesome to me that you can be so close to a major metro area like DC, yet it just feels so remote.” Ian is currently […]

Returning Champ, Pro Triathlete Adam Otstot to Race in the 2016 Luray Triathlon

By |July 24th, 2016|

Welcome back, returning champ, Pro Triathlete Adam Otstot from Williamsburg, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! Adam won 1st place overall in both the International and the Sprint Triathlon last year. Adam will be racing both days of Luray Triathlon as part of the Hawksbill Double. He will once again compete against a talented field for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

Interview with Adam Otstot

Q:  Tell us about yourself.

A: I am a proud husband and father.  I teach physical education […]

Pro Triathlete John Kenny to Race in the 2016 Luray Triathlon

By |July 24th, 2016|

Welcome pro triathlete, coach and race director John Kenny to the Luray Triathlon!

A former Pennsylvania state champion in high school swimming and all-district in cross country, John swam for 4 years at Cornell University.  During his college days and beyond, John found his niche in the sport of open water swimming where he is a 5-time US National Champion in distances ranging from 10K up to 25K and  has competed at a wide variety of races including Nationals, Olympic trials, Pan Ams, Pan Pacs, World […]

Luray Triathlon offers $5,000 cash prize purse in 2016

By |July 24th, 2016|

The Luray Triathlons will be offering a $5,000 total cash prize purse this year for athletes racing in the Luray International or Sprint Triathlons on August 20 and 21 (respectively).

Prize money ($2,500 each race) is available to ELITE athletes and amateur athletes racing in the OPEN Division. It 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 […]

April 19, 2016

“TRI” Movie Screening – Luray

By |April 19th, 2016|

We are excited to announce the screening of the movie “TRI” in Luray!
We invite everyone who is interested to come out and see the movie before it hits the big screen this summer.

This screening is more than a movie… Come meet the cast and producers and learn the backstory about the movie and how Luray Triathlon was chosen to be in the movie.

For those of you who attended the Luray Triathlon, we hope to see you on the big screen.

RSVP […]

Luray Triathlon Race Director In The News

By |April 7th, 2016|

https://whatsnxt.com/article/running-man

March 28, 2016

Luray Triathlon March News

By |March 28th, 2016|

Hello Triathletes!

Spring is here and the 2016 race season is upon us! Below are a few topics we thought you would find interesting and informative.

“TRI” THE MOVIE ANNOUNCEMENT

We are excited to announce “Tri” the movie will be premiering at 2 locations near you! Tuesday, April 26th it will be showing at The Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival. Then, we will be having a special screening in Luray on Saturday, May 14th, exciting details will be coming […]

February 25, 2016

February News

By |February 25th, 2016|

Hello athletes!

By now we are sure many of you are ready for Spring and the 2016 race season. We are too! Below are a few topics we thought you would find interesting and informative. Please let us know if there is anything you need as you prepare for the 2016 race season.

PRESS RELEASE – New Race…Swim Fest at Luray!

By |February 15th, 2016|

 

For Immediate Release

New Race…Swim Fest at Luray!

 

Racine MultiSports is excited to announce the newest race in their lineup and the newest addition to the Luray Triathlon brand…Swim Fest at Luray, scheduled for June 18, 2016!

Swim Fest at Luray is a new event produced by Racine MultiSports. The event is being modeled after the ever growing and popular Swim Fest at Fort Ritchie. “Swim Fest is a fun and competitive way to test out your open water swim skills and gain […]

First Trailer for “TRI” the movie, filmed in part at the Luray Triathlon 2015!

By |February 4th, 2016|

January 11, 2016

January News

By |January 11th, 2016|

Greetings Triathletes!

We can hardly contain our excitement for the 2016 Luray Triathlon! We work hard every year to keep improving and have some new and exciting plans in store.

 

 

Check out this short promotional video of the 2015 Luray Triathlon.

 

 

Here is just some of the exciting news about this year’s event!

1. Registration Filling Up Fast

Registration for the 2016 Luray Triathlon is experiencing record numbers within the first few months of the race being open. Act now and secure your spot! […]

December 8, 2015

December News

By |December 8th, 2015|

Greetings Triathletes!

We are excited about a new year fast approaching and want to keep you updated on some import news related to the Luray Triathlon.

1. Team Discount

We will be offering team discounts again this year. The discount will go into effect on January 1. Please have your team leader email Laura to secure your team codes. Laura@LurayTriathlon.com

 

 

2. Early Registration

Don’t forget to register this month for the best pricing on the Luray Triathlon. Even with the team discount going into […]

August 14, 2015

Pro Triathlete Jenny Leiser to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |August 14th, 2015|

Welcome Pro Triathlete Jenny Leiser from Charlotte, North Carolina, to the Luray Triathlon! Jenny, a Forensic Chemist and Head Drug Analyst for the US Probation Office, will race the Luray Double, racing back to back days in both the Luray International Triathlon as well as the Luray Sprint Triathlon. This will be her first time to race the Luray Triathlon. Jenny will join a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 […]

Pro Triathlete Kristin Lemos to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |August 13th, 2015|

Welcome back Pro Triathlete Kristin Lemos from Bethesda, MD, to the Luray Triathlon! Kristin has raced twice before in the Luray Triathlon. In 2009 as an amateur and in 2014 as a pro, placing 2nd in the Luray International Triathlon. This year she will again join a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

Interview with Kristin Lemos

Q) Tell us about yourself.

A) I’ve been competing as a professional […]

Pro Triathlete John Kenny to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |August 8th, 2015|

Welcome pro triathlete, coach and race director John Kenny to the Luray Triathlon!

A former Pennsylvania state champion in high school swimming and all-district in cross country, John swam for 4 years at Cornell University.  During his college days and beyond, John found his niche in the sport of open water swimming where he is a 5-time US National Champion in distances ranging from 10K up to 25K and  has competed at a wide variety of races including Nationals, Olympic trials, Pan Ams, Pan Pacs, World […]

Pro Triathlete Kelly Fillnow to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |August 8th, 2015|

Welcome Pro Triathlete Kelly Fillnow from Charlotte, NC, to the Luray Triathlon! This is Kelly’s first time to compete in the Luray Triathlon and she says she is really looking forward to it!

When asked for some background info Kelly told me, “I played college tennis at Davidson College. I started running my junior year when I missed my doubles partner (my twin sister) as she studied abroad in Australia! After I graduated from Davidson, I ran another season of cross country and […]

Pro Triathlete Calah Schlabach to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |August 8th, 2015|

Welcome back Pro Triathlete Calah Schlabach from Arlington, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! Calah is returning for her second year in a row. Last year Calah won an impressive 1st place in the Luray International Triathlon AND 1st place in the Luray Sprint Triathlon. This year she will again join a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

Interview with Calah Schlabach

 Q) Tell us about yourself.

 A)   I’m in […]

Luray Triathlon Team to Dedicate Their Race to Two Local Girls with Leukemia

By |August 7th, 2015|

Earlier this year the stories of two little girls in Page County were told through the local newspaper. Both girls are battling ALL or Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Chloe Fuller, 6, of Luray and Lexi Rucker, 4, of Shenandoah faced a long summer of treatments. Chloe is currently on Maintenance therapy until Dec 2016 and Lexi has had a bone marrow transplant at Duke Hospital in June and will probably be there with her family until October. Even with a serious […]