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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 […]

July 24, 2015

Pro Triathlete Nick Brodnicki to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |July 24th, 2015|

Welcome for the first time to the Luray Triathlon, Pro Triathlete, Nick Brodnicki! Nick, from Richmond, VA, has a passion for endurance sports and sharing that passion as an endurance coach. He races and coaches full time. Nick is not one to throw in the towel, in fact it is at those moments that he finds the greatest strength to pick him self up and push through. Being diagnosed with a disease that can make normal life challenging has pushed […]

Pro Triathlete Tom Wood to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Welcome pro triathlete Tom Wood from Buckhannon, WV, to the Luray Triathlon! Tom, an Operating Room Technologist, will be competing in the Luray Triathlon for the first time. He has decided to do the Luray Double by racing the Luray International Triathlon on Saturday followed by the Luray Sprint Triathlon on Sunday. Tom will compete against a talented field for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse.

Interview with Tom Wood

Q) Tell us about yourself.

A) I’m a third-year pro and member […]

Pro Triathlete Jack Smith MD to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Welcome pro triathlete Jack Smith MD from Richmond, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! Not only is Jack a pro triathlete, but he’s also a Resident Physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, married and is about to become a first time dad. It is a balancing act that can be challenging, but he enjoys the rewards that come with the challenges. Jack will join a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 […]

Pro Triathlete Molly Roohi to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |July 20th, 2015|

Welcome back Pro Triathlete Molly Roohi from King George, Virginia, to the Luray Triathlon! Molly has competed twice before in the Luray Triathlon, including a First Place win in 2010 with a time of 1:27, and a 2nd place win in 2014 with a time of 1:23. 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 Molly Roohi

Q: Tell us about […]

Pro Triathlete Adam Otstot to Race in the Luray Triathlon

By |July 20th, 2015|

Welcome Pro Triathlete Adam Otstot from Williamsburg, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! This will be Adam’s first time competing in the Luray Triathlon as he competes against a talented field for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse. In Adam’s first two years as a professional triathlete, he has placed in the top 10 in every professional field. His goal for 2015 is to improve and start finding top-5 places instead. Let’s see if Luray can help him achieve that […]

Luray Triathlon offers $5,000 cash prize purse in 2015!

By |July 20th, 2015|

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 15 and 16 (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 […]

Luray Triathlon News

By |July 19th, 2015|

Official Swim Clinic for Luray Triathlon
ONE WEEK AWAY! The Swim Clinic is schedule for Saturday, July 25. Online registration will close on Friday, July 24. Don’t delay, register today! Click here to see details.
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Luray Triathlon Registration
TIME IS RUNNING OUT to secure your spot in the Luray Triathlon! Current pricing will end on Sunday, August 9th at midnight, or earlier if the race sells out. Beginning at midnight on Sunday August 9th (or at the time we sell out), only Charity […]

Luray Triathlon has been selected to be in a feature length movie!

By |July 19th, 2015|

Hello Luray Triathlon Fans!We have some exciting news to share with you. As if the Luray Triathlon was not already exciting enough, we have been chosen as one of only two triathlons selected to be in a feature length movie that is being filmed in the Washington DC Area. The title of the movie is “TRI”.That’s right, the Luray Triathlon (and the Nation’s Triathlon) will have a film crew on site during the race to film their triathlete actors participating […]

Luray Triathlon is for all Levels!

By |July 19th, 2015|

Luray Triathlon is for all Levels!
Both the International and Sprint Triathlons are enjoyed by all levels of triathletes. In fact the greatest portion of athletes are first timers and age group athletes. While the Sprint Triathlon is the Regional Championship, all levels are still invited and there is no qualification needed to enter the Sprint Triathlon Championship.

• USAT elects races in each region to be the championship race for specific distances and types. Only quality races are selected! We are […]

SECURE YOUR DISCOUNT FOR LURAY TRIATHLON!

By |July 19th, 2015|

SECURE YOUR DISCOUNT FOR LURAY TRIATHLON! SAVE $20!!!

We offer team discounts, currently valued at $20 off. Check with your team captain to see if your team has a discount code. If not contact Ken to set up your discount. Ken@LurayTriathlon.com

 

Luray Update

By |July 19th, 2015|

SAVE $20!!!
We offer team discounts, currently valued at $20 off. Check with your team captain to see if your team has a discount code. If not contact Ken to set up your discount. Ken@LurayTriathlon.com
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Luray Triathlon is for all Levels
Both the international and Sprint Triathlons are enjoyed by all levels of triathletes. In fact the greatest portion of athletes are first timers and age group athletes. While the Sprint Triathlon is the Regional Championship, all levels are still invited and there […]

May Newsletter

By |July 19th, 2015|

Regional Championship Clarification

We need your help! It has come to our attention that there is confusion on how “Regional” Championships work. It appears that some athletes thought that only those who qualify are allowed to race in a “Regional” Championship, and therefore thought they were not eligible to race the Luray Sprint Triathlon. This is not the case!!! USAT has two types of championships, Regional (which anyone can enter) and National (you must qualify for). The Luray Sprint is […]

May 10, 2015

Volunteer for Luray Triathlon Weekend

By |May 10th, 2015|

Volunteers are the heart of the Luray Triathlon

Without you, we could not do the race. Volunteering is also a way for athletes to give back to the sport of triathlon while learning about what goes on “behind the scenes.”

Volunteer jobs include:

Registration and packet pick up
Body marking race numbers
Swim course – in boat, kayak or on paddle board
Transition area
Bike course directional
Run course directional
Aid stations
Transition areas
Finish line

VOLUNTEER NOW!

 

Thank you for your time in helping make the Luray Triathlon the best triathlon in […]

April 10, 2015

Official Luray Triathlon Open Water Swim and Transition Clinic

By |April 10th, 2015|

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND…

The Official Luray Triathlon Open Water Swim and Transition Clinic! See Below for more details.

NEW THIS YEAR…
Personalized swim stroke analysis with video taken of your swim stroke! See Below for more details.

Location: Lake Arrowhead Park, Luray, VA
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015

Info for Swim Clinic

Geared toward triathletes of all levels, the Official Luray Triathlon Open Water Swim and Transition Clinic, located at the race venue, is designed to help you prepare for the Luray International and Sprint Triathlons […]