On Sunday, August 19, 2018, is where the beginner-friendly events will take place. Athletes can choose from the Luray Sprint Triathlon or the Luray Sprint Duathlon. The Sprint Triathlon is a 750 meter swim, followed by a 27K bike, and ending with a 5K run. The Sprint Duathlon is a 1.1 mile trail run, followed by a 27K bike, and ending with a 5K run.
If the athlete is really looking for a challenge they can compete in both days of the triathlon or both days of the duathlon and become a “Hawksbill Double” finisher and receive an additional award.
All events will offer relay categories.
Awards will be given to top 3 male and female overall finishers in open and in elite divisions and in age groups as well as awards in other special categories.
The Luray Sprint Triathlon will also host the USAT Virginia High School Triathlon State Championships. All High School athletes will receive a deeply discounted entry, additional awards, special swag, their own swim wave, VIP table at packet pickup to avoid lines, and a special section in bike transition with personalized name sign keepsake.
The town of Luray really opens their doors to visitors in town for the Triathlon making athletes feel welcomed and adding to the overall experience of race weekend.
For more information visit: www.LurayTriathlon.com