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August 16, 2018

For Kimi, With Love

By |August 16th, 2018|

 

The Luray Sprint Triathlon attracts people to beautiful Page County, Virginia, every August. The multi-sport event’s beautiful backdrop is the scenic Shenandoah Valley with a challenging course that participants have referred to as the “benchmark of fitness”. But for 67-year-old Ray Grimes of Tappahannock, Virginia, participating in the triathlon has far greater meaning than the bucolic scenery or the athletic competition. 

 

Ray doesn’t consider himself an athlete, but his youngest daughter, Kimberly, tried to talk him into doing the Luray Triathlon […]

Pro triathlete Steve Rosinski to race at Luray Triathlon

By |August 8th, 2018|

Welcome back pro triathlete Steve Rosinski from Charlottesville, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! 

See our interview with Steve below.

Tell us about yourself: 

Not only am I an Optometrist and an avid triathlete but I am also a husband and a father. I grew up a baseball player but turned fulltime runner in college as I ran Cross Country and Track for Lehigh University. While getting my Doctorate I had become burned out on running so I started swimming and biking for some […]

Pro triathlete Adam Brumley to race at Luray Triathlon in 2018

By |August 8th, 2018|

Welcome pro triathlete Adam Brumley, from Buckhannon, WV, to the Luray Triathlon! 

See our interview with Adam below.

Occupation:

Currently, I am working at Davis Medical Center in Elkins, WV. My time is split working in the Nursing Department and Cardiac Rehab. When the time is right, I will be applying to medical school.  

 

Q. Tell us about yourself?

I have always been a multi-sport athlete throughout school. It was not until college, that I decided to focus on swimming full time. This decision […]

Pro Triathlete Colin Riley to Race in the 2018 Luray Triathlon

By |August 8th, 2018|

Welcome back Pro Triathlete Colin Riley to the 2018 Luray Triathlon. Colin, a Registered Dietitian at INFINIT Nutrition and Triathlon Coach from Cincinnati, OH, will race in the Luray Triathlon for the third time. He will race the Luray International Triathlon on Saturday, Aug 18 and then race the Luray Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, Aug 19. 

Interview with Colin Riley

Tell us about yourself.

I have been competing in triathlons for 14 years and as an elite/pro for the last 3 years. Staying very busy […]

Pro triathlete Ricky Flynn to race at Luray Triathlon in 2018

By |August 8th, 2018|

Welcome back pro triathlete Ricky Flynn, Orthotic Fitter for Greenville Health System, from Greenville, SC, to the Luray Triathlon! 

See our interview with Ricky below.

 

Have you raced Luray Triathlon before?

Yes. I raced Luray in 2016 and 2017.

 

What’s your best finish at Luray?

I was 2nd in the international last year and 3rd in the sprint and 2nd in the international in 2016 and 5th in the sprint in 2016.

 

What brings you back to Luray? 

Its a really well-organized event with good competition.

 

What keeps […]

Hannah Ye to compete at Luray Triathlon in the USAT Virginia High School State Championships

By |August 7th, 2018|

Set in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, the Luray Triathlon is known for its gorgeous setting, its tremendous course support and the welcoming residents of Luray, Virginia. It offers an International Triathlon and a Sprint Triathlon. A swim in pristine Lake Arrowhead warms athletes up for the biking on paved roads through the woods and farms of Page County. The run is a scenic course with rolling hills, all on paved roads. This year, Racine MultiSports will host the USAT Virginia […]

Registration Closing Next Week – Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon

By |August 6th, 2018|

 Time is running out to register for the 

2018 Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon.
Online Registration Closes Wednesday, August 15th at Midnight

 DON’T MISS OUT, REGISTER NOW!

For a limited time, we are offering a team discount to EVERYONE! That’s $20 OFF!!

Luray Triathlon & Luray Duathlon
Special $20 off discount code:
2018LURAY20

Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon

Luray International (Olympic) Triathlon
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 8:00am
Location: Luray, VA
Distance: 
Triathlon: 1500m swim/41Km bike/10Km run
Aquabike: 1500m swim/41Km bikeMORE INFO

Luray International (Olympic) Duathlon
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 8:00am
Location: Luray, VA
Distance: Duathlon: 1.7 mile trail run/41Km […]

First Time Duathlete to Compete in First Luray Duathlon

By |August 3rd, 2018|

Karie Bradford, a thirty-eight-year-old Special Education Aide, and mother of two boys, will be competing in her first duathlon at the first Luray Duathlon. This year the much-loved Luray Triathlon, now in its 13th year, has added the Luray International Duathlon on August 18th and the Luray Sprint Duathlon on August 19th.

Karie, who grew up in Michigan, but has lived the last 14 years in Virginia, has been running with a group in Winchester, VA, called Runner in Training. Karie […]

Pro Triathlete Dan Harris to Race in the 2018 Luray Triathlon

By |August 2nd, 2018|

Welcome back Pro Triathlete Dan Harris to the 2018 Luray Triathlon. Dan, a Software Engineer from Charlottesville, VA, will race in the Luray Triathlon for the third time. This will be his first time doing the Hawksbill Double. 

Interview with Dan Harris

Q: Tell us about yourself.

A: I was born and raised in Richmond, VA. Growing up, my main sport was football, which I played from the age of 10 through high school and aside from a brief and not-particularly-distinguished stint on […]

July 30, 2018

Course Record Holder, Pro Triathlete Adam Otstot to Race in the 2018 Luray Triathlon

By |July 30th, 2018|

Adam Otstot – Health and Physical Education Curriculum Coordinator for Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools / Triathlon Coach/ Professional Triathlete

Welcome back, course record holder and 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 for the last 3 years. Adam will be racing both days of Luray Triathlon as part of the Hawksbill Double.

Interview with Adam Otstot

Q:  Tell us about yourself.

A: I have […]

Get $20 Off the Luray Triathlon & Duathlon

By |July 30th, 2018|

Time is running out to register
for the 2018 Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon.
Don’t let time run out on this deal!

For a limited time, we are offering our team discount to EVERYONE! That’s $20 OFF!!

Special $20 off discount code good for
Luray Triathlon or Luray Duathlon:
2018LURAY20
Please use ALL letters/numbers/characters above in red.

Come Swim, Bike, & Run in Luray on
August 18th and 19th

 

LURAY INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON

 

 

LURAY INTERNATIONAL DUATHLON

 

 

LURAY SPRINT TRIATHLON

 

 

LURAY SPRINT DUATHLON

 

 

Enjoy the Luray Triathlon promo video below!
Filmed in 2016. For the lengthend full highlights […]

Mother and Twin Daughters to Compete in the Relay at Luray Triathlon

By |July 20th, 2018|

June 22, 2018

OFFICIAL LURAY TRIATHLON SWIM CLINIC – PRICE INCREASE SOON

By |June 22nd, 2018|

PRICE INCREASE SOON

REGISTER NOW BEFORE THE PRICE INCREASES
Great Opportunity at a Great Price:
2018 Official Luray Triathlon Open Water Swim Clinic!!!

You do not need to be registered for the Luray Triathlon to participate in this clinic. You can use this as training and preparation for any other triathlon or open water swim.

DATE: July 28, 2018
LOCATION: Lake Arrowhead Park, Luray Va
PRICE: $30* if registering before July 1st

*Becuase this is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event, there is a +$15 fee only if you […]

LURAY TRIATHLON & DUATHLON PRICE INCREASE SOON

By |June 21st, 2018|

Price Increase Soon!
Register now for the Luray Triathlon or Luray Duathlon.
Price will increase at the end of the month, so don’t miss
out on these lower prices.

Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon

Luray International (Olympic) Triathlon
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 8:00am
Location: Luray, VA
Distance: 
Triathlon: 1500m swim/41Km bike/10Km run
Aquabike: 1500m swim/41Km bike

MORE INFO

Luray International (Olympic) Duathlon
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 8:00am
Location: Luray, VA
Distance: Duathlon: 1.7 mile trail run/41Km bike/10Km run

MORE INFO

Luray Sprint Triathlon
Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018 • 8:00am
Location: Luray, VA
Distance: 
Triathlon: 750m swim/27K bike/5K run
Aquabike: 750m swim/27K bike

MORE […]

Luray Triathlon – What to Expect in 2018

By |June 8th, 2018|

Set in the scenic Shenandoah Valley near the friendly town of Luray, Virginia, the Luray Triathlon offers a fun-filled, challenging multisport weekend. Luray Triathlon is known for it’s tremendous course support, being professionally organized, and it’s gorgeous setting. With several events to choose from, there is something for every multisport athlete, from beginner-friendly to something for the more experienced triathlete. This will be the 13th year for the Luray Triathlon and this year the race has expanded to include duathlons.On […]

SWIM FEST LURAY REGISTRATION CLOSING JUNE 13TH

By |June 5th, 2018|

REGISTRATION CLOSING JUNE 13TH!

Don’t miss out, 8 days left until online registration closes for Swim Fest Luray.
Last day to register online is June 13th.

Swim Fest Luray
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Swim Fest Luray is a Swim Competition that offers three race distances: 750 Meters, 1500 Meters, and 2250 meters. This popular swim competition features a fun and competitive open water swimming opportunity. You can combine distances as they will not overlap. You will be eligible for podium awards for each race […]

May 23, 2018

Luray Open Water Practice Swim

By |May 23rd, 2018|

DON’T MISS IT!
THIS SATURDAY, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
LURAY OPEN WATER PRACTICE SWIM IN LAKE ARROWHEAD!

 

ONLY $15 TO REGISTER NOW ONLINE

Money will not be collected during online registration but will be collected at the event.

 

 

Click Here: Luray Practice Swim

 

 

Hosted by SwimBox, An endless pool facility offeringswim lessons to swimmers of all ages and abilities.

 

 

Luray Volunteers Needed

By |May 23rd, 2018|

Greetings Friends,

We are excited about the 3rd Annual Swim Fest Luray and the 13th Annual Luray Triathlon. We are asking for volunteers for both events. Please read below for details.

FREE RACE CREW T-SHIRT: All Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt.

PLEASE REGISTER AS SOON AS YOU CAN TO HELP US WITH OUR PLANNING.

Swim Fest Luray Volunteer Opportunities

 

Only 24 days away, Swim Fest Luray will be on Saturday, June 16th.

Volunteers include registration, kayaking, food tent, directing swimmers, traffic control, greeting finishers, set-up […]

Mother’s Day Discount

By |May 11th, 2018|

MOTHER’S DAY DISCOUNT 
Not just for mothers, discounts available for all new online registration during the offer period. 

Use the code below to save 15% off the current registration price  
of Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon ONLY:

 LURAY15MDAY18 

Offer Expires: Monday, 5/14/18 at 11:59PM

Luray International Triathlon
(Olympic Distance) 
August 18, 2018
1.5K Swim / 41K Bike / 10K Run
Learn More

Luray International Duathlon 
(Olympic Distance)
August 18, 2018
1.7 Mile Trail Run / 41K Bike / 10K Run
Learn More

Luray Sprint Triathlon 
August 19, 2018
750 Meter Swim / 27K Bike / 5K Run
Learn More

Luray Sprint Duathlon 
August 19, […]

April 27, 2018

Luray Open Water Swim Clinic Registration Now Open

By |April 27th, 2018|

2018 Official Luray Triathlon Open Water Swim Clinic: Registration Now Open!!!

 

 

OPEN WATER SWIM CLINIC: INFO & REGISTRATION

 

 

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 as well as giving you practice time in open water.
 
Presented by, Race Director Ken Racine and Coach Dominic Latella, US Masters Swimming Level 4 certified coach, will be there to…

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