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April 27, 2018

Open Water Practice Swims Begin

By |April 27th, 2018|

Racine MultiSports is excited to begin open water practice swims! Registration is now open and we have two locations: Lake Royer at Fort Ritchie and Lake Arrowhead in Luray. 

 

 

Click Here: Fort Ritchie Practice Swims

 

 

 

 

Click Here: Luray Practice Swims

 

 

 

Here are the current practice swim dates for 2018, additional swims will be announced at a later date:

Fort Ritchie: 
Saturday, May 5, 2018- 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Thursday, May 10, 2018- 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Thursday, May 17, 2018- 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday, […]

Price Increase Soon – Luray Triathlon & Duathlon

By |April 25th, 2018|

Don’t Miss Out on These Lower Prices. Register Now and Save! 
Price will increase May 1st for Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon. 
 

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, 2018
1.1 Mile Trail Run / 27K Bike / 5K Run
Learn More

 

 

Luray Hawksbill Double 
August 18-19, 2018
Competing […]

March 22, 2018

Swim Fest Luray Price Increase April 1st

By |March 22nd, 2018|

Swim Fest Luray Price Increase Soon!
Don’t forget…price increase April 1st for Swim Fest Luray.
REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!

 

Swim Fest Luray: 
June 17th, 2018
Location: Luray, VA 
Distance: 
750 Meter Race – one loop  
1500 Meter Race – two loop  

 

 

Enjoy the Swim Fest Luray promo video.
(For the longer Swim Fest Luray Full Highlights Video Click Here) 

February 20, 2018

Luray Chosen as Virginia High School Championship

By |February 20th, 2018|

Please forward this to any high school triathlete you may know.

 
 

We are very excited to be chosen by USA Triathlon as the Virgina High School Championship at Luray Sprint Triathlon.

 
 
 

High School students, come be a part of this awesome regional competition, the only of it’s kind in the area and one of only twenty-four triathlons within the United States selected to host a state championship race.

 

 
 
 

About the Championship
USA Triathlon has developed High School championship races throughout the country as a […]

Luray Triatlon & Duathlon Price Increase Soon

By |February 20th, 2018|

Don’t Miss Out on Our Low Prices. Register Now and Save! 
Price will increase March 1st for Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon. 

 

Plus we still have this SWEET Duathlon deal, making your savings even greater!! 
Now through February 28th use this code for $20 off your registration for the Luray Duathlon.
CODE: 
SWEET20

 

Click on the buttons below to visit the race website to learn more.

 

 

 

International Triathlon – Sat, August 18th

 

 

 

 

International Duathlon – Sat, August 18th

 

 

 

 

Sprint Triathlon – Sun, August 19th

 

 

 

 

Sprint Duathlon – Sun, August 19th

 

 

 

 

Swim […]

$20 Off Sweet Deal – Luray Duathlon

By |February 14th, 2018|

We have a SWEET DEAL for you!
Now through February 28th use this code for $20 off your registration for the Luray Duathlon.

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ 
CODE: 
SWEET20
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ 

 

 

More Info: Luray International Duathlon

 

 

 

 

More Info: Luray Sprint Duathlon

 

 

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE – LURAY DUATHLONS

 

 

 

Swim Fest Luray Price Increase Soon. Register Now & Save!

By |February 7th, 2018|

Swim Fest Luray Price Increase Soon!
Don’t miss out…price increase February 16th for Swim Fest Luray.
REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!

 

Swim Fest Luray:
June 16th, 2018

 

  

Swim Fest Luray promo video. (Filmed in 2016) 

  

Luray International Triathlon: August 18, 2018

 

Luray International Duathlon: August 18, 2018

 

Luray Sprint Triathlon: August 19, 2018

 

Luray Sprint Duathlon: August 19, 2018

 

Official Swim Clinic: July 28, 2018 

 

Open Water Practice Swims in Lake Arrowhead: 2018 Dates – TBD

  

 
Stay tuned for more updates and news on the 2018 Luray Triathlon, Luray Duathlon, and Swim Fest Luray.

Luray Duathlon Registration NOW OPEN!

By |February 1st, 2018|

Luray Duathlon registration is NOW OPEN with limited, deeply discounted entries. 

Registration opened with 5 discounted entries for each Duathlon, and is expected to sell out within minutes. Once those entries are sold, registration will move into Early Bird pricing which is still an excellent deal. 

 

 

Here are the links to the Duathlon pages where you can get more info and register:

 

 

Luray International Duathlon

 

 

 

 

Luray Sprint Duathlon

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE – LURAY DUATHLONS

 

 

 

Stay tuned for more updates and news on the 2018 Luray Triathlon and […]

January 30, 2018

Luray Duathlons Registration Opens Feb 1st with Discount

By |January 30th, 2018|

Be ready at 6am Thursday. Limited, deeply discounted entries will sell out fast. 

Registration will open on Thursday, February 1st at 6:00am with 5 discounted entries for each Duathlon. Limited entries have sold out quickly for the Triathlon, so be ready. If you are not lucky enough to grab the discounted entries, don’t worry, you will still be able to register using the early bird price which is still a great deal. 

 

Here are the links to the Duathlon pages where you can […]

Luray Triathlon Now Offers Duathlons

By |January 29th, 2018|

Luray Triathlon is excited to announce the addition of two new duathlon events. Check the press release below and Luray Triathlon website for details. 

Registration will open on Thursday, February 1st at 6:00am with 5 deeply discounted entries for each Duathlon. Limited entries have sold out quickly for the Triathlon, so be ready.  

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE – LURAY DUATHLONS

 

 

 

Stay tuned for more updates and news on the 2018 Luray Triathlon and other Luray Events.

December 29, 2017

Early Bird Price Ending

By |December 29th, 2017|

Don’t Miss Out…Early Bird Pricing Ending! 
These are the lowest prices we will have for the 2018 season. Grab them before time runs out! Price increases on January 1st. 

Click on the links below to visit the race website to learn more.

 

 

 

International Triathlon – Sat, August 18th

 

 

 

 

Sprint Triathlon – Sun, August 19th

 

 

 

 

Swim Fest Luray – Sat, June 16th

 

 

 

 

Official Swim Clinic – Sat, July 28th

 

 

 

 

Practice Swims – TBD

 

 

 

Stay tuned for more updates and news on the 2018 Luray Triathlon and other Luray Events.

November 3, 2017

1st Person to Register for 2018 Luray Triathlon

By |November 3rd, 2017|

Sara Kalies of Virginia was the first person to register for the Luray Triathlon when registration for 2018 opened November 1st. She was among the lucky first 50 people who got in on the special discounting pricing offer that sold out in the first 30 minutes. Ken Racine, owner of Luray Triathlons said, “We have never seen the 50 discounted entries sell out so quickly. By the end of the day we had over 100 people registered in the race. […]

2018 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for all Luray Triathlon Events!

By |November 1st, 2017|

2018 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for all Luray Triathlon Events!
Registration opened Wednesday, November 1st at 8:00am, for all Luray Triathlon Events, with our LIMITED SPECIAL OFFER pricing of below the Early Bird price!!
See Special Offer at the end of this e-mail.

Click on the links below to visit the race website to learn more.

 

 

 

International Triathlon – Sat, August 18th

 

 

 

 

Sprint Triathlon – Sun, August 19th

 

 

 

 

Swim Fest Luray – Sat, June 16th

 

 

 

 

Official Swim Clinic – Sat, July 28th

 

 

 

 

Practice Swims – TBD

 

 

 

Don’t miss out on the […]

October 23, 2017

Limited Special Offer with 2018 Luray Triathlon Registration Opening Soon

By |October 23rd, 2017|

2018 Registration Opens on Wednesday, November 1st at 8:00am, for all Luray Triathlon Events,
with our LIMITED SPECIAL OFFER pricing of below the Early Bird price!!
See Special Offer at the end of this e-mail. 

Click on the buttons below to visit the race pages to learn more.

 

 

 

International Triathlon – Sat, August 18th

 

 

 

 

Sprint Triathlon – Sun, August 19th

 

 

 

 

Swim Fest Luray – Sat, June 16th

 

 

 

 

Official Swim Clinic – Sat, July 28th

 

 

 

 

Practice Swims – TBD

 

 

 

Don’t miss out on the deep savings with our LIMITED SPECIAL OFFER […]

2018 Registration Opens November 1st

By |October 11th, 2017|

2018 Registration Opens on Wednesday, November 1st at 8:00am, for all Luray Triathlon Events. 

Click on the links below to visit the race pages to learn more.

 

 

 

International Triathlon – Sat, August 18th

 

 

 

 

Sprint Triathlon – Sun, August 19th

 

 

 

 

Swim Fest Luray – Sat, June 16th

 

 

 

 

Official Swim Clinic – Sat, July 28th

 

 

 

 

Practice Swims – TBD

 

 

 

Don’t miss out on the deep savings with our LIMITED SPECIAL OFFER entries. This is a first come first served special price and once they are sold out the price will […]

August 31, 2017

It’s a Family Thing – Father and Sons Compete at Luray Triathlon

By |August 31st, 2017|

As a birthday present to his dad, Jeff Bogle signed his dad Reese, his brother Tom, and himself up for the Luray Triathlon. Jeff lives in D.C. and Reese and Tom live in New Jersey. Typically they do local races, but Reese had been eyeing up the Luray Triathlon for the last few years, so what better birthday present than to travel together as a family and compete at the Luray Triathlon, with Mom there to cheer everyone on as […]

Local Does Luray Triathlon Hawksbill Double

By |August 29th, 2017|

Local Triathlete, Allysah Fox, a Senior at Virginia Tech, competed in the Luray Triathlon Hawksbill Double. This was her first time ever competing in a double triathlon but her second year participating in the Luray Triathlon. Last year she raced the Luray Sprint Triathlon as her first triathlon ever. We had a chance to ask her a few questions about herself and her experience with the Luray Triathlon.
 
Tell me about yourself.
 
I am a senior at Virginia Tech majoring in multimedia […]

Couple Wayne and Jeannie Sykes Travel to Compete in the Luray Triathlon

By |August 27th, 2017|

Couple, Wayne and Jeannie Sykes, traveled from North Carolina to compete in the Luray Sprint Triathlon. Both have been runners since the 70’s and Jeannie has been doing triathlons since 1981, before there was even any established order in the sport of Triathlon. They enjoy coming to Luray for the Triathlon and then making a weekend of it, enjoying all the other activities, adventure, and beauty the area has to offer as well.

We caught up with Jeannie and asked her […]

New Awards for Luray Triathlon are a Big Hit

By |August 26th, 2017|

Luray Triathlon decided to change up the podium awards this year and commissioned local potter Cathie Miranda Potterylady to hand make each pottery award.  The pottery awards were either pint glass shaped or mugs, ranging from 18-20oz. 

When deciding on a new style of awards, Luray Triathlon Race Director, Ken Racine, wanted to use a local potter and have each award be a custom, hand crafted piece. After meeting with Cathie and seeing some of her work he knew this would […]

Luray Triathlon Partnership with Hawksbill Brewery A Big Success!

By |August 24th, 2017|

For the 2nd year in a row the Hawksbill Brewery in Luray, VA sponsored the double event  at the Luray Triathlon, appropriately named the Hawksbill Double. 

The Hawksbill Brewery is a new, local, craft brewery in Luray, Virginia and has quickly become the favorite go-to-spot for the athletes to hang out during the Luray Triathlon weekend. Last year, though they sponsored the event, the brewery was not yet open for people to enjoy. This year however, owners, David Sours, Operations Manager, […]