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August 8, 2018

Pro triathlete Ricky Flynn to race at Luray Triathlon in 2018

By |2019-03-05T10:31:14-04:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Welcome Back Ricky Flynn! 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 [...]

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

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: News|

 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 [...]

First Time Duathlete to Compete in First Luray Duathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

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. [...]

Pro Triathlete Dan Harris to Race in the 2018 Luray Triathlon

By |2018-08-02T23:15:20-04:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

July 30, 2018

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

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Get $20 Off the Luray Triathlon & Duathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: News|

Terry Drew and her twin daughters, Samantha and Lauren of Oak Hill, Virginia, will be competing this year in the 13th Annual Luray Sprint Triathlon relay on August 19th. Last year Terry competed for the first time at the Luray Triathlon and thought the race was very well organized and really enjoyed the excitement surrounding the race. She and her husband came to Luray a day early and enjoyed the town and local breweries. Terry can’t wait to come back [...]

June 22, 2018

OFFICIAL LURAY TRIATHLON SWIM CLINIC – PRICE INCREASE SOON

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|

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, [...]

LURAY TRIATHLON & DUATHLON PRICE INCREASE SOON

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Luray Triathlon – What to Expect in 2018

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

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. [...]

SWIM FEST LURAY REGISTRATION CLOSING JUNE 13TH

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

May 23, 2018

Luray Open Water Practice Swim

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

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 |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

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, [...]

Mother’s Day Discount

By |2019-03-05T10:31:15-04:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

April 27, 2018

Luray Open Water Swim Clinic Registration Now Open

By |2019-03-05T10:31:16-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Open Water Practice Swims Begin

By |2019-03-05T10:31:16-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: News|

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, [...]

Price Increase Soon – Luray Triathlon & Duathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:16-04:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

March 22, 2018

Swim Fest Luray Price Increase April 1st

By |2019-03-05T10:31:16-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|

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 |2019-03-05T10:31:16-04:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]