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October 15, 2014

Registration opens Thursday, October 16 at 8 AM plus organizational announcement

By |2019-03-05T10:31:40-04:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Registration for 2015 opens this Thursday, October 16 at 8 AM. Race dates will be: August 15, 2015: Luray International August 16, 2015: Luray Sprint There are a limited number of discounted entries available for the first 25 athletes to sign up in each race. I also have some exciting news to share, but first a little context. Back in 2005, I approached the Town of Luray with the idea of putting on a triathlon the following year. The first [...]

July 28, 2014

Latest News & Updates: Open Division, Talented Field & Weekend Schedule

By |2019-03-05T10:31:42-04:00July 28th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dear Athlete, Less than 3 weeks until race weekend. Our race team is making final planning preparations. The t-shirts, finisher's medals, hand-engraved awards and race bags are ordered and volunteers are being recruited. Please don't forget to sign up soon if you have not done so already. We will not have a wait list. Race weekend schedule is now online. Please visit luraytriathlon.com/schedule for the schedule of events on race weekend including packet pickup times and practice swims. Details about the Taste of Page County Dinner [...]

March 17, 2014

Latest news from Luray Triathlon (mid March)

By |2019-03-05T10:31:43-04:00March 17th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How is your triathlon training progressing? We hope you've been able to successfully "weather" the poor weather. Volunteers make a triathlon what it is. We could not do the race without them. Race Director Cory Churches shares the "Art and Reward" of volunteering in this article. Welcome Devils Backbone Brewery as a new sponsor in 2014! Not only will Devils Backbone be providing their award-winning beer at our Volunteer and Athlete dinner on Saturday night (details coming soon), but athletes who complete the [...]

January 24, 2014

Luray Triathlon featured in Page News & Courier

By |2019-03-05T10:31:44-04:00January 24th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This article by Bill Meade about the Luray Triathlon being voted Best Mid-Atlantic Triathlon in 2013 appeared in the Page News & Courier on January 16, 2014: Luray Triathlon Selected Best in Area By Bill Meade, Staff Writer In the January issue of Competitor magazine, the Luray Triathlon was chosen Best Triathlon of 2013 for the Mid-Atlantic Region. The award is voted on by local athletes each year. “It was quite a pleasant surprise when [...]

Meet Luray Parks and Recreation Director Pat O’Brien

By |2019-03-05T10:31:44-04:00January 13th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

If you've ever been to Luray Triathlon in the past, you've probably seen Luray Parks & Recreation Director Pat O'Brien on race weekend. Pat, along with his team and Luray Public Works, does a plethora of activities to make sure the triathlon runs smoothly from providing lifeguards on the swim course to beautifying the park to parking cars on race morning to picking up trash to supplying aid stations...plus a lot more. We interviewed Pat to find out a little [...]

December 19, 2013

Latest News: Happy Holidays

By |2019-03-05T10:31:44-04:00December 19th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Happy Holidays from Luray Triathlon We hope you're staying warm, enjoying your triathlon off-season and spending time with family and friends. Here is the latest news from Luray Triathlon: Local athlete interview. Always smiling, David Sours made his triathlon debut at the Luray Sprint Triathlon in 2012 then did the "Hooray for Luray Double" in 2013. David is also a farmer (Public House Produce) and a true Luray local. Here's the INTERVIEW with David. Clubs and teams. We're [...]

September 19, 2013

September News: Registration opens on October 1 plus what’s new for 2014

By |2019-03-05T10:31:45-04:00September 19th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Registration will open on October 1 for next year with Luray International on Saturday, August 16 and Luray Sprint on Sunday, August 17 in 2014. Registration details will be posted at luraytriathlon.com and on Facebook soon. […]

April 24, 2013

Recent loss of our friend, James “Spading” Buracker

By |2019-03-05T10:31:45-04:00April 24th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Teamwork and Community: What Makes the World Go Around by Cory Churches How many of us feel truly connected to a close-knit community, whether it is in our neighborhood or within a group of like-minded individuals? Is there truly a place where everyone knows your name? Well, in the Town of Luray, there certainly is a strong sense of community and a great team at work in the Luray Department of Parks and Recreation. The team of Pat O’Brien, long [...]

February 2, 2013

Announcing the launch of School of Tri and Endurance Sports….

By |2019-03-05T10:31:46-04:00February 2nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are proud to partner with the new School of Tri and Endurance Sports - the guided, online resource to learn about and experience the sport of triathlon. Founded by Luray Triathlon Event Director and Triathlon Coach David Glover, the School provides valuable triathlon training tips and demonstrations in a unique classroom  format that breaks down the complexity of triathlon into its component pieces like swimming, transitions, mental training and race day. In addition, the School teaches online webinars and live clinics in [...]