March 16, 2019

10% Off Luray Triathlon & Duathlon

By |2019-03-18T10:24:00-04:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Hurry Up Before Your Luck Runs Out! Register now for the Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon and use this coupon code to save 10% Code: LUCKY2019 The discount code is good for 10% off registration for Luray Triathlon and Luray Duathlon. Code expires at midnight on March 20th. Luray International Triathlon Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019 • 8:00 am Location: Luray, VA Distance: Triathlon: 1500m swim/41Km bike/10Km run Aquabike: 1500m swim/41Km bike MORE INFO Luray International Duathlon Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019 [...]

November 1, 2018


By |2019-03-18T10:33:07-04:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

THE WAIT IS OVER! REGISTRATION NOW OPENfor ALL our 2019 Luray Races!  There will be a LIMITED SPECIAL OFFER pricing of BELOW the Early Bird price (Scroll down for pricing). These entries will sell fast and are first come first served. No code needed, if still available you will see them as a choice when registering. Once they are sold our pricing will then move to the Early Bird price structure. Be sure to act quickly, as our 50 Limited Special [...]

August 8, 2018

Pro triathlete Steve Rosinski to race at Luray Triathlon

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

Welcome Steve Rosinski! 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 [...]

Pro triathlete Adam Brumley to race at Luray Triathlon in 2018

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

Welcome Adam Brumley! 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 [...]

Pro triathlete Ricky Flynn to race at Luray Triathlon in 2018

By |2019-03-05T10:31:14-05:00August 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 [...]

October 15, 2014

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

By |2019-03-05T10:31:40-05:00October 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 [...]

September 30, 2014

Meet pro triathlete Calah Schlabach

By |2019-03-05T10:31:40-05:00September 30th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

We had a lot of talent this year at both the Luray International and Sprint Triathlons.  Course records fell in both races by the same two athletes: Dan Feeney and Calah Slabach. I met Calah for the first time at the pre-race practice swim on Friday of race weekend.  She was there with some friends with DC Tri Club.  One of Calah's friends introduced Calah as the triathlete who was going to win both races - and he was right. [...]

August 29, 2014

Meet Pro Triathlete Matt Shanks from Ignite Endurance

By |2019-03-05T10:31:41-05:00August 29th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Meet Matt Shanks If you came out to pre-race practice swim on Friday evening before the Luray International on Saturday, you likely Matt Shanks who was there to offer racing tips. Matt was one of the pros who raced at Luray International Triathlon this year for a chance at the $5,000 cash prize purse. A member of the Ignite Endurance triathlon team, Matt is a long course athlete, focusing on Ironman distance races. Most recently, he completed the inaugural Challenge Atlantic City [...]

Luray Triathlon 2014 Swim Waves

By |2019-03-05T10:31:41-05:00August 13th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Below are the swim wave assignments for the Luray International and Sprint Triathlons this weekend. Please note: Participants will compete in whichever age group they would be in as of Dec. 31st, 2014. In other words, your age group for the Luray Triathlon will be determined by your age on December 31st, 2014. For example, if you are 44 now but turn 45 on September 1, your race age will be 45 because you will be 45 on December 31, 2014. [...]

Online registration closes Thursday at 12 PM

By |2019-03-05T10:31:41-05:00August 13th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Online registration for Luray Triathlon will close on Thursday, August 14 at 12 PM. Once online registration closes, you can still register in person at each race's packet pickup times for that race. Please see the Weekend Schedule for packet pickup times and locations.

Meet visually impaired triathlete Doug Powell

By |2019-03-05T10:31:41-05:00August 12th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome Doug Powell to Luray! Need some inspiration? If you've raced at Luray Triathlon in the past 3 or 4 years, you may have noticed an athlete wearing a Team Z jersey on the course riding a tandem bicycle or running with a guide. Meet triathlete Doug Powell. Doug has a degenerative eye disease that has resulted in the loss of most of his vision. I can't imagine attempting a triathlon with its swim, bike and run without being able to see. [...]

Join us for Taste of Page County dinner on Saturday, August 16

By |2019-03-05T10:31:41-05:00August 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Savor the flavors of Page County with a special "farm to table" meal catered by Page County Grown and the Mimslyn Inn at Performing Arts Luray. The dinner will feature beef BBQ, potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables from local Page County farms. Award winning beer from Devils Backbone Brewing Company will be available and there will be live entertainment by Acoustic Thunder. This dinner is open to the volunteers, sponsors, supporters and athletes of the Luray Triathlon. Space is limited to only 130 diners so please [...]

July 31, 2014

Pro Triathlete Dan Feeney to Race at Luray Triathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:41-05:00July 31st, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Welcome Dan Feeney! Welcome pro triathlete Dan Feeney from Newark, Delaware to the Luray Triathlon! Dan joins a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse. Dan was featured as one of Competitor Magazine's 5 New Pros to Watch in 2012 and brings a strong background in ITU racing to Luray. Need help with your transitions? Dan will be giving a transition tips clinic on Friday and Saturday (8/15 & 17) from 4:30 PM [...]

Pro Triathlete Molly Roohi to Race in Luray Sprint Triathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:41-05:00July 30th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Welcome Molly Roohi! Welcome pro triathlete Molly Roohi from King George, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! She joins a talented field of both elite and amateur athletes who will be competing for part of the $5,000 cash prize purse. Molly is a past winner of the Luray Sprint Triathlon (2010) so she has experience on the Luray course. We interviewed Molly to learn a little more about her, to find out what motivates her and to hear what advice she might have [...]

Pro triathlete Steve Rosinski to race at Luray Triathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:42-05:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Welcome Steve Rosinski! Welcome pro triathlete Steve Rosinski from Charlottesville, VA, to the Luray Triathlon! Not only is Steve a pro triathlete, but he's also a full-time Doctor of Optometry. Wow! Steve's triathlon career began while at Ohio State where he finished 8th in the 2010 Collegiate National Championships. Upon graduating in 2011 with his Doctorate, Steve made the decision to dedicate himself more to his training and racing and in doing so earned his Elite Triathlete license within [...]

Pro triathlete John Kenny to race at Luray Triathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:42-05:00July 14th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome John Kenny! Welcome pro triathlete, coach and race director John Kenny to the Luray Triathlon! A former Pennsylvania state champion in high school swimming and all-district in cross country, John swam for 4 years at Cornell University.  During his college days and beyond, John found his niche in the sport of open water swimming where he is a 5-time US National Champion in distances ranging from 10K up to 25K and  has competed at a wide variety of races including Nationals, Olympic trials, Pan [...]

Pro triathlete Jessie Koltz to race at Luray Triathlon

By |2019-03-05T10:31:42-05:00July 8th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome Jessie Koltz! Welcome pro triathlete and swim coach Jessie Koltz to the Luray Triathlon this year! Not only will Jessie be racing both days as part of the "Devil's Double," but Jessie will also be be a swim coach for the Luray Triathlon Pre-Race Open Water Swim Clinic on August 9. Jessie is sure to make the women's race an exciting race to watch as she competes against a talented field for the part of the $5,000 cash prize purse. [...]

June 25, 2014

Be sure to sign up for Luray Triathlons before price bumps up on July 1…

By |2019-03-05T10:31:42-05:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Dear Triathlete: We invite you to come experience the Luray International and Sprint Triathlons in the scenic Shenandoah Valley! Now in its 9th year, the Luray Triathlon was voted the Best Triathlon of 2013 in the Mid-Atlantic Region by readers of Competitor Magazine. Please be sure to register by June 30 before the price bumps up on June 30. You can register on here: Luray International, Luray Sprint. We have added a registration option on the Luray International registration page this year so that you can [...]

Pre-Race swim clinic & practice at Lake Arrowhead on August 9th

By |2019-03-05T10:31:42-05:00June 23rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Geared toward beginner and novice triathletes, the clinic on August 9th, 2014 is designed to help you prepare for the Luray Triathlons as well as other short course triathlons with open water swims. The clinic includes a lifeguard supervised open water practice swim in pristine Lake Arrowhead and an overview of the transition area flow from swim to bike to run to finish. Presented by top coaches and athletes, the clinic will provide you with knowledge and expertise to help you become [...]

Luray International is more than half full…

By |2019-03-05T10:31:42-05:00June 11th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Luray International is more than half full of our 700 athlete capacity. We do expect the race to sell out again this year. There are also a limited number (50) of charity slots available. Charity slots cost $200 for an individual athlete.  For each community slot, we will donate $150 to United Way of Page County, our primary charity, which also helps provide many of our volunteers on race weekend. Please register soon to reserve your spot!    

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