August 13, 2014

Online registration closes Thursday at 12 PM

By |August 13th, 2014|

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.

June 25, 2014

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

By |June 25th, 2014|

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 sign up for both […]

May 15, 2014

Luray Triathlon offers $5,000 cash prize purse in 2014

By |May 15th, 2014|

The Luray Triathlons will be offering a $5,000 total cash prize purse for the first time this year for athletes racing in the Luray International or Sprint Triathlons on August 16 and 17 (respectively).

Prize money ($2,500 each race) is available to ELITE athletes and amateur athlete racing in the OPEN Division. will be awarded to the top 3 males and the top 3 females overall in each Luray race as follows:
1st: $600
2nd: $400
3rd: $250
OPEN and ELITE Division athletes who race in both the International and Sprint are […]

April 25, 2014

Sign up for Luray Triathlons before registration fees go up on May 1…

By |April 25th, 2014|

Please be sure to sign up by April 30 before the price of registration increases on May 1.

You can register on here: Luray International, Luray Sprint.

We also added a registration option on the Luray International registration page so that you can sign up for both races at once for the “Devil’s Double” presented by Devils Backbone Brewing Company. If you’ve already signed up to both races individually, we will automatically include you in the Devil’s Double category.

Happy training!

David Glover
Luray Triathlon […]

March 25, 2014

Luray Triathlon at TRI-MANIA expo…

By |March 25th, 2014|

We hope you had a fantastic and fun time at the TRI-MANIA expo (like we did) on Saturday!

Thank you so much for all of you who stopped by to chat with Race Announcer Brad Rex, Race Director Cory Churches and I.

Of course, we appreciate all the feedback on the Luray Triathlon and look forward to welcoming many of you for the first time in August this year at Luray International Triathlon on August 16 and Luray Sprint Triathlon on August 17!

Happy […]

Latest news from Luray Triathlon (mid March)

By |March 17th, 2014|

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 newly re-named […]

Check out other Luray events like Festival of Spring in May

By |March 4th, 2014|

Not only does the Town of Luray host the Luray Triathlon, but the town also hosts a number of other sporting events and festivals like the upcoming Festival of Spring on May 10 featuring live music, entertainers, delicious food, arts & crafts, 2 duck races, a canine sports show, kid’s activities…and so, so much more!

Be sure to check out and download their event rack cards (.pdf format) for all of their events in 2014:

Sports Event Schedule Rack Card
Town of Luray […]

February 17, 2014

Local artist Patty Sevre to hand engrave all race awards

By |February 17th, 2014|

Glass engraving artist Patty Sevre will be hand-engraving all the awards for the Luray Triathlon again this year – each award will be as unique and special as the triathletes who earn them.

Every generation of Patty Sevre’s family has been engraving glass since the 1740’s. She creates these beautiful works of art using the time honored methods of revolving stones, copper wheels, and cooling water handed down through the generations. Every aspect of her work is freehand and shows the quality her […]

January 13, 2014

Meet Luray Parks and Recreation Director Pat O’Brien

By |January 13th, 2014|

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 more […]

Luray Triathlon chosen as Competitor Magazine’s best Mid-Atlantic Triathlon of 2013

By |January 2nd, 2014|

You can see Luray Triathlon and all the other “Best of 2013” winners in the January issue of Competitor Magazine Mid-Atlantic that is in print now.

December 19, 2013

Latest News: Happy Holidays

By |December 19th, 2013|

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:

October 21, 2013

Interview with Luray Triathlon Finisher and Shop Owner Gary Drum

By |October 21st, 2013|

This will be the first of a series of articles about some of the people who help make the Luray Triathlon experience so magical.

August 19, 2012

Congratulations to all of our Luray Triathlon 2012 finishers!

By |August 19th, 2012|

In 2012 we had 82 triathletes complete the “Hooray for Luray Double” (successfully finishing both Luray International and Luray Sprint as individuals in the same weekend) and receive a unique glass coffee mug hand-engraved by engraving artist Patty Sevre!

Here are the top 3 finishers for each race:
Luray International 2012


Michael Harlow – 2:10:45
Scott Tonder – 2:10:52
Dan O’Connell – 2:11:09


Peggy Yetman – 2:19:27
Hilary Cairns – 2:23:36
Rachel Wigton – 2:24:41


Luray Sprint 2012


Matias Palavecino – 1:16:22
Michael Harlow – 1:17:04
Andrew Lipscomb – 1:18:53


Hilary Cairns – 1:25:08
Leslie Knibb – 1:28:23
Dina […]

July 9, 2012

Meet Dave Scott at Luray Triathlon…

By |July 9th, 2012|

Triathlon legend and six-time Ironman World Champion Dave Scott will be joining us at for both Luray International Triathlon on August 18 and Luray Sprint Triathlon on August 19.  Luray will be the only triathlon that Dave does this year!

As fundraisers for the United Way of Page County to benefit the local Luray and Page Valley communities, we’re offering several special opportunities for you to meet and interact with Dave on race weekend. […]