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Saturday, April 28, 2001 -- Marlinton, WV
Great Greenbrier River Race

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See coverage from the previous years: 1998 1999 2000

When: Saturday, April 28th, 2001, at 11:00am. Race registration 8:30am to 10:00am at Riverside Park in Marlinton.

Mandatory Race Meeting
begins at 10:00am
Everyone MUST attend!

Where: Marlinton is located at the intersection of Rt. 219 and Rt. 39, registration will be at the Riverside Park, which is located on 1st Ave.

Race Course Desription
Canoe: Bridge in Marlinton to Buckeye, mile marker 56 to 52.

Mountain Bike: Buckeye to Watoga Bridge then back to Buckeye. Mile marker 52 to 48 to 52.

Run: Buckeye to Stillwell Park. Mile marker 52 to 55.

Registration Fees
  • $20 per person/ per team when pre-registered.
  • $25 per person/ per team on race day.
  • Pre-registered solo $25.
  • Day of race solo $30.
  • Includes T-shirt, lunch, and soft drinks. Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed race day T-shirts. On site registrants may receive T-shirt at a later date.
Awards & Prizes following the race (3:15) at Stillwell Park.

Classes: Solo male & solo female, with teams of Masters, all female, Civic/Business/Church, Open (not fitting any category), Mixed (50% male/50% female), Youth (18 or under) , Family, and Advantage( any team providing a racing constructed canoe, kevlar canoe, kayak, or tandem bicycle).

Great Prizes
1st place prize for each category, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall will be awarded to a 1-4 person effort using a recreational canoe and a single bicycle. The advantage category cannot win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place overall.

Great Rules
  • Have Fun!!
  • The wristband must be transported the entire race course. You must finish with your wristband to complete the event and be considered for placing and prizes.
  • Register in one category... no switching.
  • All canoes and bicycles are welcome, but kevlar and racing design canoes and tandem bicycles MUST register in the advantage category.
  • Maximum of 2 persons per canoe.
  • Only participants who have signed waiver may compete.
Helpful Hints
  • Logistics: the team or individual is responsible for transportation of all equipment. Please arrive early.
  • The Greenbrier River Trail is a non-motorized trail. Give yourself extra time to set up. No vehicles on the trail.
  • You must attend the 10:00am race meeting. This is a time for announcements regarding changes and additional info.
  • No ticket, no food. Additional meal tickets are available for $8.50.

TITLE: Great Greenbrier River Race
EVENTS: Mtn Triathlon
WHEN: Sat, 28 Apr
WHERE: Marlinton, WV
CONTACT: Mary Willis (304) 572-3771 E-mail
PCCVB (800) 336-7009 E-mail
AFFILIATES: WVMBA
COMMENTS: Paddle, Bike, and Run