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Saturday, April 29, 2017 -- Marlinton, WV
31st Annual Great Greenbrier River Race (iPO Event Id#: 16470)

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Come join the fun at this Triathlon event. Run, canoe, and bike for great prizes, and the chance to place in this historic Race.

2017 Registration

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  • Early Bird registration will begin on Friday, January 13, 2017 and will run through Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Early Bird rates are $45.00 for Solo, and $42.00 per Team Member (up to 4 on a team). NOTE: IF YOU HAVE TWO PEOPLE PARTICIPATING, AND BOTH WANT TO DO THE ENTIRE RACE..RUN, PADDLE, AND PEDAL...YOU ARE CONSIDERED SOLOS, NOT A TEAM. TEAM MEMBERS MUST SPLIT UP ON THE RACE, EACH TEAM MEMBER CANNOT RUN THE ENTIRE COURSE!!!!! Registration February 16 - April 7, 2017 will be $50.00 for Solo, and $47.00 per Team Member (up to 4 on a team).

    Great Greenbrier River Race
    Great Greenbrier River Race
    31st Anniversary

    In a beautiful setting along the Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County, this family-friendly, 17-mile mini-triathlon features a post-race gourmet picnic with live music, drawings, and great prizes!

    Net proceeds from the race go to the Greenbrier River Trail Association, a private non-profit advocacy group dedicated to improvement and promotion of the Greenbrier River Trail and related facilities. Note that in the event of high water, the race will be changed to a Run/Bike/Run course.


    17 Miles Total

    1. RUN 3 miles -- This route is out & back. Go to River Trail, turn left, go North to turnaround, return. Transition to boat.

    2. PADDLE 4 miles -- Go south from Marlinton bridge to takeout just beyond bridge near Buckeye. Transition via run/walk to bike at River Trail.

    3. PEDAL 10 miles -- Go south 3 miles to turnaround, go north 7 miles to Marlinton, turn left to finish at starting point.

    Approximately half the run course and 3 miles of the bike course are paved; the rest is fine gravel. The river course is mostly shallow with a few fast spots but no real rapids.

    Start Date: 2017-04-29     Start Time: 11:00am
    Event Name: 31st Annual Great Greenbrier River Race
    Location(s): Marlinton, WV 24954
    Event Type(s): Multi
    Event Distance(s): 17mi
    Contact(s): Pocahontas County CVB
       Phone: 800-336-7009
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