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Saturday, April 27, 2019 -- Marlinton, WV
33rd Annual Great Greenbrier River Race (iPO Event Id#: 17118)

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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.

2018 Registration

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  • Early Bird registration will begin on Friday, January 11, 2019 and will run through Thursday, February 15, 2019. 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 12 - April 13, 2019 will be $50.00 for Solo, and $47.00 per Team Member (up to 4 on a team). Please register online, or mail your payment to Greenbrier River Trail Association, PO Box 203 Marlinton, WV 24954.

  • But, also, please keep in mind.....IF YOU ARE SIGNED UP AS A SOLO PARTICIPANT, YOU MUST RUN ALL THREE LEGS OF THE RACE ON YOUR OWN!!!! YOU CANNOT BE IN A BOAT WITH OTHERS AND BE CONSIDERED SOLO!!! This is a fun, family friendly event. Let's work on the honor system, and everyone be honest. If you are caught in the boat with another solo, you will both be disqualified from the race. It ruins the fun for everyone. (However, if you have a minor competing as a solo, for their safety, we will allow the minor in a boat with an older participant.)

    Great Greenbrier River Race
    Great Greenbrier River Race
    33rd 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: 2019-04-27     Start Time: 11:00am
    Event Name: 33rd 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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