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Sunday, July 9, 2000 -- Richwood, WV
Scenic Mountain Triathlon

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The Scenic Mountain Triathlon is the longest running triathlon in the state. Entrants can be individuals or teams of three. The event takes place in the beautiful Monongahela National Forest in Richwood. One hundred plus volunteers makes a world of difference in this triathlon! Lots of local support, a cookout, and great prizes make this a race you won't want to miss!

Race Extras:

  • FREE T-Shirts for ALL racers
  • Pre-Race Pasta- Friday, July 8th, from 6:00 to 8:30 PM at the First Methodist Church in Richwood. (Free for competitors/ guests pay $5.00/ Kids 5 and under are free!)
  • Cookout following the race (Free for all paid competitors)

When: Sunday, July 9th, 2000 at 10:00 AM

Where: Summit Lake in Richwood, WV

Race Course Description:

  • SWIM - 0.5 miles in Summit Lake
  • BIKE - 17.1 miles from Summit Lake to Cranberry Mountain Nature Center on State Rt. 39/55 (Hard surface road with hills)
  • RUN - 6.2 miles total. 3.1 miles to locked gate below Cranberry Glades and 3.1 miles back to Cranberry Mt. Nature Center

Race Registration:
Saturday, July 8th - 6:00 to 8:00 PM at 1st United Methodist Church, Oakford Ave, Richwood
Sunday, July 9th - 8:30 to 9:30 AM at Summit Lake

Orientation is at 9:30 AM and EVERYONE MUST ATTEND!

Registration Fee:
INDIVIDUALS - $35.00 Pre-registered (by June 30th)
USA Triathlon members with valid card. (For USA Triathlon membership applications call 1-800-TRI-1USA)
$40.00 Pre-registered Non USA Triathlon members (by June 30th)
$50.00 Day of Race (July 10-11) for members and non members

TEAMS - $90.00 Pre-registered (by June 30th)
$105.00 Day of Race (July 8-9th)
Entry Fee includes T-Shirt, Pasta Dinner, and post race Cookout!

Awards: (Trophies and Gifts)
Male and Female Age Groups - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
Male and Female Overall - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
Team Overall - 1st place only
Male, Female, & Mixed Teams - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards to each group

Age Groups: 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & Over

Additional Comments:

  • If you are arriving on Saturday, July 8, and wish to bike or run throught the course, you may do so.
  • However, NO SWIMMING is allowed in Summit Lake. Swimming is permitted on Sunday July 9, for this special event only.
  • Flotation Devices may be used in the swim portion of the race.
  • Helmets are REQUIRED for the bike portion of the race.
  • Shuffle service will be provided back to Summit Lake for participants who need it.
  • Refreshment provided at Cranberry Nature Center for race participants.
  • Parking lot and restrooms available at Summit Lake and Cranberry Nature Center.
  • We invite any and all questions, comments, criticisms, suggestions, and advice. Call Richwood Area Chamber of Commerce at (304) 846-6790 or email.
Directions:
From the North Take Rt. 70W to Rt. 68W to Morgantown. Take Rt. 79 S to Rt. 19 S to Rt. 39 (55) East to Richwood.
From the South Take Rt 64 W to Rt219 N to Rt. 39W to Richwood Race Start is at Summit Lake Recreation Center off of Rt. 39

For more info. or Lodging information please call...
The Richwood Area Chamber of Commerce at (304) 846-6790 or E-mail