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Saturday, April 29, 2006 -- Marlinton, WV
20th Annual Great Greenbrier River Race (iPO Event Id#: 7360)

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Photo by Don Parks
Come out and race the river!
The 20th annual Great Greenbrier River Race will be held in Pocahontas County in 2006! This exciting race is a relay, involving four-person teams, but can be done by one, two, or three persons. There are 3 legs; canoeing, biking and running. Many categories exist to spread the great prizes out among entrants and we have booked a band for the 20th annual celebration.

Print your 2006 [Entry Form] and sign up today!

Please Note: All racers must sign the Relase & Waiver form at the registration table on race day to participate. Children under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign as well.

Course: Run from Marlinton Municipal Park, east on Rt. 39 then north on the trail back to the park. Then canoe from the park to Buckeye, bike from Buckeye to the Municipal Park. --- Marlinton is located at the intersection of Rt. 219 and Rt. 39.

Great Prizes: First place awarded in each category. Then 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall will be awarded to a 1-4 person team effort using a recreational canoe and a single bicycle. The Advantage category cannot win any placement in overall competiton.

Join us for Bailey-Glasser Law Firm Pasta Party the night before the race at the Dirt Bean Hale' - 217 8th. St. Marlinton from 6-8 pm. Pick up your race packets and meet and greet. This is free to racers, and $6.50 per person for their guests.

Great Rules: Have Fun!

  • All racers must wear life jackets while in the wate and helmets while riding on the bikes. No exceptions!
  • Baton must be transported the entire race course. You must finish the race with your baton to be considered for placing and prizes.
  • Register in one category. No switching.
  • All canoes and bicycles are welcome, but Kevlar canoes and tandem bicycles MUST register in the advantage category. **
  • Maximum of 2 persons per canoe.

Helpful Hints: Mandatory Race meeting - 10 am.
Race Start - 11am, sharp!

  • 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 10:00 am race meeting! This is a time for announcements regarding changes and additional information.
  • No ticket, no food. Additional meal tickets are available for $9.25.
  • We strongly recommend pre-registration. It's cheaper, and easier for you and us. Pre-registration guarantees you a place in the race, your lunch, and commemorative T-shirt.
  • Meals will be prepared by well-known Chef, Alan Duchess.
  • Limited parking is available at Buckeye, check at the registration table on race day for shuttle service.

TITLE: 20th Annual Great Greenbrier River Race
EVENTS: Triathlon
WHEN: Sat, 29 Apr, 2006
WHERE: Marlinton, WV
CONTACT: PCCVB (800) 336-7009 E-mail
COMMENTS: 11:00 AM - Paddle, Bike, and Run @ Riverside Park (downtown)