Active SWV Family Triahtlon

August 19th, 2017

Active Southern West Virginia is proud to present the second annual family friendly beginner triathlon at Battle Run beach Summersville Lake, West Virginia.
The Active SWV Family Triathlon, benefiting Active SWV Community Captains, will take place on August 19, 2017.
Participants can compete as an individual or as a team. All members of the team need to complete each leg. Racers will have a 1.2 mile run, 2 mile bicycle ride, and a 1 mile paddle leaving and returning from the beach. There are hills to climb and gravel roads. Participants are to bring all their own equipment and the course is appropriate for ages 9 and up.

Run!  

Bike! 

Paddle!  

Participants can compete as an individual or as a team. If you are competing as a team; one person can register many people at once (a family) or one person can register and create the team (group of friends). The other members of that group of friends team can register by joining that team. *You must select your team at the time of registration so the timing can be organized.
 
All members of the team need to complete each leg. This is not a relay. Racers will have a 1.2 mile run, 2 mile bicycle ride, and a 1 mile paddle leaving and returning from the beach. There are hills to climb and gravel roads. Participants are to bring all their own equipment and the course is appropriate for ages 9 and up.
 
Registration includes:
-online registration: https://www.aptiming.com/race/494. Please make a profile account and then select the Active SWV Family Triathlon to register.
-free parking at Battle Run beach parking lot
-volunteers to help unload and place gear
-pre-race breakfast snacks
-timing provided by Appalachian Timing Group
-volunteer course marshals
-water stations
-finish t-shirts adult and youth (adult shirts are men’s sizing)
-top finisher trophies; 1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall individual man and woman. 1st place finishers in teams (based on youngest team member); 10 and under team, 12 and under team, 15 and under team, 18 and under team, 30 and under team, 40 and under team, 50 and under team, 65 and under team, 66+ team.
-racer photos
-group photo
-volunteer assistance packing gear
 
What you should bring with you:
-bicycle with helmet (required)
-paddle craft with pfd (lifejacket-required) and paddle
-extra water
-additional snacks
-sunscreen
-towel
-change of clothes
-water proof camera?
-sturdy, comfortable shoes that can get wet
-cooperative attitude
 
Participants should arrive between 8:00am-8:45am to unload gear and get checked in at the Active SWV tent located in the Battle Run Beach parking area.
 
Race begins at 9:15am!