Date(s) - 08/19/2018
Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, VA
Race Website: Luray Sprint
More information to come from Coach Ed -but please remember that this is one of our biggest team races each year. Many people camp or grab place overnight. both races are excellent – but we have a really good time on Saturday afternoon. Bring the kids and the dog, hang out in the park and we’ll have lunch and then cater in the dinner under a big pavilion (no weather issues)
Now in its 12th year, the Luray Sprint Triathlon is set in the scenic Shenandoah Valley near the friendly town of Luray.
A one loop swim in pristine Lake Arrowhead gets athletes ready for the 27K bike on paved roads through the woods and farms of Page County. The 5K is an out and back with rolling hills and all on paved roads. Athletes also have the option of competing in the AquaBike (swim + bike only) category.
More about the Park and the Local Area
Located in Virginia’s famous Shenandoah Valley, Luray offers an impressive selection of recreational activities, major attractions, and cultural history.
Luray draws visitors to its bustling downtown, a registered National Historic District, where festivals, performing arts, paved walking trails, museums and monuments are accessible year round. Century- old buildings house antique, boutique, and outdoor stores.
A selection of locally owned and operated fine or casual eateries, are all within walking distance of B&B’s, inns and chain hotels.
Also home to historical sites and popular attractions dominated in natural beauty and wonder, Luray offers residents and visitors a unique experience of both Virginia’s delicately preserved past and commitment to a growing future. Luray is the county seat of Page County. Our town’s population is approximately 5,000. A small town rich in tradition and community, with people and business dedicated to cooperative improvements and enhancements.
Luray Downtown is the location of the overwhelming majority of our town’s cherished historical sites and points of interest. From Civil War-era landmarks, to restored properties dating back to the 1700s, to quaint shops, charming bed and breakfasts, and unique restaurants and cafes, Luray offers something for everyone. Downtown Luray is a Virginia Main Street Community managed by Luray Downtown Initiative, a nonprofit 501(c)3.