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VBRRT Hosts the Piney River Mini Triathlon Annually in the spring.

 

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PINEY RIVER MINI-TRIATHLON
It’s time for the annual Piney River Mini-Triathlon – Saturday, April 13, 2013 sponsored by Nelson Co. Rec.
Dept.  This year promises to be the best ever.  Put it on your calendar now.
Go to the race website for complete information at www.NelsonCountyVa.org/PRTriath.
Here are the main details:
Registration: 9:30 – 11:00 AM at the Virginia Blue Ridge Rail Trail Lower Parking Lot off Rose Mill Road.
Start: Same location as registration (above), 11:30 AM
Finish: Virginia Blue Ridge Rail Trail Head on Rt. 151.
Awards Ceremony: 1:15 PM at the trail head.
Awards: for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers.
Run 1.6 miles alongside the beautiful Piney River.
Paddle 3/4 mile on the Piney‘s Class I – II rapids.
Bike 2.5 miles – 3/4 mile up Old Rose Mill Road alongside the Piney River and 1.75 miles up the Blue Ridge Rail
Trail.
Classes:
Solo – Youth and Adult, male and female
Teams – All male, All female and Coed.
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Also, don’t miss the NELSON DOWNRIVER RACE on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
Suitable for paddlers from Novice to Expert.
8 miles on the beautiful Lower Tye River.
See www.NelsonCountyVa.org/NelDRace for details.