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Capital City Challenge

Race Details

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: 4.2 mile run; 4.2 mile paddle; 16.8 mile bike
Race Date: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
Entry Fee: Solo: $35 prior to June 30; $45 from July 1 - Aug. 31; $55 from Sept. 1 - 10 Team (per team member) $30 prior to June 30; $40 from July 1 - Aug. 31; $50 from Sept. 1 - 10
Location: Magic Island
Address: Kanawha Boulevard
City/State/Zip: Charleston, West Virginia 25301
Country: USA
Race Website:

The race is for solo or teams of 2 or 3 competitors.  The Challenge begins at Magic Island in downtown Charleston, WV on Kanawha Boulevard to Daniel Boone Park.  The first leg is a 4.2 mile run which is followed by a 4.2 mile paddle on the Kanawha River.  The final leg is a 16.8 mile road bike course.  The event is challenging but participant friendly.  The race is for the experienced racer or a novice.
Course Information:

The course is flat and fast.  The run and ride are on Kanawha Boulevard which runs parallel to the Kanawha River.  The paddle, the run and the ride are not technical.  This race features a scenic course without major climbs or turns.

The race begins and ends at Magic Island on Kanawha Boulevard in Downtown Charleston, WV.  The start and finish are beside the Kanawha River Bridge on Interstate 64.  Take the Lee Street or Virginia Street Exits off of I-64 for easy access to the start area.
Other Info:

All registration fees will be donated to  Family Counseling Connection which has helped care for children and other victims of abuse since 1929.  For more information, visit their website at
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