First ran in 2002 the Challenge has grown into Virginias
premier long distance, adventure triathlon. The Challenge is a 40 mile bike, 12.1 mile kayak
leg, and half marathon run along the lovely New River in Virginias New River
Trail State Park.Participants can
compete either in teams or solo and all skill and age groups are represented.Family entertainment is provided during the race
as well as food and drink vendors.The
race is capped at 300 participants, early registration is suggested.
40 mile ride on the New River trail starting at Foster Falls. 12.1 mile down river kayak run to Allisonia. 13.1 mile run along on New River Trail back to Foster Falls.