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When: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Where: Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Lower Parking Lot off Rose Mill Road
Lovingston, Virginia 
United States
Contact: Constantine 'Conny' Roussos

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It's time for the annual Piney River Mini-Triathlon - Saturday, April 9, 2016 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 

Our entry fee structure is designed to be easy on families and groups of friends.
Fee (includes T-shirt): $20 solo; $35 team of 2; $45 team of 3 or 4; $45 for family (mom, dad, kids)


Here are the main details:
Registration: 9:00 - 11:00 AM at the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Lower Parking Lot off Rose Mill Road.
Start: Same location as registration (above), 11:30 AM
Finish: Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Head on Rt. 151.

Awards Ceremony: 1:15 PM at the trail head on Rt. 151.
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.


    Solo - Youth and Adult, male and female
    Teams - All male, All female and coed.

Become a race sponsor!  We encourage donations for sponsorships.  All sponsors will be recognized at the awards ceremony.

Get the biggest bang for the buck from your sponsorship by donating prizes such as athletic gear to the race.
All donations may be sent to Nelson Co. Parks and Recreation, 8445 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Lovingston, VA 22949
(434) 263-7130


Proceeds from the race go to the Nelson County Parks and Recreation youth programs.


Also, don't miss the NELSON DOWNRIVER RACE on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
Suitable for paddlers from Novice to Expert.  (Beginners may paddle with an experienced partner)
8 miles on the beautiful Lower Tye River.
See for details.


Event Website: 

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