The Buchanan Tri will include a 2-mile road run, a 13-mile road bike, and a 5-mile kayak. A total of 20 miles of fun!
No boat? No problem. Contact Twin River Outfitters at (540) 261-7334 or email at email@example.com to rent a boat for the day at a special race rate of $20
Team option #1: The Relay — Three members, any gender or age combination you want. One person does each stage. Register as a relay team with a team name.
Team option #2: The Friends — Two members, each register individually. Each member runs and rides separately, but the friends may paddle together in a tandem kayak or canoe. Finishing time is recorded for each team member.
- When: September 17, 2016
- Where: Start at 2:00pm at the Buchanan Town Park
- Individuals: $55 (before 8/31/2016), $70 afterwards
- Relay Teams: $35 per person (before 8/31/2016), $45 afterwards
Buchanan Town Park, 2 p.m. We will transport your boat from the Town Park to the kayak transition at Springwood, so no pre-staging worries for you.
Stage 1: 2 Mile Run
The run will start and finish on Lowe Stree, neat the Buchanan Town Park.
- Proceed west on Lowe St, cross Rt. 11, go through tunnel on 19th St.
- Left on Spotswood Ave
- Left on 16th St.
- Right on Boyd St.
- Left on Bridge St.
- Left on Parkway Dr.
- Cross Rt. 11 to Lowe St, back to bike transition at Town Park
Stage 2: 13 Mile Bike
Approximately 13 miles through rolling, country roads, ending at the Springwood boat landing, upstream from Buchanan.
Stage 3: 5 Mile Paddle
Approximately 5 miles down the James River from the Springwood Boat Landing to the Buchanan Boat Landing next to Twin River Outfitter. It’s a beautiful, easy paddle — unless you are racing!
For more Buchanan Tri Information, Contact Muddy Squirrel.