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Sunday, July 8, 2001 -- Richwood, WV
Scenic Mountain Triathlon

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2000 Scenic Triathlon
Last year's swim in the lake
The Scenic Mountain Triathlon is rumored the longest running triathlon in the state. Entrants can be individuals or teams of three. The event takes place in the beautiful Monongahela National Forest in Richwood. One hundred plus volunteers makes a world of difference in this triathlon! Lots of local support, a cookout, and great prizes make this a race you won't want to miss!

When: Sunday, July 8th at 10:00 AM

Where: Summit Lake in Richwood, WV

Register Online at:

Race Course Description:

  • SWIM - 0.5 miles in Summit Lake
  • BIKE - 17.1 miles from Summit Lake to Cranberry Mountain Nature Center on State Rt. 39/55 (Hard surface road with hills)
  • RUN - 6.2 miles total. 3.1 miles to locked gate below Cranberry Glades and 3.1 miles back to Cranberry Mt. Nature Center

Race Registration:
Saturday, July 7th - 6:00 to 8:00 PM at 1st United Methodist Church, Oakford Ave, Richwood
Sunday, July 8th - 8:30 to 9:30 AM at Summit Lake

Orientation is at 9:30 AM and EVERYONE MUST ATTEND!

Additional Comments:

  • If you are arriving on Saturday, July 7, and wish to bike or run throught the course, you may do so.
  • However, NO SWIMMING is allowed in Summit Lake. Swimming is permitted on Sunday July 9, for this special event only.
  • Flotation Devices may be used in the swim portion of the race.
  • Helmets are REQUIRED for the bike portion of the race.
  • Shuffle service will be provided back to Summit Lake for participants who need it.
  • Refreshment provided at Cranberry Nature Center for race participants.
  • Parking lot and restrooms available at Summit Lake and Cranberry Nature Center.
  • We invite any and all questions, comments, criticisms, suggestions, and advice. Call Richwood Area Chamber of Commerce at (304) 846-6790 or email.

TITLE: Scenic Mountain Triathlon
EVENTS: Triathlon
WHEN: Sun, 8 Jul
WHERE: Richwood, WV
CONTACT: Peggy Tennant (304) 846-6790 E-mail
Richwood CoC E-mail