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Saturday, June 14, 2003 -- Thurmond - Fayetteville, WV
Captain Thurmond's Challenge (iPO Event Id#: 5528)

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!!!!!!!!!!CAPTAIN THURMONDS CHALLENGE IS ON SATURDAY!!!!!!!!
JUNE 14th in downtown Fayetteville.


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Taking on the New at Captain Thurmond's
We are starting a list of racers that need partners to form teams. We are also having the 5K Run & Kids Challenge! Please call our office if you have any questions.

Race Course Description

  • *Bike: A Lemans start at the historic Thurmond Train Depot in the New River Gorge to Cunard. Approx 11 miles.

  • *Watercraft: Cunard to Fayette Station on the New River. Class III to IV rapids. Approx. 8 miles.

  • *Run: From Fayette Station a trail run up the gorge, behind the town park then into the town of Fayetteville. Approx 6 miles.


  • LENGTH may vary due to weather conditions.


Race Categories/Divisions

*You must enter the expert class if you have extensive race experience in any of the 3 aspects of the race.

  • *Expert
    Kayak-Any boat longer than 4 meters (13'2") is in the expert class.
    Bike-Riders that compete in the expert class in Mountain Bike Races, full time, or is a sponsored rider.
    Run-Runners that compete on a regular basis and their 5-mile time is under 30 minutes.

  • *Sport
    Kayak-Any boat less than 4 meters (13'2") is eligible for the sport class.
    Bike-Riders that compete in the sport class in Mountain Bike Races.
    Run-Runners that compete in races and their 5-mile time is over 30 minutes.


  • *Amateur (the fun class!)
    Watercraft-Any boat-kayak, canoe or ducky is eligible for the amateur class.
    Bike-Any biker that wants to race.
    Run-Any runner that would like to run or walk.

  • *Clydesdale
    200+ per individual or team member

  • *Raft Team is a minimum of 4, maximum of 6. Male or Female or both.

Race Registration-June 14, 2003
9am-11am at the Fayette County Courthouse

Race Meeting
11am Mandatory Race meeting at the Fayette County Courthouse

Race Starts
2pm Race starts in the town of Thurmond.

Race Guidelines

  • Minimum of 3 teams/individuals per category to qualify as a category
  • Cash prizes for the 1st through 3rd in Men, Women Expert Solo classes
  • Cash prizes for only the 1st place, Men, Women, and Mixed Expert Teams
  • Product prizes (off the prize table) for everyone else. Three deep in every category
  • Deadline for registration (paid in full) is June 10, there will be a late fee of $20.00 (added to the entry) if you wait till the day of the race-June 14, 2003
  • OVER $10,000 IN PRIZES & CASH!!!!!!
  • Remember cash prizes for all Expert solo 1st through 3rd, men and women's. Expert teams 1st place only, men and women

Helpful Hints
You may pick up directions/race information at the following businesses: ACE Adventure Center and Water Stone Outdoors.
*Please look for race personnel in orange vests to direct you to off street parking.