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Sunday, June 27, 2004 -- Oak Hill, WV
ACE Big Canyon Off-Road Triathlon
A Nissan XTERRA Points Series Race (iPO Event Id#: 6041)
Sanctioned by: USAT

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Past Event Coverage: [2001] [2002] [2003]

ACE Triathlon
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ACE Adventure Center and the New River Gorge National River again play host to the Nissan Xterra Points Series. Find yourself in an area rich in history and lore from the days when coal was king. At the turn of the 20th century, the New River was a place of bustling activity in the Gorge towns and these athletes will be racing right through it.

BONUS! Free T-shirts to the first 100 registered racers! Free Camping, a $5 Pasta Dinner on Saturday night, and Free Burrito lunch on Race Day. You'll automatically be entered in a free drawing for lots of great prizes!

  • This is a Nissan Xterra Points Series Race - USAT Sanctioned
  • 1.5 mile down-stream swim, 7 mile run, 10 mile bike
  • USAT Member Individual Entry: $55.00
  • Non USAT Member - Individual Entry: $64.00
  • Hosted by ACE Adventure Center in Oak Hill, West Virginia
  • Get the full race schedule right here.
About the Course: The race starts upstream of the historic Town of Thurmond in the languid waters of the mighty New River. Once the starting gun is fired, you will wade into the river and travel with the current for 1.5 miles, navigating a small class 1 rapid. Leap from the water at the site of the once famous Dun Glen Hotel, don your trail shoes and begin a run that will climb 1,000 vertical feet to ACE Adventure Center. The 7 to 8 mile run is over single-track trails and forest service roads. Now that you're warmed up, hop on your mountain bike for a 10-mile ride over single-track trails that will take you to the brink of the Gorge where you see the swim/run transition 1,000' below! If you are ready for some good 'ol fashioned off-road racing, then come on down to Southern West Virginia for the ACE Canyon ORT!
TITLE: ACE Big Canyon Off-Road Triathlon
EVENTS: Mtn Triathlon
WHEN: Sun, 27 Jun, 2004
WHERE: Oak Hill, WV
CONTACT: Tug Chamberlin 1-888-223-7238 ext. 128 E-mail
COMMENTS: Nissan XTERRA Points Series Race