Datebook : Piney River : MINI-TRIATHLON : Sat – April 12, 2008


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Piney River Mini-Triathlon 2007
Piney River, VA


It’s time for the annual Piney River Mini-Triathlon – Saturday, April 12, 2008 sponsored by Nelson Co. Rec. Dept.
Go to the race website for complete information at

Here are the main details:
Registration: 9:30 – 11:00 AM at the Virginia Blue Ridge Rail Trail Lower Parking Lot off Rose Mill Road.
Start: Same location as registration (above), 11:30 AM
Finish: Virginia Blue Ridge Rail Trail Head on Rt. 151.
Awards Ceremony: 1:15 PM at the trail head.
Awards: for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers.

Run 1.6 miles alongside the beautiful Piney River.
Paddle 1 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.
If you prefer not to race just come for the fun or to help out.

Also, don’t miss the NELSON DOWNRIVER RACE on Saturday, May 3, 2008.
Suitable for paddlers from Novice to Expert.
8 miles on the beautiful Lower Tye River.
See for details.


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