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Saturday, April 22, 2006 : Canaan Valley, West Virginia: Odyssey Endorphin Fix
Adventure Race
Location: Bear Paw Lodge
Course Info: All NEW Course! Widely known as the "Toughest 2-Day Race in the Country", the popular Endorphin FIX combines an extremely rugged 125-mile course with the magnificent beauty of the Cannan Valley in West Virginia. Teams of 2 and 4, as well as solo competitors, test their endurance, experience and sheer will as they hike, bike, climb, and paddle through the Appalachian Mountains and along the Potomac River.
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Saturday, April 29, 2006 Marlinton, West Virginia: Great Greenbrier River Race
Canoe, Mountain Bike, Run (Teams)
Location: Riverside Park in Marlinton located on 1st Avenue
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Saturday, May 27, 2006 : Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia: Potomac Highlands Epic Adventure Race
60 Hour Adventure Race
Location: Monongahela National Forest
Course Info: The PHEAR is a 60 hour adventure race across some of the wildest terrain in the eastern US and includes mountain biking on everything from paved roads to singletrack, paddling one-person duckies down a class II-III whitewater river, trekking across the unique Dolly Sods wilderness area, traveling underground through the mysterious Sinks of Gandy and traversing the exciting Nelson Rocks Via Ferrata.
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Sunday, June 04, 2006 ::: New River Gorge, West Virginia: ACE's Big Canyon ORT - A Nissan Xterra Points Series Race
Swim 1.5miles, Run 7 miles, Mountain Bike 10 miles
Location: New River Gorge
Course Info: 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 ripple. 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 Big Canyon ORT!
Directions To Race: From The Eastern Half of the U.S.
  • From I-81 Northbound, take I-77 North at Wytheville until your reach Beckley, West Virginia.
  • From I-81 Southbound, take I-64 to Beckley, West Virginia, where I-64 and I-77 merge.
  • From I-64,again, follow to Beckley, West Virginia.
  • Once in Beckley, West Virginia - take Highway 19 North at exit 48
    Directions To Race: From The West, Midwest and Great Lakes Regions
  • Interstates I-64, I-77 and I-79 converge in Charleston, West Virginia
  • From Charleston, head south on I-77 / I-64. Take the Mossy Road exit, Rt. 612, and follow to Oak Hill/ West Virginia State Highway 19
  • If you are following I-79 South, you can join Highway 19 near Sutton, West Virginia
  • Once you reach Highway 19, take the Oak Hill "MAIN STREET" exit
  • Off Northbound 19, turn right at the top of the exit ramp
  • Off Southbound 19, turn left at the top of the exit ramp
  • Across from a busy BP convenience store is MINDEN ROAD
  • Turn down Minden Road and follow through the small community of Minden until you see the signs for ACE.
    More: Whitewater rafting, climbing, horseback riding available, too.
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    The New River Gorge is centrally located in southern West Virginia.
  • Saturday June 10, 2006 ::: Fayetteville, West Virginia: Captain Thurmond's Challenge
    Bike 14 miles, Paddle 7 miles, Trail Run 8 miles
    Location: Courthouse square downtown Fayetteville
    Price: early reg- Solo-$45.00, Team $90.00 Raft (4-6 ) $150.00
    Course Info: Challenging and Fun- run, bike andpaddle through the beautiful New River Gorge National Park. Course is demanding- off road with a class III-IV whitewater paddle section. Great trails though the woods to finish line in Downtown square.
    Directions To Race: Look for Oak HIll& Fayetteville WV,on Rt. 19 at the New River Gorge Bridge
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    Sunday, June 25, 2006 ::: Morgantown, West Virginia: MedExpress Mountaineer Triathlon
    Half ::: Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles, Run 13.1 miles
    Olympic ::: Swim 1500 meters, Bike 24.9 miles, Run 6.2 miles
    Aquabike ::: Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles
    Course Info: The MedExpress Mountaineer Triathlon will feature a 1.2-mile swim in the Monongahela River, a challenging 56-mile bike ride through the challenging hills of Monongalia County and a 13.1-mile run in and around the city of Morgantown and West Virginia University. A final sprint will lead the participants towards the finish line in downtown Morgantown.
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    (Morgantown is in northern West Virginia, 77 miles south of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania)

    Saturday, July 01, 2006 ::: Parkersburg, West Virginia: Adventure Pursuit Triathlon
    Extreme Torture Challenge Triathlon: Run 10 miles, Paddle 6 miles, Mountain Bike 20 miles
    Mud, Sweat and Chaffed Buns Triathlon: Run 3 miles, Paddle 4 miles, Mountain Bike 5 miles
    I Finished a Triathlon: Run 1 miles, Paddle 2 miles, Mountain Bike 3 miles
    Children's Triathlon: Run mile, Short Paddle, Mountain Bike 1 mile
    Ten-Minute Triathlon: Run mile, Short Paddle, Mountain Bike 1 mile
    Location: Mountwood Park
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    Saturday July 08, 2006 ::: Wheeling, West Virginia: Faith In Action Caregivers Sprint Triathlon
    Swim 400 meters, Bike 15.5 miles, Run 3.1 miles
    Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
  • Check-in and pool warm up will be from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
    Location: McDonough Center, Wheeling Jesuit University
    Phone: (304) 243-5420
    Course Info: 400 m swim, 25 k bike, 5 k run
  • The swim is in the indoor pool at Wheeling Jesuit University.
  • The bike course will exit Wheeling Jesuit University onto Currie Drive, turn left onto Washington Ave., right onto Rt. 40 (National Road), travel east approximately 2 miles to Lumber Ave. and continue to the Shilling Bridge. Then turn left into the Elm Grove Crossing Mall and continue through the parking lot to Krause Drive. Turn right onto Krause Drive and then left onto Rt. 40 East. Follow Rt. 40 and make a right onto Middle Creek Road for about 3 miles to the turnaround at Union Hill Road. The same route if followed back to the campus.
  • The Run is 3 laps on the cross country trail on the campus and a partial lap on the track to the front of the bleachers where the finish line is located.
    More: All participants must sign the USAT waiver at the time of check-in. To read the waiver prior to race day, visit
  • All athletes must present a photo ID at the time of check-in. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS!
    Directions To Race: Wheeling Jesuit University is located off Interstate 70 at Exit 2B (Washington Ave.) From the exit follow the signs to the main entrance of Wheeling Jesuit University on your left.
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    Wheeling is approximately 130 miles east of Columbus, OH and 60 miles west of Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Sunday, July 09, 2006 ::: Richwood, West Virginia: Scenic Mountain Triathlon
    Swim mile, Bike 17 miles, Run 6 miles
    Location: Summit Lake, Monongahela National Forest - approximately 8 miles East of Richwood, WV on Route 39/55
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    Sunday, August 06, 2006 Huntington, West Virginia: Tristate Triathlon
    Short Course: Swim mile, Bike 25 miles, Run 3.1 miles
    Long Course: Swim 1500 meters, Bike 25 miles, Run 6.2 miles
    Location: Beech Fork Lake; 4 miles off Route 152 in Lavalette (Near Lavalette, WV)
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    (Huntington is located at the intersection of Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, directly on the Ohio River.)

    Saturday, August 19, 2006 ::: Elkins, West Virginia: Davis Health Systems Triathlon
    Swim 400 meters, Bike 12 miles, Run 3.1 miles
    Location: Davis and Elkins College
    Phone: (304) 636-9450
    Course Info: Swim will be in Davis and Elkins swimming pool 400m, bike will be on roads surrounding Davis and Elkins College, and run will take place on the Davis and Elkins cross country course which is through the woods and involves a river crossing.
    Directions To Race: Take I-79 to exit 99 and take 33 East to Elkins, take 2nd exit and follow signs to Davis and Elkins College. Event will be held near the campus chapel.
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    Friday, August 25, 2006 ::: Morgantown, West Virginia: Sprint, Splash 'n Spin Triathlon
    Kids Triathlon
    Location: BOPARC's Marilla park and pool
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    Saturday, August 26, 2006 ::: Morgantown, West Virginia: Sprint, Splash 'n Spin Triathlon
    Swim 330 yards, Bike 11 miles, Run 3.1 miles
    Location: BOPARC's Marilla park and pool
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