Erwin Wilderness Challenge

Sat June 1, 2019 Erwin, NC 28339 US Directions
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200 North 13th Street
Erwin, NC US 28339

Join us on June 1st for our 9th Annual Wilderness Challenge/Triathlon! This course will run through the countryside, down the Cape Fear River and into Downtown Erwin. All proceeds are used to support our local military men & women in the United States Air Force stationed at Pope Army Airfield.

The competition begins with a 10 mile bicycle ride through the countryside to a Wildlife Landing on the Cape Fear River.
Here you will begin the 8 mile Kayaking trip down the Cape Fear River to the Cape Fear River Park in Erwin. The competition will finish up the triathlon with a 3.1 mile run along the Extension to the Dunn-Erwin Rail Trail & will end in Downtown Erwin. A map of the course can be accessed below.

$80 for individuals ($70 for military participants)
$90 per 3-person team

All participants must complete the bike and kayak portion of the event within 2:30 of their start. Any participants who arrive at the second transition point after this time will not be listed in the race results. 

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Course Map

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Mail-in registration form Individual

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Mail-in Registration form - Team

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