Triple Trail Challenge

January 21 - January 23, 2022



2022 Triple Trail Challenge

$60 7:00AM EST - 5:00PM EST Registration ends January 23, 2022 at 12:00pm EST

Triple Trail Challenge

Think you're tough? The Triple Trail Challenge is the ultimate test for trail lovers everywhere! Hike, walk, or run marked trail loops at Pocahontas State Park, Leakes Mill Park, and the James River Park. The goal is to complete the 30.6 miles as quickly as you can from January 21-23. Whether a weekend affair or a single-day attempt, 2,515 feet of climbing is no small feat!

 

UPDATE: The event will now be self-timed and reported.
Note: For the 2022 event, only time on course counts towards your final result.

 

Perks

All registered participants will receive a Run RVA Performance Beanie.

 

Challenge Website Course Information RVA Trail Report

Event Info

The Triple Trail Challenge consists of 3 different dirt trails totaling 30.6 miles and 2,515 feet of climbing at Pocahontas State Park (11 Miles), Leakes Mill Park (9.3) and the James River Park (10.3).

The Triple Trail Challenge is a cross between a relay event and an ultra event. You can walk, hike, or run each of the trail segments. Each loop will be chip timed. Your time starts as you cross the timing mat for your first loop and pauses when you complete the loop. Your final result is your combined time from all three loops. You can do it over the weekend or all in one day. It is up to you.

Schedule

Start – Anytime between January 21-23 (Courses open 7:00 AM Friday, January 21)
End – As soon as you cross the finish line of your last loop (by 5:00 PM on Sunday, January 23)

Submit Total Time Leaderboard

Courses

Courses will be marked with arrows and start/finish signage. Each will be open from 7:00 AM to dusk, January 21-23.

  • Forest Hill Park / James River Park System - 10.3 miles
    • 4021 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225
  • Pocahontas State Park - 11 miles
    • 10301 State Park Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832
    • Park Hours: 7:30am to dusk
  • Leaks Mill Park - 9.3 miles
    • 3951 River Rd W, Goochland, VA 23063
    • Park Hours: 7am to 6pm

 

More course information can be found here.

 

Forest Hill/James River Pocahontas Leakes Mill

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