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Triple Trail Challenge

January 21 - January 30, 2022

UPDATE: Courses will be marked from January 21 - 30

2022 Triple Trail Challenge

7:00AM EST - 5:00PM 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 Jan 21-30. 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 and has been extended until Jan 30.


RESULTS: Only your time on each course counts towards your final time. Submit your results here. Results submission closes Jan 30 at 10 AM.


Perks: All registered participants will receive a Run RVA Performance Beanie.

Challenge Website Course Information RVA Trail Report

Event Info

A cross between a relay & an ultra. Walk, hike, or run each loop. Your time starts as you start the first loop & pauses when you complete the loop. Your final result is your combined time from all 3 loops. You can complete it over few days or 1 day.


PACKET PICK-UP: Jan 20 & 21 from 9 AM to 4 PM each day at Sports Backers Office - 2nd Floor. Can't make it? Your items will be mailed after the event.

COURSES: START: Anytime between Jan 21-30 (Courses open Jan 21 @ 7 AM). END: When you finish your last loop (by Jan 20 @ 5 PM)


Submit Total Time


The Challenge consists of 3 different dirt trails totaling 30.6 miles & 2,515 feet of climbing at Pocahontas State Park, Leakes Mill Park, & the James River Park. Courses will be marked with arrows & start/finish signage. All will be open from 7 AM to dusk, Jan 21-30.

  • 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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