The Great Greenbrier River Race is a triathlon held in Marlinton, consisting of a 3 mile run, a 4 mile river trip by kayak or canoe, and a 10 mile bike ride. This triathlon takes place along the Greenbrier River Trail and is for the young and old alike. The Great Greenbrier River Race is a family friendly event, and people come from 13 different states to enjoy the event. It's also become a great spectator sport so if you're not in it, come out and cheer for the rest of them.
New event in conjunction with the West Virginia State Folk Festival. Beginning at the Sand Fork access site, exit 79 off I-79, travel 13 miles to the Sand Fork access site on the left, or two miles from the town stop light, floaters will head towards Glenville and finish at the Brooklyn access site. You should arrive just in time to view the town parade at 11:00 and join the children’s activities at noon in the park!
Calling all kayak and canoe enthusiasts! It’s time for the Annual Great Buffalo Canoe Race. Registration starts at 8 am at Hough Park and the race begins at 9 am. The race ends at the walking bridge in Farmington and there’ll be a small reception at the Farmington Fire Dept following the race. Must have a life jacket and children under 15 must have a waiver signed by an adult.