Welcome to the Capital City Challenge! The race consists of a 4.2 mile run, a 4.2 mile row, and a 16.8 mile bike ride all along the banks of the Kanawha River. Individuals and groups of two or three are all encouraged to participate. This unique yet competitive event is designed for competitors of all fitness and skill levels. This family-friendly challenge features music, kids' activities, and great door prizes. Solo and team entries are welcome. THE COURSE The order of the race is RUN (4.2 miles from Magic Island to Daniel Boone Park); ROW (4.2 miles from Daniel Boone Park to Magic Island); RIDE (16.8 miles all on paved roads - a 3 loop course from Magic Island to Veazey Street and back to Magic Island - then repeat). The Start-Finish is at Magic Island which is next to the I-64 bridge along the Kanawha River.
Teams of four people (18-years and older) will be racing in relay heats on a blocked-off section of Hale Street. One team member will ride, while another helps push, guide and / or steer toward the handoff with waiting team members who will finish the heat in the same fashion. While motorized vehicles are not allowed, teams can use children's tricycles, bicycles (no larger than 18") Big Wheels, or create their own "anything rolls" contraption to compete. Helmets are required and part of the fun. Team entry fee is $60 (with pre-registration). Teams supply their own contraption for the event, one "vehicle" per team. Awards given for fastest two teams; best team t-shirt; best team helmet and best decorated "vehicle." Teams may also choose to donate their bikes, trikes or Big Wheels to Goodwill Industries KV following the event. Ticketing: Team entry fee - $60 per 4-person team (with preregistration) / $80 per 4-person team day of (if space allows). Visit website to register.