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Elgie’s Walk Greenway
Huntsville, AL US 35802
Join us for this “virtual-ish 5k & Full Moon Run supporting the Postpartum Support International (PSI) Alabama.
PhysioWorks, Sports and Wellness, Inc will match your donation, so sign up now!
- Elgie’s Walk Greenway near Grissom High School
- 10 Days to do it
- Everyone runs the same course
- LIVE Full Moon Run Thursday Jan 28
- No frills event – no timing, shirt, or aid stations
- Donate $15 or more and get a race shirt
- Donations only, all funds go to the Postpartum Support International (PSI) Alabama
- Coming soon Course Map, Turn by turn
- Coming soon Course Video
We are doing a 5k on the new Elgie’s Walk Greenway starting near the back of Grissom High School. See the map. We have also added a Full Moon Run on Thursday Jan 28th. Donate $15 or more and get a race shirt.
We Run Race Photos will be on the course Thursday, Jan 28th 7-9pm, cheering you on and taking photos of those who choose to run during that time. While there, we ask everyone to follow state COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing, including wearing a mask, if you can’t maintain 6 feet separation. We are setting up this virtual event to keep everyone safe! This is meant to be a fun event, no pressure! And the best part? This is a FREE event. We are merely asking for a donation for each event you sign up for. All proceeds will go to the Postpartum Support International (PSI) Alabama.
Run your 5k anytime between Friday Jan 22nd and Sunday Jan 31st.
Kick off the triathlon season with a unique indoor triathlon event at the University Fitness Center, located on the UAH campus! Participants will swim for 10 minutes, bike for 30 minutes on a stationary bike, and run for 20 minutes on a treadmill (1.0 incline). Registration is $30.00/participant until February 29th and $35.00/participant from March 1 – March 27th. No registrations will be allowed on the day of the event.
This event will be capped at 30 participants. Top 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placement awards will be presented to the top male and female participants.
Each participant will receive a shirt and souvenir cup!
Team Rocket Tri Club has partnered with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center to produce a reverse order Off Road Triathlon to showcase the property surrounding the USSRC and The Huntsville Botanical Garden. Huntsville’s growing need for a family friendly mountain bike/running trail located near UAH and close to town, makes this a perfect venue. This annual event will provide charitable funds for the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Space Camp Scholarship Fund.
As a reverse order Sprint Distance Triathlon, this fun race begins with a 3.1 mile run that is on a mix of dirt, gravel and pavement surfaces. Racers will transition to an 8 mile mountain bike course that slips through a wide variety of hardwoods, cedar and pine groves. You will get to see numerous airplanes, rockets and space equipment as you wind though a course that looks flat but will fool you with climbs and twists, creek crossings and jumps. Finally racers will be able to cool off with a 200 meter swim in the Aviation Challege swim area. Never deeper than 4 feet, tired swimmers have the ability to stand up and catch their breath if needed. This swim venue is considered beginner friendly. Awards will follow the race in the shade of the covered pavilion, affectionally known as the Bubble at the USSRC.
FREE Photos thanks to Gregory Musso and NBC Securities!
This is a great race for your 1st open water swim!
Located at 4701 Slalom Run in Owens Cross Roads, AL, the Racing Rivals Triathlon is a sprint distance tri that raises funds for college scholarships. The event is hosted by the Huntsville-area alumni chapters of Auburn University, Mississippi State University and the University of Alabama. The funds raised by this event will be split by the chapters based on the affiliation designated by each race participant during registration. In addition to the exciting individual competition, there will be a “rivalry” competition between the fans of each school and the winning chapter will the awarded a grand trophy and bragging rights for the next year. This will be an exciting competitive atmosphere with the thrill of the race and the anticipation of being on the eve of football season! The race will originate from Clearwater Lake in Owens Cross Roads, a beautiful private lake nestled in the valley just east of Green Mountain. The lake was designed and is used primarily for competitive water skiing. The very clear water and relatively shallow depths allow for excellent conditions for the swim portion of the competition.
FREE Photos thanks to your Race Director!
Welcome to the Huntsville Sprint Triathlon!
In 2021, we are proud to be supporting the TIME TO TRI initiative, an unprecedented industry-wide plan to grow the sport of triathlon in the United States by helping and inspiring beginners to complete their first race. With the end of 2020 as a goal of introducing 100,000 new participants to the sport, Time to Tri provides training and racing advice, motivational tools and other resources at its online hub, mytimetotri.com.
FREE Photos Thanks to Edward Jones – John Butterfield
The Rocketman Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic Distance Triathlon put on by Team Rocket Tri-Club. 2021 marks the 28th year for the Rocketman Triathlon.
Proceeds from the Rocketman Triathlon are donated to the Madison County Special Olympics & Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
In addition to the triathlon, Rocketman has an Aquabike (Swim/Bike) and Cyclorun (Bike/Run) Category.
Free Photos thanks to your Race Director!
The Swim Hobbs Island open water swim through the Tennessee River hosted by the Team Rocket Triathlon Club (TRTC) will be held on Sunday, September 12, 2021. The 5-mile swim will begin at 8:30 am, and the 1- and 2-mile swim will begin approximately 15 later in waves.
Ditto Landing, On the Tennessee River, Just South of Huntsville, AL. Address is 293 Ditto Landing Road Southeast. (http://dittolanding.org/)
The 5 mile swim will begin at 08:30 a.m.
The 1 and 2 mile swims will begin approximately 15 minutes later in waves.
“Racin’ the Station” Duathlon is a Run/Bike/Run event where the participants will “race” the International Space Station (ISS) as it completes one Earth orbit. The ISS completes an orbit every 91 minutes 12 seconds. We will track the starting location of the ISS at the race start time and see who “beats” the space station by completing the event by the 91 minute 12 second mark.
The event will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), which is on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The race will begin at 8:15 am (opening ceremony at 7:50am)