We are really excited to host and organize the King of the James Adventure Triathlon on Sunday, October 22, 2017.
This special triathlon will traverse the James River Park System’s mountain-esque terrain through the city of Richmond showcasing the park we all love.
The King of the James Adventure Triathlon consists of approximately 15 miles of some of the best urban terrain in the world. And while King of the James will highlight some of the fantastic outdoor features found in Richmond – it’s only a fraction of what entails the entire James River Park System.
In the past 20 years JROC has completed notable projects that will be utilized during the King of the James Race. Some of these projects include the construction of the 14th Street Whitewater takeout, where the King will cross the finish line, and the Reedy Creek universal river access, where the whitewater kayaking portion will begin.
JROC was the first group to do trail building specifically for mountain biking on Buttermilk and Buttermilk Heights. This led to creating the rest of the trail network, which now includes the Northbank trail among others. JROC and its members have helped on all the trails at some point, whether through physically working on them, financial assistance, or buying specialty tools and equipment.
By participating in the King of the James Adventure Triathlon you are giving back to the park we all love. All proceeds from the event will go back into the James River Park System. The event can be done as a Solo, Solo with Raft support or as a Relay Team.
This race isn’t for the faint of heart. Experience is required and you must have all the necessary equipment and be an expert whitewater kayaker to participate in the solo event. If racing isn’t your thing – we could use your help as an event volunteer!
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All of the proceeds from the King of the James will benefit the James River Outdoor Coalition. JROC is a non-profit 501(3)(c) organization and all donations are tax deductible.