The 44th Josh Billings Triathlon: 27 Mile Bike / 5 Mile Canoe/Kayak/SUP / 6 Mile Run
44 Categories for Teams & Iron persons. 500 bikers race 27 miles on backcountry rolling hills through 5 towns in the Berkshires; canoe, kayak or paddleboard 5 miles around Stockbridge Bowl; end with a 6 mile run around the lake to Tangle wood then celebrate at the Josh 'Bash' with awards, food, live band! Support the Berkshire Humane Society while you compete in the Josh (berkshirehumane.org), more information is on the Josh website page. Josh proceeds support the Berkshire United Way. Strictly enforced - Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider. No ICF kayaks are permitted. No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed. Iron persons may use any kayak. No Hobbies or Foils for all teams/iron. Double kayaks longer than 16 feet must enter category #25 (and must be 22 inches or wider). The Recreational Category (#33) is for kayaks 12 feet and under. Event details and schedule The 44th Annual Josh Billings Triathlon is the 2nd oldest paddle triathlon in the world! 44 categories for iron persons and teams with separate divisions for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards. Josh 'Matchmaker' will help put teams together, go to [email protected]
Saturday: Packet pickup, last minute registrations (if available) and team changes at the Arcadian Shop in Lenox from 12-5. Iron person information meeting is on Saturday at 2pm at the Arcadian Shop. Sunday: Race starts in Great Barrington at 9:30am, no race day registration. Sunday post race: The Josh 'Bash'...celebrate the day with music, food and drink, lots of awards, free Kid's Fun Run. Check the Josh website (www.joshbillings.com) for more information and follow us on Instagram and Facebook (updated information is posted on FB).
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