Erwin Wilderness Challenge


Event Date

Sat, Jun 2, 2018


Erwin, NC


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$50 $50 Closed

Relay Team

$60 $60 Closed

About This Activity

Join us on June 2nd for our 8th Annual Wilderness Challenge/Triathlon! This course will run through the countryside, down the Cape Fear River and into Downtown Erwin. All proceeds are used to support our local military men & women in the United States Air Force stationed at Pope Army Airfield.

The competition begins with a 10 mile bicycle ride through the countryside to a Wildlife Landing on the Cape Fear River.
Here you will begin the 8 mile Kayaking trip down the Cape Fear River to the Cape Fear River Park in Erwin. The competition will finish up the triathlon with a 3.1 mile run along the Extension to the Dunn-Erwin Rail Trail & will end in Downtown Erwin. A map of the course can be accessed at

$50 for individuals ($30 for military participants)
$60 per 3-person team

All participants must complete the bike and kayak portion of the event within 2:30 of their start. Any participants who arrive at the second transition point after this time will not be listed in the race results.

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