Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Race Day Events in Charleston

We are two-and-a-half weeks away from the 2016 race. If you are looking for a way to celebrate completing the Challenge, stick around Charleston for a Downtown Streetfest starting at 4:30 pm on Capitol Street. There will be live music, food, and drinks until 8:00 pm.
The Clay Center will feature a performance by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 pm. The Orchestra is auditioning for a new conductor and this will be the first performance of the fall season.
The Capitol Market will feature their last Science Saturday of the year, hosted by The Clay Center from noon to 4 pm. Demonstrations and experiments aimed at a younger audience will be on display there.
Those interested in artwork can visit the East End Bazaar until 3:00 pm for their "Art of Painting" exhibit.

Make all your race day preparations and get ready to run, row, ride. Then, take a look at the many other activities on this busy Saturday in Charleston. It looks to be an amazing day!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The 2016 Race Approaches

We are a month and a half (45 days) away from the 2016 Capital City Challenge. Ramp up your training and get your gear (kayak and bike) ready for the event. Find a friend to team up with if you would rather not complete the individual triathlon. And remember, this is the first year we are featuring a 13k run (8 miles). Runners who would rather not paddle or bike can still enjoy a challenging distance run on the Boulevard.
If you are travelling to Charleston for the race, check out the Courtyard Marriott on Kanawha Boulevard for accommodations. It is short walk from our featured hotel to the race start at Magic Island. See the tab above for more information on staying there. For dining options, check out the many downtown restaurants featured on the Charleston Visitor Bureau's website: here.
Take time to explore the other tabs on this website. They most likely have the answers to questions concerning the race course and rules. Visit the "Sponsors" tab to see the companies and organizations who make the Challenge possible. This year the race is being supported by: Star USA Federal Credit Union; Webb Law Centre; Snap Fitness; WV American Water; John's Cyclery; The Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau; Suttle & Stalnaker; Bar 101; and The City of Charleston. Thank you!