The 1st Annual
Saturday, June 12th, 2021
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Alamosa Parks and Recreation and Adams State Adventure Programs are partnering to bring the San Luis Valley the first annual “Valley Bottom Rio Trio”; an adventure-style triathlon race within the City of Alamosa! This fully chip timed race will feature an 8-mile trail bike ride, a 3-mile paddle on the Rio Grande, and a 5k run. Participants will be given the option of doing all three legs of the race solo, or as a part of a 3-person relay team. Bring your own boat or rent a kayak or SUP from us! The inaugural race will take place on the morning of Saturday, June 12th! An outdoor awards ceremony, lunch made from local ingredients, and local beer libations will take place following the race. A free children's adventure triathlon (ages 6-11) will take place before the main event!
Registration Categories (Price Increases $5 per competitor May 24th)
More information about: Categories/Rules/Awards Rev. 4.5.21
2021 Valley Bottom Rio Trio Racecourse
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Bike, paddle, and run along the Rio Grande corridor in Alamosa. Enjoy stunning views of the Mount Blanca Massif to the east as you wind your way through riparian habitat, cottonwood galleries, and upland grassland pasture.
Bike: 8 miles: mix of dirt/gravel/pavement road and beginner-level singletrack.
Paddle: 3-miles: Class I river
Run: 5k+ miles: Mix of dirt singletrack, gravel, and pavement
Friday, June 11th
6-9pm: Packet Pickup @ Rio Grande Farm Park
Saturday, June 12th
8-8:45am: Kid's Race Sign In/Registration @ State Ave. Bridge
8-9:45am: Rio Trio Packet Pickup @ State Ave. Bridge
9am: Kid's Race @ State Ave. Bridge
10:30am: Rio Trio "Le Mans" start @ State Ave. Bridge
12:00am - 3:00pm: Lunch/Awards @TBD
Thank you to our event sponsors!
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Alamosa Parks and Recreation
Adams State Adventure Programs