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Sixth Annual Great River Challenge Off-Road Triathlon Welcomes Paddlers, Runners and Mountain Bikers to a Unique Adventure Experience, October 9, 2021

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Great River Challenge, Northfield, MA


Northfield MA –Calling all paddlers, runners and cyclists to the annual Great River Challenge Off-Road Triathlon in Northfield MA on Saturday, October 9, 2021! Grab your boat, sneakers and mountain bikes and head up river to First Light Power’s Northfield Mountain recreation facility for an incredible race that has challenged and delighted athletes of all levels for six years and growing.

Individual and team, "Iron Person" and "Short Course" categories make the race accessible to participants from 12 or 70. The unique event offers fitness, food and fun on a beautiful fall Saturday in the heart of New England. It underscores the array of outdoor recreational opportunities that make Franklin County a great place to live and visit while supporting the Kiwanis Club of Northfield’s outdoor campership program for families in need. COVID protocols are in place this year along with the usual high level of safety provided on and off the water by Northfield and Gill first responders.


2021 sponsors include: Greenfield Savings Bank, First Light Power Resources, the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, the Northfield Golf Club, The Brewery at Four Star Farms, Viles Insurance, Stellar Kayaks, King & Cushman Insurance, Franklin County’s YMCA and Centennial House Bed and Breakfast.

Witness the pageantry at www.Greatriverchallenge.com and https://www.facebook.com/greatriverchallenge
Individuals and Teams can take advantage of “touchless” registration at www.runsignup.com.

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