EVENT DATE: Sep 17, 2017
The 41st Great Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon
in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts
- Bike 27 miles
- Canoe, kayak, SUP 5 miles
- Run 6 miles
About the event:
500 teams start in Great Barrington, Ma and bike 27 miles through 5 towns of scenic back country roads and rolling hills to Stockbridge Bowl in Stockbridge where bikers hand off the wrist band to paddlers waiting at the lake.
Canoeists, kayakers and SUP’s sprint 5 miles around the lake ending at Camp Mah-Kee-Nac where the wristband is tossed to runners waiting on the beach.
Runners head out of the camp and run 6 miles around the lake and finish down the main gate of Tanglewood Music Festival in Lenox where thousands of friends, family and fans cheer on the finishers.
Everyone joins the party at Tanglewood with a live band, food, vendors, awards and a free Kid’s Race at 2pm for 5-12 year olds.
43 categories for teams and ironpersons with separate divisions for canoes, kayaks and SUP’s.