Seven Bends

Sprint/Family Adventure Race
Sponsored by the town of Woodstock
& Seven Bends State Park

 

Woodstock, VA - Saturday, July 10th, 2021

 

Race Description

 

Rev3Endurance Woodstock Sprint/Family Adventure Race.  Are you ready for this incredible beginner adventure race? We have a great course for you to run, bike, paddle, and navigate your way around Town of Woodstock, Virginia and explore the new Seven Bends State Park!  Grab a group of your friends and form a team or race solo.  We'll give you a map and some basic rules to follow.  You will then set out on your adventure to get checkpoints by hiking, biking and paddling.  The team with the most points in the allotted time will win!  It's a fun event and you and your family/friends will get to experience the adventure of finding all the different checkpoints throughout Seven Bends State Park!  

 

Race Location

  • Seven Bends State Park (start/finish line is at the Lupton Road entrance) - Woodstock, VA 22664

Race Estimated Distance

3-12 miles

Registration Fees

Soloist

  • $70.00 for soloists until January 1st

  • $80.00 for soloists until April 15th 

  • $100.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight 

Teams (2, 3, 4 or 5 Person Team Options Available)

  • $60.00 per team member until January 1st

  • $70.00 per team member until April 15th

  • $90.00 per team member until registration closes at midnight 

Race Start Location

  • Seven Bends State Park (Lupton Road entrance) Woodstock, VA 22664
     

Race Schedule of Events

  • Early Packet Pick-up is at the Woodstock Brewhouse 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Race Day Packet Pick-up is 8:30 am - 9:30 am at Lupton Rd Entrance

  • Race Day Itinerary: 

  • 8:30 am: Transition area opens, marked area near the white barn (Lupton Rd Entrance)

  • 8:50 am: Bike Drop at Lupton Rd Entrance

  • 9:00 am: Pre-race brief (Mandatory for all team captains)

  • 9:30 am: Race start

  • 1:00 pm: Racers must be off the course

  • 1:30 pm: Awards ceremony

Race Packet Pickup

Packet pickup location will be at Seven Bends State Park. It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed for each member of your team.  In addition, all fees for USARA must be paid in full at packet pick-up. The USARA fees are $8.00 for a one day membership or $35.00 for a yearly membership. These fees are required.  You will get your race t-shirt, race map, Rules of Travel and race bibs at packet pick-up.

Equipment Provided By Rev3Endurance

All gear necessary for water portions of the race will be provided. This may include, but not limited to: Watercraft (Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Canoes), paddles, and PFDs.  Race maps, race passport and Rules of Travel will also be provided by Rev3Endurance. 

Mandatory Equipment (Responsibility of each team and/or Racer)

Rev3Endurance will not be checking in mandatory equipment. Rev3Endurance will be checking randomly throughout the race for mandatory equipment.  Missing mandatory equipment will result in points being deducted from your total score.
 

Mandatory Equipment

  • Enough food and water for the event

  • Bike

  • Bike helmet

  • Maps

  • Rules of Travel

  • Cell phone fully charged

  • Dry bag for your cell phone

United States Adventure Racing "General Race Rules"

Click here for the General Race Rules
 

Fun things to do in the Shenandoah Valley

Check out the Family Fun link from Shenandoah County Tourism.

Lodging

Visit Shenandoah County Accommodations web site for lodging options in the area.


Post-Race Food

Food will not be served during the award ceremony after the race.  Please bring some beverages and snacks with you. We encourage you to explore Downtown Woodstock after the race.  There are GREAT restaurants, shops, and a local brewery and winery all within just a few miles of Seven Bends State Park!  

Results

Unofficial results will be announced at the awards ceremony and post-race official results will be posted to our web site 24 – 48 hours after the event.

Awards

Awards: Top three in each category

Divisions

  • Solo Male and Female

  • 2 - 3 person teams:  Male, Female, and Co-Ed all Adult

  • Top Five Family Teams (2 categories in 2021 ~ Top prize for ages 10 and under category and Top prize for ages 10 -18 category)


links to Mandatory Race Forms

Race Cancellation

If there is severe weather, the race start may be postponed or the course may be shortened.

Volunteer

Would you like to come out and volunteer for the race?

Send an email to Christi with your time options and we’ll find something to get you involved on race day!

Photos 2019 - Photo Library from Bushnell Photography

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