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first_imgEnter our Festival Guide Giveaway for a chance to win our festival prize pack that includes:Four (4) General Admission passes to FloydFest 12 on July 25-28andDeuter Aircontact 15+10 backpackThis contest is now closed! Thanks to all who entered and please check out all our other great giveaways.Rules and Regulations: Package must be redeemed within 1 year of winning  date. Entries must be received by mail or through the www.blueridgeoutdoors.com contest sign-up page by 12:00 noon EST on June 15th, 2013. One entry per person. One winner per household.  Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United  States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older.  Void wherever prohibited by law. Families and employees of Blue Ridge  Outdoors Magazine and participating sponsors are not eligible. No  liability is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate,  non-delivered or misdirected mail, or misdirected e-mail, garbled,  mistranscribed, faulty or incomplete telephone transmissions, for  technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable  network connection, or failed, incomplete or delayed computer  transmission or any human error which may occur in the receipt of  processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. By entering the  sweepstakes, entrants agree that Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, Deuter and FloydFest reserve the right to contact entrants multiple times with special information  and offers. Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine reserves the right, at their  sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry  process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Winners agree that Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine and participating sponsors, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies  shall not be liable for injuries or losses of any kind resulting from  acceptance of or use of prizes. No substitutions or redemption of cash,  or transfer of prize permitted. Any taxes associated with winning any of  the prizes detailed below will be paid by the winner. Winners agree to  allow sponsors to use their name and pictures for purposes of promotion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater  value. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply.  Selection of winner will be chosen at random at the Blue Ridge Outdoors  office on or before June 30th, 6:00 PM EST 2013. Winners will be contacted by  the information they provided in the contest sign-up field and have 7 days to claim their prize before another winner will be picked. Odds of  winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received.last_img read more


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first_imgScott Moir, a West Point graduate and 5 years on active duty in the U.S. Army took a job promotion that brought him to Roanoke in 1991. He fell in love with the area and never left! His first triathlon was Smith Mountain Lake sprint tri in May of 2009. Moir is now 11 years into the sport and has completed 7 ironman-distance races and about a dozen 70.3/half Ironman-distance races with two more Ironman 70.3 races on his schedule for this year. We asked Moir what his thoughts are on Roanoke being chosen as the host city for 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 TRIATHLON. “The region’s beautiful topography coupled with its hospitality convinced Ironman officials to name Roanoke a host city,” Howard told The Roanoke Times. Read more BRO with these Related Stories: Roanoke is the largest metropolitan area in Virginia’s mountain region and is known as a hub for outdoor recreation. Also, I believe that our community will rally around this event. From athletes, to volunteers, to spectators, people from the Virginia’s Blue Ridge area are going to show up and make this an event to remember. And finally, as far as offering a good “race vibe”, trust me, the people at Ironman do it right; they know how to throw a party! There are many other great races out there, but the excitement at an Ironman event is unmatched, in my opinion.  dodgy ridge mountain biking roanokeSam Dean Photography – Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge Athletes don’t sign up for a race just for the race – they sign up for an experience. What athletes will like most about racing in this area will be the overall experience. The combination of what they’ll find in our community and what they’ll see out on the race course will leave an impression on them that will make them want to return. The beauty of our area, tremendous community support, and Ironman’s expertise in organizing a great event  are the ingredients that will make this an unforgettable experience for athletes and their families.  General registration will open on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 with more information available at www.ironman.com/blueridge70.3. Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge is acting as the housing agency for athletes and visitors for the event and is the only official housing bureau for it. An official housing link will be available when registration opens. Virginia pride is at an all-time high this morning, and rightfully so, after IRONMAN announced that Roanoke, Va is the new host city of 2020 Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia’s Blue Ridge Triathlon. The event will take place on June 7, 2020.  This one’s easy – I was stoked! Hey, I love to train here; why wouldn’t I love to race here, too? And if I feel that way, I know other like-minded athletes will, too. Virginia’s Blue Ridge will serve as a multi-year host venue for the triathlon that was previously held in Williamsburg. Carvins Cove So yeah, when I learned that the VBR was chosen to host this race it was like a dream come true. I’m excited to race in my hometown, I’m excited to show off my hometown, and I know the value the race will bring to my hometown.  Hosting an Ironman event in the VBR seemed like an impossibility but now it’s become a reality. For many triathletes finishing a 70.3-mile triathlon also seems like an impossibility. Come race the Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia’s Blue Ridge race on June 7, 2020 and show that as the Ironman slogan states, anything is possible!  1. Why do you feel Roanoke/VBR is the right choice for the Ironman 70.3? Updated August 12, 2019 This is my 11th year of competing in triathlons. In that time I’ve competed in roughly 20 Ironman races in Nevada, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, Maryland, New York, Kentucky, Idaho, and North Carolina. Each of these destinations was unique and was a great experience, which is why I continue to sign up for Ironman races. I consider myself fortunate to be able to train for these races in such a beautiful area and I can’t help but want to showcase what we have to other triathletes.  “There is a long history of endurance events in Virginia’s Blue Ridge area,” McGonigal says. “Bringing the IRONMAN 70.3 event to this destination provides a picturesque venue where athletes can achieve their dreams of crossing the finish line in the sport of triathlon.” VIRGINIA’S BLUE RIDGE EARNS IMBA SILVER-LEVEL RIDE CENTER™ DESIGNATION  The Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia’s Blue Ridge will excel in all of these areas. First, we are easily accessible to athletes in Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Maryland… you get the point! Ironman athletes will travel for a good race, and we WILL put on a good race! “Becoming part of IRONMAN’s elite global race series further establishes our region as a premier sports destination on a national and international level,” Howard said in the press release. Landon Howard, president of Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, said the regional tourism agency’s sports team had been actively courting Ironman for about a year and is the only host destination for the event. 4. Any other thoughts on the matter? 2. What was your initial reaction when you learned that VBR was chosen as the host destination? IRONMAN WORLD RECORD: SMASHING WORLD RECORDS AT 60 3. What do you think the athletes will enjoy most about racing in Roanoke, Va?  RUNNING Photo of Scott Moir at Sunbelt Bakery Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga – Photo taken by Diana Bowers HOW CARVINS COVE BECAME A RECREATION MECCA As for the course itself, just look around! We’ll be swimming in Carvin’s Cove – a pristine body of water surrounded by beautiful mountains. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the bike course will be one of the most scenic bike courses in the Ironman family of races. And finally, the run along the Roanoke River Greenway will be very spectator friendly.  Keats McGonigal, Senior Regional Director for The IRONMAN Group said in the press release that there is a lot of excitement around adding Roanoke to the “IRONMAN Ohana.”  My reasons aren’t all selfish – I know the value that a race like this will bring to our community. And it won’t be just during race weekend. People that come in for this race will see all the things that our community has to offer and they will come back.  Words of a Triathlete For a small city in Southwest Virginia, Roanoke and the surrounding areas have a very active and talented triathlon community. I would guess that there are at least 50 triathletes in this area who have completed either full Ironman (140.6 mile races) or Ironman 70.3 races; many having competed in multiple races. In our triathlon community we have several athletes who have qualified for and competed in Ironman World Championship races. We even have an Ironman 70.3 World Champion living right here in Roanoke. The people of Roanoke are eager to share the waters of Carvins Cove, the hills of Botetourt County, and the Roanoke River Greenway with nearly 2,500 athletes next year. Onlookers will get to witness lifetime goals be fulfilled at River’s Edge Park as athletes cross the finish line. I think a better question to ask is, “Why not the Virginia’s Blue Ridge region?” As an athlete, when I’m choosing a race I look for several things:  a convenient location; a course with a fair swim, a scenic bike course, and a run with lots of crowd support. Also, I look for a community that welcomes triathletes and has things to do between all of the race prep activities. And finally, I look for a great “race vibe.” For years we’ve dreamed of hosting an Ironman event in our region. And for years we heard that it would never happen. I’m thankful that Keats McGonical and Drew Wolff took a chance on us and came for a visit. I’m not at all surprised, though, that once they got here they shared our dream. As a local triathlete heavily involved in the local triathlon scene, I think I can speak for the local triathlon community. We greatly appreciate the efforts of Carilion Clinic, Virginia’s Blue Ridge, The Western Virginia Water Authority, Roanoke City Parks and Rec, and the members of all of our local municipalities who have worked to help make this a reality.  During the downtime athletes and their families have between race prep activities (check-in, bike drop-off, athlete briefings) there is more to do here than they will have time for. Outdoor activities, craft beer breweries, restaurants, museums…it’s all here! ARE YOU READY TO BE A #TRAILSETTER Photo Courtesy of: Pete Eshelman of Roanoke BIKINGlast_img read more