There is no better time of year to come out and enjoy the wilds of Western Mass. Cooler temperatures, local Festivals, fresh vegetables, warm water and the first autumn leaves poking out make it an ideal place to be!
The Great River Challenge (GRC) Off-Road Triathlon is a non-traditional race, consisting of paddle, run and bike legs. Held at the Northfield Mountain Recreation Center with its mountain trails and Connecticut River access, this event supports health and wellness and the signature programs of the Northfield Kiwanis Foundation for area children and families. Growing each year, the GRC attracts racers and their supporters to the beautiful Upper Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts. Short and long course options entice and challenge novice to elite athletes of all ages, participating individually or in a team. The race utilizes professional timing services to help racers measure their own performance and qualify for prizes in each of several categories.
Use this website to learn more complete information about the race, register, and make the most of your time in the scenic Upper Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts.