Relay Option for Mathews Marathon in 2022

BYOF: Bring Your Own Friends – We’ll Provide the FunOctober 15, 2022 One of the most requested enhancements to last year’s Mathews Marathon was to add a relay option. New in 2022: introducing the Mathews Marathon Relay – ideal for a 5-person team (options for 2, 3 & 4 person teams too). Which relay legContinue reading “Relay Option for Mathews Marathon in 2022”

MMTS 2022 – Join Us for our 8th Season

The Mathews Micro Triathlon events, which are now approaching their 8th season at Williams Wharf in Mathews County, kicked off in 2015 with a small & determined group of participants. They’ve been increasing in popularity each year and in 2019 evolved into the current offering – a 4-event summer series. 2022 Dates: Jun 4, JulContinue reading “MMTS 2022 – Join Us for our 8th Season”

Mathews Marathon Event Logo

2022 Contest Winner Announcement Wrightly Reed, Race Director for Mathews Marathon event, announced today the winning selection for the event logo. Wrightly solicits entries from our local students – at Mathews High School – for the artwork. Last year’s winner, Aiden Sowers, set the bar for the future. His design of a Great Blue HeronContinue reading “Mathews Marathon Event Logo”

Micro Triathlon 2019: course record broken

Twenty-two participants – many first time triathletes – took part in the kick off event in the 2019 Mathews Micro-Tri Series on June 15th. Joel Isley, age 57, broke the course record with a winner overall time of 48:05 – edging out the old course record by less than a minute (held by Tom Jenkins @ 48:46).Continue reading “Micro Triathlon 2019: course record broken”

Micro Triathlon 2018: Hurricane didn’t stop us

This seems to becoming a ‘thing’ …. 2018 Sept 15 – For the 2nd time, we held one of our Micro-Triathlons under threat of a hurricane. In Oct 2016, Hurricane Matthew tried to interfere and this week it was Hurricane Florence. Our area in Virginia was fortunate to be spared the worst of the weatherContinue reading “Micro Triathlon 2018: Hurricane didn’t stop us”

Micro Triathlon 2016: Weathering the storm

Hurricane Matthew vs Mathews Micro-Triathlon On the 2nd running of the VTTR club-sponsored Micro-Triathlon at Williams Wharf, the competitors broke records and braved Hurricane Matthew which was blowing up the east coast from the Carolinas. The previous course record of 1:02 in 2015 was shattered by Cale Hendricks (50:42) in this fast-paced event. Complete resultsContinue reading “Micro Triathlon 2016: Weathering the storm”

Micro Triathlon 2015: Inaugural Event

Near-freezing temperatures this morning, Sunday Oct 18th, did not discourage participants in our inaugural “Micro Triathlon” held at Williams Wharf in Mathews County.  After pre-race instructions, the event started at 8:45am and the outside temperature hovered around 40 degrees – the water temp was more favorable at about 65. After finishing a quarter mile swimContinue reading “Micro Triathlon 2015: Inaugural Event”

Gwynn’s Island Race 2015: Inaugural Event

Article from Gazette Journal of Gloucester/ Mathews on July 2, 2015 Although the weather forced the cancellation of the Gwynn’s Island Festival this year, the Kukini race went on as scheduled. The Gwynn’s Island Fire Department was the start & finish line for the two events: 1 mile fun run kicked off at 9am followedContinue reading “Gwynn’s Island Race 2015: Inaugural Event”