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Smallwood State Park To Host Triathalon
MARBURY, MD — Smallwood State Park and Enduranceworks, LLC will host the 2nd Annual General Smallwood Triathlon on Saturday, September 22, 2007 and Sunday, September 23, 2007. The International Race begins on Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. and the Sprint Race begins on Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m., ending on both days around 12:30 p.m.
The Triathlon includes of a 1,500 meter swim, a 24 mile bike and a 10K run. Registrations are still being accepted for the event at the cost of $100 for each individual participant and $150 for each relay team. A $10 fee will be assessed for each non-USAT registrant. Registrations can be completed online by following the link from Enduranceworks, LLC’s website at http://www.enduranceworks.net.
Smallwood State Park will close its the 6 launch ramps to all boaters on both mornings and will re-open the launch ramps at 12:30 pm on both days.
Dedicated as a historic park in 1958, Smallwood State Park takes its name from General Smallwood, a native born Charles County resident. At the time, the park consisted of thirty acres of land, which included the Retreat House and the grave site of General William Smallwood. Today, Smallwood State Park is 628 acres and functions as a multi-use park.
For more information about Smallwood State Park visit http://www.dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/southern/smallwood.html.
September 13, 2007
Contact: Olivia Campbell
410-260-8016 office I 410-507-7525 cell
Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 449,000 acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 12 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov