GRANDventure Sports Festival Comes To Reno

By: Pat Hambright Email
By: Pat Hambright Email

Reno, Nevada--GRANDVenture™ Sports Festival was conceived to
showcase the recreational diversity with the striking beauty Northern Nevada has to offer as America’s Outdoor Adventure Destination.

According a press release organizers will be hold this festival the weekend of August 24th and 25th.

The GRANDVenture™ Sports Festival will include EXPEDITION MAN™ - Northern Nevada’s original iron distance triathlon race, Reno Tahoe GRAN Fondo - a century & metric century bike ride, Beach
Volleyball & the 1st X-FIT competition in the region.

Expedition Man is Northern Nevada’s 1st ever Ultra distance triathlon. The Ultra distance triathlon is made up of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile run.
Expedition Man also offers other events, such as a Half (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run), 2-3 person Relay (Ultra and Half distance), and Aqua Bike which is just a swim and bike race (Ultra and Half distances).

The Reno Tahoe Gran Fondo, meaning “Big Ride” in Italian, is a long-distance, mass-participation cycling event, but NOT a race!
This has been designed for recreational and competitive amateur cyclists. This event is meant to be an all-encompassing experience, with superb entertainment, hospitality and unforgettable culinary delights, VIP treatments, in addition to riding through the stunning scenery of the Lake Tahoe and Sierra Nevada.

The X-FIT GAMES Competition will have over 25 accredited CrossFit Gyms battle it out in grueling, heartpounding and unpredictable challenges over a 12 hour period to be crowned X-FIT Champion. From 8:00am-8:00pm under the lights of the Longley Town Center, this competition will be nothing less than an extraordinary test of endurance and dedication.

Beach Volleyball in south Reno? Yes, you read this right. We are hauling in truck loads of sand and creating the 1st ever Round-Robin Beach Volleyball Tournament.
Support Northern Nevada as teams all throughout the region bring their A game down to Reno and battle it out with 100’s of fans cheering them on under the sun.

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