Smallwood State Park Hosts 3rd Annual Triathlon

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Map of Smallwood State Park - CLICK On Image For Larger Map PhotoMARBURY — Smallwood State Park and Set Up Events, Inc. expects to host more than 300 athletes for the 3rd Annual General Smallwood Triathlon on Sunday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To accommodate the triathlon, Smallwood State Park’s boat launch ramps will close from 5 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 29.

“This is our 3rd year hosting the triathlon,” said Park Ranger Nakia Johnson. “Smallwood State Park hopes both athletic competitors and watchers enjoy the day outdoors and consider utilizing state parks regularly to exercise both the body and mind.”

The triathlon offers two different individual races, an international and a sprint triathlon. Interested participants can register online up until the morning of the race. For more information, visit www.setupevents.com

Established in 1958 as a historic park, Smallwood State Park is named in honor of General Smallwood, a Charles County native. For more information about Smallwood State Park visit

http://www.dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/southern/smallwood.html.