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The Challenge is unlike any other head race currently held in the United States. Not a stake race, or a stop-and-go course, this race allows competitors to race flat out on a fully buoyed course with several challenging turns. Both the start and finish are at the same location! 


  • We focus on the Athlete

  • We maintain our web site & social media presence.

  • We respond to your calls and emails quickly. 

  • We deliver a good racing schedule one week out. 

  • Some of the best water in the country. We put a fully buoyed race course on it. No short cuts. 

  • Schedule that allows to easily race several times.  

  • Real-time race results. No waiting.. 

  • We have trophies! And real custom medals! 

  • We sell great Challenge shirts designs. 

  • We bring great food trucks down to the water. 

  • Event race announcing, videos and photos of your performance

  • Full returns should we cancel the event(minus costs to park, insurance and credit card company).

  • FREE Entries for special groups!

  • Our Volunteers are friendly and have years of event experience! 

​Find us:

Occoquan Challenge is held at: Sandy Run Regional Park​  10450 Van Thompson Rd. Fairfax Station, VA 22039

This event happens because of the support from NOVA Parks, VASRA, USRowing, Several Local High Schools, GMU and Great Volunteers. 

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