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Fort Ritchie

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14421 Lake Royer Drive
Cascade, MD 21719 United States
301-241-5085 http://thefrcc.org/

Fort Ritchie at Cascade, Maryland was a military installation southwest of Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania and southeast of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania in the area of South Mountain. Following the 1995 Base Realignment and Closure Commission, it closed in 1998. Currently there are some 300 people living on the property in 98 rental units. There is a new Community Center which hosts a Gym, workout room, nautilus equipment, lockers, community room, computer center, and game room. There are a number of small businesses scattered throughout the property and the former Officer’s Club now called Lakeside Hall is rented most weekends for weddings and special events. There is a tradition of fireworks on the Fourth of July which continues, as well as many events, such as 5k runs, fishing competitions on the lakes, cycling races, triathlons, festivals, fundraisers, meetings, and concerts.

May 2021

Swim Fest Fort Ritchie 2021

May 22
Fort Ritchie, 14421 Lake Royer Drive
Cascade, MD 21719 United States
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Description: This Swim competition has three distances (plus options to combine events for longer distance). Event takes place at Lake Royer, at Fort Ritchie in Cascade, MD…..just 20 minutes from Frederick, MD and Hagerstown, MD, and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC. Fort Ritchie is a private residential and commercial community. The property is a beautiful venue for multisport racing and will also host the Fort Ritchie Duathlon in May and the Fort Ritchie Triathlon in August. Water temp is usually between 65 and 72…

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August 2021

Fort Ritchie Triathlon & Duathlon 2021

August 1
Fort Ritchie, 14421 Lake Royer Drive
Cascade, MD 21719 United States
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Description: This triathlon, designed for all levels, has two distances (Olympic and Sprint) and will start and end at Fort Ritchie in Cascade, MD…..just 20 minutes from Frederick, MD and Hagerstown, MD, and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC. Fort Ritchie is an old military base that is being converted to a private residential community. The property is a beautiful venue for multisport racing and will also host the Fort Ritchie Duathlon the same day. Race Limit: 800 participants (combined) USA Triathlon State Championships: We…

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