The 2017 Berkshire Highlands Pentathlon will be held on Saturday, April 1st and features many of the best outdoor adventures in the Charlemont region. The race can be done solo or as a team. This year’s event will begin at Berkshire East Mountain Resort with a mass start, 4.2 mile road/trail run, then transition to a 16 mile cycling leg along the scenic Deerfield River. The next transition, at the Mohawk Park, begins a 2 mile kayak/canoe race down the Deerfield River, From the kayak leg take-out, the transition for a 2 mile obstacle course brings competitors into the base area of Berkshire East. Finally a climb to the summit (1,000 vertical feet) of the ski area, finishing in a downhill ski/board course to the finish. (athlete must carry their own gear up and back down) .