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Race Distances

Olympic: Swim 1500 meters - Bike 40 k - Run 10k. Aquabike Division: no Run
Sprint: Swim 500 meters - Bike 15m - Run 5k. Aquabike Division:  no Run
Du:  Run 2m - Bike 40k - Run 10k

The Latest

  • We are anticipating similar river temps to last year, which was "wetsuit-optional". The USAT Race Official takes readings the morning of the race and makes a determination regarding wetsuits. Read about USAT wetsuit rules HERE.
  • Where is Naylor's Beach Campground in Warsaw, VA?! 1 hr north of Richmond, and slightly east!  RT360 near RT 3 on the Rappahannock River, sweet!
  • Sprint Distance swim is Point to Point with the current. It is the series' only open water sprint swim besides Tavern Tri.
  • Olympic Distance swim is a right angle point to point to point, with the current. 
  • We are bringing crabcake, burgers, veg option post-race food back.
  • 10th year celebration!  Beer & wine at the finish to "pairing" with awesome food from Fat Finch!
  • Duathlon has been brought back by popular demand!  Awards for Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women only. 

The Scoop! 

  • The Olympic Distance tri, Sprint tri, and Duathlon are all on the same day
  • ONE transition area for T1 and T2; no day-before bike dropoff, no shuttle bus, no fuss.
  • 10th annual event
  • Nancy and Clifton took over ownership and management of the campground in 2012 and have given it a facelift and it looks great! These great people are terrific hosts. 
  • This peaceful & relaxing rural atmosphere is an excellent break from the city.
  • Naylor's Beach is a campground right on the clean Rappahannock River, if you are on a budget please call them to reserve your camp site
  • Wetsuit eligible in 2012 and 2013.
  • The Olympic bike course is very rolling and hilly, yet scenic with a rural country setting. Does that sound too tough for you?  Race the sprint; the bike course is pretty flat!
  • Run is flat, but not much shade, yet rural and beautiful.
  • The sprint course is returning for its 4th year, and is gaining in popularity.
  • If you don't like huge crowds and are on a budget, this event is for you. The combined cap for all the races is only 500, and you can camp out and race right at the same venue. 
  • The drive in from Richmond, DC, or VA Beach is only 1.5 - 2 hrs depending on traffic.
  • Local police and volunteer support is obvious when you arrive.
  • With olympic, sprint, aquabike, and duathlon options you can find a niche for everyone in your family or have your folks volunteer
  • Why Naylor's Beach?  It's such a laid back break from the city. The locals are awesome and supportive, and the river is just amazingly beautiful!  


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