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The Scoop! 

  • Richmond's longest running on-road triathlon with a festive fall theme, dress up contests, & awards for the RMS triathlon Age Group series! ( race 3 to qualify )
  • Post race food provided by Papa John's pizza, along with fruit and bagels.  


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Race Distances Sprint

Swim 750 meters  - Bike 12 miles - Run 5k
(Aquabike is swim & bike running!)


Race Amenities

  • Accurate swim, bike and run splits by Fast Track Timing
  • Gatorade and water on course
  • Post race pizza provided by Papa John's
  • Race Photos from Competition Imaging
  • Lots of cool swag from RMS & our sponsors! 
  • Race swim cap

Registration Fees

The registration fees below do not include RaceIT online processing charges or the $12 one day USAT membership fee. All participants must have a USAT membership license or must purchase a $12 one day USAT license (must be purchased when registering online). Purchase an annual USAT license.

Walk up registration, if available, must be paid by cash or check. No credit cards will be excepted.  REGISTER AGE AS OF December 31 current year.

An online processing fee of 5% + $1 will be applied by RaceIt at checkout.


Individual, Clydesdale & Athena*





2 Person Relay





3 Person Relay











Race Cap = 400


Please note the race director reserves the right to add or delete a number of awards in age group categories prior to race day based on registrants in that category 2 weeks prior to race day. Awards will not be mailed out.

  • Top 3 overall male and female
  • Age groups (3 deep) male and female
    10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over
  • Top 3 Aquabike male and female
  • Top 3 Athenas (women over 165lbs)
  • Top 3 Clydesdales (men over 220lbs)
  • Top Relay Team
  • Great Ball of Fire Award - goes to the most spirited individual or team at the race.
  • Series Awards:  All triathletes that raced 3 of 8 RMS triathlons this year are awarded the series glass and certificate
  • Fastest 1st timer male & female Rookie awards

Additional Information

  • This is a USAT Sanctioned race. Learn More »
  • Drafting is prohibited and penalties will be assessed.
  • The race will go on rain or shine.
  • Timing & results serviced by Fast Track Timing.
  • The race director reserves the right to alter the event for any reason.

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Race Timeline - 


  • 8:00am RMS production team arrives for set up 
  • 11:00am-3:00pm Packet Pickup & walk up registration  must bring a photo ID. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. USAT members must also bring their valid USAT card. All racers must pick up their own packets!  BYOB = Bring Your Own Bag
  • 2:00-3:00pm Pre-race Briefing at  -   for first timers.  Agenda:  what to wear, how the transition works, USA Triathlon rules, swim format, course tips, hydration, what to eat, open Q & A, tri taboo =what to do and not to do, and lots more!


  • 6:00am RMS staff & captains arrive
  • 6:30am Transition opens
  • 6:30 - 7:15am -  Race Day Packet Pickup is available for those that absolutely cannot make it on Saturday..  Racers must bring a photo ID. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. USAT members must also bring their valid USAT card. All racers must pick up their own packets! BYOB = Bring Your Own Bag
  • 7:00am - 7:30am swim warm ups
  • 7:30am - National Anthem to be sung in transition area
  • 7:45am United Athletics start
  • 7:45am Transition closes
  • 8:00am Race Start
  • 10:45 bike course closed, officers and vols released
  • Approximately 11:00 am Awards Presentation
  • 11:30 Run course closed, volunteers released

Refunds / Transfers

There are no refunds for any reason. You may do a one time transfer of your registration to a future race within 1 year or to another racer.  A $15 fee along with any difference in registration costs will be charged to transfer.  The deadline for transfers is 30 days out from race day.  No transfers will be accepted after this date. 

All racer swag orders are due by this date.

You may also choose a one time deferral for your registration to the same event next year .  A $15 fee along with any difference in registration costs will be charged to defer.  The deadline for deferrals is 30 days out from race day.  No deferrals will be accepted after this date. 

To update or change your registration go to the RMS race calendar page and click on the UPDATE INFO button under the appropriate race. Enter your confirmation # and DOB, then click the desired option.

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Maps & Descriptions


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View a complete list of RMS Training Resources »

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Race Venue, Pre-race Briefing, Packet Pick-up, and Walk Up Registration location TBA

Racers must bring a photo ID. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. USAT members must also bring their valid USAT card. Racers may only pick up their own packet.  All relay members need to pick up their own packet.

Race Briefing / Race Venue

Location TBA


Location TBA.



Host hotel TBA.


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10/5/2014 Results

10/6/2013 Results

10/7/2012 Overall Results

10/09/2011 Overall/Age Group/Aquabike/Relay Results 

10/10/2010 Overall Results

10/11/2009 Overall Results

10/11/2009 Category Results

10/12/2008 Categories

10/12/2008 Overall Female

10/12/2008 Overall Male

08/26/2007 Overall Female

08/26/2007 Overall Male

08/26/2007 Age Group Men

08/26/2007 Age Group Women

08/26/2007 Relays

08/25/2006 2006 Overall Men

08/25/2006 2006 Overall Women

10/16/2005 2005 Results

10/17/2004 2004 Individual Results

10/17/2004 2004 Team Results

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2014 Photos by Competition Imaging

2013 Photos by Competition Imaging

2012 Photos by Competition Imaging

2011 Photos by Brightroom Photography

2010 Photos by Brightroom Photography

2009 Photos by Brightroom Photography

2008 Photos by Brightroom Photography

2007 Photos by Brightroom Photography

2006 Photos by Brightroom Photography

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