How can I edit my swim time?
Go to the race calendar page and click update my info button beside the race you are registered for. You will need your confirmation number from the email you received when you registered. You may change your swim time up until registration closes, Tuesday midnight of race week.
Why register early?
By registering early you can save up to $30 on registration costs and are guaranteed a race shirt.
Are swim caps required?
Swim caps are optional for pool swim races but required for RMS open water swim races: USA Triathlon National Aquabike Champs, I Love The Tavern Tri, Rocketts Landing Tri and Du, Richmond Rox Half Marathon, and Naylor's Beach Tri and Du.
What is the "Great Ball of Fire" award?
The "Great Ball of Fire" award is given to the most spirited team or individual at each race. This includes volunteers, racers, clubs, training teams, and businesses.
What is this $12 USAT fee?
To participate in any USAT sanctioned race, which all but one RMS races are, you must have an annual USAT membership or must purchase a one day $12 permit for insurance purposes. You can purchase a one day permit with race registration or at packet pickup. To purchase a one day $12 permit at packet pick-up, you must bring your photo ID and cash or check. No credit cards will be accepted. An annual USAT license is $45 per year (effective Jan 1, 2012).
What do I need to bring on race day?
Check out Gear Checklist for what you might need to bring on race day.
How can I get an USA Triathlon membership?
You can purchase an annual USA Triathlon membership license for $45 per year by going HERE.
What is an aquabike?
Aquabike is a division for people that do not like to run or have knee injuries, etc. Participants will swim and bike only... no running. This division of the sport was created to give athletes the opportunity to race and stay in the tri scene without running. Aquabike is now nationally ranked by USAT. This individual division will have its own award category.
When do I get my timing chip?
You will pick up your timing chip race morning, at a pre-determined tent near transition. Check the website, attend the briefing, and/or read the race director emails for the exact location.
What do I need to bring to packet pickup?
You will need to bring your Photo ID & a USAT membership card if you are a member. One day licenses do not have cards. Please note YOU MAY NOT PICK UP SOMEONE ELSE'S PACKET.
Wetsuits will only be allowed if the water temperature is below 78.0 degrees farenheit. If the water temperature exceeds 78.0 degrees but is less than 84.0 degrees, an athlete may wear a wetsuit but WILL BE INELIGIBLE for awards and national ranking consideration. If the water temperature is 84.0 degrees or higher, the use of wetsuits is strictly prohibited. Approved skin suits
USA Triathlon Rules
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