All Richmond Multisports races are USA Triathlon (USAT) sanctioned events.
Athlete Excess Medical Policy
With the purchase of an USAT annual membership/license or a $12 one day permit, you are provided with excess medical coverage for any USAT sanctioned event. This coverage applies on the day of the event and is secondary to your primary insurance policies.This is mandatory, you must be a USAT member or purchase a one day permit to participate in a USAT sancitioned event. This applies to each member of a relay team.
An annual USAT license is $45 per year (effective Jan 1, 2012). If you plan to do 4 or more triathlon per year it is worth it to purchase an annual licenses. As a member of USAT, along with insurance coverage, you will be nationally ranked and have access to many discounts from USA Triathlon partners. Purchase an annual USAT license.
If you are not a member or just plan to do this one event, you will need to puchase a one day $12 permit. You will have the option to purchase this one day permit with race registration or at packet pick-up. 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 excepted. We will have a list at packet pick-up to confirm if you choose to paid online or not. More information on membership benefits.
Like adults, youth must have a USAT membership/license to participate in an USAT sanctioned event. This is mandatory for a child to race. Unlike the adults, there is no one day permit option for youth under the age of 17. However you can purchase an annual USAT youth membership for $5. You can purchase the annual USAT youth membership online or at packet pickup with cash or check. Membership paperwork will be submitted to USA Triathlon after the event.
USA Triathlon has put together a set of rules that must be followed by every USAT sancation event. These rules include sections on membership, equipment, and conduct. Also included are sections on appeals, protests, hearings, and any rule modification for physically challenged athletes.
The complete list of USA Triathlon Rules and Regulations.
The Most Common Rules Violations.