Youth Triathlon

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Race Day: Saturday, August 23, 2014

Join our optional 5-day Youth Triathlon Camp: Monday, August 18, 2014 – Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ticket and registration information coming soon.

USAT Sanctioned Event

Event Location

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls
8716 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294

Please contact Anna Strahs Watts for more information and sponsorship availability. She can be reached at astrahswatts@boysandgirlshome.org, or at 804-270-6566 x146.

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5-Day Youth Triathlon Camp (optional)

Hosted by Endorphin Fitness, this camp will prepare kids between the ages of 5-14 years for the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Youth Triathlon as well as any other youth triathlon. Participants will be taught essential skills of the sport in a safe and fun environment. The camp will be held at VHBG Monday-Friday. To register for camp contact Michael Harlow at michael@endorphinfitness.com. The camp is $95.

Dates: Monday, Aug. 18- Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm each day

Location: 8716 West Broad St. Richmond, VA 23294

Schedule:

  • Monday - Swim technique; Run technique
  • Tuesday - Bike technique; Transitions
  • Wednesday - Swim technique/ Race prep workout; Easy bike/ Run course preview
  • Thursday - Review of skills; Race simulation (swim, bike, run)

Packet Pick-up

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

  • 4:00pm-7:00pm Packet pick-up at Endorphin Fitness, 8908 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23229
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm Pre-race briefing at Endorphin Fitness

Race Day Schedule

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

  • 6:30am-7:00am Pre-approved packet pick-up & registration at finish line
  • 7:00am Transition opens & bike mechanic available
  • 7:15am-7:45am swim, bike, and run warm ups allowed on course
  • 7:45am Transition closes
  • 7:50am Pre-race meeting beside pool
  • 8:00am First wave starts for 5-9 age group
  • 10:00am First wave starts for 10-14 age group
  • 10:30am Age 10-14 Awards presentation
  • 8:30-12pm Post race food & celebration
  • 12:30pm  Age 10-14 Awards presentation

Race Distances

5- 9 yrs 10- 14 yrs
Swim    40 yd (2 lengths) 80 yd (4 lengths)
Bike 1.5 mi (2 laps) 3 mi (4 laps)
Run .5 mi (1 lap) 1 mi (2 laps)

Registration Fees

All proceeds benefit the children at Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. 100% of race fee donations go directly to Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. Race fee donation includes race, t-shirt and post-race snacks.The registration fees below do not include online processing charges. This will be added to your final cost at check out. Online Registration closes Thursday, August 21 at 3:30pm.

Race Day Fees

Apr 30  May 1 – Aug 12  Aug 23 – Race Day
 Invididual $50 donation  $60 donation  $70 donation
 Relay  $80 donation  $90 donation  $100 donation


Refunds/ Transfers

There are no refunds for any reason. You may transfer your registration to another racer.  A $10 fee along with any difference in registration costs will be charged to transfer. The deadline for transfers is 30 days before race day. No transfers will be accepted after this date.


 Awards

Please note the VHBG reserves the right to add or delete the number of awards in age group categories prior to race day based on registrants in that category. Awards will not be mailed out. You must be present to collect your award or have someone pick it up for you.

  • Age groups (3 deep) male and female (5-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14)
  • Top Relay Team

Sponsorships

Please contact Anna Strahs Watts for more information and sponsorship availability. She can be reached at astrahswatts@boysandgirlshome.org, or at 804-270-6566 x146.