Race Timeline

Saturday, August 12, 2017 : Packet Pickup

  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm : Packet Pickup at the Midlothian Family YMCA
  • Racers must bring a photo ID to packet pickup. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. USAT members must also bring their USAT card. Racers may only pick up their own packet, including relay team members. *Walk-up registration available 
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm Pre-race briefing at Midlothian Y, 737 Coalfield Road, Midlothian, VA 23114, in the Child Care Center  - adjacent to Packet Pickup
    Highly recommended for first timers! Agenda: what to wear, how the transition works, USA Triathlon rules, swim format, course tips, open Q & A at the end.

Sunday, August 13, 2017 : Race Day

  • 5:30am Transition opens for bike racking/body marking. Chip handout is at the tent on the soccer field
  • 5:30-6:30am  Race day packet pickup at tent on soccer field. 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. *Walk-up registration available 
  • 6:00am - Volunteer Checkin at tent on soccer field
  • 6:15am - 6:45am - Swim warmups
  • 6:30am - Yoga stretch on pool deck with Heather Dombrovskiy of Healthy Life Yoga
  • 6:45am - Transition closes, national anthem by the pool
  • 6:48am - Final Athlete briefing at pool
  • 6:52am - United Athletics assisted racers start
  • 7:00am - Race start
  • ~8:00am first finisher, last swimmer out of water
  • 9:00am - early bike removal at special designated outlet exit, see transition captain
  • ~9:30am Awards presentation, YMCA bathrooms & showers will be available for the athletes (enter through door at lower parking lot)
  • 10:00am - bike course closed and officers/vols released
  • 11:00am - run course closed, officers/vols released