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.
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm Pre-race briefing at Midlothian Y, 737 Coalfield Road, Midlothian, VA 23114, in the shaded wooded area across the soccer field, left outdoor pool side.
    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
  • 5:30-6:00am  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.
  • 6:00am awesome crew support report & sponsors/vendors
  • 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
  • 6:50am Racer welcoming YMCA at swim pool entrance/exit
  • 6:50am 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