Race Timeline

Friday, August 10, 2018

  • 6pm - 7pm : 5K Packet Pickup at the Midlothian Family YMCA 

Athletes doing both the 5K and Triathlon will get both packets at 5K pickup

Walk-up registration for the 5K available 

Saturday, August 11, 2018 

  • 7am - 7:50am : 5K Packet Pickup near the start line at the front of theMidlothian Family YMCA. Parking for the 5K is across the street at Sycamore Presbyterian Church
  • Walk-up registration for the 5K available 
  • 8am : 5K Race Start
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm : Triathlon Packet Pickup at the Midlothian Family YMCA
  • [Expect longer wait times between 3pm and 3:30pm. We strongly recommend coming early]
  • Racers must bring a photo ID to packet pickup. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. Athletes may only pick up their own packet, including relay team members. *Walk-up registration for the Triathlon available 
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm Pre-race Triathlon briefing at Midlothian Family YMCA, 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 12, 2018

  • 5:30am Transition opens for bike racking/body marking. Chip handout is at the bottom of the transition area
  • 5:30-6:30am  Race day packet pickup at tent on soccer field. All Athletes must bring a photo ID. NO ID, NO RACE, NO EXCEPTIONS. *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 athletes 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