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Liberty University Online Academy East Coast Triathlon Festival

East Coast Triathlon Festival

The Liberty University Online Academy East Coast Triathlon Festival is a full day triathlon event on May 3, 2015 with races for all ages and experience levels - see the 3 race categories belowAll races are completed on a course completely closed to traffic with multiple loops encircling the viewing area so that it is very spectator friendly.  Bring your entire family out to race and make sure to watch the Youth & Junior Elite Race as well as this is only one of three in the country and will host 300 of the top 13-19 year old athletes in North America who are on the US Olympic track as they race head-to-head.  Come be part of the most unique triathlon experience in the country. 

Location

The race, expo, and packet pick-up will all be held at
4600 Cox Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Super Sprint Race

This race is perfect for all ages 13-100 with a unique super sprint format (375m swim, 10k bike, 2.5k run). This format provides a perfect introduction to open water triathlon for the beginner as well as a chance for the experienced triathlete to see just how fast he or she can go. This year's race is part of The VA Triathlon Series schedule as well as a USA Triathlon Talent-ID Event.

Ages 16-100: 375m swim; 10k (2 lap) bike; 2.5k run

Course Maps

More Info & Register

Youth/Junior Elite Cup

A draft-legal race for youth/junior elites ages 13-19. This serves as 1 of 3 qualifiers for the August 2-3 Youth/Junior Elite National Championships in West Chester, Ohio.  To learn more about this series, view the 

Youth (13-15) Elite Cup: 375m swim; 10k (2 lap) bike, 2.5k run
Junior (16-19) Elite Cup: 750m swim; 20k (4 lap) bike; 5k (2 lap) run

Course Maps

* If your race fills, you can be added to the wait list HERE.

Registration will open soon!

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Kid's Amateur Race

This race is a great introduction to open water triathlon with a fun, safe venue for ages 7-15. The swim takes place in a man-made lake with a shallow water start and runs parallel and in close proximity to the shore. The bike and run take place on closed office park roadways.  There is also a duathlon [run-swim-run] option for kids age 7-10 not wishing to swim.

  • Ages 7-10: 100m swim, 5k bike, 1k run
  • Ages 11-15: 200m swim; 10k (2 lap) bike; 2.5k run
  • Duathlon [age 7-10]: 1/2m run, 5k bike, 1/2mi run

Course Maps

More Info & Register

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 2

  • 9:00am-5:00pm    Packet Pick-Up / Expo (available Sunday also)
  • 12:00-2:00pm       Swim Warm Ups & Course Preview
  • 3:00pm                   Youth & Adult Age Group Briefing
  • 4:00pm                   Youth & Junior Elite Race Briefing 
  • 6:00pm                   Kick-Off Celebration Dinner (contact us for tickets)

   
Sunday, May 3

  • 5:30am-2pm         Race Day Packet Pick-Up
  • 7:00am-5pm         Expo
  • 7:00am                  Adult Age Group Race Start
  • 8:30am                  Junior Elite Female Start
  • 9:00am                  Age Group Awards Ceremony
  • 10:00am                Junior Elite Men Start
  • 11:30am                Youth Elite Female Start
  • 12:30pm                Youth Elite Male Start
  • 1:45pm                  United Athletics Assisted Athletes Race Start
  • 2:00pm                  Junior/Youth Elite Awards Ceremony 
  • 2:30pm                  Age Group Boys 11-15, Girls 11-15 Race Start 
  • 3:30pm                  Age Group Boys 7-10, Girls 7-10 Race Start
  • 4:30pm                  Youth Age Group Award Ceremony

Athlete Guides

Need a Wetsuit?

Endorphin Fitness has a fleet of rental wetsuits available for those who need them.  To reserve yours, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 804.741.1599.

Lodging

Hyatt Place
4100 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Special Rate of $94/night (normally $119) through ECTF LINK or call 1-888-HyattHP and mention group code G-ECT2

Hampton Inn
Innsbrook Corp Ctr, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Special Rate of $89/night (normally $109) through ECTF LINK or call 1-804-747-7777 and mention group code ECT

Homewood Suits
4100 Innslake Dr, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Special Rate of $94/night (normally $119) through ECTF LINK or call 1-804-217-8000 and mention group code East Coast Triathlon Festival.

Past Results & Photos

2013 Results

2014 Results

2014 Photos

Visit our photography partner Around RVA Photography for race day photos.  

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer for this event clic, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Thank you.