Races & Events

Liberty University Online Academy East Coast Triathlon Festival

Liberty University Online Academy 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. 



The Super Sprint & Kid's Races open November 20th.  

The Elite Draft Legal Races open Jan 15 at 6pm EST and will fill fast.  


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. 

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

Course Maps

Youth/Junior Elite Cup

A draft-legal race for youth/junior elites ages 13-19. This serves as 1 of 4 qualifiers for the August 2-3 Youth/Junior Elite National Championships in West Chester, Ohio.  To learn more about this series, view the 2015 Series Guide.

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

The Elite Draft Legal Races open Jan 15 at 6pm EST and will fill fast.  If you miss registering, add your name to the WAIT LIST immediately.  View CURRENT WAIT LIST as of 2/17 @ 5am.

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

Course Maps

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 30

  • 12:00-5:00pm       Packet Pick-Up / Expo (available Sunday also excluding elites)
  • 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 1

  • 5:30-6:30am         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
  • 12:45-2:45pm       Age Group Kids Packet Pick-Up
  • 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


                                                              Through 1/14      1/15 - 3/26      3/27 - 4/27      Packet Pick-Up

  • Youth/Junior Elite Races          Not Open              $75.00              $85.00               $95.00
  • Super Sprint Individual                $50.00                $60.00              $70.00               $80.00
  • Super Sprint Relay Team           $100.00             $120.00            $140.00             $160.00
  • Kid's Races Individual                 $50.00                 $60.00              $70.00               $80.00
  • Kid's Races Relay Team            $100.00              $120.00            $140.00             $160.00


Need a Wetsuit?

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Courtyard Marriott Richmond Northwest/Short Pump
3950 Westerre Parkway, Henrico, VA 23223 
Special Rate of $104/night.  Call 1-800-321-2211 and reference Endorphin Fitness

Hyatt Place
4100 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 
Special Rate of $95/night (King Suite) or $105/night (Doubles) through LINK or call 804-747-9644 with code G-ECT6

Homewood Suites
4100 Innslake Dr, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Special Rate of $104/night (King Suite) or $109/night (Doubles).  Call 804-217-8000 and reference Endorphin Fitness.

Past Results & Photos

2013 Results

2014 Results


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