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The USAT Splash and Dash will be held on June 28, 2014 and is a partnership between Endorphin Fitness, Peluso Open Water, and Collegiate School Aquatics Center (CSAC) to provide kids age 7-19 a safe, fun introduction to multisport. This race includes a short swim, followed immediately by a short run to the finish line. 

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USAT National Series - The Richmond Splash & Dash is part of a national USA Triathlon Series. 
More on the series can be found at http://www.usatriathlon.org/events/youth-aquathlon-series.aspx

Anyone Can Participate - Without the biggest barrier to entry in multsport, the bike, Splash and Dash offers kids a chance to race in a multisport format without the added experience and expense that biking requires.  Therefore, any kid who knows how to swim can therefore enjoy this awesome race experience. 

Race Distances - All Splash and Dash events in the series have the following race distances:


 

Ages 7-8

Ages 9-10

Ages 11-12

Ages 13-19

Swim

100m

100m

200m

200m

Run

1k

1k

2k

2k

* Unlike other USAT Events, the age of the athlete on race day is the age they should register.

Course Details - The swim will be held in a 22-lane pool which was used in the 2008 Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, where world records were set.  Although in a pool for safety reasons, the course will be set up as an open water format with buoys but done in a pool to reinforce safety.  The run will be held on the surrounding fields on the CSAC property and be free from traffic.

Swim - 100m Course Map | 200m Course Map

Run - Course Map

Race Fee - $30 flat fee - no price bumps.  This fee does not include the USAT one-day membership that is required for USAT sanctioned events. 

Race Location - The Collegiate School Aquatics Center (CSAC) located at 5050 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, Virginia 23234.  Learn more about this facility at http://www.greaterrichmondaquaticspartnership.org/. 

Race Timeline - The below timeline will be used for this event:

   Friday, June 27
4:00-7:00pm Packet Pick-Up / Expo
6:00-6:30pm Race Briefing
   
   Saturday, June 28
7:00am Transition Opens
8:00am Age 7-10 First Wave Starts
9:00am Age 11-15 First Wave Starts
8:15-10:00am Finish Line Celebration
10:00am  Awards Ceremony

Race Prep Clinic - Stay tuned as we will be adding a race prep clinic to help athletes prepare for the event. 

Lodging - There are many lodging options in the immediate area.  Stay tuned for lodging updates.

Volunteer - To volunteer to make this event a great experience for every participant, please contact Parker Spencer at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sponsorship - We are looking for business partners who would benefit from having exposure to a multitude of active kids and their families.  If interested, please contact Mark Bare at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

2013 RESULTS

Thank you to everyone who raced. You can find links to the results below:

2013 PHOTOS

A huge thank you to Brian Lilley for taking such great photos!

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