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VHBG Youth Triathlon

VHBG Youth Triathlon

Endorphin Fitness is partnering with the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) to host the 2nd Annual Youth Triathlon presented by Endorphin Fitness. 100% of the proceeds from this event benefit the children at VHBG. To learn more about the VHBG, visit http://vhbg.org/. This year's event will be held on the VHBG's campus on August 23rd. The race is open to ages 5-14 years and features a short pool swim, loop bike course closed to vehicular traffic, and a run on level playing fields. Come join the fun and support VHBG's mission.

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Event Location

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls
8716 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294

4-Day Youth Triathlon Camp (optional)

Monday, Aug 18 - Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Hosted by Endorphin Fitness, this camp will prepare kids between the ages of 5-14 years for the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Youth Triathlon as well as any other youth triathlon. Participants will be taught essential skills of the sport in a safe and fun environment. The camp will be held at VHBG Monday-Friday. To register for camp contact Michael Harlow at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). The camp is $95.

Dates: Monday, Aug. 18- Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Time: 5:30pm -7:00pm each day

Location: 8716 West Broad St. Richmond, VA 23294

Schedule:

Monday - Swim technique; Run technique

Tuesday - Bike technique; Transitions

Wednesday - Swim technique/ Race prep workout; Easy bike/ Run course preview

Thursday - Review of skills; Race simulation (swim, bike, run)

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Packet Pick-up

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

  • 4:00pm-7:00pm Packet pick-up at Endorphin Fitness, 8908 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23229
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm Pre-race briefing at Endorphin Fitness

Race Day Schedule

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

  • 6:30am-7:00am Pre-approved packet pick-up & registration at finish line
  • 7:00am Transition opens & bike mechanic available
  • 7:15am-7:45am swim, bike, and run warm ups allowed on course
  • 7:45am Transition closes
  • 7:50am Pre-race meeting beside pool
  • 8:00am First wave starts for 5-9 age group
  • 10:00am First wave starts for 10-14 age group
  • 10:30am Age 10-14 Awards presentation
  • 8:30-12pm Post race food & celebration
  • 12:30pm  Age 10-14 Awards presentation

Race Distances

  5- 9 yrs 10- 14 yrs
Swim    40 yd (2 lengths) 80 yd (4 lengths)
Bike 1.5 mi (2 laps) 3 mi (4 laps)
Run .5 mi (1 lap) 1 mi (2 laps)

Course

VHBG Youth Triathlon Course Map

Registration

All proceeds benefit the children at Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. The registration fees below do not include online processing charges. This will be added to your final cost at check out. Online Registration closes Thursday, August 21 at 3:30pm.

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Race Day Fees

   Thru Apr 30  May 1 – Aug 12  Aug 13 – Race Day
 Invididual $50 donation  $60 donation  $70 donation
 Relay  $80 donation  $90 donation  $100 donation

*100% of race fee go directly towards VA Home For Boys and Girls.  Race fee includes race, t-shirt, and post-race snacks.

Refunds/ Transfers

There are no refunds for any reason. You may transfer your registration to another racer.  A $10 fee along with any difference in registration costs will be charged to transfer. The deadline for transfers is 30 days before race day. No transfers will be accepted after this date.

Awards

Please note the VHBG reserves the right to add or delete the number of awards in age group categories prior to race day based on registrants in that category. Awards will not be mailed out. You must be present to collect your award or have someone pick it up for you.

  • Age groups (3 deep) male and female (5-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14)
  • Top Relay Team

Results

2013 Results

2012 Results

Volunteer

For more information on how you can volunteer for the VHBG Youth Triathlon, please contact Parker Spencer at 804-741-1599 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sponsorships

For more information on how you can sponsor the VHBG Youth Triathlon, please contact Amanda Bazzi at 804-270-6566 ex 145 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).