The Colonial Beach Triathlon Festival consist of 2 great triathlon events set in scenic Colonial Beach. 2017 will mark the 33rd year for international distance race. The swim starts out with a 1 loop L shaped 1500 meter swim in the Potomac river. This is then followed by a 40K bike course through mostly rural countryside which is mostly flat. Upon your return to the beach athletes will embark on a flat, fast out and back 10K course. Athletes will then be treated to a post race feast and can spend the day in Colonial Beach or the surrounding area.
AQUA BIKE Category is available for Men & Women! To register for the Aqua Bike category you will find it as a category of the Triathlon!
-This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event. Click HERE for a brief description of common USAT rules and how you can avoid getting a penalty in this event.
-This event allows a one time deferral of your registration to the following years event. Athletes can do this through their profile by paying a $20 deferral fee at least 30 days prior to the event. Once we are within 30 days and until online registration closes you may defer your entry to the following year for $35. Sorry, but refunds are not allowed for this, or any VTSMTS event.
-Race Registration Insurance is available during race registration check out.
This event benefits the Rappahannock Area YMCA and the programs it uses to enhance their community. Please take a moment during the registration process to make a donation to this worthy cause.
All participants must complete the event in under 4 hours from the start of the final wave. Athletes must be done with the swim portion of the race within 1 hour & 20 minutes of the last wave starting. Those not making the swim cut off time will not be allowed to continue with the bike portion of the event. Event officials reserve the right to pull a participant off the course if it appears as though that participant will not be able to complete the event in under 4 hours.
Joe Shrader Photography will be attending this event capturing images throughout the race course.
Athletes will receive a customized email after the race, complete with race stats, and automated links to find your images. You may also go directly to their website to review their custom products, and purchase your photos from this and other VTS-MTS Events.