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SwimRVA Open H2O Race Series

The RVA Mile(s)

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Distance: 2-mile or 1-mile Adult Races 200m, 400m or 800m Kids Races

 Race Start: 9:00am

Come visit beautiful Richmond, VA during the springtime. Water temperatures are typically ideal in the upper 70's and the greek yogurt bar, mimosas and beer garden can't be beat. 


2PA Kids Cup

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Distance: 200m, 400m or 800m Kids Races

Race Start: 10:30am

It's time to get the kids into open water swimming. These beginner length events have an over abundance of water safety, swimmer assistance and course monitoring to provide a safe, fun experience. Team scoring will determine who takes home the 2PA Kids Cup so bring your age-group team for a team bonding event like no other. 

DownRiver Rip SOLD OUT
Get on the Waitlist: Here

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Distance: 4.4-mile or 2.5-mile down river swim

Race Start: 8:00am

Ready for a fast swim? Swimmers for the 4.4-mile event start from Watkins Landing and swim straight down river, with the current, to the American Legion finish. 2.5-milers will be taken by boat to the WWII Veterans Memorial Bridge and swim with the current back to the finish. Great for those with a late season Ironman or Marathon Swim.


To the Bridge & Back

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017

Distance: 10mi, 5mi, 2.4mi and Relays

Race Start: 8:00am

Take the challenge and finish off your season with the longest open water swim in the Mid-Atlantic. There are three different options to choose from including 2-person relays. The post-race party is a celebration of the open water year and includes the crowning of the 2017 Series Champions.


Click on the link below to register for an individual event or the full series.

RVA Mile DownRiver Rip Bridge & Back

Race Series Sponsors


  • Sports Medicine
  • 3Sports
  • Tri Swim
  • Tri Slide
  • Foggle
  • Hammer