Race Venue

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Robious Landing Park

3800 James River Rd

Midlothian, VA 23113

Course Cut-Offs:

4.4-mile: 3.5hr

2.5-mile: 2.5hr


Registration

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Field Limit is 100 4.4-mile athletes


First 20 spots: $99

Next 15 or Jan 1: $115

Next 15 or Feb 1: $145

Next 15 or Mar 1: $155

Next 15 or Apr 1: $165

Last 15 or May 1: $199

2.5-mile event limited to 10 Charity Slots at $199. ALL of these funds go directly to the SwimRVA Swim School

which provides "low-to-no" cost swim lessons to Richmond Region second graders. 

Participant List

Awards/Results

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Top Male/Female in each category


YOUTH (13-17)

PUPS (18-34)

HAMMERHEADS (35-49)

MASTERS (50-59)

GRAND MASTERS (60-Over)

Race Schedule

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Chip Timing by

Run Ride Race

Post Race Brunch Catered by

 Everyday Gourmet

Race Information Packet

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2019 DownRiver Rip

Athlete Information Packet

Volunteer

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Volunteer positions are available for:

Set Up/Tear Down

Safety Kayakers

Post-Race Food 

Lifeguards

Finish-Line

General Volunteer Help

Race Info Packet

CURRENT RIVER TEMP

CURRENT RIVER LEVEL

BRUNCH WRISTBANDS


Average water temperature for race date is 65-70 degrees

Wetsuits are allowed if water temp is below 70 degrees on race morning

SCHEDULE

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Race Day Timeline

Saturday: May 16, 2020

  • 6:30am Gates Open
  • 6:30am Packet Pick Open  (all events)
  • 7am Mandatory Kayaker Briefing
  • 7:15am Packet Pick Up Closes (all events)
  • 7:15am Mandatory Pre-Race Briefing for All Swimmers
  • 7:30am Shuttles Depart for Watkins Landing
  • 8:00am 4.4m Race Start
  • 8:00am 2.5m Swimmers board boats to bridge
  • 8:45am 2.5m Race Start
  • 9:45am Brunch Service Begins
  • 11:30am Course Cut-Off
  • 11:35am  Awards