Culpeper International 2014
Event #14 of the Virginia Triathlon Series
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Mountain Run Lake Park - Culpeper, VA
1500 Meter Swim
Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:00 AM
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Please have your photo ID and USAT card(if you have one) ready for packet pickup, if you haven't recieved your new USAT card or have misp[laced it, you can print out a copy or take a screen shot with your smart phone by logging into http://www.usatriathlon.org/
We are looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Will be available at the posted packet pick up times.
This has been 80-84F each of the past 7 years. Not a typically a wetsuit legal event.
Please note that many races in the VTS will be offering women's sized shirts. If you have registered for a race and want a women's sized shirt, please double check the sizing chart HERE as the women's shirts tend to run small. If you want to change your shirt size you have until 4 weeks prior to the race to do so. Anyone registering within 4 weeks of the event is not guaranteed a shirt, specific size or style of shirt.
The swim takes place in the clear waters of Mountain Run Lake where athletes will race 1500 meters and exit into the unique transition area that is the Culpeper Triathlon. The transition area and finish line are in a bowl surrounded by banked seating on either side. After exiting the water athletes will do a bike course that is similar to the sprint course but with the addition of a left hand turn that extends the course by 8 miles for a 24 mile bike course. This is not an easy bike course, but it sure is fun with an extended straightaway on 522 that is great for tucking into the aero position. The run course is a challenging 2 lap version of the sprint course. (Note - the run course may be changing pending VDOT approval of a one lap, out and back course)
AQUA BIKE Category is available for Men & Women!
This event benefits Eastern View Field Hockey Team.
This event benefits both the Eastern View Field Hockey Team. Please consider making a donation for all the work they do to make this event a success year after year.
Event Site Rules
This event is limited to the first 400 registrations.
This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
This event will be timed using the ChampionChip Timing System. (5 splits provided)
You must turn in your timing chip at the conclusion of your race or you will be billed for the replacement!
Saturday from 3-6 PM
Location - Bike Stop in Downtown Culpeper
Bike Stop - 120 West Culpeper Street - Culpeper, VA 22701
Pre-Race Meeting: 5:30PM outside the Bike Stop
Sunday from 6-7:30 AM
Location - Race Site - Mtn Run Lake Park-16100 JB Carpenter Jr. Dr, Culpeper, VA 22701
Note: Participants must collect his/ her own event packets. Photo ID is required in order to collect event materials. NO ID = NO EVENT. ALL USAT annual members must show a valid USAT membership card or pay the one day membership fee ($12).
Best Western Culpeper Inn-Host Hotel
791 Madison Road
Culpeper, VA 22701
Ask for the triathlon rate.
(*this block of rooms will be released to the public on 7/1)
Both of these hotels are 4 miles and 5 minutes from the race site. Call early to book a room and make sure to get the triathlon rate.
RefundsThis event does not issue refunds.
Withdrawals are no longer available for this event.
TransfersThis event does not provide transfers.
This event accepts a one time deferment up to 30 days prior to the event date or until the event has filled.
The deferral event is the 2015 - Culpeper International.
The deferral cutoff date was Friday, July 04, 2014 and has passed. No further deferral requests will be accepted for this event.
If you would like to switch from the international to the sprint please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be no other refunds, credits, or transfers available for this event.
In the event of inclement the following procedures will be followed:
The event will be postponed until 7:30AM in hopes the inclement weather will pass.
If inclement weather does not pass by 7:30AM , the event will be changed to a duathlon format.
Every effort will be made to have this event on time on this date. Should this event be cancelled due to an Act of God or other circumstance beyond the race directors control there will be no refunds, credits, or transfers.
NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy.
By registering for this event you agree to this weather policy.
Purchase Event Photos
Tricycle Studios is the Official Photographer of the Virginia Triathlon Series!
Their photographers 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 the Tricycle Studios website to review their custom products, and purchase your photos from this and other Set Up Events.
Tricycle Studios | a Bird's Eye View, Inc. Company | 540-358-0001 | email@example.com
Volunteers are the lifeblood of any successful event. If you would like to volunteer for this race just click on the link below and we will put you to work!
CLICK HERE to view Category Results.
Top 3 in each of the following categories:
Overall (M & F)
Masters Overall (M & F 40+)
Age Groups (M & F):
15 & Under,16-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69, 70-74,75-79,80-84, 85+
Clydesdales (Males - 220 Lbs)
Masters Clydesdales (Males 40+ - 220 lbs)
Military (M & F)
Novice (M & F)
Athenas (Females - 165 Lbs +)
Relay Teams (Male, Female & Mixed)
VTS rules state that once you compete in a particular event category, you must remain in that same category for all future VTS events in that calendar year. Click Here for detailed information on the race divisions and series scoring.
Thanks for making this event your first triathlon! There are many more people like yourself who will be racing this type of event for the first time. Below are links to information that you will want to review before race weekend.
Race Number & Body Marking
USAT Triathlon Rules
Water Temperature & Wetsuits
Do you still have questions? If so please review these FAQ's. If you still have questions after reviewing this information please click here.