Jamestown International Triathlon 2014
Event #8 of the Virginia Triathlon Series
Saturday, June 07, 2014
Anniversary Park - Williamsburg, VA
1500 Meter Swim
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 7:00 AM
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Tentative date for 2015 is June 6th!
Registration opens November 1st!
Online Registration is closed! Registrations will be taken at the posted Packet Pick Up Times at the race site!
Swim: The swim course is a 1500 meter rectangular course in the brackish James River. The start and finish alternate each year between the beach adjacent to the Ferry and the beach just downriver from the 4-H Center. The water temperature is expected to be in the mid to upper 70's. A preliminary water temperature will be posted on the website the Friday prior to the event. An official reading will be taken race morning. Regardless of where we start, we will be swimming WITH the current.
Bike: The bike course is very fast and mostly flat. The largest elevation gain/loss is when crossing the Chicahominy river bridge. At mile 10.75 athletes turn left onto a low traffic road to get the remainder of the distance prior to turning around and coming back to the transition area. Again, this is an out and back course.
Run: The run is pancake flat and the beginning is on an asphalt bike path that parallels the bike course. This course includes many of the shaded, packed gravel trails that are used for the Patriots Half in September. There will be aid stations at the start of the run and and about every mile thereafter. Aid stations will have water, ice and an energy drink.
AQUA BIKE Category is available for Men & Women!
Post Race Food: Pizza and beer will be provided to all athletes along with late season melons and other goodies.
Be sure to even get in a day or two early to get your race packet, check out the race site and experience all that the greater Williamsburg area has to offer, including modern attractions, amusements, and historical sites from Jamestown to Yorktown.
Jamestown Gran Fondo: Back in 2014, the Jamestown Gran Fondo has been added for Sunday June 8! You know you need to do a long ride on Sunday anyway, why not sign up for the 30, 62, or 100 mile routes? With fully supported aid stations and a post race party that goes from 11:30AM to 4:30PM (with BBQ and beer), this is a great way to extend your weekend in Williamsburg!
This event benefits Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
The Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides full scholarship grants and educational and family counseling to the surviving children of special operations personnel who die in operational or training missions and immediate financial assistance to severely wounded special operations personnel and their families. Please consider making a donation during the registration process. You can also make a donation via their website by clicking HERE.
Event Site Rules
Race Capcity: 400
This event is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
All participants must complete the event in under 4.0 hours. Event officials reserve the right to pull a participant off the course if it appears as though that participant will not be able to meet the above time requirement.
The minimum age allowed for participating in this event is 12.
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 $30 billed for the replacement!
Friday June 6th: 2:00-7:00PM @ Race Site
Saturday June 7th: 5:30-6:30AM @ Race Site
Pre Event Meeting: Friday at 6:00PM
Event Site Address: 2217 Jamestown Rd - Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
Note: Participants must collect his/ her own event packets. Photo ID is required in order to collect event materials. NO ID = NO EVENT. Hint if you take a photo of your Identification that will be sufficient as ID. ALL USAT annual members must show a valid USAT membership card or pay the one day membership fee ($12).
470 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA 23185
The Courtyard Williamsburg, Virginia hotel is situated one mile from Busch Gardens Amusement Park and Water Country USA and less than 10 minutes from the College of William and Mary. Centrally located between Yorktown, Jamestown and Williamsburg historic district, our hotel offers easy access to the Historic Triangle. Enjoy a newly renovated hotel near Busch Gardens Williamsburg featuring a flexible, modern lobby with plenty of seating and complimentary Wi-Fi. The Bistro restaurant allows guests to start their day with freshly brewed Starbucks® coffee and a variety of healthy and hearty food options. This Williamsburg hotel near Busch Gardens, VA offers an indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center, on-site laundry and renowned Marriott service.
DoubleTree by Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185
The DoubleTree by Hilton is a modern, family-friendly hotel that exudes effortless charm and convenience and is the closest Williamsburg hotel to the thrilling Busch Gardens Theme Park. Unwind in a spacious guest room or suite and enjoy modern amenities such as high-speed internet access and 37-inch HDTV’s. Swim in our spacious indoor/outdoor swimming pool and relax on the beautiful poolside courtyard. Enjoy delicious pub fare and bespoke cocktails in Pitcher’s, or surf the web while sipping coffee in the internet café. We also offer a 24-hour fitness center for your convenience.
1880 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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 - Jamestown International Triathlon.
The deferral cutoff date was Thursday, May 08, 2014 and has passed. No further deferral requests will be accepted for this event.
Any participant who cannot compete in the event for ANY reason will have the option for a one time deferment of their registration into the following years event. The deferral request must be made from within the athletes profile 30 days prior to the event date and there is a $20 deferral fee. If this event is unavailable in the following year, the option to defer to an event with a similar or lesser amount will be made available within the host Series.
There will be no other refunds, credits, or transfers available for this event. NO exceptions.
In the event of inclement the following procedure will be followed: The event will be postponed for 30-45 minutes in hopes the inclement weather will pass. If the inclement weather does not pass within this timeframe 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.
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.
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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'll contact you the week before the event and put you to work!
Results by Category
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)
Athenas (Females - 165 Lbs +)
Military (M & F)
Novice (M & F)
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.