Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg YMCA Colonial Beach International Triathlon 2014

Event #11 of the Virginia Triathlon Series

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6:50 AM


Sunday, July 13, 2014


Colonial Beach, VA


Event Completed


1500 Meter Swim
40K Bike
10K Run


Thursday, July 10, 2014  8:50 AM


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Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg YMCA Colonial Beach International Triathlon




Tentative date for 2015 is July 12th!

Registration opens November 1st!


UPDATE:  Online registration for the Colonial Beach Triathlon is closed.  Walk up registrations will be accepted during packet pick up hours for each event.

The Colonial Beach Triathlon Festival consist of 2 great events set in scenic Colonial Beach. While this race is relatively new to the VTS, 2014 will make the 30th year for these races. The swim starts out with a 1 loop 1500 meter swim in the Potomac river. This is then followed by a 40K bike course through mostly rural countryside which is flat in the beginning and end but rolling in the middle. 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!

Affiliated Charities

This event benefits Rappahannock Area YMCA.

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.

Event Site Rules

Event Capacity
This event is limited to the first 500 registrations.

USAT Sanctioned
This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.

Cut-Off Time
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 sprint within 80 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.

Minimum Age
The minimum age allowed for participating in this event is 10 years of age.

Timing System
This event will be timed using the ChampionChip Tming 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!


Packet Pickup

Saturday from 4-7PM
At the Race Site

Sunday (race morning) from 5:30-6:20AM
At Race Site

Race Site Address:
30 Colonial Ave
Colonial Beach, Va 22443

Pre Race Meeting: An extensive pre-race meeting will take place at 6PM on Saturday. If this is your first race, come to this meeting to have your questions answered. A second brief meeting willl occur at 6:40 just before the swim start.

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).

Lodging Information

Doc's Motor Court
11 Irving Ave North
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

The Riverview Inn
24 Hawthorn St
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Nightingale Marine & Motel
101 Monroe Bay Ave
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

River Edge Inn (Formerly Beach Inn)
30 Colonial Ave
Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Comfort Inn
4661 James Madison Pkwy
Dahlgren, Va 22448

Holiday Inn Express
4755 James Madison Pkwy
King George, Va 22485



This event does not issue refunds.


Withdrawals are no longer available for this event.


This 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 - Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg YMCA Colonial Beach International Triathlon.

The deferral cutoff date was Friday, June 13, 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.


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 see a listing of typical volunteer jobs.

Overall Results





Results by Category

CLICK HERE to view category results for this event.

Award Categories

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)
Aquabike (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 deatiled information on the race divisions and series scoring..

Novice Athletes

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
Timing Chip
Transition Area
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.