Angels Race VA 2013
Event #2 of the Virginia Triathlon Series
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Downtown YMCA - Lynchburg, VA
300 Meter Swim
Thursday, April 11, 2013 8:00 AM
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Located in the heart of Lynchburg, VA this early season pool sprint is one of the few urban venues in the VTS lineup. A 300 meter swim is followed by some urban riding to take athletes to the open rolling bike course along the James river. This out and back course is fast with some technical sections and short steep climbs. The first and last miles of the run take athletes through scenic downtown Lynchburg with the middle mile on local bike paths. Save some energy for the last climb coming back into town so you can look great running across the finish line in downtown Lynchburg!
This event benefits The Angels Foundation.
This event benefits the Angels Foundation. Please consider making a donation during the registration process. For more information on what this wonderful organization does click HERE.
04/12/13 - Swim Start Times
01/25/2012 - "Can-struction"
This year, the Angels Race is helping kickoff the first ever "Canstruction" competition in Lynchburg (www.canstruction.org). This program collects food for the Blue Ridge Regional Food Bank in a very fun and creative way. We ask that you consider bringing as many canned goods as you wish to either the Packet Pick Up Saturday or to the race on Sunday in support of this program.
Event Site Rules
This event is limited to the first 400 registrations.
This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
Updating Your Swim Time
The last day to change your swim time is Friday, March 29th. You can do this by logging into your profile, selecting this race registration and updating your swim time. Be sure to enter your time in MM:SS format.
Based upon your estimated 100 yard swim time you will be assigned a specific start time. It is in your best interest to submit a time as accurate as possible. Submitting a time that is too fast for you puts you up with swimmers who will be passing you during the swim - not good for you or them. Putting a time that is too slow places you with slower swimmers and forces you to have to pass everyone. The ideal scenario for all participants is to have people submit accurate times - the whole swim flows better.
Note - You should not submit your "all-out effort" time. The time that should be submitted your the 100-yard "pace" that you can maintain for the entire swim.
Saturday, April 13: 12-5:00PM at Amazement Square
Pre-Race Meeting at 3:30PM.
Sunday, April 14: 6-7AM at Race site
Adjacent to transition area at YMCA
PPU Address: Amazement Square
27 Ninth Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
Race Site Address: Downtown YMCA
1316 Church St, Lynchburg, VA 24504
Holiday Inn Select
601 Main Street
(easy bike to/from race site)
Policies and Refunds
50% of your entry fee will be refunded until March 29, 2013 or until the event has filled. No refunds will be issued for any reason after March 29, 2013. Event entries are not transferable between persons, events or years. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy. By registering for this event you agree to these refund terms. To request a refund you must complete the refund request form using the link below BEFORE the posted refund deadline.
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.
To request a refund you must fill out the refund request form here.
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.
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)
Athenas (Females - 165 Lbs +)
Military (M & F)
Relay Teams (One Category)
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.