The East Coast Tri Festival

Individual Races


States Represented

A full day triathlon event on May 5, 2019 with races for all ages beginner to elite.


Nine races in one day for kids, junior elites, and professionals

Includes the Youth Mideast Regional Champs, a Youth/Junior Elite Cup, & an Elite Continental Cup

No qualification necessary except in professional race

Safe youth-centric course closed to vehicular traffic with hay-bales on every corners

In 2018, athletes came from 13 countries and 42 US states including many local athletes


Live results available at

Learn More & Get Involved



This race is a great introduction to open water triathlon with a fun, safe venue for ages 5-19 including a shallow man-made lake and bike and run on closed office park roadways.  There is also a duathlon [run-bike-run] option for those not wishing to swim.  Open to all levels – no qualification necessary.  This year’s event will serve as the Youth Mideast Regional Championships for ages 7-15.

  • Ages 5-10 Triathlon: 100m swim, 5k bike, 1/2 mi run
  • Age 5-10 Duathlon: 1/2m run, 5k bike, 1/2 mi run
  • Ages 11-19 Triathlon: 200m swim; 10k (2 lap) bike; 2.5k run
  • Age 11-19 Duathlon: 1/2m run, 10k (2 lap) bike; 2.5k run



A draft-legal race for youth/junior elites ages 13-19. This serves as 1 of 5 qualifiers for the Aug 4-5 Youth/Junior Elite National Championships in West Chester, Ohio.  To learn more about this series, view the 2019 Junior Elite Series Guide and visit

  • Youth (13-15): 375m swim; 10k (2 lap) bike, 2.5k run
  • Junior (16-19): 750m swim; 20k (4 lap) bike; 5k (2 lap) run



New for 2019!!  With the Mixed Relay added to the 2020 Olympics, this provides youth/junior elites a chance to experience this exciting team format.  Each member of the 4-person teams will complete a short triathlon before tagging off to a teammate in the order female-male-female-male.  Must be registered for youth/junior elite cup to compete in the relay.  Only your coach or captain need register for the team – team members will be reported closer to the race.  Learn more here.

  • Mixed Relay: Each team member completes 200m swim, 5k bike, 1.1k run (last runner 1 mi.)



The Richmond CAMTRI Sprint American Cup features some of the best elite triathletes in the world.  This is a draft-legal race for athletes carrying elite licenses only.  All Elite athletes are required to register for the race online as well as register through their National Federation to be entered into the ITU system.  Payment must be completed by 5 pm May 4.  View ITU event page.  Prize money includes $5,000 for men and $5,000 for women (1st $1500, 2nd $2500, 3rd $1000, 4th $750, 5th $500).

  • CAMTRI Sprint American Cup (Elites): 750m swim; 20k (4 lap) bike; 5k (2 lap) run


Details & Logistics


Date: May 5, 2019


The race, expo, and packet pick-up will all be held at Innsbrook: 4600 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060


Saturday, May 4
  • 12 – 5 pm                Packet Pick-Up / Expo
  • 12 – 2 pm                Swim Warm Ups & Course Preview
  • 2:30 pm                  Youth Age Group Briefing
  • 2:30 pm                  CAMTRI  Bike Course Familiarization
  • 3:30 pm                  Y/J Elite & MR Race Briefing
  • 6:00 pm                  CAMTRI Sprint American Cup Briefing
Sunday, May 5
  • 7 am – 6 pm           Expo
  • 7:00 am                   Junior Elite Female Start
  • 8:30 am                   Junior Elite Male Start
  • 10:00 am                Youth Elite Female Start
  • 10 am – 2 pm         Youth Age Group Packet Pick-Up
  • 11:00 am                 Youth Elite Male Start
  • 12:00 pm                Youth Age Group 11-19 Start
  • 1:00 pm                  Youth/Junior Elite Mixed Relay
  • 2:45 pm                  Youth Age Group 5-10 Start
  • 3:30 pm                  CAMTRI Sprint Am. Cup Female Start
  • 5:00 pm                  CAMTRI Sprint Am. Cup Male Start

Each event’s awards will follow the conclusion of that event (30-60 minutes after last finisher).

Athlete Guide

View 2019 Athlete Guide

Start List

Click below for a list of currently registered athletes:


With all options below, mention “East Coast Triathlon Festival Room Block” to get the special rate.  Must reserve by 4/2/2019.

Courtyard Marriott Richmond Northwest/Short Pump
3950 Westerre Parkway, Henrico, VA 23223
Call 804-346-5427 or reserve online for special rate of $119/night.

Hyatt Place Richmond/Innsbrook
4100 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Call 804-747-9644 or reserve online for special rate of $119/night (King Studio) or $129/night (Double Studio); includes breakfast.

Homewood Suites
4100 Innslake Dr, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Call 804-217-8000 or reserve online for special Rate of $114/night (King Suite) or $119/night (Doubles); includes breakfast.

The Course

All races are completed on a course completely closed to traffic with multiple loops encircling the viewing area making it very spectator friendly.  The course is perfect for all ages and levels.

* Mixed Relay info found on each map

Wetsuit Rental & Bike Shipping

The Endorphin Fitness Tri & Bike Shop has wetsuits to rent and can receive, build, pack, and ship your bike.  To rent a wetsuit or set up bike shipping, email or call 804.741.1599 (option 3).


Athlete Registration

Registration is currently closed.  Youth 5-19 year old age group athletes can register at the race site on Saturday, 12-5 pm.  There is no race day registration. View current start lists below:


                                                             1/17 – 4/6       4/7 – 5/1       Packet Pick-Up

  • CAMTRI Sprint Am Cup            $100.00           $100.00              $110.00
  • Youth/Junior Elite Races           $95.00             $105.00              $105.00
  • Youth Age Group Tri / Du          $65.00             $75.00                $85.00
  • Y/J Elite Mixed Relay                 $35/person     $40/person        $40/person

Price is determined by the day payment is received, not the day athlete registers.  There are no refunds for Youth Age Group or CAMTRI Races.  For Youth/Junior Elite Cup, scratches more than 60 days in advance of race day (before March 6) will be refunded 50% minus processing fees.  Scratches 59 to 1 day in advance (after March 5) will not be refunded.

Volunteer Registration

Online volunteer registration is closed but we still need volunteers on Sunday at 6-11 am, and 2:15-7 pm.  To help, email