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Angels Race Triathlon - Lynchburg, VA
Sunday April 27, 2014 8:00 am

  Race Description

This race starts at the downtown YMCA in Lynchburg with a 300m pool swim. The 25k bike course travels through downtown Lynchburg, across the James River and into Amherst County on a rolling out and back ride along River Road.  The climb from the river back to the YMCA is challenging!  The 5k run takes athletes down Main Street, past Amazement Square and onto the scenic Blackwater Creek Trail.  This out and back course finishes at the Community Market on Main Street.  You will be cheered on from the time you enter the pool until you cross the finish line by hundreds of volunteers and enthusiastic spectators.  This event has a cap of 400 participants.  Expect the race to fill by mid-March.  This is part of the Virginia Triathlon Series


About this Race

This race began in 2003 with 100 participants.  A majority of participants had "Brittany" written on their arm as they raced in honor of Brittany Groover who had died in an automobile accident in November of 2002.  Now in its 11th year,  this race has become an early season favorite for triathletes from across the state of Virginia and beyond.  The event is both highly competitive and enjoyable for novice and first time athletes.  Don't miss the Expo on Saturday during packet pickup, said by many to be the best "mid-size event" race expo in the southeast.  Who is your angel?  Who will race with you in 2014?


College Challenge

The College Challenge is a special part of this race, drawing college clubs from across Virginia and the Carolinas.  Will 2013 be another showdown between VaTech and JMU, or will a new champion be crowned?


 Registration is limited to the first 400 entries.  We expect the race to fill by mid-March.

Award Categories:

    Top 3 Overall (M & F)

    Top 3 Masters (M & F)

    Top 3 age groups (M & F) 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34

        35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

    Top 3 Clydesdales (men 200lb+)

    Top 3 Athena (women 150lb+)


    Top 3 college teams (cumulative time top 5 participants)

    Top 3 high school relays

    Top 3 relays



Packet Pickup

    Saturday April 16     Amazement Square                Noon - 4:30 pm
                                27 9th Street, Lynchburg VA

    Sunday April 17       Race Site                                6am - 7am
                                Outside of Transition Area


Local Hotels

 - Holiday Inn Select, Lynchburg

The host hotel is just blocks away from the transition area.  You must call the hotel directly to make your reservation.  There are a limited number of rooms reserved, so make your reservations early.  Race weekend package includes late checkout so you can leave your car at the host hotel, and return to shower after the race before heading home!   Phone:  434-528-2500



Ecumenical Church Service

6pm April 26, 2013


St. Andrew Presbyterian Church

21206 Timberlake Road

Lynchburg, VA  24502







USA Triathlon Sanctioned

We recommend all participants become familiar with USA Triathlon Rules.  There will be draft marshals/USAT officials on site race day.




 I have been racing at Tanglewood since 2005.  Yesterday was the best event ever!  You guys did a great job! It was family friendly (my kids normally go to all of them with me and they said it was the best yet)!  Incredible job! Thanks for letting us and Mt. Olive Pickles be a part of it.  We really had a fun day.

VA Race Sponsors

Wiley Wilson
Riverside Runners
Bikes Unlimited
R. R. Donnelly
Scott Insurance
Cross Roads