Pleasants Landing Sprint Triathlon

Race Information

Date: October 12, 2019
Race Type: Triathlon
Bike Surface: Road
Drafting rules:? Non-drafting
Kids Race? *NOT* a kids' race
Course: 750 meter swim, 12.2 mile bike, 5 kilometers run
Start: 9:30 AM
Location: Bumpass, Virginia
Address: 349 Pleasants Landing Road
Contact: 757-570-9934    |    races@kineticmultisports.com
Individual Price: varies by date, sign-up early for best prices
Team Price: varies by date, sign-up early for best prices
Date: October 12, 2019
Course: 750 meter swim, 12.2 mile bike, 5 kilometers run
Location: Bumpass, Virginia
Address: 349 Pleasants Landing Road

General Information

Registration fees included or disclosed up front?: Not specified whether registration/convenience fees are added.
Course Info: The Pleasants Landing Triathlons are the newest edition to Kinetic Multisports. Hosted in the newly renovated and opened Lake Anna Beach Marina now called Pleasants landing Marina at Lake Anna, this race and venue are amazing. This is the same race site as the Rumpuss in Bumpass held in April each year. The swim lakes place in the southeast portion of Lake Anna, about 1/4 mile from where the hot side of Lake Anna empties into the cold side, resulting in water temperatures that are 4-6 degree?s warmer than the rest of the lake at this time of year. So, you can look forward to water temperatures in the mid 70's One of the last open water swim events of the season starts out with a 930AM start so you can sleep in a little and maybe even bring the kids! The race site is unique because the transition area and finish line are surrounded by water on 3 sides with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the West. Be sure to register early as we expect the return of this event to be extremely popular.

More: Swim Course: The 750 meter swim begins with an in water start on the south side of the transition area. Athletes will swim a rectangular shaped course and exit the water on the north side of transition. The course will have 2 right turns and sighting buoys will be located approximately every 75 meters. The sprint swim is simply amazing and is GREAT for first time open water athletes as the course never gets more than 100 meters from shore as you swim around the peninsula that holds the transition area and finish line. We expect the water at this time of year and at this section of the lake to be in the low 70′s due to the unique location of the race site. A temperature reading will be taken and posted the Thursday prior to the event. One of the great things about this swim course is that it is very spectator friendly, family and friends can walk around the peninsula and ?follow? their athlete through the swim course.

Bike Course: The bike course is a single loop 12 mile course. With a left turn out of the marina athletes have mostly right turns as they ride low traffic, well paved roads. The course is rolling with flat sections and a few short climbs coming off lake causeways. This is a beautiful course and a lot of fun to ride. Please note that with the exception of emergency vehicles, no traffic will be allowed on the marina entrance road during the cycling portion of the event. All late arriving cars will be directed to the off site parking (1/4 mile away).

Run Course: The sprint course is a pure out and back course. The run course leaves transition and goes through a short section of woods and gravel road to meet the main road (601). The out and back section is all paved and is lightly rolling as you run by fields, forest and over the South Anna River. Athletes finishing their run by entering the woods and running a 1/4 mile back to the finish line.

This event features a Tri-Blend Crew Style T-shirts, Custom Race Socks, Finisher?s Medals, Professional DJ, Bounce House and a post race meal.

Aquabike and Relays are also options during the registration process.

Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//349+Pleasant+Landing+Rd,+Bumpass,+VA+23024/@38.0059482,-77.7165217,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89b14d33229a00d1:0xb622c836d5797112!2m2!1d-77.714333!2d38.005944

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STConcierge at February 21, 2019 12:56 PM
feman1989 at February 20, 2019 12:12 PM