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RVA Mile

Field Limit: 100 Athletes

Race Site: American Legion Post 354

Upper James River
4800 Welby Turn
Midlothian, VA 23113 

Gates Open: 8am

Race Start Time: 9am

Adult Course Map: Here

Kids Course Map: Coming Soon

2017 Athlete Guide: Here

Expected Water Temp: 76-78F

Timing: Chip timing provided by RunRideRace

Awards: Top Male/Female in each category for 1-mi and 2-mi

  • YOUTH (13-17)
  • PUPS (18-34)
  • HAMMERHEADS (35-49)
  • MASTERS (50-59)
Kids Races: Top Male/Female in each race
  • 200m (7-8)
  • 400m (9-10)
  • 800m (11-14)
Cut Offs: 

  • 1-mile: 1hr
  • 2-mile: 1.5hr
  • No Cut-Offs for Kids Races

Race Amenities: 

  • Post Race Greek Yogurt Bar
  • Mimosa and Beer Garden
  • Chocolate Milk Bar
  • Race Cap
  • Easy On-Site Parking

Participant List: 2017

On-Line Registration closes at 11:00p.m. on the Thursday before the race.

There is no race day registration.

Wetsuit Legal if water temp is below 72 degrees


Event Price By Jan 31 By Mar 31 By Apr 30 By Jun 11 By Aug 19
RVA Mile(s) $40 $50 $60 $75 x
Kids Races $25 $25 $25  $25  x


Use the links below to register for an individual event or the full series.

RVA Mile(s) DownRiver Rip Bridge & Back



We reserve the right to postpone or cancel any event if weather or water conditions are deemed unsafe by Peluso Open Water Staff. Due to pre-events costs we are unable to provide refunds in the case of cancellation. 

Race Series Sponsors


  • Sports Medicine
  • 3Sports
  • Tri Swim
  • Tri Slide
  • Foggle
  • Hammer