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To The Bridge and Back

October 1, 2016

Upper James River
American Legion Post 354
4800 Welby Turn
Midlothian, VA 23113

Registation Information

(Registraion Links for all events at the bottom of the page)

Price Increases take effect on the dates noted OR after 10-slots have been reserved at that price. 

10-Mile Race Fees:

 

Solo Swimmer

you provide escort paddler

Solo Swimmer

POW provides escort paddler

2-Person Relay Team
Before Dec. 31, 2015 $189  $249  $179/ea
Before Mar. 31, 2016 $209  $269  $199/ea
Before May 31, 2016 $219  $279  $209/ea
Before July 25, 2016 $229  $289 $219/ea 
Before Sept. 25, 2016 $239  $299  $225/ea
Before Oct. 1, 2016 $269  $329  $259/ea

Race Fee includes: 

  • GPS Tracking during the event (escort must have tracking capable cell-phone)
  • (2) Personalized "To the Bridge&Back" Caps with your last name
  • "To the Bridge&Back" Competitor T-shirt
  • "To the Bridge&Back" Crew shirt for escort
  • Race Bag with Sponsor SWAG
  • Finishers Award
  • Free professional race photos
  • Post Race Party Pass for swimmer and escort pilot
  • Party includes catered brunch, mimosas, beer garden, massage, and music 

5.0-Mile Race Fees:

  Solo Swimmer 2-Person Relay Team
Before Dec. 31, 2015  $79 $69/ea
 Before Mar. 31, 2016 $99  $89/ea
 Before May 31, 2016  $109 $99/ea
 Before July 25, 2016  $129 $119/ea
 Before Sept. 25, 2016 $139  $129/ea
 Before Oct. 1, 2016  $159 $149/ea

Race Fee includes: 

  • (2) Personalized "To the Bridge&Back" Caps with your last name 
  • "To the Bridge&Back" Competitor T-shirt
  • Race Bag with Sponsor SWAG
  • Finishers Award
  • Free professional race photos
  • Post Race Party Pass for swimmer
  • Party includes catered brunch, mimosas, beer-garden, massage, and music

 2.4-Mile Race Fees:

  Solo Swimmer 2-Person Relay Team
Before Dec. 31, 2015  $49 $39/ea
 Before Mar. 31, 2016 $69  $59/ea
 Before May 31, 2016  $79 $69/ea
 Before July 25, 2016  $89 $79/ea
 Before Sept. 25, 2016 $99  $89/ea
 Before Oct. 1, 2016  $129 $119/ea

Race Fee includes: 

  • (2) Personalized "To the Bridge&Back" Caps with your last name 
  • "To the Bridge&Back" Competitor T-shirt
  • Race Bag with Sponsor SWAG
  • Free professional race photos
  • Post Race Party Pass for swimmer
  • Party includes catered brunch, mimosas, beer-garden, massage, and music

Relay Teams:

  • Each team shall be made up of two swimmers
  • Each team shall be required to provide its own kayak, paddle, and PFD
  • One team member will kayak while the other team member swims
  • Kayak/Swimmer exchanges may take place at any time during the course of the swim
  • No drafting or intentional contact may be made with the kayak other than during kayak/swimmer exchanges. 
  • No forward progress can be made during kayak/swimmer exchanges

Kayak Information:

* Escort kayakers are required for solo attempts at the 10-Mile event. Peluso Open Water will provide a paddler if you do not have one but there is discounted entry availalble for those who supply their own. 

* Escort kayakers are not required for the 5.0 or 2.4-Mile events. Peluso Open Water will provide safety SUP's and Kayaks throughout the course but not personalized escorts. You may have a personalized escort if you choose. Please note that event shirts and post race party passess for personalized escorts are not included in the 5.0 or 2.4-Mile event registration fees. These items may be purchased online prior to the event. A limited number will be availalbe on-site.

* Kayakers must provide their own kayak, paddle, whistle and have access to a USCG approved PFD at all times when on the water.

Rent a Kayak - Have a kayaker but no kayak, no problem. Kayak Richmond is the official kayak supplier for Peluso Open Water.  Your rental kayak with PFD/Paddle will be on-site race morning.

 

  • On-Line Registration closes at 11:00p.m. Thursday September 29, 2016
  • There is no race day registration.
  • We cannot guarantee personalized caps or t-shirts for registrations received after August 31, 2016
  • Packet Pick Up will be held at the race site from 5-7pm on Friday and 7:15-8:15am on Race Morning. 

Refund Policy

50% of your entry fee may be refunded until August 31, 2016 or until the event has filled. No refunds will be issued for any reason after August 31 2016. Event entries are not transferable between persons 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 send a refund request email with the subject line: Refund Request and the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Email
  3. Phone
  4. Address
  5. Race Category
  6. Request to Withdraw from the Event

Cancellation Protection

James River conditions can be unpredictable. We have selected a race date that has historically been a more consistent, reliable time of year. However, we reserve the right to postpone, shorten or cancel the race if weather or water conditions are deemed unsafe by Peluso Open Water Staff.

You have the option of purchasing cancellation insurance for $30. If weather or river conditions prohibit us from producing a safe event, we will refund your full registration fee less any processing fees charged by RaceIt our online registration service provider.

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