$30 for a Triathlon?
We’ve created a SERIES of our very popular Micro-Triathlon events at Williams Wharf in Mathews County, Virginia. This series kicked off in 2018 and is back for another season. MMTS #3 event has options for Micro Triathlon OR Sprint Triathlon.
New in 2022, a competition designed specifically for youth – the Splash -n- Dash Youth Aquathlon – will be introduced during the July 30 event. Click the link to learn more & sign up.
What’s a Micro-Triathlon? The micro triathlon contains the same components of a “regular” triathlon: swim-bike-run, with much shorter distances for each of those 3 legs. The open water swim is 0.2 miles, the bike leg is 8 miles and the run portion is 2 miles.
Timing & Registration Options: we electronically time each event to include splits for each leg and for the transitions. On the second 2021 series event – MMTS #2 – a new course record was set by Gunnar Eichler – 38:59.1 beating his own previous course record of 43:02.4 in 2020.
Awards: Series awards are presented after the final event. Top prize will be awarded to the fastest overall finisher – time combined for all events. Depending on the number of series participants, we may be able to add in recognition prizes for the fastest combined swim, bike, run, and transition times (overall top finisher will not be eligible for these skill-specific awards).
If you miss one event or more, you can still be considered for a series-based prize. We will use the final finisher’s time for the event(s) you missed as your time for that event.
Swag. Anyone who completes all series events – regardless of time – will receive a commemorative MMTS hoodie sweatshirt. A sweatshirt may not have appeal in the summer – but by the end of the series, you will look forward to it! Sweatshirts will also be available for purchase upon request ($35 if we have to mail it, $30 for local pickup).
MMTS #1 2021 on June 5th
2020 Series Winners
Williams Wharf Landing. If you’re curious about the venue, check out our blog post from March 2021. There are route maps for the triathlons AND more.
Traveling to Mathews from out of town? Plan the weekend around the Micro Tri and enjoy the activities in and around the area. Check the Mathews County Visitor Information Center calendar of events, including a list of places to stay.