2021 DownRiver Rip

Sat May 15, 2021 Midlothian, VA 23113 US

4.4 Mile River Swim

$165 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Increases to $199 after the first 80 people register. (3 spots left) Price increases after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

2.5 Mile River Swim

$199 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Sorry! This event is full. Registration ends May 14, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Robious Landing Park
3800 James River Rd
Midlothian, VA US 23113

Ready for a fast swim? Swimmers for the 4.4-mile event start from Watkins Landing and swim straight down river, with the current, to Robious Landing finish. 2.5-milers will be taken by boat to the Rte 288 Bridge and swim with the current back to the finish. Great way to start the season off fast. 

Athlete Information

UPDATE: Thank you for your patience as we work through our obligations related to Covid-19 restrictions. We are still determining how much of our normal event we will be able to provide to you beyond the swim itself (i.e. post-race food, awards ceremony, athlete only staging area...) As such, we will be updating and releasing the 2021 Athlete Info Packet on May 1, 2021. A few notes about what we DO know. 

Due to the use of multiple buses to bring swimmers to the 4.4-mile start line, we will be starting the event 30-minutes earlier than in years past. Thus, the timeline in the below 2019 Athlete Info Packet should be pushed 30-minutes, i.e. the park will open at 6:00am, not 6:30am. Check-in will also begin at 6:00am. Buses will leave the park at 7:00am for a 7:30am start.

Below you will find the Athlete Information Packet from the 2019 event.  This information is provided in order to give you an overview of the event, how it's run and what to expect.

You can find up to date water temperature as well as search for historic water temperature here: WATER TEMP

You can find up to date river height and flow here: RIVER CONDITIONS

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