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Virtual Triathlon FAQ

Virtual Race FAQ

What is a virtual event?
A virtual event is an opportunity for you to complete your registered event on your anytime between June 1st and June 30th.  We will mail out medals and shirts in early July.   Be sure to post your “finisher” picture online with the following hashtags #GRTri, #TriToStopUs.  Let’s blow the internet up with support for one another during these crazy times.

What distance can I do?
You choose any of the standard distances already offered by GRTri including Sprint, Olympic, Half as well as those distances as a duathlon (bike, run) or aquabike (swim, bike).

Do you have any experience with virtual events?
Tris4Health launched a series of virtual events at the start of this year and are excited to take what we have learned and apply it to our flagship event.  We believe that Grand Rapids Virtual Triathlon will be one of the premier virtual events and hope that you will give us a chance to prove it.

Is this event timed?  If so, how does that work?
That’s up to you. You may compete for fun, or if you’d like to submit your timing you may email your data to Lori at

Do I need to submit a time?

Will there be awards?

Will there be cash prizes?

What else will I get with my virtual event?
Those who participate in our virtual event will receive in the mail a participant shirt, a finisher medal,  and possibly swag samples from sponsors.

For more information about the Grand Rapids Triathlon please contact us here.