Describe Your Event

Swim Fest Luray is a Swim Competition that offers three race distances. Modeled after the popular Swim Fest Fort Ritchie this swim competition features a fun and competitive open water swimming opportunity. You can combine distances as they will not overlap. You will be eligible for podium awards for each race you enter. Combining all three races will total 4,500 meters (2.8 miles). For those training for a Half Ironman, you can enter the 2,250 which is 1.4 miles. For those training for a Full Ironman you can enter the 1,500 and 2,250 for 2.33 miles or all three for 2.8 miles.

Race Information

Location:

Lake Arrowhead, Luray, VA

Start Time:

  • 8:00 AM: 750 meters
  • 8:45 AM: 1500 meters
  • 9:45 AM: 2250 meters

Distances:

  • 750 Meter Race – one loop
  • 1500 Meter Race – two loop
  • 2250 Meter Race – three loop

Event Cap: 500 Participants (combining all three races)


Location:

Lake Arrowhead, Luray, VA

Start Time:

  • 8:00 AM: 750 meters
  • 8:45 AM: 1500 meters
  • 9:45 AM: 2250 meters

Distances:

  • 750 Meter Race – one loop
  • 1500 Meter Race – two loop
  • 2250 Meter Race – three loop

Event Cap: 500 Participants (combining all three races)

Registration: Registration is open

Race Fee:

Pricing TierDate RangeSingle RaceTwo Races*Three Races*
Early RegistrationNov 1 – Dec 31$35.00$50.00$65.00
Tier 1 RegistrationJan 1 – Feb 15$40.00$55.00$70.00
Tier 2 RegistrationFeb 16 – Mar 31$45.00$60.00$75.00
Tier 3 RegistrationApril 1 – May 31$50.00$65.00$80.00
Final RegistrationJune 1 – Race Day$55.00$70.00$85.00

*Adding a second or third race will not increase your swag items. Only one swag bag with race shirt will be given no matter the number or races entered.

Packet Pickup: Lake Arrowhead (race site) 265 Lake Arrowhead Rd Luray, VA 22835

  • 750 Meter Race – 6:30 am to 7:30 am
  • 1500 Meter Race – 6:30 am to 8:00 am
  • 2250 Meter Race – 6:30 am to 9:00 am

Included with the price of your athlete registration fee:

  • Finisher’s medal and bragging rights! (One medal per person, not per event. You will be given a different ribbon on your medal displaying the number of events you completed. See swag below.)
  • Technical race t-shirt (Only one per person no matter how many races entered)
  • Option to upgrade to a beach towel*
  • Timing chip results with results kiosk
  • Logo swim cap
  • Food and drinks plus music on race day
  • Sports drink and water before and after event
  • Top 3 awards overall and age group

*Beach towels: These luxury, velour, extra large 35″ x 70″ towels, are custom embroidered in full color with the Swim Fest design. There are a variety of colors to choose from.

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Region

North America

Distances Offered

under 1k
1-2k
2-3k

Temperature

Cold

Experience

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Professional

Swim Type

Race

Water Type

Lake