About Us

Emily Hatch

Owner, Race Director – CMS Events

Emily is a seasoned triathlete with over 20 years of experience in racing and helping with Triathlons. She began racing Triathlons in San Diego when she also began her career as a Naval Officer.This was her first Half Iron distance in the Seal Team Super Frog Triathlon and she has since completed triathlons in California and East Coast New England to North Carolina.Formerly, Emily’s endurance passion was Nordic skiing where at a young age she qualified and competed on the New England Team, Junior Olympics. She has continued her passion for endurance sports throughout her life and has assisted at many large events such as Eco Challenge, White House 5k in Washington DC, World Cup Soccer and many Triathlons.

Emily is focused on delivering top level triathlons and endurance events for racers of all ages and levels, committed to community enhancement, and is a member of the Charlottesville Triathlon Club.

Additionally, she maintains a license as a Registered Nurse and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with Advanced Trauma and Cardiac Life Support training. She is certified in fitness and health, and is a Certified Spartan SGX Coach.

Emily is supported by California Triathlon, Endurance Fitness, Splurge Swim, and Professional Triathletes Steve Rosinski and Alyssa Godeski to offer top level training and opportunities for CMS athletes. You can find more about them on the CMS-Events website.


Races for athletes. Organized by athletes.

CMS Events is a race organization staffed by triathletes, cyclists and runners who know what a great race looks and feels like. We believe any running race, triathlon or duathlon should be challenging, scenic, organized — and fun!

Our events provide great experiences and festive atmospheres — while paying attention to the important details that paying athletes expect.

Our races are USAT-sanctioned, and local charities benefit from each event.

On a personal and career side, Emily grew up in Massachusetts and got her BSN at The University of Vermont. She began her career as a Naval Nurse Corps Officer. She had various missions inclusive of the Surgical Team aboard the USNS Comfort selected to assist New York City on 9/11, and NATO certification of several small countries.

Emily left the Navy to work as a manager for Covidien Healthcare, and to pursue more time with family. She has a daughter and son and lives together with Thomas Martin in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville Virginia. With her family and friends she also enjoys coaching soccer, skiing, and spending peaceful time with their horses and dogs at the farm.


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