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Join us again in 2019 as we make more young triathletes!
NEVER A LATE FEE! We are parents – so we get it. You can wait until last minute to register your child – we just can’t guarantee a t-shirt.
31+ days from race day = 75% refund
7+ days from race day = 50% refund
Week of race = No Refund
Swim 25 Yds | Bike 0.5 Mi | Run 0.33 Mi
Swim 75 Yds | Bike 2 Mi | Run 1 Mi
Swim 125 Yds | Bike 3 Mi | Run 1.5 Mi
We want ALL KIDS to have the opportunity to participate in the KIDS Triathlon. So, implement our No Barriers policy to eliminate any barrier that may prevent a kid from enjoying this experience.
NO MONEY – No worries. Email Us about our scholarship entry.
NO SWIM – No Worries. We’ll provide an escort, kickboard, flippers … whatever you need – we’ll get you across the pool!
NO BIKE – No Worries. We’ll provide a bike – but, we’ll need a week notice.
NO RUN – No Worries. You can walk, hop, skip, prance … get through the course your way
Transition Area: The transition area will be set up in the front parking lot of the Island Recreation Center. Bike racks will be placed in 3 zones – grouped by age divisions. Participants will rack their bike on the bike rack(s) in their zone and set up their transition area next to their bike with their race equipment (helmet, running shoes, …).
Swim: The swim will start at 8am. The age group 4-6 yrs will go first and complete the swim – then, head over to the bike and run. ALL participants 4-6yrs will complete the race course before the next 2 age groups start the swim. Swimmers will use the same lane to swim their respective distance. The swim will be monitored by life guards and there will be skilled volunteers in the water (along the swim lane) assisting the swimmers if needed.
Transition 1: Participants enter the transition area and go straight to their bike. All participants must wear a helmet – NO EXCEPTIONS. Participants must run their bikes out of transition and mount their bike in the safe zone.
Bike: Participants will bike their respective distance. All passing must be on the left side of the overtaken rider.
Transition 2: Participants will dis-mount their bike in the safe zone and run their bike back to their spot in the transition.
Run: Participants will run their respective distance – and, finish at the finish line in front of the Island Rec Center.
Finishers medal (to wear around the rest of the day)
Post race refreshments
Swim goggles (optional)
Swim suit (mandatory)
Water bottle (optional)
Run shoes (kinda necessary - but not mandatory)
The safety of our participants, volunteers, and staff is our paramount concern - and, this concern shapes our decisions regarding inclement weather. Any decisions regarding the weather will be made the morning the event. We plan on producing a great event and we will be at the race site ready to do so. Should the weather pose any threat to safety - we will postpone the start of the event until the weather clears. If the weather does not cooperate after a reasonable amount of time, we will make the decision to cancel the event. Any decision regarding rescheduling the event or entry credit to another event will be made as quickly as possible and be communicated via email to all participants.
We do not mail race shirts to registered participants that are unable to attend the event.
Q: Can I register the morning of the race?
A: Yes – and, there is no late fee.
Q: Where do I park?
A: Parking is recommended at: 1) Island Recreation Center MAIN parking lot (in front of the main entrance); and, 2) any of the public school lots surrounding the Island Recreation Center.
Q: Are swimming aids allowed?
A: Yes – anything goes in the water – life jackets, fins, water wings, kick boards …
Q: Are helmets required?
A: Yes – helmets are mandatory.
Q: Are earphones allowed?
A: No – earphones are not permitted anytime during the race – please leave them at home.
Q: What bikes are allowed?
A: All bikes are permitted – given they are in safe and functional condition.
Q: Is this race timed / scored?
A: No – this race will not provide official timed scores / ranks. We will acknoowledge the fastest male and female in each age division.
Q: Are medals awarded to the finishers?
A: Yes – all finishers receive a medal.
Q: How will bad weather impact the race?
A: Our primary concern is safety – we will not proceed with the race if it is raining or lightening. All other conditions will be considered, but will not likely impact the race (ie. hot weather, windy, …)
Q: Will the roads be closed to vehicle traffic?
A: Yes – no vehicles will be allowed on the race course. We will have volunteers monitoring the course at all times.
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