YMCA "Virtual" Kids Triathlon Presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands

Tue September 1 - Sat October 24, 2020 Any City - Any State, TX 77381 US
Place
VIRTUAL - Anywhere you like
Any City - Any State, TX US 77381
Description

Covid19 Update as of August 17: The YMCA Kids Triathlon 2020 will be a "VIRTUAL Event".  Safety of our athletes, volunteers, staff and spectators are our #1 priority. 

Registration will open up on Saturday, August 22. 
All the perks of an in-person race with shirt, finisher medal, awards etc . . . But you pick the time and day to complete the event. Starting September 1st - October 24th. Results must be turned in by October 24 to qualify for awards. 

New this year! Teen Division for ages 13 - 15. 

New this year! Duathlon Event for those who don't have access to a pool.

Training/Stretching Info and Video available at
https://www.ymcahouston.org/woodlands-family-ymca-kids-triathlon

For more info contact, Roxanne Davis at 

rdavis@ymcahouston.org.



The Woodlands Family YMCA Virtual Kids Triathlon Presented  by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands

Virtual Racing is basically like running a traditional race with tons of other people…just not all at the same place. No crowds, no waking up at dawn to find parking and rush to get to the start line on time, no worrying about bad weather at race time. The same friendly competition, t-shirts, medals, finish line selfies and results - only you pick the route, time your performance and report your results! 

Swim, Bike, Run. We provide the distance but you choose your course. 

For ages 5 – 15, age as of August 24, 2020
For all skills levels. All children must be able to swim several laps of the pool, unassisted. 
For safety reasons, all athletes are required to wear a bike helmet. 

Registration fee is $35  which includes postage fee for mailing packet (for those that registered after Sept. 24th). 

Mobile Drive Thru Packet Pick Up For Registrations Received by Sept. 24th. 
October 15th, Shadowbend YMCA, 2 - 7pm. 

Annually, Hundreds of children experience the challenge and fun of friendly athletic competition as they run, swim and bike to the finish line of the YMCA Kids Triathlon. 

In its ten+ years of promoting fitness and confidence in children, the Kids Triathlon, presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, benefits the YMCA Annual Campaign, which ensures everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the Y.

"The Kids Triathlon provides children the chance to accomplish a goal while making new friends and feeling like they belong,” says Roxanne Davis, Community Liaison “And because proceeds from the event go to local Y programs like life-saving swim lessons and after school programs, it supports youth development and wellness beyond race day.”

Triathlon: SWIM, BIKE, RUN!  Boys and girls will compete separately in events designed for their age group. Children ages 5 – 9 will swim 50 meters, cycle for 1 mile and run ¼ of a mile. Children ages 10 – 12 will swim 100 meters, cycle for 2 miles and run ½ mile. Teens ages 13-15 will swim 150 meters, cycle for 3 miles and run 1 mile. 

Duathlon: RUN, BIKE, RUN!  Boys and girls will compete separately in events designed for their age group. Children ages 5 – 9 will run ¼ of a mile, cycle for 1 mile and run ¼ of a mile. Children ages 10 – 12 will  run ½ of a mile, cycle for 2 miles and run ½ mile. Teens ages 13-15 will run 1 mile, cycle for 3 miles and run 1 mile. 

Together as a community. The Kids Triathlon is made possible by generous sponsors, community members and volunteers. 
For more information contact Roxanne Davis at 281-367-9622 ext 230 or rdavis@ymcahouston.org

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