Kids Tri the Valley Triathlon/Duathlon

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KIDS TRIATHLONdistances based on age:

 

Wave 1 Ages 6 and 7 will start the swim portion with a single length of 25 yards (1 length), followed by a 1 mile cycle and a 1/4 mile run.

Wave 2 Ages 8 and 9 will swim 50 yards (1 lap) , 1 1/2 mile cycle, and strong a 1/4 mile run finish.

Wave 3 Ages 10, 11, and 12 will swim for 100 yards (2 laps), cycle 2 miles, and then run 1/2 mile.

Wave 4 Ages 13, 14, and 15 will snake swim a 150 yard swim (3 laps), do a quick 2 mile cycle, and run 3/4 mile cross-country around the pool.

 

For the non swimmers there will be a DUATHLONset up similar to the Triathlon. We will have a cross country run instead of the swim portion.

 

Wave 1- Ages 6 and 7 - will be a 1/4 mile run, 1 mile cycle, and finish with a 1/4 mile run.

Wave 2 - Ages 8 and 9- will be a 1/4 mile run, 1 1/2 mile cycle and a 1/4 mile run.

 

Not to forget the little ones, we will have a Run Trike Run! Open to ages 3, 4, and 5 who want to do what the elder sibling is doing or just wants to get active in a safe environment. This will be a run through a closed rectangle and then trike around the perimeter of the rectangle and finish with a run back through the rectangle to end at the finish line

 

All distances are subject to change and are approximate. This is not a timed race, so that all athletes can feel the success in completing an event. This event is Rain or Shine.

 

Packet Pick Up and MANDATORY BIKE CHECK AND HELMET FITTING:

Will be at:

3pm - 7pm on Friday the 6th of September

Bicycle Outfitters

34D- Catoctin Circle, SE Leesburg, VA 20176

 

Due to the amount of effort it takes to check bicycles and helmets it is impossible to do this on Saturday morning and still host a great event. We do not have the manpower to do both so please respect our desire to keep all the athletes safe and see us in Leesburg Friday night.

 

If you are registered as an USAT-member, please remember that WE MUST SEE YOUR CURRENT CARD. It can be the card, a copy of the card, a picture of the card, or a screenshot from usatriathlon.org, but we must see it. If you register by paying for the 1-day license, you do not need to provide documents for USAT.

 

Awards:

All athletes receive a shirt and finisher's medal.

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