Limited to 99 kids!
The Kids Only participatory tri practice is a fun, untimed event designed to acqauint kids to triathlon in a safe and fun environment. All participant will get a participatory ribbon and a t shirt. The event will not be timed and parents should encourage sportsmanship, safety, and good etiquette rather than fast times.
Kids must have a parent or gaurdian with them during the event. Age 3-5 Must have a parent in the Pool with them. Please come willing to help this practice work smoothly.
Please be early at the event site. Participant Instruction and Bike Safety begins at 6:30 am, sharp. Kids will be starting in waves in the pool at 7 am.
Please remember, this is a participatory event for Santa Cruzers Tri Club practice: not an offcially timed race. Your child will receive a finishing ribbon for participating regardless of their time or even if they do not complete the entire event. Please help him or her be safe and have fun.
Body Markings should be a number on each shoulder and one hand to match kids bike and bib numbers: for identification purposes only. This is not a timed event.
Swim: You may swim with your child of any age. An adult must be in the pool with your 3-5 year old. Since the event is not timed, any child may choose to use a kickboard, life vest, or floaties- USA life guard certified devices, please. These are not life saving devices. There are life guards, but there are many children. Please intervene if you feel your child is in any danger in the pool.
Bike: Kids can use traditional two wheel bikes, trikes, or training wheels. Parents can run along side their child to assist him or her. Please be aware of other kids who might be faster and allow them to pass. Please, no parents on bikes.
Big kids should yield to smaller kids at all times.
Run: Kids do one, two or three laps. Parents are welcome to run with their child. Please allow faster runners to pass. Faster runners: Please be polite and cautious when you pass.
Remember, we all want to go home with a smile on our faces.
Packet Pick up is strongly encouraged: Thursday at Trisports.com from 4-6, or Friday from 3-6 pm at Rancho Sahuarita Club House.
Late pick up is 5:00 am-6am on practice morning.
Kids will be added to Santa Cruzers Tri Club roster when they register for this event. Please let Kate Anderson know if you do not want to have emails from the Tri Club. firstname.lastname@example.org
Event schedule and times
Thursday: Packet Pickup at Trisports.com 4-6pm
Friday: Packet Pickup at Rancho Sahuarita Clbu House 4-6pm
Monday, May 27
6 am late packet pickup: No same day registration.
6 am transition area opens
6:30 am: Instructions and Bike Safety in Childrens Park area of Rancho Sahuarita Club House- please attend
7:00 am: Kids wave starts in Pool area- order TBD based on number of participants in each acge group