Come join this youth event of triathlon hosted by National Fitness Center for kids ages 2-14! Register for a choice of 3 races:
Long Sprint - 8:00 am start - 100 yard swim/3.0 mile bike/1 mile run
Mid Sprint - 8:30 am start - 50 yard swm/1.5 mile bike/.5 mile run
Tadpole Sprint - 9:00 am start - 25 yard swim/.75 mile bike/.5 mile run
Ages 2 to 15, can do any race based on distance and start time. For the tadpole sprint the kids can watch the first race to get an example of how its done. They are allowed to make use of water wings or a floatation device to help them "get their feet wet" in the sport of triathlon. The littler kids may also use training wheels in the shorter distance.
Finisher medal for each participant, age group awards for Long and Mid sprint.
Swim will take place in the pool at the National Fitness Center in Oak Ridge at 750 Briarcliff Ave. Bike route will go out to Fairbanks road turn left, to Jefferson Middle School and turn around in looped parking lot and then head back to transition. Sprint race does 2 laps. Run course goes out to Labratory Dr and loops back around for sidewalk route back to Home Depot entrance back to finishline at National Fitness Center Parking lot. 2 loops for longer distance. The tadpole bike course will remain solely in the parking lot in a blocked off section for safety and parental support. The run will follow the same course as longer race, only with an escort if needed.
New for 2020 SANCTIONING of the kids LONG and MID events. Check out www.usatriathlon.com for more information. Youth Annual USAT License $10 for the entire year! Totes worth it!
Event details and schedule