The JCC Kids Triathlon provides a fun and healthy opportunity to help children stay active this summer. By combining swimming, biking and running in one sport, participants benefit from well-rounded fitness workouts, enhancing their endurance and strength, and having a lot of fun! This race is open to all fitness levels and this is the 12th Annual!
Event details and schedule
JCC Youth Triathlon Event Details:
Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Jewish Community Center of Kansas City
Address: 5801 West 115th Street, Overland Park, Kansas.
Fees: $35 individuals/$90 teams
Free Bicycle Drawing: All participants are automatically entered in a drawing for a free bicycle courtesy of Bike America, in Lee's Summit, Overland Park, and Olathe. Go to Bike America for all your triathlon gear!
Tri for Tots: 25 yard walk/swim, .75 mile bike, .25 mile run.
Short Course :Ages 6-8; 50 yard pool swim, 1.5 mile bike, and .5 mile run.
Intermediate Course: Ages 9-10; 100 meter pool swim, 3 mile bike, and 1 mile run.
Long Course : Ages 11-14: 200 meter pool swim, 6 mile bike, and 2.0 mile run.
Elite Course : Ages 15-17: 300 meter pool swim, 6.0 mile bike, 2.0 mile run.NEW COURSE DISTANCES THIS YEAR!!
Tri for Tots: We welcome kids 3,4 and 5 to our Tri for Tots™ Triathlon Division. Now everyone can get into the action with a 25 yard kiddie pool swim, a .75 mile bike, and .25 run. This will be a non-competitive event with relaxed rules. Floats, water wings, tricycles, training wheels, and parents on the course for this portion of the event are all legal! The entry fee for the Tri Tots Division is $25.00 USAT membership is not required for Tri for Tots.
The new and improved Short Course: This year we will offer a short course just for our 6-8 year olds. Its a new distance custom for those little ones that are ready to do more then the tot race but not quite as far as the Intermediate distance.
Register the Entire Family: Families who enter three or more siblings in the Individual Division receive an entry fee discount of 20% per participant (except in the Tri for Tots and Team divisions). Each family member must be registered individually. To obtain the discount, use the code TRIFAM at checkout. Please contact email@example.com if you need assistance.
Age Groups: Tri for Tots: ages 3, 4 & 5. Individual: 8 and Under(short course); 9-10(Intermediate course); 11-12 (long course); 13-14(long course). Teen Elites 15-17. Relay (relay members ages totaled) 27 and under(Intermediate course) 28 and up (long course). NOTE: Pursuant to USA Triathlon Rules the age of an athlete is his or her age on December 31 of the year of the event.
USA Triathlon (Important): This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. All youth participants must be a member of USAT. A membership must be purchased in advance of the race. With the ONE TIME payment, youth triathletes will be eligible to compete in ALL triathlons for the remainder of their annual membership. Visit USAtriathlon.org to purchase if you did not already purchase through active. If you would like to purchase a one day registration you can do so, with us at the parent orientation. If you purchased one last year, check with USAtriathlon first to see if your still active, our event was June 26th last year!
Chip Timing: The JCC KIDS TRIATHLON will have chip timing. Chips are put on the athletes prior to them entering the pool area by our staff.
Packet Pickup and Race Orientation: Participants and parents are ENCOURAGED to attend a pre-race orientation session. The Pre Race Orientation will be held at the Jewish Community Center on: Thursday, June 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. Participants will receive a participant packet, event T-shirt, course information, and tips on various aspects of the event. Please take time to read the packet and go through the course with your child. The bike portion is on the sprint campus and it helps the kids to have an idea of where they should be going before raceday:)
Sponsors: Special thanks to our generous sponsors;
Haith & Co
For a complete list of sponsors go to www.jcckc.org.
Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City