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Sportsplex Kids Triathlon

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Age and Race Specifics

Ages 6-8
Swim 50 yards
Bike 2 miles
Run 500 yards
Ages 9-11
Swim 100 yards
Bike 4 miles
Run 1 mile
Ages 12-15
Swim 150 yards
Bike 6 miles
Run 2 miles

Participants will compete based on their age as of 12/31/15. 5-year-olds may participate in the Kids Tri or the Small Fry Tri.

All participants will wear tri tags.  About Time Events will be doing timing for the event.  Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers, male and female, in each age group. Each participant will receive a t-shirt and medal.

NO ASSISTANCE WILL BE GIVEN WHILE SWIMMING. KIDS MAY HANG ON LANE DIVIDERS, BUT MUST ADVANCE UNASSISTED.

Pricing

Early Bird Sign-up Before 5/31/15: $25/ child
After 5/31/15: $30/ child
Discount of $5 per child when signing-up 3 or more children.

Triathlon Schedule

Transition and body marking is from 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Pre-race meeting at 7:15 a.m.
The 12-15 Year Old Division will begin at 7:30 a.m.
The 9-11 year old wave and 6-8 year old wave will begin as soon as earlier waves are out of the pool.

Important Information

USAT Rules will be enforced.
No aero helmets, No aero bars and no disc wheels.
No diving at the swim start.  Triathletes will enter the pool every 10-15 seconds.
Helmets must be worn when leaving transition.  No riding bikes in transition.
Shirts must be worn during bike and run portion of the race.
No training wheels or flotation devices allowed.

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