2013 marks the 5th Annual Tri For The Kids Triathlon in Rome, Georgia. The event is USAT sanctioned and open to all kids ages 7 to 15.
**New this year, we have distinguished our categories into elite, beginner and physically challenged. Each will have its own separate race with juniors and seniors. To be eligible for the elite category, athletes must have completed 3 triathlons. Anyone is eligible for the beginner race- athletes of all abilities and competitiveness are welcome.
Children ages 7-9 will complete a 50-yard swim in the schools Huffman Athletic Center swimming pool, a 2.3-mile bike ride on Cave Spring Road (closed to traffic during the race) and a .5-mile run on the campus. Participants ages 10-15 will complete a 100-yard swim, 4.6-mile bike ride and 1-mile run.
There will also be a physically challenged category. These athletes will complete a distance appropriate for each.
Elite races will begin at 9:00 am, with the senior division first followed by the junior division. Physically Challenged Race will begin at approximately 10:00. Beginner races will begin at approximately 11:00.
Packet Pickup and the transition area will open at 7:30 am. on race morning.
Finisher medals, t-shirts and goody bags for all participants! All proceeds from the race will benefit the The Boys & Girls Club of Rome, GA.
The entire race will take place at Darlington's Upper School campus located at 1014 Cave Spring Road. Directions to the campus are on www.darlingtonschool.org.
The route will be limited to Darlingtons Upper School campus and the area of Cave Spring Road between the school and the Boys & Girls Club.
Ages 7-9: 50 yd. swim, 2.3 mi. bike, .5 mi. run; Ages 10-15: 100 yd. swim, 4.6 mi. bike, 1 mi. run
Come train with us in April! Training Schedule will be posted on www.racerome.org website soon!
Rome is located approximately 1 hr. 15 minutes northwest of Atlanta. For directions visit darlingtonschool.org .