Kids will swim in Choates indoor 25 meter pool, bike and run on trails and fields. All participants will be required to ride fat-tire bikes (tires should be at least 1.25 inches wide and have knobs to grip loose gravel) and wear a bicycle helmet. No exceptions equipment will be checked race morning!Please be advised this bike course will cover some challenging terrain that will include loose gravel, grass, and roots! The course will be monitored and closed to vehicle traffic.
Distances for Race:
Kids ages 7-10 will swim 50 meters, bike 1.2 miles, and run 1/2 mile.
Kids ages 11-14 will swim 100 meters, bike 2.2 miles, and run 3/4 mile.
Age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
Required Equipment: Swim suit, fat-tire bike, bike helmet, running sneakers, and race number.
FROM THE NORTH: I-91 Take exit 15. Turn right onto Rt. 68. Turn left at third stoplight onto North Farms Road, which becomes North Elm Street. At Christian Street (5th stop sign) turn left for Athletic Center. From the north and south: WILBUR CROSS PARKWAY (RT. 15) Take exit 64. Turn right onto Quinnipiac St. Bear left at Wallace Park, cross over R.R. tracks. Go straight through light (Quinnipiac becomes Center St. at this intersection). Turn left at second light (at top of hill) onto North Main St. Turn right at first stop sign onto Christian Street. FROM THE SOUTH: I-91 Take exit 14. Turn left onto Woodhouse Avenue, go through second light at Center St. (At this point, Woodhouse Avenue becomes East Main St.) At second stop sign turn left onto Christian Street. From the west (Danbury or Waterbury, CT): I-84 Take I-691 exit 10. Follow to Wilbur Cross Parkway/I-91 south exit. Follow directions above. Race Day Parking: Will be available on the road leading up to the pool, Paul Melon Arts Center, and on street parking on Christian St.