The Tri-City Kids' Triathlon was created to foster a healthy lifestyle and a sense of accomplishment for kids ages 6-15. Each triathlete will swim, bike, and run to complete the competition. NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY. This is a fantastic opportunity for your child to participate in an enjoyable, low-key athletic event that will instill self-confidence in your child. This event emphasizes health, self-esteem, self-confidence and fun, in a safe, family-friendly environment.
The swim will take place in the indoor pool at Dow High School. Ages 6-11 will complete one length of the pool (25 yd.). Ages 12-15 will complete two lengths of the pool (50 yd.). Open division will complete 4 lengths of the pool (100yd). Athletes will then proceed to the transition area to find their bike. NOTE: Swimmers are welcome to use swimming aids, but will not be eligible for age-group awards if doing so.
The bike course will start in the parking lot of Dow High. Athletes will exit the parking lot onto Main St. Ages 6-11 will continue until they reach Cook Rd(2 miles) at which point they will turn around. Ages 12-15 and the open division will continue to Orchard Rd(3.7 miles) at which point they will turn around.. Athletes will complete the bike portion of the race by returning to the parking lot, where they will park their bike in the transition area. Athletes must wear their helmets throughout the bike course as well aswhile walking their bikes through the transition area. There is no riding allowed in the transition area.
Athletes ages 6-15 will complete a 1/2 mile run on the grounds of Dow High School, finishing on the track. The open division will complete a 1 mile run on the grouds of Dow High also finishing on the track.