Tri-It Kid’s Triathlon

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Overview:
Triathlon – Saturday, July 22nd- 8am
Jeffersonville Aquatic Center
2107 Middle Rd., 47130

Be sure to also sign your child(ren) up for TRI-IT Camp – July 17th – 21st, 9-11 AM
Kids ages 5-14 will receive instruction in swimming, cycling, running, nutrition and hydration. After a week of preparation, kids will put their skills to the test in a short distance triathlon. (Camp is not required)

Cost:
Camp Only – $30
Triathlon Only – $30
Camp + Tri – $50

Race Info:

Kids triathlon consists of a 25  yd-100yd swim, depending on age, 1 mile bike ride through Perrin Park and 1/4-1/2 mile run around the Aquatic Center, depending on age. Race begins at 8 AM. Cost $30

Friday, July 21st – Get To Know the Course!

Participants are invited to a course walk through on Friday July 21st from 9-10:30 AM. Packet Pick Up will be available at this time.

Race – Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

6:30-7:30 – Check-In/Body Marking (Body marking will take place under the shelter)

7:30-7:45 – Warm-Up

7:45-8:00 – Directions from Race Director

8:00 – RACE BEGINS!

9:30 – Awards Ceremony

10:00-11:00 – Free Swim for participants and family!

Swim:

The swim is 25-100 yards long. Athletes will meet in the sand area and be pre-staged by waves. Waves will move to the pool deck for the start of the swim. After finishing athletes will exit the pool and run through the shelter. Volunteers will be there to assist.

5/6 25 yds, 7/8 25 yds, 9/10 50 yds, 11/12 100 yds, 13/14 100 yds
Transition #1:

In the Transition Area athletes will prepare for the bike portion of the event. Helmets must be worn and buckled. An unbuckled helmet will result in disqualification. Bikes must be walked to the exit (Bikes Out) of the Transition Area. There will be a bike mounting area outside the Transition Area. Volunteers will be in the Transition Area and bike mounting area to assist athletes.

Bike:

Athletes will follow the course out of the parking lot and into Perrin Park. The course will be marked by cones and signs. Riders will stay to the right hand side of the road. It is an out-and-back route. The 1/2 mile turnaround point will be clearly marked and volunteers will be there to direct riders. Riders should be careful about merging into the return lane as there will be other riders who are doing the longer course on this portion of the road. Athletes will return to the bike dismount area and Transition Area. This will be clearly marked and staffed by volunteers.
Transition #2:

Riders will stop and dismount in the bike dismount area and walk to and in the Transition Area. Helmets may not be removed until the athlete is at his/her Transition Area. The athlete will then prepare for the run segment. There will be volunteers to assist the athletes. Parents may help in the transition area. The athlete will walk to the Run Out exit from the Transition Area and follow the cones and signs to the running track.

Run:

The run is one or two laps of the track depending on age. Signs and volunteers will direct athletes. Caution should be used while running as there will be other runners on the track who are doing longer distances and will be running multiple laps. The finish line will be across from the stake park in the parking lot. Athletes will walk in the finish line chute and stay in the order that they cross the finish line. A volunteer will remove the tear-off tag from the bottom of the race number. After the tag is removed the athlete will receive a participation medal and may proceed to the refreshment area.

5-10 one lap (1/4 mile)

11-14 two laps (1/2 mile)