COURSE OVERVIEW

July 15, 2017
DATE OF RACE

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
START TIMES VARY (SEE BELOW)

For children ages 6 – 14 on December 31, 2017*
*Note: USA Triathlon guidelines require that we use “end-of-year age.”  So children will be assigned to the age groups that they will be part of on 12/31/2017.  Children must be born after 12/31/2002 (no older than 14 on 12/31/17) and before 1/1/2012 (no younger than 6 on 12/31/17) to compete. NO EXCEPTIONS.

RACE DETAILS

PACKET PICK UP @ MURPHY PARK
– Friday, July 14th         Noon – 6 pm
– Saturday, July 15th    Noon – 4 pm*
*Please note the start times for each age group below.  Arrive at least 30-45 minutes prior to pick up packets.

ANTICIPATED START TIMES
– Division 1 (age 6) @ 2:00 pm
– Division 2 (ages 7 and 8) @ 2:15 pm
– Division 3 (ages 9 and 10) @ 2:30 pm
– Division 4 (ages 11 – 12) @ 2:45 pm
– Division 5 (ages 13 – 14) @ 3:00 pm
Children should arrive to the transition area at least 30 minutes prior to their start time.

GUIDELINES
– The transition area will open at 1 pm for children to rack their bikes.
– Children will start the swim individually in sequence every 10 seconds rather than in a wave.

PERKS – EVERY PARTICIPANT WILL RECEIVE:
– Souvenir swim cap
– Commemorative t-shirt
– Finisher medal
– Timed results
– Free digital downloads of finisher photos
– Free ice cream and root beer at finish line!

AWARDS:
Top 3 boys & girls in each age group (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14) will receive an award medal.

Results will be posted to the website sorted by last name.

 

DISTANCES, REGISTRATION & RULES

COURSE MAPS
Ministry Kids’ Triathlon Swim Course Map (PDF): CLICK HERE
Ministry Kids’ Triathlon Bike Course Maps (PDF): CLICK HERE
Ministry Kids’ Triathlon Run Course Maps (PDF): CLICK HERE

COURSE DISTANCES

DIVISION/AGES    SWIM*       BIKE       RUN    
Age 6   50 yards 1/2 mile 1/3 mile
Ages 7-8 100 yards 1 mile 1/2 mile
Ages 9-10 100 yards 2 miles 3/4 mile
Ages 11-12 200 yards 5 miles 1 mile
Ages 13-14 200 yards 5 miles 1 mile


*Water temperature and surface conditions permitting.  Swim may be abbreviated at the discretion of the lifeguard director.
NOTE: Children will be assigned to the age bracket that corresponds to their age on December 31, 2017 (“end-of-year age”) per USA Triathlon guidelines.

REGISTRATION FEES

PERIOD   FEES   
 In advance (January 1 – June 30)*   $ 40
 Race weekend (July 14 & 15)   $ 50

 


*Available online only (click on the button above)
Note: Fees include registration and USA Triathlon one-day license (required by USAT)


RULES
Parents may NOT enter the transition area. We will provided escorts to assist the children.
Parents are discouraged from walking/running along the bike and run courses the children.
Flotation devices, flippers, or snorkels may NOT be worn or used for the swim.
USA Triathlon Supplemental Rules for Youth Triathlon: CLICK HERE