Kids of Steel Triathlon 2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Check-in begins at the YMCA at 1:00pm
5-6 years old: 25 yds (1 length)
7-8 years old: 50 yds (2 lengths)
9-10 years old: 75 yds (3 lengths)
11-12 years old: 100 yds (4 lengths)
Participants may use a kickboard or water belt provided by the YMCA. Personal flotation devices will not be allowed.
Swimmers may swim on their front, back or side using any combination of strokes.
Swimmer may rest at the pool ends, but are not allowed to hang on lane lines or side of the pool.
Swimmers are required to have a race-official mark their shoulder/leg at check in time.
Swimsuits are required.
Swimmers will leave pool barefoot and go to corral located in racquetball courts to change.
When in trouble, raise their hand if help is needed.
Swim to run transition is located in the YMCA Racquetball Courts
5-12 years old: 1/2 mile
5-6 years old: 1 mile
7-10 years old: 1.5 miles
11-12 years old: 2 miles
Bike Corral Location: Owen Park between the Band Shell and Tennis Courts. Bike drop-off available at 1:00pm
Bike helmets are required for all participants-Straps need to be secure.
A race number must be visible on the bike handlebar stem and race number must be worn at all times where it is clearly visible, or participant will be disqualified. Numbers and pins furnished—please do not detach.
Bikers will finish at marked finish line and return bike to corral.
All race numbers must be clearly visible at the finish line. Bikes must be picked up immediately after event. Race numbers must correspond with race numbers on bike.
This is the perfect event for the adventurous youth looking for a challenge! Each athlete will swim in the Y pool, run to Owen Park, and bike on the Chippewa River Trail. All distances are determined by age. Parents are allowed to run alongside their athlete or wait at the finish line to cheer. Volunteers will be supervising along the route in order to ensure a safe and rewarding race for all. All participants will receive a triathlon t-shirt and finisher’s medallion.
Those who register after September 8 will not be guaranteed requested t-shirt size or be entered into the bike drawing. Day-of registration incurs an additional $10 charge.
Fee: Member $20 first child; $15 each additional child
Community $25 first child; $20 each additional child