Race Info

Sportsplex Kids Triathlon

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center
Ages 6-15

Age and Race Specifics

Ages 6-8
Swim 50 yards
Bike 1.5 miles
Run 500 yards
Ages 9-11
Swim 100 yards
Bike 3 miles
Run 1 mile
Ages 12-15
Swim 150 yards
Bike 6 miles
Run 2 miles

Participants will compete based on their age as of 12/31/17. 5-year-olds may participate in the Kids Tri or the Small Fry Tri. In order for a 5 year old to compete in the Kid’s Triathlon they will need to do a paper registration. Paper registration deadline is 7/21/17.

All participants will wear tri tags.  Race Krewe will be doing timing for the event.  Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers, male and female, in each age group. Each participant will receive a t-shirt and medal.

NO ASSISTANCE WILL BE GIVEN WHILE SWIMMING. KIDS MAY HANG ON LANE DIVIDERS, BUT MUST ADVANCE UNASSISTED.

Pricing

Early Bird Sign-up Before 5/25/17: $25/ child
May 25-July 21: $30/ child
After July 21: $35/child
Discount of $5 per child when signing-up 3 or more children.
NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION! Pre-registration is required. Paper registration deadline is 7/21/17.

Triathlon Schedule

Transition and body marking is from 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Pre-race meeting at 7:15 a.m.
The 12-15 Year Old Division will begin at 7:30 a.m.
The 9-11 year old wave and 6-8 year old wave will begin as soon as earlier waves are out of the pool.

Important Information

  • USAT Rules will be enforced.
  • No aero helmets, No aero bars and no disc wheels.
  • No diving at the swim start.  Triathletes will enter the pool every 10-15 seconds.
  • Helmets must be worn when leaving transition.  No riding bikes in transition.
  • Shirts must be worn during bike and run portion of the race.
  • No training wheels or flotation devices allowed.

What to Bring

  • Goggles
  • Swim suit, trunks or tri Suit
  • Flip flops
  • Towel
  • Race shirt
  • Helmet
  • Bike
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Race belt

What’s Provided

  • Tri tag/anklet
  • Swim cap
  • Bib number
  • Safety pins
  • Helmet stickers
  • Bike stickers
 

Race Maps

6-8 Biking Map
6-8 Running Map
9-11 Biking Map
9-11 Running Map
12-15 Biking Map
12-15 Running Map

There will be two water stations on the run course of the race.  The post race festivities will be held by the finish line and amphitheater.

 

REGISTER NOW

2017 Kids Tri Registration Form