2017 Kids Tri

We are pleased to announce that the Patuxent River Kids Triathlon is back for the 10th Year. We hope to see you at the race on August 5th , 2017.

This year, the Pax River Kids Triathlon will be included in the USAT Mid-Atlantic Youth Series. See the USAT Mid-Atlantic Website for more information on the series races!

Registration: Registration opens June 1st and closes on August 2nd. Register here.

Race Fee: $30 per kid. Price increases on July 5th to $40.

Family Discount: Please note that discounts are available for families. Save $8 per registration for 2 to 3 kids of the same family and Save $10 per registration for 4-6 kids of the same family. Please note that in order to keep our registration costs as low as possible for all races, the Tiny Tri registration does not count toward the family discount.

USAT INFORMATION:

  • All children must be a USAT member: $10.00
  • All children must abide by all USAT rules.
  • Race age is determined by the age you are as of 12/31/2017.

AGES AND DISTANCES:

*Note that race age is determined as of December 31st of the current year.

Tiny Tri (ages 3-5): 12.5M swim (flotation devices allowed); 75 yds bike (trikes, big wheels allowed); 50 yd run.

Tri-It- Out (ages 5-6 and 7-8): 25M swim; 1.0 mile bike; 0.25 mile run

Super Sprint (ages 9-10 and 11-12): 100M swim; 2.5 mile bike; 1.0 mile run

Half Sprint (ages 13-15, 16-17): 300M swim; 6.4 mile bike; 1.5 mile run

AWARDS:

All finishers will receive a finisher medal! Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female overall and in each age group (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, 16-17).

PACKET PICK UP:

August 4: 6 – 8 PM WILDEWOOD Community Center

August 5: 6:15-7:30 AM WILDEWOOD Community Center

Pre-Race Triathlon Clinic – What to expect race day. Date to be announced. Location Wildewood Pool parking lot.

Bicycle Handling Clinic – For the older kids (Super Sprint and up) – learn tips on how to ride within your limits and safely handling your bicycle while racing. Date to be announced. Location Evergreen Elementary School.

Race Morning Schedule:

  • 6:15-7:30 am Packet Pick-Up and Bike Inspection
  • 7:30-7:45 am Warm ups in the pool (optional)
  • 7:50 Pre-race brief and National Anthem
  • 8:00 Race start (order below)
  • Tiny Tri (ages 3-5)
  • Tri-it- Out (ages 5-6 & 7-8)
  • Super Sprint (ages 9-10 & 11-12)
  • Half-Sprint (ages 13-15 & 16-17)
  • Awards – around 10:30 am

History and Results

We have been holding the Patuxent River Triathlon Club Kids Tri in early August since 2008.

See KIDSTRI History And Results for more details, and for all posted results.

Course Map

2017 Course Maps

 

Weather

There is no rain date–the event is rain or shine. Of course, the pool start might have to be delayed or skipped in the event of storms; such decisions will be made that morning.

Volunteer

We are in need of over 50 volunteers to make this race happen. You can volunteer to help by emailing the Volunteer Coordinator at paxriverkidstri@gmail.com or signing up with the registration link above.

Please contact the Race Director, Haylee Coffey, with any questions.

paxriverkidstri@gmail.com