TriKids Triathalon

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sunday, July 6, 2014
8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location
Appleby College

Category(ies)


Race Day
Review the RACE DAY CHECKLIST.

Race day kit pickup will open at 7:00 am. The first wave will start at 8:30 am with the 3 -5 age group in the water. Arrival times for all age groups will be posted in the pre race newsletter. Wave times for all ages will be posted at race kit pickup.
The event will run rain or shine. See the FAQ page for more information.

Course Description
Click here to link to the sample distance chart. Please note that age group distances will vary slightly at each race venue.

Swim
The swim takes place in the indoor pool at Appleby College. Lifeguards will be on deck at all times.

There will be a maximum of 10 athletes per wave. Athletes will swim two per lane. One parent or guardian must accompany participants of the 3-5 age group in the water and on foot for the bike and run. All athletes may use water wings, puddle jumpers or a life jacket. Life jackets will be supplied. Flutter boards or flippers are not permitted. It is expected that athletes 6 years of age and older will not require assistance however special arrangements can be made. Contact us with special requests or for specific details on the swim.

Bike**
The bike course is a loop (with older age groups doing multiple loops) on a closed road on school campus.

**The bike course is best suited to mountain style bikes as there are 6 speed bumps approximately 150m apart. Athletes will be instructed by volunteers to slow down at each bump. The speed bumps are not typical but are wide with a flat 2′ top and easy to negotiate with reduced speed.

Run
The run course will take place on the very scenic running trail around campus. There will be one water station on the run course for all age groups.

Bike Inspection
In order to avoid disappointment on race day we strongly recommend that you take your bike in for a pre race bike inspection the week before the race. Technical problems can easily be avoided.

Spokes N Slopes, located at 307-B Steeles Ave East in Milton, is our exclusive ‘pre-race bike inspection’ shop. Drop in or give them a call at 905-876-7676 to make sure your bike is in racing condition! Visit their website for stores hours and directions. Be sure to tell them you’re a TRi KiDS participant!

Bike inspection is NOT mandatory.

Post Race
Please be sure to pick up ALL belongings after the race. Lost and found items are gathered and left at the race site. The organizers are not responsible for items left at the race site.

Finishing times will be posted on this link within hours of race completion. Photos taken during the race by Zoom Photo will be uploaded as soon as possible and usually within 24 hours of race completion.

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