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Columbus Youth Triathlon

September 18th @ 4pm

Youth Triathlon Race Information

The Columbus Youth Triathlon is celebrating 6 years! The race will be held at Columbus East High School. Foundation For Youth partners with Columbus Parks and Recreation to offer this event to youth ages 6 to 14 in our community and surrounding communities. 

Race Distances

6-10 year olds – 100 meter swim, 2 mile bike, and ½ mile run
11-14 year olds – 200 meter swim, 4 mile bike, and 1 mile run

Race Day Age is based on the age your child will be on Dec. 31, 2016.  If you child is turning 11 in 2016, he/she will race the distances of the 11-14 year old per USAT rules. 

Agenda

2:30 pm - 3:40 pm - Race Day Registration, body marking, transition open

3:40 pm - Mandatory Race Meeting for participants

4:00 pm - Race Start

5:00 pm - Awards (awards will not start till ALL participants have completed the race)

Awards

Top 3 overall boy/girl will be awarded to the 6-10 and 11-14 year old winners.  Trophies will be give to the top 3 boy/girl age 6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14.  Each participant will recieve a finsiher medal at the finish line.

 

The swim held in East Pool is followed by a bike ride on the people trail around Clifty Park. The run is will be held around the parking lot of East High School.

 

Youth Triathlon Club will be offered during the summer. We will prepare the kids for various races throughout the summer season. The kids will earn points throughout the summer for attending training sessions, reaching goals, participating in sports and fitness events, and for volunteerism. At the end of the summer, points will be added up and cashed in for incentives such as swim fins, team sweatshirt, goggles, bike gear, and various other items that promote youth being active and healthy. These incentives are made possible by at USA Triathlon grant that we have been fortunate enough to secure annually.

Volunteers and Sponsors

Contact Jen Morrill at Jennifer@foundationforyouth.com for more info.

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