Dorchester Kids Triathlon

Super Sprint

Event Date

Sat, Jun 21, 2014

Address

Belleville, IL

About This Activity

The Dorchester Kids Triathlon is a first time experience of a Triathlon for kids.  There is a total of 4 divisions: 5 to 7 years of age; 8 to 9; 10 to 12; 13 to 16.  Finisher medal for each athlete and trophies for overall winners and each divisiion.

Event schedule and times

Registration will begin at 6 AM, the Transition area will open at 6:30 AM and  Dorchester Kids Triathlon will begin at 7:30 AM. 

 

Race course:

Swim:

Distance:

5 years of age to 9 years of age will swim 50 yards- 2 lengths of pool. 

10 years of age to 17 years of age will swim 100 yards- 4 lengths of pool.

Swim will take place in the Dorchester swim pool. The race will begin at 7:30am with the first athlete.  An athlete will start every 20 seconds for ages 10 to 16 years of age and every 20 seconds for each athlete at 5 years of age to 9 years of age.  Athletes will exit the pool deck up the ramp to the transition area in the parking lot where the athletes will put on shoes, shorts, t-shirt, helmet, and race number which should be displayed on the body.

Bike:

Athletes will be required to walk their bicycle out of the transition area in the mounting area on Arlington lane.  Athletes will exit the transition area through the bike entrance and exit (only).  Helmet must be secured to Athlete to exit transition area and mount bicycle.

Distance:

5 years of age to 9 years of age will bike approximately 1.01 miles.

10 years of age to 16 years of age will bike approximately 2.2 miles.

Directions:

5 years of age to 9 years of age will leave on Arlington Drive.  Left on 74th Street , Left on Dorchester going west,  the athlete will turn around at the end of Dorchester and return to 74th St taking a right and right on Arlington Drive.  Athlete must dismount at line and put bike back in transition area.

10 years of age to 16 years of age will leave on Arlington Drive.  Left on 74th Street,  Left on Dorchester going west,  Right on English Lane, Left on Pebble Drive,  Right on Deer Run Road, Left on Oak Hill Road, Athletes will go around the Oak Hill Road circle and then return on Oak Hill Road, Right on Deer Run Road, Left on Pebble Drive Road, Right on English Road, Left on Dorchester going East , Right on 74th  Street, Right on Arlington Drive. Athlete must dismount at dismount line and put bike back in transition area.   

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