Dubois County Youth Triathlon

Event Date

Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Address

Huntingburg, IN

About This Activity

The annual Dubois County Youth Triathlon is set to take place on July 26th at Huntingburg City Park in Huntingburg, Indiana. This triathlon will be for kids ages 6-14 and consist of swimming, biking, and running. It is a USAT sanctioned event and is included in the circuit with the Seymour, Indiana and Columbus Youth Triathlons.
This exciting opportunity is available to anyone interested as long as you are a USAT member. If you are an annual member, you will be required to provide your membership number in order to register. If you are not, you will be required to purchase a one day membership for $10 or an annual membership for $15 at registration time. This money goes directly to USAT and not to DC Multisport.

Training Program: A training program for anyone interested will be offered each Sunday beginning June 29th - July 20th at 10:00am at the Huntingburg Public Pool. Each session will last approximately an hour and educate the kids on how to prepare for a triathlon.
Course:The race will begin at 9:00am (EST) at the Huntingburg City Pool with the bike ride taking the participant on 1 or 2 city streets that will be completely closed for the duration of the event. After biking, the run will take place around the Huntingburg City Park on grass, blacktop, and dirt paths finishing inside Historic League Stadium. Click here for map of route
Proceeds: The proceeds for the Dubois County Youth Triathlon will go to the Dubois County Mentors For Youth organization. By supporting Mentors for Youth, you can be confident that you are truly making a difference! The program offers each child a chance to reach his or her highest potential by matching them one-on-one with a caring adult mentor. Benefits to the children include better school performance, better relationships with family and peers, increased self esteem, learning how to make better choices, learning the value of education and work ethic, and learning better life skills.
Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will be at Huntingburg City Park on Friday, July 25th from 5:30pm-7:00pm (EST) & Saturday, July 26th from 7:00am-8:30am. A waiver will be available for all parents to sign at registration.
Course Briefing: A MANDATORY course briefing will begin on Saturday, July 26th at 8:30am (EST)
Distances:
6 (Splash n Dash)                                  50m swim           .5 mile run
7-8                                 100m swim      2 mile bike         .5 mile run
9-10                               100m swim      2 mile bike         .5 mile run
11-12                             200m swim      4 mile bike          1 mile run
13-14                             200m swim      4 mile bike          1 mile run

Event schedule and times

Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will be at Huntingburg City Park on Friday, July 25th from 5:30pm-7:00pm (EST) & Saturday, July 26th from 7:00am-8:30am. A waiver will be available for all parents to sign at registration.
Course Briefing: A MANDATORY course briefing will begin on Saturday, July 26th at 8:30am (EST)

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