TritonKids Triathlon

Event Date

Sat, Aug 2, 2014


Rochester, MN

About This Activity

TritonKids Triathlon

TritonKids is a youth triathlon event brought to you by Triton Events and Med City Aquatics. This year's event will take place at the Rochester REC Center and will offer a unique, safe and challenging event for kids ages 6-17.  The swim will take place in the safe environment of the REC Center's swimming pool while the bike and run will transition onto West River Pkwy.  The race is a USAT sanctioned event and will be chip timed. Food and refreshments will be provided for all athletes.




Awards & Give-Aways

All competitors will receive a custom TritonKids finisher medal along with a custom TritonKids heathered Gilden Softstyle t-shirt and pre-race goody bag.  Age group medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and female athletes in each age group.

Age Groups & Distances

Ages 6-8 (50 meter swim, 2 mile bike, 500 yard run)

Ages 9-11 (150 meter swim, 4 mile bike, 1 mile run)

Ages 12-14 (250 meter swim, 6 mile bike, 2 mile run)

Ages 15-17 (350 meter swim, 8 mile bike, 2 mile run)

*Age group is based on the athlete's age as of 12/31/2014


  • Indoor pool swim in an 8 lane 50 meter pool.  Age group waves of sixteen with two swimmers per lane. 
  • Competitors will all start from the deep end of the pool and exit in the shallow end.
  • No wetsuits will be allowed.
  • All competitors must wear the provided race swim cap
  • All competitors must start in their assigned swim wave
  • Competitors must wear proper attire for the swim or race and provide their own goggles.
  • Life guards will be present during the swim.


  • The bike portion will be an out and back, which will follow north on the West River Pkwy bike lane and return on the bike/run path of West River Pkwy.  
  • All bikers should stay to the far right hand side of the bike lane and bike/run path.
  • All bikers will continue this loop depending on distance required by age group.
  • NO triathlon or time trial bikes with aero bars are permitted.
  • All bikers should come prepared with bike, helmet and proper gear.
  • Rochester Cycling will be on site to provide any race day maintenance
  • link to see bike map


  • The out and back run course will start from the REC Center and follow south on the run trail opposite of the bike course.
  • There will be an aid station provided at each turnaround.
  • All runners must wear proper run or race attire and must wear bib number
  • on link to see run map


  • Transiton area will be in the REC Center parking lot
  • All competitors must have their bike and gear in the transiton area by 7:15am (30 min prior to race start)
  • All bikes must be placed on the bike rack prior to the race and during bike/run transiton by athletes to avoid disqualification
  • Please respect all your fellow competitors and keep a clean and organized transiton area
  • on link to see transiton map


Event details and schedule

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pickup will take place at Rochester Cycling on Friday, Aug 1st from 12-7pm.

Race day packet pickup and race day registration will be available from 6-7am at the REC

Race day registration price will be $45 plus a $10 1 day USAT membership fee

T-Shirts will not be guaranteed for race day registration

**Swim wave assignments will be provided at packet pick-up

Event Schedule

Start time for age group 15-17 swim will be at 7:45 am

Start time for age group 12-14 swim will be at 8:30 am (approximate)

Start time for age group 9-11 swim will be at 9:15 am (approximate)

Start time for age grop 6-8 swim will be at 10:00 am (approximate)

*The next age group will begin the swim, once all athletes from the previous age group have returned from the bike portion of the race.

*These times can change depending on participation numbers 

Price & T-shirts

Price for early registration will $40 plus processing and a 1 day $10 USAT membership unless the athlete has a USAT membership number

Price wil increase to $45 plus processing and a 1 day $10 USAT membership on July 12th

T-Shirts will be guaranteed to all participants who register online before July 18th.  Any registrations after July 18th, t-shirts will be first come, first serve.

*Online registrartion will close on July 31st

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