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ClubSport San Jose Youth Triathlon
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
San Jose, CA
About This Activity
ClubSport San Jose's 3rd Annual Youth Triathlon. Kids ages 4-13 will run, bike and swim in this awesome athletic event that emphasizes health, self-esteem and self-confidence!
Kids don't need any previous experience to participate in this non-competitive event. Best of all, each participant is a winner!
Every child will receive a finisher's medal, t-shirt, swim cap, goodie bag and post-race snacks. Parents of the 4- to 6-year-old division will be allowed to follow their little triathlete every step of the way
Event details and schedule
REGISTRATION Begins June 1, 2014. Race day registration allowed if space available. Online registration is now closed.
Registrations will be accepted on Saturday, August 23rd 9am-2pm and on Sunday, August 24th 7am-9am at ClubSport San Jose. SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.
Please email event director firstname.lastname@example.org for current registration update.
Event t-shirt or size not guaranteed after close of online registration.
Saturday, August 23rd
9:30am - 3:00pm
ClubSport San Jose Lobby
COURSE INFO (distances are approximate)
100 yard swim
3 mile bike
2 mile run (yellow wristband)
50 yard swim
2 mile bike
1 mile run (orange wrist band)
40 meter swim
2 mite bike
1 mile run (orange wrist band)
20 meter swim
6/10ths of a mile bike
1/2 mile run (green wrist band)
The swim will take place in the indoor pool. Lifeguards will be on duty throughout the race. Wetsuits are NOT allowed but kickboards will be available for use if needed. Each wave will have two swimmers per lane.
Ages 7-8 will complete two lengths of the small pool, age 9 will complete two lengths in the lap pool and ages 10-13 will complete 4 lengths in the lap pool.
Athletes will then exit the pool and WALK to the transition area to find their bike. We will break down the swim event into different waves per age group. Each wave will have a specific start time.
For 6 & Under Athletes:
Ages 4-6 wilt complete one length of the pool. Only one swimming parent will be allowed in the pool with participant. There will be ample volunteers to assist the swimmers. Limiting parent access is for the safety of the participants.
The bike course will start in the back of the Sportsplex building. Athletes will exit the transition area onto the course designated for the bike portion.
Ages 4-6 will complete 6/10ths of a mile (1 loop), ages 7-9 will complete 2 miles (5 loops) and ages 10-13 will complete 3 miles (8 loops). Athletes will complete the bike portion of the race by returning to the back of the building, where they will park their bike in the transition area.
Athletes must wear their helmets while walking their bikes through the transition area. Training wheels will be allowed. Race numbers must be placed on the athlete's bike and on front of clothing.
Please do not wear the numbers in the pool. Please let your child(ren) know to slow down when they approach the turn-around point so the monitors can mark their wristband.
The run will start in the back of the Sportsplex building. Ages 4-6 will complete 1/2 mile (1 Loop), ages 7-9 will complete 1 mile (2 loops) and ages 10-13 will complete 2 miles (4 loops).
Please let your child know to slow down when they approach the turn-around point so the monitors can mark their wristband.
For safety reasons, we start with the older divisions first and progressively work our way to the youngest division. It is important that your child start with their age division.
A non-mandatory orientation will be held one week prior to the race to answer questions and explain the course. August 14th @ 7:00pm
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ATHLETES
The parent/guardian of a physically challenged athlete should contact the event organizers to make arrangements for any special needs.
ClubSport San Jose at Sitver Creek Sportsplex • 800 Embedded Way • San Jose, CA 95138 • (408) 226-8080
Arrive at race site on August 24th at least 20 minutes before your child's set race time to set up your equipment in the transition area and to get body marked (optional).
The event will have a medical staff available in the event of an emergency.
ITEMS TO BRING
Goggles/swim cap (optional)
Helmet (participants will NOT be allowed to bike without a helmet)
Towel to dry off with after the swim
Clothes to bike/run in
Socks and shoes to bike/run in
The transition area is where the participants place their bikes, helmet, shoes, clothes, etc. in one area. Please plan ahead to come early so you can set up their gear prior to the start of the race. Parents can help participants if needed.
For further details or questions, please contact: email@example.com or call 408/226-8080.