YMCA Kids Triathlon Presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands

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Sat, Jul 22, 2017

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Spring, TX

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YMCA Kids Triathlon Presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands

$30 $30 Register

YMCA Kids Triathlon Presented by Texas Children's Hospital

$30 $30 Register

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The Woodlands Family YMCA Kids Triathlon Presented  by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands
Saturday, July 22, 7:30m
The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing
8100 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands, 77382

For ages 6 – 12, age as of July 22, 2017
Registration fee is $30. No online signup fees.
Registration ends Wednesday, July 19, at Noon.

Packet Pick Up:
July 20-21: 10am - 6:00pm
Walking Tots, 3091 College Park Drive, #195 The Woodlands, Tx 77384

Packet Pick Up Race Day Morning: 5:30 – 6:45am.
YMCA Kids Triathlon Presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands
July 22, 2017 at Branch Crossing YMCA location
There will be no race day morning registration.

On Saturday, July 22, hundreds of children will experience the challenge and fun of friendly athletic competition as they run, swim and bike to the finish line of the Kids Triathlon at the The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing. The race begins at 7:30 am and is open to children ages 6-12 of all skill levels.

In its ten+ years of promoting fitness and confidence in children, the Kids Triathlon, presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, benefits the YMCA Annual Campaign, which ensures everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the Y.

"The Kids Triathlon provides children the chance to accomplish a goal while making new friends and feeling like they belong,” says Roxanne Davis, Community Liaison “And because proceeds from the event go to local Y programs like life-saving swim lessons and afterschool programs, it supports youth development and wellness beyond race day.”

Boys and girls will compete separately in events designed for their age group. Children ages 6 – 9 will swim 50 meters, cycle for 1 mile and run ¼ of a mile. Children ages 10 – 12 will swim 100 meters, cycle for 2 miles and run ½ mile. Each race includes chip timing for fast, accurate finish line results. All participants must provide their own bike and helmet.

Participants will receive a goodie bag, t-shirt and finisher medal at the conclusion of their race, with a special award presented to the top three finishers of each race. A complimentary breakfast will be provided to all participants.

Together as a community. The Kids Triathlon is made possible by community members and volunteers. The 2016 sponsors  included  Texas Children's Hospital, The Woodlands Kiwanis Clubs, SelectTRI, Chick-fil-A,  Walking Tots, Step Pediatrics, The Woodlands Township, The Woodlands Modern Smiles Dentristry, Two Men and a Truck, HEB,  Houston Methodist Hospital, Bull-Shirts, Village Park Church, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, PediaQ Care, NextCare Urgent Care, FivePOINT Credit Union, The Woodlands Dental Group, Brighton Academy, and Spectrum Events.

Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are still available. For more information contact Roxanne Davis at 281-367-9622 ext 230 or rdavis@ymcahouston.org

Race day check in begins at 5:30am at The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing located at 8100 Ashlane Way in The Woodlands. All participants are encouraged to arrive no later than 6:30am to park, unload equipment, check in, ready your transition area and review the course. At check in, triathletes will receive race numbers, chip, t-shirt, instructions, course map and will be body marked. Please remember, parents are not allowed in transition area once the race begins. Transition area closes at 7:00am.

YMCA Triathlon Clinic: This 4-day clinic will introduce kids to the sport of triathlon and help them prepare for the upcoming YMCA Kids Triathlon. Watch for more information.

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