The Woodlands Family YMCA Kids Triathlon Presented by Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands Saturday, July 21, 7:30m The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing 8100 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands, 77382
For ages 6 – 12, age as of July 21, 2018 Early Registration fee is $35. No online signup fees. Late Registration Fee is $40 as of July 1, 2018. Registration ends Wednesday, July 18, at Noon.
NEW in 2018: Your Child's Name on their Race Bib! Registration deadline for this personalization is June 30.
Packet Pick Up: July 19-20: 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 21, 2018 at Branch Crossing YMCA location There will be no race day morning registration.
On Saturday, July 21, 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 2017 sponsors include Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, The Woodlands Kiwanis Clubs, SelecTRI, Chick-fil-A Alden Bridge, Walking Tots, The Woodlands Township, The Woodlands Modern Smiles Dentristry, Two Men and a Truck, HEB, Kelsey-Seybold, Benchmark Bank, Ward Chiropractic, Woodlands Family Dental and Spectrum Events.
Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are still available. For more information contact Roxanne Davis at 281-367-9622 ext 230 or email@example.com
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 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.
Kids Triathlon "First Timers" Clinic:For ages 6 - 12, the "First Timer's" Clinic is led by SelecTRI head coach Dana Lyons, a USAT Level II and Youth & Junior Certified coach. SelecTRI is a youth and junior triathlon team that trains in The Woodlands year round and races at local, regional and national venues. For more information on SelecTRI, go to selectri.org. First Timers Clinic will introduce young athletes, ages 6-12, to the fun, exciting sport of triathlon! Triathlon is one of the fastest growing sports in America and is a great way to stay healthy and fit. Young athletes will learn about the basics skills needed to complete their first triathlon. They will learn from instruction, drills, games and workouts in all three sports. Clinic Date: July 16 - 19 Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm Location: Branch Crossing YMCA