Date(s) - 08/04/2013
Kids Tri For Kids Race Series
Youth Triathlon – Tri Indy
August 4th, 2013
11:30 AM (1st Wave Start)
IU Health North participation awards for 2013:
First Race – 2013 Kids TRI for Kids t-shirt
Second Race – IU Health North Water Bottles
Third Race – IU Health North Sling Bags
Fourth Race – IU Health North Race Race Belts
Fifth Race – IU Health North Trophy
Please note: Changes have been made to the distribution of t-shirts with this years triathlon series. Each athlete will receive a 2013 KIDS TRI for KIDS t-shirt at the first race they participate in only. For each subsequent race, a new award will be received as listed above. Goody bags will be given at each race for every participant! Thank you in advance for your patience as we get the word out and tweek Get Me Registered to reflect the changes
REGISTRATION AND FEE: Pre-registration should be completed through www.getmeregistered.com, or go to the link provided on www.kidstriforkids.com. The pre-registration fee is $30, and day-of-event registration is $45. The event may be cancelled, delayed or re-formatted due to dangerous situations such as weather or other unforeseen circumstances; there will be no refunds in such cases.
All participants must be a USAT member to compete. To facilitate registration, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that participants obtain USAT membership at Membership Services site for $15 and is can be used for other season races. USAT race day memberships will be available on race morning, however paperwork will be required (may be lengthy) and cost $10.
It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED you pre-register for this event!
RACE PACKET: Participants who pre-register can pick up their packets at the NCAA Hall of Champions – 700 W Washington Street, IN. Pre-registration packet pick-up will be on August 3rd from 2:00-5:00 PM. Alternatively, participants can pick up their packets race day morning 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM and 9:30AM -10:30 AM. Packet pick-up will be located next to the registration tent near transition area. ** Proof of USAT membership must be provided, or new membership paperwork will need to be completed.
LOCATION: Celebration Plaza at White River State Park – 801 W. Washington St, Indianapolis
PARKING: Parking is available at the Indianapolis Zoo for a flat rate of $5.00. Parking is also available in the White River State Park underground garage for a flat rate of $6.00. Both parking areas are within a short walking distance to the event site.
CAUTION: The kids’ race will be held in conjunction with the Adult Tri Indy race so please give yourself extra travel time due to road closures and congestion.
TRANSITION AREA: The transition area will be open from 6am until 10:30am.
PRE-RACE MEETING: A mandatory race meeting for all participants and parents/guardians will take place at 10:45 AM in the transition area. The first wave will begin promptly at 11:30 AM.
START: The first wave will start at 11:30 AM. Each age-group wave will then start in waves according to the pre-determined time intervals.
RACE DISTANCES: All distances are approximate. See posted course maps and descriptions at race site on race day for any changes to distances.
7-8 year old: 100 meter swim (Canal Swim), 2.6 mile bike and 0.8 mile run.
9-10 year old: 100 meter swim (Canal Swim), 2.6 mile bike and 0.8 mile run.
11-12 year old: 200 meter swim (Canal Swim), 4 mile bike and 1.6 mile run.
13-14 year old: 200 meter swim (Canal Swim), 4 mile bike and 1.6 mile run.
COURSE MAPS AND DESCRIPTIONS:
See links below for up to date course maps and descriptions. Course maps and descriptions will be posted at race site on race day.
RULES: This race is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. Participants must know and follow the rules posted by USA Triathlon. Visit http://www.usatriathlon.org for more information. All participants must wear an approved bike helmet while on the bike.
RESULTS: Results will be posted on the Kids Tri for Kids website, http://www.kidstriforkids.com.
PRIZES: Prizes/medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers for each gender in every age group. Finisher certificates will be awarded to all participants.
VOLUNTEERS: Successful races depend on volunteers to ensure kids have a fun, safe and memorable experience. If you are interested, contact David Rankin@firstname.lastname@example.org.