It’s healthy! It’s fun!
Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 20th, 9:00 A.M. when Springfield Tri Club presents the 3nd annual Kohl’s Kids ‘n Control Triathlons for kids ages 5-13.
New this year are two distances – a mini triathlon for kids ages 5-6, and a longer distance triathlon for ages 6-13.
Location: Lincoln Park
1601 North Fifth Street
Race day schedule
7 – 8:30 a.m. Packet pick-up
7 – 8 a.m. Race day registration
7 – 8:45 a.m. Transition area open
8:45 a.m. Mini-race meeting in transition
9 a.m. Mini race begins (ages 5-6)
9:15 a.m. Triathlon meeting in transition
9:30 a.m. Triathlon begins (ages 6-13)
10:30 a.m. Awards and post-race celebration
The Springfield Tri Club reserves the right to cancel any or all events due to bad weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control. No refunds or transfers available.
|Mini Triathlon (Ages 5-6)||50 meters (one length of Nelson Center Pool)||.6 mile||1/4 mile|
|Triathlon (Ages 6-13)||100 meters (two lengths (one lap) of Nelson Center Pool)||1.25 miles||1/2 mile|
The first mini swimmer will start at 9 a.m. in the Nelson Center Pool and will swim one length of the pool. The first triathlon swimmer will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will swim two lengths (one lap) of the pool. Each participant will enter the pool in 15-second increments. Bike (1.25 miles; .6 mile mini) The bike course is a loop on a road contained in the park. This triathlon loop includes one downhill and one uphill. (Mini route does not include the hills.) Helmets are mandatory.
Run (½ mile; ¼ mile mini) The run is on the grass around the softball fields in Lincoln park.
First place, second place and third place awards will be given in each age category, boys and girls. Medals will be given to all finishers.
Mini-tri: 5 & 6 year olds
Triathlon: 6 – 7; 8 – 9; 10 – 11; 12 – 13
Based on age as of December 31. Depending on ability, 6 year olds can participate in either race.