York Kids Triathlon

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This fun, friendly and safe kids triathlon is the perfect introduction to triathlon racing. Within the grounds of York Sport Village kids will swim the indoor pool, bike the velodrome track and run around the velodrome. Ideal for all ages with different distances on offer and relay options.
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The Fun Triathlon, Zinc Fun Triathlon, Steel Fun Triathlon, and 4 more
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Calendar
Sat, 30 Jul 2022
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Heslington, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
York Sport Village, Lakeside Way, Heslington, York YO10 5FG, UK
Start times
Saturday, 30 Jul 2022
The Fun Triathlon: 1:00 pmZinc Fun Triathlon: 1:00 pmSteel Fun Triathlon: 1:00 pmBronze Fun Triathlon: 1:00 pmSilver Fun Triathlon: 1:00 pmGold Fun Triathlon: 1:00 pmTriathlon Relay Team: 1:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for York Kids Triathlon
The Fun Triathlon
Swim
0.018km
Bike
0.75km
Running
0.03km
£15
Zinc Fun Triathlon
Swim
0.025km
Bike
1km
Running
0.7km
£15
Steel Fun Triathlon
Swim
0.05km
Bike
2km
Running
1.4km
£18
Bronze Fun Triathlon
Swim
0.075km
Bike
3km
Running
1.4km
£18
Route information
The swim will take place in an indoor heated swimming pool. Tumble turns are not allowed. Children will start at 20 second intervals in the pool and will be given a short verbal briefing prior to the start.
The cycle and run courses are flat and all within the grounds of York Sport Village. The routes will be clearly marked and marshalled.
There are a number of different triathlon distances on offer to accommodate different age groups, though all races are open to all children.
  • Tin Fun Triathlon: 18m swim - 1km cycle - 500m run
  • Zinc Fun Triathlon: 25m swim - 1k cycle - 500m run
  • Steel Fun Triathlon: 50m swim - 2k cycle - 1000m run
  • Bronze Fun Triathlon: 50m swim - 3k cycle - 1500m run
  • Silver Fun Triathlon: 100m swim - 4k cycle - 2000m run
  • Gold Fun Triathlon: 150m swim - 4k cycle - 2500m run
  • Triathlon Relay Team: 150m swim - 4k cycle - 2500m run
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Fully marked and marshalled
Train
How to get there
York Sport Village, Lakeside Way, Heslington, York YO10 5FG, UK
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Getting There
Please follow directions to York Sports Village, York, YO10 5FG.
Event day logistics
Start times and further event day logistics will be confirmed closer to the day. The following is a guide only.
12:00 Registration opens
13:00 Start times begin
Registration
Registration will be located in the orange Mornflake marquee. There will be signs from the car park. Here participants will receive their race envelope which includes; race number x1, bike stickers x2, helmet sticker x1, and wristbands x2. You are encouraged to arrive at least 60 minutes prior to your start time in order to familiarise yourself with the course layout.
Kit
  • Swim caps are not compulsory so it’s not a requirement to wear one. If a swim cap is desired, you can use your own or ask for one from registration.
  • Wetsuits are not permitted for this pool swim.
  • Children will not be allowed to participate in the bike portion if they do not have a helmet.
Wristbands
You will be issued with two wristbands, one for the participant and one for the parent or guardian to wear, this will permit access into the Cycle Transition Area if helping a competitor. It’s fine if you are responsible for several children, just wear all numbered wristbands corresponding to the children.
Bikes
Any type of bike can be used so long as it is road worthy. One bike sticker must go on the front of the handlebars and the other bike sticker must go on the seat stem.
Age Requirements
This is a kids event. Children must be aged 5 to 16 years on event day to take part.
Relay Team
There is an option to compete as part of a relay team. Only the team captain's information is required when booking.
FAQs
Are swim caps compulsory for York Kids Triathlon?
Swim caps are not compulsory so it’s not a requirement to wear one. If a swim cap is desired, you can use your own or ask for one from registration
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What time will registration open for York Kids Triathlon?
Registration will be open from 12:00, this is where you'll be able to collect the race envelope.
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Is there a relay option for the York Kids Triathlon?
Yes, there will be a relay and it is open to all ages.
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Are children allowed to wear wetsuits to swim in the York Kids Triathlon?
No, wetsuits are not permitted for this event. The swim will be in a heated indoor pool, so wetsuits aren't necessary.
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