2016 Colin’s Hope Kids Triathlon


Date: September 18, 2016
Time: 6:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Lake Pointe Swim Center | Austin [view map]
Details:

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Registration Closed.  At this time our event is completely full.  If you would like to be put on our waiting list you may continue your submission here and we will contact you if any spots become available.  Please contact our Race Director Tom Jennings at tom.jennings@colinshope.org with any questions.

Mandatory Packet Pickup
All participants are required to pick up their race packets the day before the race.

Packet Pickup Date:  Saturday, September 17th, 1-5pm
Location: Bicycle Sport Shop [map]
12005 Bee Cave Rd
Austin, Texas 78738

As a USAT Sanctioned race, all participants are required to purchase a USAT Membership/Insurance License.  The license ($10) can be purchased online (http://www.teamusa.org/usa-triathlon/membership-services/join-or-renew), or can be purchased at picked pickup ( via cash or check only )

NOTE: CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED FOR LICENSES at Packet Pickup.  Check or cash only and please bring the correct change.

Pledge Raising

Please click here to learn more about pledge raising and how you can create your own pledge page.  Click here to see all pledge pages.

Cost

$35 per participant.
As this is a USAT Sanctioned race, all participants are required to purchase a USAT Membership/Insurance License for $10. The USAT License can be purchased online or at Packet Pickup (check or cash only)

Event Location

Lake Pointe Swim Center
11700 Sonoma Dr.
Austin, TX 78738

Distances

Age Group Swim Bike Run
Rookies, 5-6 25 meters 0.5 miles 500 meters
Juniors, 7-10 100 meters 2.2 miles 0.6 miles
Seniors, 11-15 200 meters 4.4 miles 1.2 miles

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The USAT (USA Triathlon) racing age policy states athletes must participate and compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on December 31st of the year of the event.

Event Guide

For complete details about the Colin’s Hope Kids Triathlon please download our Event Guide.

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Fundraising

Fundraising is optional but we greatly appreciate your support in helping us make an even bigger impact on drowning prevention. Shortly after registration you will receive an email with links to your fundraising page(s). This is a manual process so please allow a few days to receive the email.

All fundraisers will have something special to identify them during the triathlon and be eligible for special prizes.

If you do not receive your fundraising links or have any questions about fundraising please email: fundraising@colinshope.org.


Overview

The Colin’s Hope Kids Triathlon is a non-competitive event for kids ages 5-15. A triathlon is a swimming, bicycling, and running event. Each participant will first swim, then bike, and then run. NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY. Participants are divided into age group divisions based on their age, and waves based on gender. Each wave will completely finish the swim, and most of the bike, before the next wave enters the water. This will allow parents and spectators to catch all of the three disciplines (swim, bike and run.)

Our event format is a pool swim, in-village bike course and run course. There will be NO team competition at the Colin’s Hope Kids Triathlon. This event is designed to build confidence by allowing each participant to complete all three disciplines on their own. We will have participation medals, t-shirts, good bags, age-group awards and prizes for top fundraisers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for your child to participate in an enjoyable, low-key, life-experience through athletics. Your young athlete will be on the road to a healthy, active lifestyle, all while meeting new friends and building self-confidence. This is not a highly competitive event, beginners and veterans are welcome. The objective is to encourage self-confidence, good health and community spirit through participation as we raise awareness for swim safety and drowning prevention. SAFETY, FUN and a BEST DAY EVER for your young athletes are our top priorities!

The event is limited to the first 350 registrants. Register early as each year the event sells out quickly.


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