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Traverse City Youth Triathlon

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The Traverse City Youth Triathlon is a fun and challenging event. Young athletes swim, bike and run in this 3-event race that not only promotes fitness but improves your child's self confidence as they cross the finish line on their own.

A great introduction to the sport, TCYT offers a short swim in a lap pool, followed by a safe bike ride and run on a path. Youth triathletes will transition just like adults in secure T1/T2 areas. We strongly encourage friends and family to come cheer on these young competitors for one of the best spectator events of the season.

All events will be held at the Grand Traverse Civic Center in Traverse City, MI. 


Where and When?

When: 6/6/2015, first age group starts at 8 AM

Where: Grand Traverse Civic Center

How far do they go?

Ages12 and under - 100 yd swim, 3 mile bike, .5 mile run

Teens (13-18) - 200 yd swim, 6 mile bike, 1 mile run


Where will they swim – bike – run?:

Kid's Swim: The kid's swim is based on the distances above. The swim is in a safe environment in lap pool. Kids MUST be able to swim WITHOUT the use of flotation devices. Lifeguards will be present in the water to ensure safety.

Kid's Bike: The kid's bike course is on park paths at the Grand Traverse Civic Center. Safety is the number one concern.  **Approx. distance of one lap is 1 mile.

Kid's Run: The kid's run course is on park property. Distances are above. There will be one aid station that will be used for all ages.The aid station will have water only.

How much does it cost?

Register day of for $40.

Registration is available for $30 in person at packet pick up and $40 at registration on Race Day.

At packet pick up from 4-7 PM at the Civic Center. Cost is $30 at packet pick up at the race site on race morning starting at 7:00 AM.

What next?

Packet Pick-Up*:

Early packet pick up will be available.

When: TBD
Where: The Civic Center

Post Race:

Post race includes snacks and refreshments. All kids will get a finisher's medal.