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North Canton Triathlon Day

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
YMCA Location: North Canton Community Building YMCA
Location: Dogwood Pool
Upcoming Date(s):

Kids Triathlon

Event is held at Dogwood Pool and surrounding area:

365 7th Street, North Canton

  • Kids triathlon for boys & girls with  biking, running and swimming
  • Divisions by age:  5-15 years old

$25.00 per participant     

Triathlon Distances by age group:

Age                       Swim/Bike/Run     

 5 - 7                   25 yards/1 lap/1 lap

 8 - 9                   50 yards/2 laps/1 lap

10 - 11                100 meters/2 laps/1 lap

12 - 13                200 meters/3 laps/2 laps

14 - 15                300 meters/4 laps/2 laps

 Important Information about this event: 

  • You must finish each event in order to continue
  • Older kids' heats will go first, younger last.   
  • Proper conduct and sportsmanship required at all times.       
  • No assistance other than race officials. (parents of 5-7 year olds may help with clothes/shoes)
  • Race numbers must be visible at all times.
  • Must be 5 years old as of 7/21/18.

SWIM

  • No flotation devices (water-wings, etc.)
  • May swim any style.
  • At least one hand must be in contact with wall at start of race
  • Standing on bottom during swim or holding on to side of pool will not disqualify swimmer
  • Walking or pushing forward off pool bottom will disqualify.

 

BIKE

  • Protective head gear is required.
  • Bike must be inspected before race (tires brakes/etc.) If bike is not considered safe, it cannot be used in competition.
  • Non-bike finishers may not continue except in case of bike failure. Bike must accompany  participant to finish line (push or carry bike).

 

RUN

  • Must cover full distance in a walk, jog or run.