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Youth

AUGUST 11th – following adult races

Last year the youth race sold out so register early!

The youth race will cap at 100 participants.

Check our Facebook page at “Finish Strong Events” for updates.

Youth Triathlon: 

This is a fun event for kids age  6-15 years old, with distances varying by age.

All finisher will receive finisher award medals.

AGE GROUP AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TOP 3 FINISHERS IN EACH AGE CATEGORY!

Cost:

Please note:  This race is sanctioned by USA Triathlon.  If you are not an annual member of USAT, you will be required to pay an additional $10 fee for a license and insurance purposes.

Online Registration will close on August 10th, 2018 at noon.

Refunds not available after July 12th.

Registration for youth is $25

Late Registration $35 after 7/29

Online Registration will close on August 10th, 2018 at noon UNLESS WE SELL OUT.  There will be NO race day registration!!  Check Facebook page for updates.

Distances:

6 – 8 year olds: 50 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike,  1/2 mile run

9 – 10 year olds: 50 yard swim, 1.5 mile bike, 1 mile run

11 – 12 year olds: 100 yard swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile run

13 – 15 year olds: 100 yard swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile run

Floatation devices are allowed.  Parents are encouraged to participate with their youth to cheer them on along the way.

   Course:

  • Swim: The swim starts from the sandy beach of Lake Tye.  There will be separate waves starting 3 minutes apart.  Number of waves is determined by the final number of registrants.   The swimmers will make a counter-clockwise loop around 2 buoys.   All kids will be in deep water swimming parallel to the beach.  Adults may accompany the kids in the water.  Use of any type of floatation device is allowed.

swim course map

  • Bike: The bike course is an out and back course on a Fryelands Blvd. which is closed to traffic.  The bikes will head South for .78 miles and return on the same road.  The older kids longer distance 3 mile bike course is 2 loops of this course.

bike course map

  • Run: The runners are contained within the park (older kids head out on a portion of the paved trail).   running on trails throughout the park.

1/2 mile run course

1 mile run course

*transition staging area – The youth transition staging area in the parking lot just south of the skate park.  Please “park” all of your gear in this area.

Packet pick up:

Lake Tye Park Gazebo – A few days prior to the event, you will receive a confirmation registration email.  Pre-packet pick up is at Snohomish Bicycle in Snohomish.  You are strongly encouraged to pick up on Friday night August 5th, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM.  Packet pick-up, also available day of race, at the gazebo.

Directions:

City of Monroe’s Lake Tye  Park
15532 Fryelands Blvd SE, Monroe, WA 98272

Additional Information:

Start Time:  Following the adult triathlon awards. Approx. 11:00 AM

Licensing:  This race is sanctioned by USA Triathlon

Categories:  See ages listed above in “distances”

Parking:

Parking access will be limited due to earlier events.  Please plan to arrive at least 1.5 hr prior to start of race.  Parking will not be allowed in Frylands soccer field parking lot as the roads will be closed.  The road will be shut down and no one will be able to cross Fryelands Boulevard once the road has been shut down.  You need to either come before the road closure or you will need to park on the East side of Fryelands Boulevard.

Transition Area:  The YOUTH TRIATHLON Transition Area is open to families to help with their kids.  Please, try to keep spectators or family members inside the  transition area to a minimum.

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