COOLKids Tri presented by Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville

We have created a professionally staged Kids race mimicking everything that comes along with an Olympic distance. Whether racing in the Olympic/Sprint on Sunday or just have a child looking to race on Saturday, join us for a weekend of family celebration through the sport of triathlon!


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>Date

Saturday June 10th


>Location


Mary T Meagher Aquatic Center

201 Reservoir Ave, Louisville, KY 40206



>Event Info

Overview:

Everyone deserves to enjoy the sport of triathlon and all the good stuff that comes along with it. Each child will receive a T-shirt, Finisher medal, Official Race Bib, Swim cap, Opportunity for award and Post race celebration. Just like the Olympic and Sprint distances-kids will be body marked, have official chip timers for results and race along with professional equipment and music systems.



Age Groups and Distances:

6-8 (Swim 50m/Bike 1.5k/Run 1k)

9-11 (Swim 100m/Bike 3k/Run 2k)

12-14 (Swim 200m/Bike 5k/Run 3k)


Not a swimmer? No problem, we have a Duathlon as well. The age groups and distances are the same as the triathlon but the swim leg is substituted with another run leg.

Early Packet Pick Up:

Thursday June 8th
Time: 12-3pm
The Comfy Cow: 2221 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206

Friday June 9th
Time: 12-3pm
Ken Combs Running Store: 4137 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40207

Saturday June 10th
Time: 8-9:30am
Mary T Meagher Aquatic Center: 201 Reservoir Ave, Louisville, KY 40206

Race Day Schedule:

Packet Pick Up/Body Marking-8:00am-9:30am

Transition Area Set Up-8:00am-9:30am

Course Rules-9:45am

Race Start-10:00am

Awards-11:15am

Training Clinic:

Registration includes a training clinic that provides the kids with race tips and an overview of the course. Barrys Coaching will be offering the clinic on two days the week prior to the event at Mary T Meaghers Aquatic Center. RSVP for a clinic during registration. Clinics limited to 35 registrants each.

Tuesday June 6th 6:00-7:30pm  & Friday June 9th 6:00-7:30pm



>Course Info

Description:

From ages 6 to 14 we have a distance for your child. Every athlete gets to race with similarly aged kids at distances tailored for his or her age group.

Safety Info:

Lifeguards will be on duty ensuring a safe and enjoyable pool swim. Reservoir Ave will be completely closed to vehicle traffic and controlled by LMPD officers to allow participants the full and isolated use of the bike course.  The run course will be staffed with volunteers pointing kids in the right direction every step of the way. Hydration stations will also be set up along the run course. EMTs and an EMS will be on site to assist in the event they are needed.

6-8

Swim: 50 Meters-Map

Swim up 25 meters and back down 25 meters. Swim starts will be separated 15 seconds between each kid.

Bike: 1.5 Kilometers-Map (1 lap)

Exit the transition area and walk bike to mount line. Mount bike and turn right on Reservoir Ave. Turn Around at traffic guard and head back on Reservoir Ave. Turn Around at traffic guard and head back to transition area.

Run: 1 Kilometer-Map

Exit Transition area and run behind the finish line. Run on the back of the parking lot to enter the Water Reservoir. Run straight on the Water Reservoir Track. Turn around at the first corner on the Reservoir Track and head back.

9-11

Swim: 100 Meters-Map

Swim up 25 meters and back down 25 meters. Snake back up for another 25 meters and down for the final 25 meters. Swim starts will be separated 15 seconds between each kid.

Bike: 3 Kilometers-Map (2 laps)

Exit the transition area and walk bike to mount line. Mount bike and turn right on Reservoir Ave. Turn Around at traffic guard and head back on Reservoir Ave. Turn Around at traffic guard and head back down Reservoir Ave to opposing traffic guard turn around. Complete 2 laps and finish at Transition Area.

Run: 2 Kilometers-Map

Exit Transition area and run behind the finish line. Run on the back of the parking lot to enter the Water Reservoir. Run straight on the Water Reservoir Track. Complete ONE lap on the Reservoir Track and then come down to the Finish Line.

12-14

Swim: 200 Meters-Map

Swim 50 Meters up and 50 meters back down. Snake for another 50 meters up the pool and finish on final lap back down. Swim starts will be separated 15 seconds between each kid.

Bike: 5 Kilometers-Map (3 laps)

Exit the transition area and walk bike to mount line. Mount bike and turn right on Reservoir Ave. Turn Around at traffic guard and head back on Reservoir Ave. Turn Around at traffic guard and head back down Reservoir Ave to opposing traffic guard turn around. Complete 3 laps and finish at Transition Area.

Run: 3 Kilometers-Map

Exit Transition area and run behind the finish line. Run on the back of the parking lot to enter the Water Reservoir. Run straight on the Water Reservoir Track. Complete TWO Laps on the Reservoir Track and then come down to the Finish Line.


>Register

Register one or even four children today with a multiple kid discount!

Register Now
 

Race will be limited to the first 250 registrants

3/1-5/10:

All Ages- $20

5/11-6/8

All Ages- $25

A $5 Multi-Kid Discount will be applied at check out for every two kids registered ($7.50/3).

All registration fees include the $10 annual USAT youth membership.

 


>Contact

Questions? Comments? We’re here to help and would love to hear from you!

Email: [email protected]