August, 2012 – First Annual Wellington Kids Triathlon

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First Annual Wellington Kids Triathlon

 

With the Olympics in full swing, now is the time for young athletes to get ready to swim, bike and run in the First Annual Wellington Kids Triathlon! This exciting and challenging endurance event takes place on Saturday, September 22nd and begins at the Wellington Aquatics Complex located at 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard.

 

The Wellington Kids Triathlon is limited to children born between 1998 and 2008 and is designed as an introduction to a multi-sport endurance event in a safe and positive environment. The top male and female finishers in each age group will receive a trophy and all participants will receive a medal. Registration is $35 and includes a t-shirt for each competitor.

 

Age Division

Year Born

Swim Distance

Bike Distance

Run Distance

Super Seniors

1998-1999

200 yards

4.0 miles

1.25 miles

Seniors

2000-2001

150 yards

4.0 miles

1.25 miles

Super Juniors

2002-2003

100 yards

2.4 miles

0.7 miles

Juniors

2004-2005

50 yards

1.6 miles

0.7 miles

Trikes

2006-2008

25 yards

0.4 miles

0.25 miles

Wellington will be accepting completed registration forms and fees through no later than Wednesday, September 19th by mail, fax, or in-person at Village Park located at 11700 Pierson Road as well as in-person at the Wellington Community Center located at 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard. Registration can also be completed online at www.active.com. All competitors must have a USA Triathlon (USAT) membership card, or parents and guardians may purchase a one-day membership for $10 on the day of the race. Registration is limited to the first 250 entries, so register early to secure your spot!

 

For additional details, visit http://www.wellingtonfl.gov/community/parks-and-recreation/special-events/wellington-kids-triathlon.html.

 

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.