Deland YMCA Kid's Fall Triathlon
The Deland YMCA will be holding its Fall Kid's Triathlon this year on September 21st. This race will be for kids aged 4 to 13 and will be around the beautiful neighborhood of Victoria Park. This event is a non-competitive triathlon that is meant to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle. There will be multiple distance options for children to sign up for based on age and ability level. All participants will receive an awesome race t-shirt and finisher's medal.
602 South Lake Victoria Circle
DeLand, FL 32724
3:00 PM: Group One Wave 1(Ages 4-6):
This race will have different distances for each age group. The breakdown for each group is below.
25 yard swim, .3 mile bike (525 yards), .16 mile run(300 yards)
3:15 PM: Group Two (Ages 7-9):
50 yard swim, .7 mile bike (1 lap, 1200 yards), .3 mile run(525 yards)
3:30 PM: Group Three (Ages 10-13):
100 yard swim, 1.4 mile bike (2 laps), .65 mile run (1 lap, 1100 yards)
(Participants may switch groups based on their experience level)
(Times are approximate and groups may begin a little earlier. Please be ready to start by 3:00 PM)
Course Maps and Layout Information
Click here for registration on Active.com
Click here to download the registration form
$20.00 First child through September 15
$15.00 Second and third child
$25.00 First child after September 15
Race Day Registration open 1:45 PM
Children 4 - 6 will swim 25 yard(1 length).
Children 7 - 9 will swim 50 yards (1 laps).
Children 10 - 13 will swim 100 yards (2 laps).
Swimmers will form one line for each level. There will be no waves, but rather a staggered start. A new swimmer will be introduced into the lane every 10 - 20 seconds. Parents wanting to swim with their children may start side-by-side at the same time with their children. If your child is not a swimmer, we encourage you to get into the pool with your child. Parents/Adults are encouraged to compete in all events alongside their children.
Bike helmets are required.
BIKE DROP-OFF: Please drop all bikes off between 1:30-2:15 PM. The roads will be closed starting at 2:15 PM.
BIKE ROUTE: The bike route will vary by age group. Please look at the course maps and layout for more information on each age group's route. Parents are welcome to ride or run along with their child on the bike route. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED! Bikes with training wheels are also allowed.
The running route will be either around Victoria Lake or around the swimming pool and park area. The route will be based on the age group. Parents are welcome to run with their child around the course.