The RussVegas Kids Triathlon is designed for any child, ages 7-13, regardless of athletic ability or prior triathlon experience who like to swim, bike, and run. The purpose of this event is to raise funds for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the River Valley Circle of Friends. This years race day is October 6, 2017, beginning at 6:00PM.
The courses and distances were created to be achievable for all athletes and is intended to expose the young participants to the sport of triathlon. Triathlon is a great way for kids to experience individual accomplishment and have fun at the same time!
The event will be held at the Russellville Aquatic Center at 1300 North Phoenix in Russellville. Each competitor will receive a t-shirt and each finisher will receive a finishers medal.
Location and Course Information: The race begins at the Russellville Aquatic Center (RAC) on North Phoenix in Russellville, AR. It will include 2 age groups, ages 7-10 and ages 11-13. The competition for ages 7-10 will consist of three stages: 1) Swimming the length of the pool; 2) Bicycling from RAC to North Glennwood, and back; 3) Run from RAC to West L Street and back. Age group 11-13’s competition will consist of this same stages, but will perform each of them twice. This is a 100% closed course, and no parent runners will be allowed.
Registration: Online registration will close September 30th, 2017, or when registrations are full (100 kids.) If available, registration can be made day of the event. The cost of registration is as follows: $25.00 per participant online; $30.00 per participant on race day (if spots available)
We hope that each of you has a wonderful racing experience. We are thrilled that you have chosen the sport of triathlon and hope that you continue to participate for many years to come.