Sportsplex Tri for Kids and Small Fry Tri

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Opelika Sportsplex
1001 Andrews Road
Opelika , AL 36830
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Kimberly Myers
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Date: August 4th, 2018
Time: 7:00 AM

The Opelika Sportsplex Triathlon for Kids  and Small Fri Try will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center for ages 6-15 (5 year olds may participate in the Kids Triathlon or the Small Fry Tri). 

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Age and Race Specifics

Ages 6-8
Swim 50 yards
Bike 1.5 miles
Run 500 yards
Ages 9-11
Swim 100 yards
Bike 3 miles
Run 1 mile
Ages 12-15
Swim 150 yards
Bike 6 miles
Run 2 miles


Participants will compete based on their age as of 12/31/17. 2-5-year-olds may participate in the Kids Tri or the Small Fry Tri. In order for a 5 year old to compete in the Kid’s Triathlon they will need to do a paper registration.

All participants will wear tri tags.  About Time Events will be doing timing for the event.  Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers, male and female, in each age group. Each participant will receive a t-shirt and medal.



Early Bird Sign-up Before 5/25/17: $25/ child
May 25-July 21: $30/ child
After July 21: $35/child
Discount of $5 per child when signing-up 3 or more children.
NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION! Pre-registration is required.

Triathlon Schedule

Transition and body marking is from 6:00-7:00 a.m.
Pre-race meeting at 7:15 a.m.
The 12-15 Year Old Division will begin at 7:30 a.m.
The 9-11 year old wave and 6-8 year old wave will begin as soon as earlier waves are out of the pool.

Important Information

  • USAT Rules will be enforced.
  • No aero helmets, No aero bars and no disc wheels.
  • No diving at the swim start.  Triathletes will enter the pool every 10-15 seconds.
  • Helmets must be worn when leaving transition.  No riding bikes in transition.
  • Shirts must be worn during bike and run portion of the race.
  • No training wheels or flotation devices allowed.

What to Bring

  • Goggles
  • Swim suit, trunks or tri Suit
  • Flip flops
  • Towel
  • Race shirt
  • Helmet
  • Bike
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Race belt

What’s Provided

  • Tri tag/anklet
  • Swim cap
  • Bib number
  • Safety pins
  • Helmet stickers
  • Bike stickers

Sportsplex Kids Triathlon Saturday, August 4, 2018 Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center