Opelika Sportsplex
1001 Andrews Road
Opelika, AL
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Date: August 6th, 2022
Time: 7:30 AM

The Sportsplex Tri for Kids is a kids triathlon benefitting Nourish Alabama and will be held on Aug. 6, 2022, at 7:30 a.m.

Participants will compete based on their age as of 12/31/22. 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. Paper registration deadline is 7/22/22.

All participants will wear tri tags.  Race Krewe 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. Click here for more race information.

Register now!

About The Sportsplex Tri For Kids:

It began as a dream of Nicole Carter, Sarah Herren, and Kimberly Myers.

The local American Cancer Society originally held a Small Fry Tri in the summer of 2012 for kids ages 2-6 to help raise money for cancer research.  Building on the success of the first Small Fry Tri, Nicole, Sarah, and Kimberly began planning an even bigger event for the following year.

In the summer of 2013, the Sportsplex Kids Triathlon was held alongside the Small Fry Tri for children ages 6-15. That year 200 kids participated in the Sportsplex Kids Tri, and 100 kids participated in the Small Fry Tri. As a result of an outstanding turnout, the Sportsplex Tri for Kids was able to donate $10,000 to the American Cancer Society.

The 2013 Sportsplex Kids Triathlon was awarded Innovative Program and Special Event of the Year award by the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association for this outstanding feat. This year the Sportsplex Tri for Kids hopes to continue its efforts to benefit a great cause and to keep kids active!

The 2014 Sportsplex Kids Triathlon grew even more with 225 racers ages 6-15, and the Small Fry Tri maxed out with 100 participants.