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Youth Triathlon

Youth Triathlon |  Lititz recCenter |  Friday, October 4th, 2024!

Just for kids!  An introduction to a true triathlon challenge, kids ages 5 and up can swim, bike, and run in their own events at Lititz recCenter.  Kids are encouraged to do their personal best!

Be a triathlete for a day, “tri” a triathlon. For ages 5-12, this annual event offers modified swim, bike, run events by age group to give kids a taste of a true challenge. Lots of first-timers, lots of repeats moving up to new age brackets.  A fun family event!  Sponsorship options – contact SimonAbabou@lititzrec.com.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHECK OUT SOME OF OUR ATHLETES FROM THE YOUTH TRIATHLON HELD ON OCT. 13th, 2023

CLICK HERE!

 

                         

STAY TUNED FOR NEXT YEAR’S DATE: *TO BE ANNOUNCED*

 

TRIATHLON SCHEDULE

  • 3:45 and 4:45pm:  Check-in between at Lititz recCenter (Participants will be broken into age-appropriate groups)
  • 5 pm:  First Event – Swimming (located at our indoor pool)
  • Competitors will continue to transition quickly between each event, just like in a real triathlon
  • 1. Swim  2. Bike  3. Run
  • Participants receive an event shirt and goodie bag

 

WHAT YOU NEED THE DAY OF THE EVENT:

What To Bring: Bring swim suit & towel, running shoes, and your bike & helmet.  Bring a water bottle!

How To Prepare: Athletes will participate in swimming in our indoor pool; biking a course in our closed parking lot; and running outdoors on a grass course next to the recCenter.

Each event will be timed but noncompetitive. Everyone will swim, bike and run. Event ends approx 6pm.  Spectators are welcome and encouraged to cheer on their triathletes!

Triathlon Details

Parent/Guardian Notes for Youth Triathlon