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Hilton Head Island Kids Triathlon – June 28, 2014
Location – Island Recreatio Center – Hilton Head Island, SC
Time – 9am Start

Hilton Head Island Kids Triathlon – August 9, 2014
Location – Island Recreatio Center – Hilton Head Island, SC
Time – 9am Start

Distances

Ages 4-6
Swim 25 Yds | Bike 0.5 Mi | Run 0.33 Mi
Ages 7-10
Swim 75 Yds | Bike 2 Mi | Run 1 Mi
Ages 11-14
Swim 125 Yds | Bike 3 Mi | Run 1.5 Mi

Course Map

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Format

Transition Area: The transition area will be set up in the front parking lot of the Island Recreation Center. Bike racks will be placed in 3 zones – grouped by age divisions. Participants will rack their bike on the bike rack(s) in their zone and set up their transition area next to their bike with their race equipment (helmet, running shoes, …).

Swim: The swim will start at 9am. The age group 4-6 yrs will go first and complete the swim – then, head over to the bike and run. ALL participants 4-6yrs will complete the race course before the next 2 age groups start the swim. Swimmers will use the same lane to swim their respective distance. The swim will be monitored by life guards and there will be skilled volunteers in the water (along the swim lane) assisting the swimmers if needed.

Transition 1: Participants enter the transition area and go straight to their bike. All particpants must wear a helmet – NO EXCEPTIONS. Participants must run their bikes out of transition and mount their bike in the safe zone.

Bike: Participants will bike their respective distance. All passing must be on the left side of the overtaken rider.

Transition 2: Participants will dis-mount their bike in the safe zone and run their bike back to their spot in the transition.

Run: Participants will run their respective distance – and, finish at the finish line in front of the Island Rec Center.

FAQs

Q: Can I register the morning of the race?
A: Yes – and, there is no late fee.

Q: Where do I park?
A: Parking is recommended at any of the public school lots surrounding the Island Recreation Center. The parking lot directly in front of the Island Rec Center will be closed for the event.

Q: Are swimming aids allowed?
A: Yes – anything goes in the water – lifejackets, fins, water wings, kickboards …

Q: Are helmets required?
A: Yes – helmets are mandatory.

Q: Are earphones allowed?
A: No – earphones are not permitted anytime during the race – please leave them at home.

Q: What bikes are allowed?
A: All bikes are permitted – given they are in safe and functional condition.

Q: Is this race timed / scored?
A: No – this race will not provide official timed scores / ranks. We will acknoowledge the fastest male and female in each age division.

Q: Are medals awarded to the finishers?
A: Yes – all finishers receive a medal.

Q: How will bad weather impact the race?
A: Our primary concern is safety – we will not proceed with the race if it is raining or lightening. All other conditions will be considered, but will not likely impact the race (ie. hot weather, windy, …)

Q: Will the roads be closed to vehicle traffic?
A: Yes – no vehicles will be allowed on the race course. We will have volunteers monitoring the course at all times.

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