2012 SuperKids Tri at URI:
The 5th SUPERKids Triathlon will be at URI. Age-appropriate (ages 4-15) kids triathlon for all abilities. This event builds confidence & excitement regarding the benefits of exercising while promoting self-confidence through a non-competitive sports experience.
SUPERKids is an incredible event! More than 750 kids have participated!
This age appropriate swim will take place in the URI Tootel Aquatic Center. We will be utilizing the 8 Lane Competitve Lap Swim Pool. The pool has 8 Lanes and there will be two athletes per lane during the swim.
Each swimmer will complete the assigned number of laps, in their lane, with assistance if necessary, from volunteer swimmers and/or flotation devices. Children 4-5 years old will be given a life jacket. There will be lane lap counters to help participants. One pool lane is 75 Feet. After the swim completion, your child will walk from the pool area to the Transition area, to begin the bike portion of the race. PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED INTO THE TOOTEL AQUATIC CENTER. Space is needed for our timing company, lifeguards and volunteers. Athletes will be seated in the spectator viewing area to watch the entire swim portion of the race.
The Bike: Click here for Bike Course Map
The bike will be on a closed bike course around the URI Commuter Parking Lot. From transition area, athletes will walk their bikes to the entrance of the bike course located in front of the RYAN CENTER at URI. At the beginning of the course, they will mount their bikes and then proceed to follow Weygand Way as it winds past the Recreation Center and through the URI Commuter Lot. Athletes will make a left onto Keaney Drive and head back to the Ryan Center. If necessary, continuing on to complete the loop again. Volunteers will be on the course, counting laps and notifying participants when they have completed the bike portion of the race. After completion, athletes must dismount and and volunteers will take their bikes and place into our “BIKE PIT!” Bikes can be retrieved following the race. This loop is approx 1 mile.
The Run: Click here for Run Course Map
After the bike, athletes will proceed out of transition and follow the run course as it moves from the Recreation Center into the practice fields (behind the Recreation Center) and loops back for a finish in front of the Center! Each age-group will have an individual course to eliminate the need for any lap counting on the run course! The run will have two aid stations with water, for participants. Each loop is age-group appropriate at either ½ mile, 1 mile or 1 ½ mile.
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URI Recreational Services and Mackal Field House
3 Keaney Road, Suite #1 Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: (401) 874.5926 Fax: (401) 874.4829
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hotline: (401) 874.4343
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