TRIKIDS, MINIKIDS, & WOMEN'S ONLY FOSTER TRIATHLON
TriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster Triathlon
DATE & TIME 03/28 SAT @ 6:00 a.m.
LOCATION Camp Foster Aquatic Center
PROGRAM Semper Fit Aquatics
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2020 TriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster at the Camp Foster Aquatic Center
Saturday 28 March
  
This is the 17th annual TriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster Triathlon. This is a fun-focused, non-competitive event. Results will be published, but there are no awards for placing. If you have questions, please contact us at aquatics@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org. 

TriKids Race Age Groups
•TriKids Race is for age 7 years old through 14 years old triathletes
•Women's Only Race is 13 years old and older triathletes
•MiniKids Race is for age 9 years old and younger triathletes
•Age will be determined as of 01/01/2020

Registration
•Registration will be online only (https://www.mccsokinawa.com/aquatics).
•SOFA entry opens no later than 01 February at 9:00am and closes 25 March at 11:00pm.
•Local national entry opens no later than 01 February at 9:00am and closes 20 February at 11:00pm.

Swim Safety Rule for TriKids Races
•The swim test is on the honor system.
•Swimmers that have not passed the 2020 MCCS swim test must do so prior to the race, or they must wear a coast guard approved life jacket, for the swim portion of the race. We will have life jackets on hand if needed. 
•Swim tests can be taken at any MCCS pool.
•Current ODST members have already taken the swim test.
•Non-swimmers may still take part in the triathlon. They will wait at the swim finish, and then will be allowed to start running from the swim start to transition 10-seconds after the last swimmer has completed the swim portion of the race.
Swim Safety Rule for MiniKids Races
•Same as above, but an adult may swim with the triathlete. If the adult is within arm's reach, no life jacket is required.

Race Timeline:
•0600-0615 Gate Entry for local national triathletes and families
•0600-0630 Race Check-in - please check in prior to racking bicycle in the transition area.
•0640-0650 TriKids Race Brief in Transition Area
•0650-0700 TriKids Swim Brief on Pool Deck
•0700 Women's Only Race Start
•0701 TriKids Race Start
•0745 TriKids Race Estimated End 
•0755-0805 MiniKids Race Brief in Transition Area
•0805-0815 MiniKids Race Brief on Pool Deck
•0815 MiniKids Race Starts
•0830 MiniKids Race Estimated End
•0845 Awards - location TBA

Race Distances
•TriKids and Women's Only
  oSwim: 200 meters
  oBike: ~5 kilometers
  oRun: ~1 kilometer
•MiniKids Race
  oSwim: 25 meters
  oBike: ~250 meters
  oRun: ~100 meters 
 

General Information
•Open to any type of bike in a safe operating condition (working brakes, no pegs, tight bolts, etc.).
•A road bike is a bike with smooth tires; a mountain bike is one with knobby tires.
•Helmet, shoes, and covered top and bottom of the body are required.
•Body marking only, no paper race numbers.
•For TriKids: No parental assistance allowed once the race begins. Cheering is highly encouraged.
•For MiniKids: Parents may assist, but not to propel a triathlete past another triathlete.
•Swim is a mass start.
•Certificate presentation will be after the race concludes.
•Bike racks will be numbered, and a spot will be assigned to each triathletes.
•Parking in any lot away from the pool parking lot/transition area.
•Course map: mccsokinawa.com/uploadedFiles/MainSite/Content/Recreation_and_Leisure/Aquatics/TriKids_Foster%20_Map.pdf 

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3/28/2020 6:00 amAsia/TokyoTriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster Triathlon2020 TriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster at the Camp Foster Aquatic Center Saturday 28 March    This is the 17th annual TriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster Triathlon. This is a fun-focused, non-competitive event. Results will be published, but there are no awards for placing. If you have questions, please contact us at aquatics@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org.  TriKids Race Age Groups •TriKids Race is for age 7 years old through 14 years old triathletes •Women's Only Race is 13 years old and older triathletes •MiniKids Race is for age 9 years old and younger triathletes •Age will be determined as of 01/01/2020 Registration •Registration will be online only (https://www.mccsokinawa.com/aquatics). •SOFA entry opens no later than 01 February at 9:00am and closes 25 March at 11:00pm. •Local national entry opens no later than 01 February at 9:00am and closes 20 February at 11:00pm. Swim Safety Rule for TriKids Races •The swim test is on the honor system. •Swimmers that have not passed the 2020 MCCS swim test must do so prior to the race, or they must wear a coast guard approved life jacket, for the swim portion of the race. We will have life jackets on hand if needed.  •Swim tests can be taken at any MCCS pool. •Current ODST members have already taken the swim test. •Non-swimmers may still take part in the triathlon. They will wait at the swim finish, and then will be allowed to start running from the swim start to transition 10-seconds after the last swimmer has completed the swim portion of the race. Swim Safety Rule for MiniKids Races •Same as above, but an adult may swim with the triathlete. If the adult is within arm's reach, no life jacket is required. Race Timeline: •0600-0615 Gate Entry for local national triathletes and families •0600-0630 Race Check-in - please check in prior to racking bicycle in the transition area. •0640-0650 TriKids Race Brief in Transition Area •0650-0700 TriKids Swim Brief on Pool Deck •0700 Women's Only Race Start •0701 TriKids Race Start •0745 TriKids Race Estimated End  •0755-0805 MiniKids Race Brief in Transition Area •0805-0815 MiniKids Race Brief on Pool Deck •0815 MiniKids Race Starts •0830 MiniKids Race Estimated End •0845 Awards - location TBA Race Distances •TriKids and Women's Only   oSwim: 200 meters   oBike: ~5 kilometers   oRun: ~1 kilometer •MiniKids Race   oSwim: 25 meters   oBike: ~250 meters   oRun: ~100 meters    General Information •Open to any type of bike in a safe operating condition (working brakes, no pegs, tight bolts, etc.). •A road bike is a bike with smooth tires; a mountain bike is one with knobby tires. •Helmet, shoes, and covered top and bottom of the body are required. •Body marking only, no paper race numbers. •For TriKids: No parental assistance allowed once the race begins. Cheering is highly encouraged. •For MiniKids: Parents may assist, but not to propel a triathlete past another triathlete. •Swim is a mass start. •Certificate presentation will be after the race concludes. •Bike racks will be numbered, and a spot will be assigned to each triathletes. •Parking in any lot away from the pool parking lot/transition area. •Course map: mccsokinawa.com/uploadedFiles/MainSite/Content/Recreation_and_Leisure/Aquatics/TriKids_Foster%20_Map.pdf Aquatic CenterSemper Fit AquaticsMM/DD/YYYY
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