TRIKIDS, WOMEN’S ONLY, AND MINIKIDS FOSTER TRIATHLON
TriKids, Women’s Only, and MiniKids Foster Triathlon
DATE & TIME 06/12 SAT @ 6:00 a.m.
LOCATION Camp Foster Aquatic Center
PROGRAM Semper Fit Aquatics
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2021 TriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster at the Camp Foster Aquatic Center
Saturday 12 June
  
This is the 18th 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 01/01/2021

Registration
• Registration will be online only (https://www.mccsokinawa.com/aquatics).
• SOFA entry opens no later than 01 May at 9:00am and closes 9 June at 11:00pm.
• Local national entry opens no later than 01 May at 9:00am and closes 15 May at 11:00pm (Pending COVID restrictions, this even may only be open to SOFA).

Swim Safety Rule for TriKids Races
• The swim test is on the honor system.
• Swimmers that have not passed the 2021 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.
• 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
o Swim: 200 meters
o Bike: ~5 kilometers
o Run: ~1 kilometer

• MiniKids Race
o Swim: 25 meters
o Bike: ~250 meters
o Run: ~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_Map.pdf 
Release: In consideration for receiving permission to participate in this event, I shall indemnify, waive, release, and forever discharge the U.S. Government, the U.S. Marine Corps, the Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS), and all sponsors, medical support and any other individuals or entities connected in any way with this event from any and all claims for damages, death, personal injury or property damage and/or litigation costs/attorneys’ fees, arising from or contributing to, in whole or in part, by any act, omission, fault or mistake of the above-named persons or entities and their employees or agents, resulting from my participation in this event. I verify that I have full knowledge of the rigors of this event and the risks involved in participation, including but not limited to trip and fall, loss of orientation, exhaustion, dehydration, hyponatremia, fatigue, over-exertion, sun or heat stroke, illness, cold injuries, hypothermia, drowning (if water event), and any other injuries related to running and/or endurance events. I assert that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained to complete this event. I realize medical support for this event will consist primarily of first-aid type assistance, perhaps by volunteer laypersons. This waiver and release shall be binding on my heirs and assigns and shall run in favor of the above-named persons or entities and any individuals in any way connected with this event. 

By registering for this event, you understand and expressly acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. In attending the event, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and waive, release, and discharge MCCS or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers from any and all liability under any theory, whether in negligence or otherwise, for any illness or injury. 

I further agree to have my participation in this event videotaped and photographed, and I hereby waive and release all rights to said videotapes and photographs to MCCS for its exclusive use in publicity for and/or illustration of athletic events. By signing up for this event online, I agree to be automatically added to the mailing list to be alerted of new events and activities that I may be interested in. I can opt out at anytime. I agree to abide by all decisions of MCCS and its designated officials. I have read and understand the contents of this Liability & Publicity Release.

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6/12/2021 6:00 amAsia/TokyoTriKids, Women’s Only, and MiniKids Foster Triathlon2021 TriKids, MiniKids, & Women's Only Foster at the Camp Foster Aquatic CenterSaturday 12 June  This is the 18th 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 01/01/2021Registration• Registration will be online only (https://www.mccsokinawa.com/aquatics).• SOFA entry opens no later than 01 May at 9:00am and closes 9 June at 11:00pm.• Local national entry opens no later than 01 May at 9:00am and closes 15 May at 11:00pm (Pending COVID restrictions, this even may only be open to SOFA).Swim Safety Rule for TriKids Races• The swim test is on the honor system.• Swimmers that have not passed the 2021 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.• 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 TBARace Distances • TriKids and Women's Onlyo Swim: 200 meterso Bike: ~5 kilometerso Run: ~1 kilometer• MiniKids Raceo Swim: 25 meterso Bike: ~250 meterso Run: ~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_Map.pdf Release: In consideration for receiving permission to participate in this event, I shall indemnify, waive, release, and forever discharge the U.S. Government, the U.S. Marine Corps, the Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS), and all sponsors, medical support and any other individuals or entities connected in any way with this event from any and all claims for damages, death, personal injury or property damage and/or litigation costs/attorneys’ fees, arising from or contributing to, in whole or in part, by any act, omission, fault or mistake of the above-named persons or entities and their employees or agents, resulting from my participation in this event. I verify that I have full knowledge of the rigors of this event and the risks involved in participation, including but not limited to trip and fall, loss of orientation, exhaustion, dehydration, hyponatremia, fatigue, over-exertion, sun or heat stroke, illness, cold injuries, hypothermia, drowning (if water event), and any other injuries related to running and/or endurance events. I assert that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained to complete this event. I realize medical support for this event will consist primarily of first-aid type assistance, perhaps by volunteer laypersons. This waiver and release shall be binding on my heirs and assigns and shall run in favor of the above-named persons or entities and any individuals in any way connected with this event. By registering for this event, you understand and expressly acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. In attending the event, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and waive, release, and discharge MCCS or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers from any and all liability under any theory, whether in negligence or otherwise, for any illness or injury. I further agree to have my participation in this event videotaped and photographed, and I hereby waive and release all rights to said videotapes and photographs to MCCS for its exclusive use in publicity for and/or illustration of athletic events. By signing up for this event online, I agree to be automatically added to the mailing list to be alerted of new events and activities that I may be interested in. I can opt out at anytime. I agree to abide by all decisions of MCCS and its designated officials. I have read and understand the contents of this Liability & Publicity Release.Aquatic CenterSemper Fit AquaticsMM/DD/YYYY
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