The USA Triathlon Youth Splash and Dash Aquathlon Series is open to athletes ages 7-15. The Tucson JCC will be hosting this National event on August 21, 2016 at 7:00am, The Splash and Dash is a fun and fast-growing sport that combines running and swimming. The series serves as an introduction to multisport and promoting a healthy lifestyle.
Exposes and educates youth to the multiple lifestyle, all while being involved in a fun, exciting, and safe atmosphere! It will really help you to "get your feet wet" in multisports.
Creates opportunity to meet friends and others youth athletes who are interested and also engage in the multisport lifestyle.
Requires less equipment compared to a triathlon since a Spash and Dash does not require a bike.
All participates will receive a finishers medal and event t-shirt.
Event details and schedule
The event will be on August 21, 2016 at the Tucson JCC on 3800 E River Rd. Tucson AZ. The race will begin at 7:00am with Separtine start based on Age.
The Course will be entirely on the Tucson JCC property and is very kid friendly.
Arrival time will be 5:45am-6:15am, Kids must be prepared to set up their own transition areas no adults allowed in this safety zone. Volunteers are on hand to assist the kids. The race will have aged based waves and each age group will have specific areas to set up transition. This information will be given to you at pick up.
Packet pick up will be held at the Tucson JCC on Friday August 19 from 2:00-6:00pm and Sunday from 5:45-6:30 am only. There is NO race day registration.
Parking: Parking is available in the FRONT of the Tucson JCC and additional parking will be available across the street at Brandi Fenton Park. Back parking lot of J closed.
What to Bring? Swim suit, Goggles, towel, tennis shoes, sunscreen, and a good attitude. Additional suggestions but not required would be a hat and sun glasses
What to Wear? Kids can race in swim suits because it is the middle of summer in Tucson AZ. Chances are it will be warm.
Age 7-10 100 yard SWIM, 1K RUN
Ages 11-15 200 yard SWIM, 2K RUN
USA Triathlon annual membership required.
Annual membership $10, which includes a wealth of benefits. For more information about USA Triathlon memberships, please visit www.usatriathlon.org then click on "Membership Services" to purchase your Youth Annual membership.