Saturday, June 13, 2015

Tarheel Youth Triathlon Race #2 Coming to Briar Chapel on August 2, 2015

Briar Chapel will be hosting the second race in the Tar Heel Youth Triathlon series this year on August 2, 2015.

The swim will take place in Briar Chapel's 25-yard saltwater pool using a time-trial start format.

After completing the swim, kids run to the transition area, which is located in the Briar Club parking lot and get their bikes to begin a one or two-loop out-and-back style bike course on Tobacco Farm Road and Briar Chapel Parkway.

After returning their bikes to the transition area, kids run either a 1K loop for short course or a 2K loop for long course on quiet streets near the Briar Club. They will finish near the Club.

All finishers receive a finisher medal. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female overall and in each age group (6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15).

Ages 6 through 10 must race Short Course: 100 yard swim/2 mile bike/1k run
Ages 11 through 15 must race Long Course: 200 yard swim/4 mile bike/2k run
*Note that race age is determined as of December 31st of the current year.

For more information, visit the Kids Tri NC website.