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Youth Tri 2018

Youth Triathlon at The J
Sunday, June 30, 2019

The Youth Triathlon at The J provides a fun and healthy opportunity to help children stay active this summer. By combining swimming, biking and running in one sport, participants benefit from well-rounded fitness workouts, enhancing their endurance and strength, and having a lot of fun!

*This amazing event is over. See the results:  See Results

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The event is a fun way for children with wide ranges of experience, from novice to serious athlete, to participate individually or as part of a 2-3 person team. You won't want to miss food, music, fun and an award for every participant! The Youth Triathlon at the J is open to youth 4-17 years of age (NOTE: Per USA Triathlon Rules, the race age for an athlete is his/her age on Dec 31 of the year of the event).


Ages 4-5
Swim/Walk 25 yards
Bike .75 miles
Run .25 miles

Ages 6-8
Swim 50 yards
Bike 1.5 miles
Run .6 miles

Ages 9-10
Swim 100 yards
Bike 3 miles
Run 1 mile

Ages 11-14
Swim 200 meters
Bike 6 miles
Run 2 miles

Ages 15-17
Swim 300 meters
Bike 6 miles
Run 2 miles





Packet Pickup and Race Orientation

If you have already participated in the Youth Tri you do not need to attend the orientation. 

If you are new to the Youth Tri, parents and participants are REQUIRED to attend a pre-race orientation session.

Packet Pickup - for your convenience we are offering two pickup dates and locations! You only need to attend one. 


Date/Time: June 26 from 4:30 - 6:30 pm 
Location: 4844 W 119th St, Leawood, KS 66209

Attending the Athleta pickup? You can earn 20% off a regularly priced item and be entered into a drawing for a $200 Athleta shop card. RSVP

The J 

Date/Time: June 27 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm 
Location: 5801 W 115th St, Leawood, KS 66211, in the Social Hall

Pre-Race Orientation

The J 

Date/Time: June 27 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm 
Location: 5801 W 115th St, Leawood, KS 66211, in the Social Hall

If you can't attend this orientation we are more than happy to discuss with you over the phone. Please call Erika at 913.327,4693. 

Informational Packet (Ages 4-5) Informational Packet (Ages 6-17)

New Distances for 6-8-year-olds

We heard you! Distances have been devised to include a Short Course for 6-8-year-olds.  Other distances include an Intermediate Course for 9-10-year-olds, a Long Course for those ages 11-14 and the Elite Course for 15-17-year-olds. More information about specific course lengths can be found in the rules packet - available soon.

Tri For Tots

After its great success in previous years, we will again welcome kids 4 and 5 to our Tri for Tots™ Triathlon Division. Now everyone can get into the action with a 25-yard kiddie pool swim, a .75 mile bike, and .25 run. This will be a non-competitive event with relaxed rules. Floats, water wings, tricycles, training wheels, and parents on the course for this portion of the event are all legal!

Register the Entire Family & Save!

Families who enter three or more siblings in the Individual Division receive a 50% entry fee discount on the third, fourth or fifth child entered. 

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Special Needs & Inclusion

The J and the Youth Triathlon are committed to accessibility and inclusion. Please let us know in advance if you have accommodation needs. Contact Erika by e-mail or at (913) 327.4693.

Questions? Check out the event FAQs

Become a Sponsor

One of our largest annual fitness events, the Youth Triathlon is conducted in collaboration with TriKC and draws more than 2,000 youth and their families. All proceeds benefit The J's financial assistance program, which provides underprivileged youth access to our Youth Fitness Zone, to learn and experience the benefits of a fit lifestyle.

View our sponsorship levels

Thank you to our sponsors!

View the 2018 Results! View Youth Tri Pics

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