General Little Minnow Race Information - July 16, 2017

12:30pm

You can register online

Race information.

  • Helmets are mandatory. Swim caps are mandatory and will be provided. Children will be allowed to wear life jackets and wetsuits if needed.
  • Body marking is required and will be done near the packet pick-up area.
  • One Parent of a participant from ages 5 - 7, and 8 - 10 will be allowed in the transition area, while kids triathlon is in progress, to assist with their child’s gear. Older participants, ages 11 - 13, will not be allowed assistance in the transition area.
  • Only Kids Triathlon equipment is allowed in the transition area such as bikes, shoes, clothing, helmets, water bottles, etc.
  • For safety reasons, please stay out of and do not take equipment out of the transition area until ALL participants have finished.
  • Awards will immediately follow completion of the last racer.
  • Transition will close 10 minutes prior to the start of the race.

 

*Course 

Swim:  Racers will be starting 1 child at a time every 5 seconds.  Parents please seed your child within their age group.  Fastest going first.  We will begin with  ages 5-7, than 8 - 10, than 11 - 13.  5-7 year olds will do one lap out. 8 - 10 and 11- 13 will go out and back.  Participants will start in waves. Wetsuits or life vests will be allowed.  Great swim caps are mandatory and provided in the race packets!

Run: 

Racers will run east on the waterfront trail toward Cluver's and Ashland Honda Toyota.

5-7 year olds will run .25 miles

8 - 10 year olds will run .50 miles.

11 - 13 year olds will run .75miles.

Bike

5-7 year olds will follow the waterfront trail west on the abandoned railroad bed, to the waterfront trail then turnaround and back the same way.

8-13 year olds will follow the same route but will continue straight to the 1 mile marker and turnaround at the corner of Willis and Water Street.

Click here for bike map.

*Distances

Ages 5-7

  • 25 yard swim
  • 1 mile bike
  • 1/4 mile run

Ages 8-10

  • 50 yard swim
  • 1/2 mile run
  • 2 mile bike

Ages 11-13

  • 50 yard swim
  • 3/4 mile run
  • 2 mile bike

Any questions call the Ashland Chamber at 715-682-2500 or email us at ashchamb@centurytel.net