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Rockwood Park Kids of Steel
Rockwood Park Kids of Steel Triathlon
Kids of Steel Rockwood Park Triathlon FAQ
Rockwood Park Kids of Steel is a FUN event to expose kids to the sport of Triathlon. There is no timing. Every participant is a winner!!!
Welcome to the 2019 edition of our ever-popular Kids Triathlon held on closed roads in beautiful Rockwood Park and proud to be a part of the East Coast Games.
When is the event held?
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Where is the event held?
Registration and the event will be staged at Fisher Lakes in Rockwood Park; next to the A-frame canteen.
What time does the event start?
Registration will start at 7:45 A.M. There are five age divisions and therefore five start times. The first age division will start at approximately 9 A.M. As soon as the last person in the current age group completes the bike portion of the event the next age division swim will start.
Who can participate in the event?
The event is open to all individuals aged six to fifteen.
What are the age divisions?
All participants are registered with other participants in the same age Division.
Age Division: 6-7 (participant born anytime in 2012-2013)
Age Division: 8-9 (participant born anytime in 2010-2011)
Age Division: 10-11 (participant born anytime in 2008-2009)
Age Division: 12-13 (participant born anytime in 2006-2007)
Age Division: 14-15 (participant born anytime in 2004-2005)
What are the event distances?
Age Swim Bike Run
|6 – 7||25 m (1 lap)||1.5 km (1 lap)||400 m|
|8 – 9||50 m (2 laps)||3.0 km (2 laps)||1 km (1 lap)|
|10 – 11||100 m (4 laps)||4.5 km (3 laps)||2 km (2 laps)|
|12 – 13||150 m (6 laps)||6.0 km (4 laps)||3 km (3 laps)|
|14 – 15||200 m (8 laps)||7.5 km (5 laps)||3 km (3 laps)|
Where can family/friends park their car?
Please park at the parking lot beside the stables. This will prevent pedestrian traffic on the bike course.
How much does registration cost?
Individual registration is $19.00 & Family registration (2 or more participants) is $36.00 for registrations up to 15 June 2019
Between 16 June to 21 June Individual Registration is $22.00 and Family (2 or more participants) is $43.00
Register by June 21st @ 6pm as event day registration is $30 /child.
Are there prizes awarded?
Each participant will receive a prize! Every finisher will have earned bragging rights of completing the event!
What do participants need to bring?
SWIM: Bathing suit, goggles (optional)
BIKE: Bicycle (racing, touring, mountain or BMX). Helmet is mandatory
RUN: Running shoes, clothing suitable for running, chests are to be covered
What is the course for the event?
- Swim – start at the beach area in Fisher Lake
- Swim – children are permitted to wear a lifejacket or flotation device
- Lifeguards will be in the water during the swim portion of the event and swimmers may stop and rest if needed.
Bike – Roadway around the Fisher Lake: one loop is 1.5km in length – see picture
- Bike – Note to parents, friends & family – please help us keep the children safe – non-participants need to stay off the course. Please take photos from the sidelines!
- Run – Trail behind the A-Frame building: out and back, for the youngest age group the distance out is 200 meters (out and back = 400m); for other age groups it is a 500m distance to the turn around point (out and back is 1k)