Kid’s Triathlon coming up, pre-registration is available

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Image shows a bird's eye view of the Olympic Pool in Kerrville. Photo credit: Google Maps

A Kid’s Triathlon will be held at the Olympic Pool in Singing Wind Park on Saturday, August 18. The Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the event to give boys and girls, from PreK to 18-year-olds, the opportunity to participate in a swimming, biking, and running event.

Participants will be grouped according to their age and athletes will swim, bike, and run age appropriate distances. A map of the course and a chart of the distances per age is shown below, as provided by the Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department.

This image shows the course map and the triathlon length for each age group that is participating in the Kid’s Triathlon at the Olympic Pool.
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Proper attire, as well as a bike helmet, is required to participate in the Kid’s Triathlon and it is suggested to bring a bike, sunscreen, and a towel.

The cost to enter the triathlon will be $15 which includes a t-shirt, water bottle, and the opportunity to win door prizes. The fee for a second child will be $10 and $5 for each additional child after two.

Registration begins at 7:30 AM on-site at the Olympic Pool and a pre-race meeting will be held at 8:45 AM. The race is set to begin at 9:00 AM.

Pre-registration is available until Thursday, August 16 and can be taken care of at the Parks and Recreation Department at Kerrville-Schreiner Park, 2385 Bandera Hwy. Pre-registration can also be done online at www.kerrvilletx.gov.

Spectators may park at Tom Daniels Elementary across the street from the pool and will not be able to park in the pool’s parking lot because it will be used for the event.

The Olympic Pool is located at 601 Olympic Drive in Kerrville.


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