ITC Junior Training & Races

Junior Kids Triathlon Series
October 2018 - April 2019

Five Islands Secondary College Port Kembla (same location as Adults Race)
Swim ( or wade), Ride, Run
Come and join in on the fun!

ITC JUNIOR TRAINING

Junior KIDS Racing

The Junior Kids Triathlon will be held in conjunction with the Adults Triathlon race at Port Kembla.

 

 

 

DATE: Sunday 4th March  2018

WHERE: Five Islands Secondary College, Military Road, Port Kembla

WHEN:  6:30am - Registration

            7:00am - Race Briefing

   7:15am - Race Start

   7:45am - Race Start for Juniors approved to race

                on Seniors Course.

 

DISTANCES:

5-6 Year Olds: 15m Swim/Wade:500m Bike:200m Run

7-9 Year Olds: 50m Swim:2km Bike:600m Run

10-12 Year Olds: 100m Swim:3km Bike:900m Run

 

 

 

         

 

 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON - JUNIOR AQUATHON
WHERE: MEET AT BELMORE BASIN
 
TIME: 5:10PM for a 5:15PM Start
Every Wednesday
 
Starting 11 October 2017 
Ending 28 march 2018

 

 

JUNIOR KIDS TRIATHLON SERIES 2017/2018  

 

8 October 2017

12 November 2017

17 December 2017

14 January 2018

11 February 2018

4 March 2018

15 April 2018

 

 

 

Don't forget to bring: 

  • your bicycle helmet

  • a top to wear while riding and running
    (or trisuit, rash vest, or one piece swimmers for girls)

  • your running shoes and sunscreen

 

Parents are required to attend training and events

 

CONTACT US

For more information please contact our: 

Junior Coach  | Simone 0416 265 453
Race Director | Jye Cajar

HOW TO JOIN

To become an ITC/TA Junior member is only $40 per year. Joining online is easy. As a Junior ITC Member you will be entitled to join a triathlon training team every Wednesday (during daylight saving) at Wollongong Harbour at 5.15pm, for a supervised Swim – Run – Swim.

JUNIOR KIDS CLUB DISTANCES

5-6 Year Olds: 15m Swim/Wade:500m Bike:200m Run

7-9 Year Olds: 50m Swim:2km Bike:600m Run

10-12 Year Olds: 100m Swim:3km Bike:900m Run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distances determined by Triathlon 

 

Illawarra Triathlon Club is proud to support our young members with a Duathlon or Triathlon event planned for each month over the season. The Kids' events are all non-competitive and distances are age-determined in line with Triathlon unior Event rules. The maximum distances for each age-group are designed to protect young athletes so it will not be possible for children to compete beyond their age group.

Our venue at Secondary College in Port Kembla is ideal for the 5-11 year age groups but older kids who are 12 or 13 years old and new to Triathlon are also welcome. The design of our Kids course means that they are never running or riding on a public road and the swim/wade is in the ocean and always dependant on conditions. However this area is also a public park and a shared pathway, so we need to respect the local swimmers, riders, runners and visitors while using the area. We have a very good relationship with the local surf club, residents and council but we need to be conscious of the fact that the area is shared with others.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

All ITC Junior races rely on parents volunteering to help with event set up, registration, marshalling, social activities and packing up. We require 1 parent per family, to always be present at the event and volunteer for a role with the race director on arrival.

 

Visitors are always welcome, although a one day membership and insurance fee will be charged and Illawarra Triathlon Club members will be given priority if the race fills up.

 

Junior members aged 12 and 13 have a choice this year, and (if they are confident swimmers and riders) they may enter the races at Port Kembla (competitive) or they can build confidence by doing the Junior races.

 

FEES

ITC Juniors Race Admin Fee

$5 per race for members.

Non Members $5 race entry, $10 ITC licence and $1 TA day-licence for non-TA members (includes online entry and high-vis safety vest hire)

 

5-11 years ITC Membership - $40 (includes TriNSW Membership)

12-19 years ITC membership - $75 (includes TriNSW Membership)

 

 

Non TriNSW members must pay an additional $1 day-licence for each Child. Once your child has competed in 3 ITC events they must become a member of Illawarra Triathlon Club and Triathlon Australia to take part in further ITC events

 

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