Kids Triathlon is a fun event is for ages 4 to 13. Kids compete in running, biking, and swimming. It happens Saturday, July 29th, at 10 am at the Clark Lake Yacht Club. For a preview, check out this video from last year’s event.
Dan Omo, who conducts the event, lays out the details. The Triathlon is totally free and will consist of a 100 meter swim, a half-mile bike ride, and a quarter-mile run. There will be 2 ages groups: 9 to 13, and 8 and under, with awards for each. Registration begins at 9 am. All participants are required to wear a helmet during the biking and a life jacket during the swim regardless of skill level. Medallions for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for each age group, and ribbons for all.
Check out Clark Lake’s champs from 2022.
After the Triathlon will be the Kayak Competition – 11 am for adults, and 11:30 am for the kids. Kids, 8 to 18, can use a kayak, canoe, or paddleboard. Racers will paddle a course, with awards given to the top three finishers. As with the Triathlon, registration opens at 9 am. All racers are required to wear a life jacket during the event. Some kayaks will be available for those kids who do not have one. If you have a kayak, are you willing to loan it for use at the event? Contact Dan Omo at 937-0424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2022, the adults competed hard.
The kids also had fun learning how to manipulate their paddles and navigate Clark Lake’s waters.
The competitors with proud parents and grandparents in 2022.
Would you like to learn more, including who participated and how they placed? Click here to review last year’s results.
The Kids Triathlon and Kayak competition is put on by Raft-O-Rama and the Yacht Club. Here are some the volunteers who made it happen last year.