YMCA of the Triangle

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FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Youth Triathlons

Each year the YMCA of the Triangle introduces more than 100 kids ages 7 - 14 to triathlons. 

The YMCA also offers a five-week training program to help participants get prepared for the race. 

Event Date

The annual youth triathlon will be held Sunday, Aug. 25 from 8 - 11 a.m. at the A.E. Finley YMCA. 

Course Lengths

Ages 7 - 9
Swim: 75 yards
Bike: 2 miles
Run: one half mile

Ages 10 - 11
Swim: 175 yards
Bike: 4 miles
Run: 1 mile

Ages 12 - 14
Swim: 175 yards
Bike: 4 miles
Run: 1 mile

FIVE-WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM

In addition to the triathlon itself, we are offering a five-week training program for participants led by certified fitness coaches. This training program will help participants get prepared physically and mentally for the race. Coaches also help with topics such as race chip timing, course specifics and give race tips.

Training sessions are held on Tuesday or Wednesday nights.