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5 - 14 YEARS INDIVIDUAL
January 1 - June 30: $25
July 1 - July 13: $30
RACE DAY: $35
5 - 14 YEARS RELAY TEAM*
January 1 - June 30: $50
July 1 - July 13: $60
RACE DAY: $70
3 - 5 YEARS
January 1 - June 30: $15
July 1 - July 13: $20
RACE DAY: $25

Registration is available ONLINE ONLY. Start2Finish Charlotte registration kiosks will be on site for race day registrations. Entry fees increase on July 1. Register early!

*RELAY TEAMS FOR 5-14 YEAR OLDS
Kids of the same age group can team up with one or two other buddies and share in the multisport fun! All relay team members must be in the same age group (5 - 8 years, 9 - 11 years, 13 - 14 years) in order to participate as a team. NO RELAY OPTION FOR PRESCHOOL (3 - 5 years).
 

AGE GROUPS & DISTANCES

3 - 5 YEARS
SWIM
~10 yards
(parents can assist in water)
BIKE
0.2 mile
(parking lot loop)
RUN
Quick Dash
(transition area to finish line)

5 - 8 YEARS
SWIM
50 yards
(2 lengths)
BIKE
3/4 mile loop
RUN
1/4 mile

9 - 11 YEARS
SWIM
100 yards
(4 lengths)
BIKE
3/4 mile loop
RUN
1/2 mile

12 - 14 YEARS
SWIM
150 yards
(6 lengths)
BIKE
3/4 mile loop
RUN
1 mile
 

EVENT SCHEDULE

5:00 AM Volunteer Check-In (1st Shift)
5:30 AM - 10:00 AM On-site registration & Packet Pick Up
6:00 AM Volunteer Check In (2nd Shift)
6:00 AM - 6:45 AM Pool open for warm ups
6:45 AM Opening Ceremony
7:00 AM SUPERSPRINT TRI! starts | Adults and Kids 10+ years old
9:00 AM Awards Ceremony for SuperSprint Tri!
9:30 AM Kids Tri! Starts (#1: 12 - 14 year olds, #2: 9 - 11 year olds, #3: 5 - 8 year olds)
10:30 AM Preschool Fun Tri! Starts (3 - 5 year olds)
11:00 AM Awards Ceremony for Kids Tri!
11:30 AM Event Ends


5 YEAR OLDS – PRESCHOOL DIVISION OR KIDS TRI!?
If a parent has full confidence that their 5 year old can successfully complete the longer swim, bike and run distances without any parent assistance, they may enter the Kids Tri! 5 - 8 year old race and be eligible for an award.

SWIM TIME INFORMATION
Kids Tri! Ballantyne participants (5-14 years) must submit a 50 yard swim time for seeing purposes. Any swim time changes can be made by emailing info@s2fcharlotte.com. No changes will be made after Tuesday, July 10th.

Being a pool swim with a staggered start, participants are seeded from fastest to slowest with their age group. Each participant will be assigned a number based on their swim time within their age group. They will then line up according to their race number - #1, 2, 3, etc.

WHAT IS A STAGGERED SWIM START?
A staggered start race is where participants will be depart from the in the water wall start every 15 seconds. The oldest age group (12 – 14 years) will launch first from lane #6 and “snake” around six lane lines, swimming one way in each lane. They continue to swim one-way for all of the six lanes before exiting at the pool steps and heading to the transition area (TA). Age Group 9 - 11 years will line up at lane #4 and complete their four lane “snake” swim before exiting at the pool steps. Age Group 5 - 8 years will launch at lane #2 and complete their two lane “snake” swim before exiting at the pool steps. Race officials and volunteers will line up each swimmer and start them accordingly.

The Preschool division (3 - 5 years) will swim approximately 10 yards in a designated lane next to the wall. Parents are allowed to assist their preschool child in/out of the water. Floaties and kickboards are allowed for preschool kids only. No times are needed to submit for the Preschool Fun Tri!

REFUND POLICY
Due to the fundraising nature of YMCA of Greater Charlotte Annual Campaign events, event registrations are non-refundable, non-transferable & cannot be deferred to a future year.

WEATHER POLICY
In the event of inclement weather, the following procedures will be followed:
  • The event will be postponed 45 minutes after the original event start time in hopes the inclement weather will pass. If inclement weather does not pass by this time, the event will be change to a duathlon format.
  • Every effort will be made to have this event on time on this date. Should this event be canceled due to an Act of God or other circumstances beyond the race director’s control, there will be no refunds, credits, or transfers.
  • NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy. By registering for this event, you agree to this weather policy.
Additional Kids Tri! Ballantyne event day information, including course maps >>