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Tri Tx 2 Step Youth Championship and Family Triathlon
Series of Fortunate Events
 
Date: 9/3/2006  
Location: Rock'n River Aquatics Center
Old Settlers Park, Round Rock, Texas  78664 (Map)
Cost: $40
 

What:
6-10yrs Juniors swim 125y, bike 2 miles, run 1k
11-15yrs Seniors swim 250y, bike 4 miles, run 1k
13-15yrs Youth Elite* swim 250y, bike 6 miles, run 1 mile
16–Adults swim 250 y, bike 6 miles, Run 1 mile 
 

*Youth Elite follow rules of drafting, no bmx/mountain bike style bikes for this category, road bike w/ drop bars. If this does not apply and you do not have special bikes etc. you can still register for the Senior events.

Fees: $40 early, late fee $10 after August 20th. No race day registration.

Special Fees: Special discount applies and extra points can be earned for being active if registering for all 4 Series of Fortunate events for $150/youth.

USAT: USA Youth Triathlon memberships are available and required for $5/annual youth fee at USATriathlon.org. Once you sign-up it will give you a membership id number that will be used when you register for this event. Adults are $30 annual or $9 one day (one days are only available at packet pick up).

TRI TX 2STEP has a no refund policy. Please visit our website.
 
Swim
Each participant will line up by race number at one end of the pool.  A timing mat will be placed near the beach zero depth entry, where participants will walk over to enter the water individually every 5-10seconds. Participants will walk/jog to the  deeper end and start their swim. The "river-like" pool is about 10-12' wide and 125y long loop (oval type of shape) with stairs for the exit. Participants will either run to transition after 1 loop or run across the timing mat and re-enter the water to complete their 2nd loop for a total of 250y depending on race event distance. The pool is also 3'6" in depth, therefore most youth can touch or least move to the side/edge of pool if a rest is needed. There will be volunteers in the water where approriate and lifeguards around the pool.  There is a separate gate entry for spectators that will allow the spectators to walk along most of the pool length on the back end of the pool. This will be a designated area that will be marked for spectators to view.

Transitions
Participants will have an area for their bike/gear etc. and this area will be closed to spectators and parents once the transition area closes.  There will be volunteers around the area should a youth need assistance. However, try to help your child have a better race day by preparing them on how to strap helmet, get shoes on etc.  (we also offer a camp to help prepare the youth to a better race day and each event in the series builds to the next). There will also be a water stop near transition area as well.

Bike
Each participant will bike on closed roads through the park and around the Round Rock Express Baseball Complex (entrance to RR Express lots will be closed to traffic). There will be volunteers throughout the course to assist with any directions, turns etc.  The route is fairly flat with a slight hill near the transition and near the creek. There will be volunteers near the hill at transition to assist any participant that needs assistant, please discuss and review with your youth this option. Parents and Spectators will not be allowed to assist on the course.  Only designated race volunteers can offer assistance. 
 
Run
The run course will travel through part of the park's trail and grassy area to the finish line with with water stops along the way. 

 
For more information, please contact Milissa Day, (512) 296-9266.
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