Hagerstown Youth Triathlon

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Date: Saturday, July 11, 2020 • 6:30pm (Evening Race)
Location: Halfway Park, 17901 Halfway Blvd, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Type: Youth (ages 6-15)
Distance:
Ages 8 & under: 50 Meter Swim (Pool), 1.5 Mile Bike, .75 Mile Run
Ages 9-10: 100 Meter Swim (Pool), 1.5 Mile Bike, .75 Mile Run
Ages 11-12: 100 Meter Swim (Pool), 3 Mile Bike, 1.5 Mile Run
Ages 13-15: 150 Meter Swim (Pool), 3 Mile Bike, 1.5 Mile Run
Contact: Race Director, Ken Racine Ken@RacineMultiSports.com 301-991-0461
Status: Registration is now open

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Welcome to the official site of the 14th Annual Hagerstown Youth Triathlon, presented by Racine MultiSports. 

We are excited to announce that the Hagerstown Youth Triathlon is now part of the Maryland Youth Triathlon Series! The Series includes four events from early June through late August and continues to encourage young triathletes across the state by offering triathlons just for them. To learn more click here.

Description: This Youth distance Triathlon will start and end at Halfway Park in Hagerstown, MD…..just 25 minutes from Frederick, MD and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC.  The entire Youth race is within the park and is overall an easy course. We will host the Hagerstown Sprint Triathlon and Hagerstown 5K Run #2 during this weekend. See those pages for details.

Race Limit: 150 participants

Giving: This race supports Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. www.westernmdfca.org

What do you get for your entry?

  • Well organized and professional event, of course!
  • Free Race Photos. See photo page here of past races.
  • Race Technical T-Shirt
  • Swag Bag of goodies
  • Custom Finishers Awards
  • Post Race Food
  • Real-Time Kiosk Results
  • Satisfaction of finishing a multisport race!
  • A chance to compete in a Maryland Youth Triathlon Series race!
  • Meeting other athletes and establishing new friends!!!

Course

SWIM ASSIGNMENT

Swim Course: The swim is in a 25 meter pool which is only 4 feet deep.  Youth racers will have the swim lane to themselves and will complete 2 lengths (1 lap) for ages 8 & under, 4 lengths (2 laps) for ages 9 to 12, and 6 lengths (3 laps) for ages 13 to 15.

Bike Course: The bike course is a 1.5 mile out and back on the park road with a slight uphill on the way out and a slight downhill on the way back.  One lap for ages 6 to 10 and 2 laps for ages 11 to 15. BIKE COURSE IS NOT CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC.

Run Course:  The run is on a path and is only slightly rolling. Both the .75 and 1.5 mile distances will be an out and back.

Transition Area:  There is only one transition area, on pavement, for this event.

Start: We will start with ages 8 & under,  followed by ages 9 & 10, 11 & 12, and 13 to 15.

Timing: This event will be professionally chip timed!  We will be providing race day results at our results kiosk immediately after you finish your race.  We will also provide a web link to results that you can share with your family and friends so they can follow your race on their web devices.

Course Support: We will have water and sport drink at the water in transition as well as at the finish line. There are no water or food stations on the bike course. We will also have food items at the finish line area for volunteers and participants only.

Athlete Responsibility: USAT rules state that it is the athletes responsibility to know the course. Please study the map and drive, or even better practice, the course.

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Pricing

This race is sanctioned by USAT.

Please note that the entry fees below do not include any USAT fees. During registration you will be required to enter your member number or buy a one day license. During packet pick up members will be required to show a membership card and a valid photo ID. One day license purchasers will only need to provide a valid photo ID.

Pricing includes race t-shirt, custom race bib, custom finisher medal, food, and free race photos.

Pricing Tier Date Range Age 6-15
Early Registration Nov 1 – Dec 31 $35.00
Tier 1 Registration Jan 1 – May 15 $40.00
Tier 2 Registration May 16 – July 8 $45.00
Final Registration July 9- Race Day $50.00

Refund Policy: Racine MultiSports does not offer refunds for this race, however race insurance is available for purchase during registration.

If you are unable to race and purchased race insurance during registration you will need to contact the provider directly to determine if you are eligible for a refund. To submit a Refund Application visit this link https://refund.bookingprotect.com/. The General Customer Service link is http://bookingprotect.com/contact-us/.

If you are unable to race and did not buy insurance you can cancel your registration and receive a coupon to use towards another Racine MultiSports race within 12 months of your race date.  The coupon value is determined below. The cancellation offer will expire when we are 10 days out from the race or closer. Contact us at ken@racinemultisports.com to initiate this process.

Coupon rules:

  1. Races not sold out, you will receive a 75% coupon credit until 10 days prior to the event.
  2. Races sold out or within 10 days of the event, there is no coupon offer for cancellations.
  3. The coupon value will be deducted from the fee you are paying for a future race. You will owe any balance due over the coupon value. (example: if the race is $75.00 and your coupon value is $50.00 then you will need to cover the $25.00 difference).

Details

Race Site:
Halfway Park
17901 Halfway Blvd
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Directions

Schedule:
5:30pm – 7:00pm (Friday): Packet Pickup- at Murcury Endurance Cycles
4:30pm – 5:45pm (Saturday): Packet Pickup- at Race Venue
4:30pm: Transition Area Opens
6:15pm: Youth Triathlon Pre-Race Meeting
6:30pm: Youth Triathlon Race Start

Awards:

There are no awards based on place as this is a non-competitive event designed to encourage youth athletes to become and stay active.  All finishers will receive a finisher medal.

Event Rules: All athletes must have an approved helmet with the chin strap fastened before entering the bike course.  Your local bike shop can provide you with assistance to ensure your helmet meets approval.  Bikers and runners must obey all traffic rules/laws and race official instructions.  Roads will not be closed to vehicular traffic.  Volunteers will be placed in key areas to help direct race traffic.  Parents can accompany their child the entire race but must not assist.  Caution must be used to not block other athletes.

Age: The athletes age will be based on their age as of December 31, 2020, per USAT rules.

Swag: Here was the 2019 Swag. 2020 swag will be updated in 2020. Click on images below to enlarge.

Photos

FREE Photos – Our Gift to You!

Racine MultiSports would like to show our appreciation to our loyal fans by providing you with free race photos!  That’s right…FREE!

We will be providing you with all the digital photos taken by Hypnotic Imagery at our events.  You will be able to view, download and share your race photos by visiting the link provided below.  You will have to create an account the first time you visit a PASS photo link.

Please realize that with this offer we cannot ensure to capture you in each phase of the race. Additionally we will not be able to separate your photos by bib number.  You will have to scroll through the race photos to find your photos.  But we feel that is a way better deal than having to pay for race photos.

2019 Photos
Past Years Photos

Results

2019 Results
Past Years Results

Course Record Holders:

Boys
8 & Under: John Papadakis 14:13 (2018)
9 & 10: Grayson Felizzi 15:15 (2019)
11 & 12: Jackson Foster 20:41 (2018)
13 to 15: Jackson Foster 20:55 (2019)
Youth Short: JT Ewing 16:29 (2014)
Youth Long: Alex Suarez 23:01 (2014)

Girls
8 & Under: Autumn Gilhooly 15:00 (2018)
9 & 10:  Charlotte Chang 13:33 (2018)
11 & 12: Charlotte Chang 21:52 (2019)
13 to 15: Marlee Kwasnica 21:30 (2019)
Youth Short: Alexandra Gongas 17:40 (2015)
Youth Long: Summar Jones 25:53 (2013)

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Lodging

Racine MultiSports is pleased to have a partnership with the Holiday Inn Express. Booking must be done by phone to receive the discounted rate of $94.00 (normally $139.99).

Holiday Inn Express
241 Railway Lane
Hagerstown MD 21740
301-745-5644

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