The Happy Kids Duathlon Series
The Happy Kids Duathlon is for boys and girls 5 to 14 years of age. Each race features a 1 mile run - 3 mile road bike - 1 mile run course. The Series will have five races in 2024. This is a great early-season race for young triathletes, cross country runners and cyclists.
Event details and schedule
The Happy Kids Duathlon #1
Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA
This race offers young athletes a chance to run and bike together in one-fun-race! The course is 1 mile run followed by a 3 mile road bike on roads closed to traffic and a final 1 mile run. Included for each competitor is a custom Happy Kids Duathlon race shirt and a post race meal of hot soup or chili with fruit, cookies and beverage.
The January 27th Happy Kids Duathlon will be the first of our five Race Happy Kids Duathlon Series (February 10th, February 24th, March 10th and March 24th, the other race dates) for which we will have Series Champions in each 2-year age group (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14). Finishers at each race will receive a TBF Finisher Button.
To be eligible for the Series Championship athletes must race in all five of the events. Athletes racing in all five Happy Kids Duathlons will receive a Series Finisher Medal.
Run – The 1 mile run course will run on granite paths for a short loop before returning to the Transition Area where the bikes are set up.
Bike - The bike course is course located entirely within the park on roads closed to traffic. It will exit the parking lot area at GraniteBeach then complete a 3 mile loop within the park.
Run – The 1 mile run will run on granite paths, single track trails, with an aid station at the start of the run and the half way point.
Transition Area - The Transition area will be on a first-come basis. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Bodymarking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.
Divisions/Awards - For the Happy Kids Duathlon there will be 2-year age groups for boys and girls 5 to 14 years old. These age groups will be: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. Awards will be presented three-deep in each 2-year age group. Each finisher will receive a TBF Finisher Button.
For the five Race Series, athletes racing in all five of the events will be eligible for Series Championship Awards. Athletes changing age groups during the Series will finish the Series in their earlier age group.
Schedule of Events: Saturday January 28th
6:30 am Registration/Packet Pick up opens
6:30 am Transition Area opens
7:30 am Race announcements begin
8:30 am Start of Happy Kids Duathlon
10:00 am Start of Awards ceremony for Happy Kids Duathlon
Race fees increase on race day.
Refund and Transfer Information
TBF Racing has a No Refund policy on all of our events. A Refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.
Race for FREE Information
Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing email@example.com as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.