Sunday, June 9th, 2019
Please register as soon as possible. For safety reasons, we must limit the number of participants.
This race sold out the last four years!
REGISTRATION CLOSES 24 Hours before the event or when it sells out.
THERE ARE NO DAY OF REGISTRATIONS.
Organized by the Ridgefield Bicycle Sports Club and sponsored by the Ridgefield Recreation Center, the Fifth Annual Ridgefield Kids Duathlon will feature three age group races of a Run-Bike-Run sequence, all taking place at Ridgefield Parks & Recreation, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Age groups are 4-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 co-ed. The course is closed to cars. All racers and spectators must enter the park by 8:45 am and cars cannot depart the park until the final race is complete. Race date is Sunday, June 9, 2018, 9 am.
All races take place on the grounds of the Ridgefield Parks & Recreation.
The entire course will be closed to traffic.
Ages 4-6: 100-yard run, 250-yard bike, 100-yard run
Ages 7-8 and 9-10: 1/3-mile run, 1-mile bike, 1/3-mile run.
Ages 11-12 and 13-14: 2/3-mile run, 2-mile bike, 2/3-mile run.
There will be a transition area where racers transfer from foot to bike and back to foot.
Certain portions of the bike path will be clearly designated as No Passing Zones. Passing in these areas may result in disqualification.
The 7-8 and 9-10 groups will race together, as will the 11-12 and 13-14, but awarded in separate catagories.
The Ridgefield Kids Duathlon is a USAT santioned race. We must go by the USAT Age Group Rules. Please note the race age guidelines.
USAT Race Age Guidelines:
If a racer is 6 on June 10, but turns 7 anytime between June 11 and Dec. 31, 2019, they are considered race age 7. They must race in the 7-8 category.
If a racer is 12 on June 10, but turns 13 anytime between June 11 and Dec. 31, 2019, they are considered 13 for the race. They must race in the 13-14 category.
Registration - Online Only
Entry gets individuals into the competion, which will be professionally timed with posted results. Each racer will receive a race T-shirt. All racers must be an annual member of USA Triathlon (USAT), which provides sanctioning and insurance for the race. For those under 17, annual membership is $10. This fee is in addition to the race fee.
Ages 4-6: $30
Ages 7-8: $40
Ages 9-10: $40
Ages 11-12 and 13-14: $40
Schedule of Events
Packets are picked up on race day, Sunday, June 9, 8-8:50AM at Parks & Recreation, in transition area.
Race Start Time: 9am, Race Order...
Ages 11-12 and 13-14 combined start, followed by
Ages 7-8 and 9-10 combined start, followed by
Ages 4-6 start.
Awards immediately after the final race.
Parking is available for spectators of all participants at Parks & Recreation at 195 Danbury Road, Ridgefield. To be allowed into the park, cars must arrive by 8:45 am and cars cannot depart the park until the final race has ended around 11 am. Additional parking is available in the 'Trail Parking' lot off of Rte. 35, next to The Enchanted Garden.
Results and Awards
Results will be posted online shortly after the race.
Awesome Prizes and Adventures
for all Duathlon Athletes!
- There will be prizes for the first three fastest finishers in each of the four age groups.
- All participants will receive finishers' prizes.
- All participants will receive "A Day at the Beach Pass" to Martin Pond from the Ridgefield Recreation Center.
- All participants will receive a Ridgefield Kids Duathlon T-Shirt.
- Bring your swimsuit! All participants are invited to play at the Rec Center's SPRAYBAY post-race! Thank you Ridgefield Rec Center!
- All families will have a chance to enter the Ridgefield Kids Duathlon Raffle with the prize of an All Inclusive Family Membership + Spin & TRX to the Ridgefield Recreation Center!
Proceeds of the Ridgefield Kids' Duathlon will benefit the Ridgefield Special Olympics Team.
Help make this day safe and fun for all the kids.
Please volunteer by CLICKING HERE....thank you!
The race will be held rain or shine--though might be delayed due to severe weather. We are not able to issue refunds, entries are not transferable, and there is no wait list.