We’re super excited to partner with the Philadelphia Council of Girls on the Run as this Event’s Beneficiary, and introduce multisport to boys and girls not only in the City of Brotherly Love, but from all over the tri-state area!
The Philadelphia Kidz Splash & Dash is one of many events across the country that is part of USA Triathlon’s National Youth Aquathlon Series. A Swim/Run event that introduces kids ages 3 through high school, to USA Triathlon and the exciting world of multisport confidently and safely, the focus of which is on participation rather than competition. This event is not timed.
All KidzTri3 events take place on a specifically designed closed course, which means there is no vehicular traffic permitted during the event. Nothing is more important than the safety of your racer. Any time you have a bunch of kids together there is bound to be a scraped knee or elbow, but we have gone to great lengths to make this as safe a course as possible.
The Race Course
Racers will have a real treat swimming in beautiful outdoor Kelly pool in Fairmount Park (near the Please Touch Museum). Each racer will enter the water one-by-one in a time trial start by age group, approximately every 3 to 5 seconds.
Racers will exit the pool and run a brief distance to the Transition Area to put their sneakers on. Transitioning to the run course, racers will run down Lansdowne Avenue and back to the cheers of adoring fans and through the finish line!
To ensure the safety of our athletes, we need Volunteers to help on the day of the event. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our email our Volunteer Coordinator.