Date: July 28, 2018

Time: 7:00 AM

Location: 310 N Locust Forest Park Ottawa, KS US 66067

Get ready for your child to have a great day in the inaugural Ottawa Optimist Club Midwest Iron Kid Triathlon for triathletes ages 3 to 17! We will have 4 different distances, depending on your child’s age, in a safe and organized event that will match your child’s experience and ability to a course that will ensure everyone crosses the finish line and has a great time. The race is the 3rd, and final leg, of the 2018 KC Tri Club triathlon series and points will be awarded. Kids can participate in one, two, or all three legs of the series. Please visit our website, for full details and hope to see you there!
Medals for all finishers-
Early registration is $30 for all ages except the TriKids Mini course (3, 4 & 5 year old) which is $25. Early registration ends July 1st, 2018, after that prices go up. So register soon!!
Please note that there are NO refunds or transfers of entries.
TriKids Mini Course: We welcome kids 3, 4 and 5 year olds to our TriKids Mini course Triathlon Division. Now everyone can get into the action with a 25 yard kiddie pool swim/walk, a .75 mile bike, and .25 run. This will be a non-competitive event with relaxed rules. Floats, water wings, tricycles, training wheels, and parents on the course for this portion of the event are all legal! The entry fee for the TriKids Mini Race Division is $25.00 throughout July 1st. Membership in USA Triathlon not required for the TriKids Mini Race course.
USA Triathlon (Important): The remaining age group races will be sanctioned by USA Triathlon. All youth participants (except TriKids Mini Course) must be a member of USAT. A membership must be purchased in advance of the race. With the ONE TIME payment, youth triathletes will be eligible to compete in ALL triathlons for the remainder of their annual membership. Visit to purchase if you did not already purchase through the link provided on our website.
Chip Timing: The MIDWEST IRON KID TRIATHLON will have chip timing. Chips are put on the athletes prior to them entering the pool area by our staff.
All participants will receive a race t-shirt, goodie bag and award. Tri it this Summer!
There will be a mandatory Parent Orientation held the day before the race
Age groups and distances:
TriKids Mini course, 3-5 years
swim/walk 25 yards, bike .75 miles, run .25 miles
Junior course 6-8 years
swim 50 yards, bike 1.5 miles, run .5 miles
Intermediate course 9-10 years
swim 100 yards, bike 3 miles, run .75 mile
Long course 11-17 years
swim 200 yards, bike 6 miles, run 1.5 miles