MINI-KIDS 6-9 years old

The OPENLAKES MINI-KIDS will take place on Sunday 17 September 2023.

  • The start will be given at 13:00 from the banks of the Centre d’Accueil de la Plate Tailleat the Lacs de l’Eau d’Heure.
  • The drop off of the bike and equipment in the transition park will take place exclusively on race day between 11:00 and 11:45.
  • DISTANCES: 50m – 2km -400m
  • Minimum age: Must be between 6 and 9 years old in the current year (born between 2014 and 2017).
  • Start numbers collection can only be done by the athlete himself/herself in the presence of his/her legal guardian. Athletes will have to show their identity card and provide a medical certificate mentioning the aptitude to do a triathlon in competition.
  • The medical certificate is valid for 6 months.
  • You can download a sample certificate here
  • The number of race numbers is limited to 50.

DEPARTURE TIMES

  • 13h00 – « mass start » or rolling start departure

Do you have a question?

The French Triathlon Federation will be present with an information stand near the race secretariat (number recognition). Do not hesitate to ask questions, they will be happy to answer them.

Your race number

Once you arrive on site, go to the secretariat to pick up your race number. Then go to the KIDS and MINI-KIDS bike park.

Access to bicycle storage

The KIDS and MINI-KIDS bike park is different from the BIG bike park. It is located by the lake, near the swimming exit (see map above).

REQUIRED

It is mandatory to wear the distributed YELLOW cap.

FORBIDDEN

It is forbidden to run and ride without a shirt, you must bring a T-shirt.

HAVE FUN!

Remember, we are here to have FUN and stay AFTER, that is the most important thing

When the athlete leaves the water, he/she must follow the BLUE cones to the bike park.

When the athlete leaves the bike park, he/she must follow the RED cones to the bike course.

When the athlete returns from the bike course, he/she must follow the RED cones to the bike park.

When running, the athlete must follow the GREEN cones.

SWIM – 50m Huub

  • Start in a single wave from the banks of the Centre d’Accueil de la Plate Taille
  • One lap of 50m
  • Wetsuits are allowed if the temperature is below 24°C
  • Wetsuits are mandatory below 16°C
  • No warm-up in the water is allowed before the start
  • Training is only allowed on Friday 15/09 from 14:00 to 15:00 and from 17:00 to 18:00
  • Safety info: in addition to the lifeguards etc. there will be 5 people in the water to assist any athletes under stress.
  • We provide about 20 swimming boards for anyone who would like one for support.
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BIKE – 2km 

  • Non-DRAFTING event
  • 1 lap of 2km along the Centre d’Accueil de la Plate Taille
  • Bike course closed to traffic
  • No refreshments
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RUNNING – 400m

  • 1 lap of 400m in the Centre d’Accueil de la Plate Taille
  • No refreshments
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