Swim, Bike, Run event for kids aged 4-15.
6 age categories with varying distances. Tons of fun for active kids - transition zone at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.
Registration: This event is limited to 150 participants and regularly sells out well in advance. Registration is expected to open by April 15th. Click HERE for details.
Race package pick up at the Fernie Aquatic Centre: Saturday, September 19th, 5 -7pm (preferred) OR Sunday, September 20th, 8:30-9:30am
Racking bikes and prepping transition area: Sunday, September 20th, 8:00-9:15am
Athlete mark-up: Sunday, September 20th, 8:30-9:30am
Mandatory Athlete Briefing: Sunday, September 20th, 9:30am
Race Start: Sunday, September 20th, 10:00am
**Start times of age heats are not posted because it is essential that everyone rack their bikes before all races start.
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Bike route: From Aquatic Centre, go west on Pine Avenue (sidewalk); turn left onto Coal Creek Road.
- for ages 4-5, route is 100% sidewalk or paved road
- older groups will have a portion of route on graded gravel road
Run route: From Aquatic Centre, route will briefly be on the Pine Avenue sidewalk, pass through the dirt jump park parking area, onto the Trans Canada Trail and then onto the Coal Creek Trail.
- for ages 4-7 (U6 and U8), route is within sight of the Aquatic
Timing and Placing: Timing is done by hand. We do not employ chip timing and therefore athletes will not have individual times for the separate phases nor their transitions.
Certificates are provided for each gender for the top three athletes in their age groups.
Please note that Fernie Kids Tri will not be timing or placing in the U6 category. This is an introduction-level age group. The emphasis is on being active and having fun.