TRIATHLON: Events also planned for children!


The SXM TRI Académie club is organizing an adult and child triathlon on October 23 in Grand-Case. The children's race scheduled for 8:30 am will follow the adult race which will take place at 7 am.

The triathlon consists of swimming before taking your bike and finishing in a run. 

For children, the SXM TRI Académie club will offer the following distances: 150 m of swimming at the pontoons of Grand-Case then 5 km of cycling which will consist of a round trip on the road from the airport to the stop sign. 'Hope Estate. Finally 1 km of running, from the Grand-Case car park to the end of the small beach road and back. The race is done individually.

Children can be accompanied by bike. Adults who have done the triathlon will be asked if necessary to accompany a child on a bike and create a moment of sharing around the sport in optimal safety conditions. 

The race is open to children from 8 to 15 years old. The duration of the effort will be between 20 and 35 minutes depending on the levels and the ages. The competition is accessible to all healthy children from the moment they know how to swim 150 meters (very secure course). Children must bring their bike and their mandatory helmet.

Registration will take place the week before the race at Sportfit and Trisport.

The SXM TRI Académie club encourages all parents to motivate their children and come and discover this sport. Registration is 10 euros and includes breakfast after the race. _AF

  Information at 0690 35 38 95 (Erwan). 

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