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Kickstand Youth Triathlon & Duathlon

Join us for the OSU Ross Kickstand Youth Triathlon & Duathlon on Saturday, June 1! This safe, fun event will once again take place in beautiful Alum Creek State Park in Lewis Center, OH, and will include closed courses for kids 2 to 12 years old. 
The youth triathlon and duathlon is part of the OSU Ross Heart Hospital Tri Fit Challenge series to promote awareness of the prevention of heart disease through proper nutrition and heart-healthy lifestyle and activities. 

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June 1, 2013
8:30 AM

Alum Creek State Park
Lewis Center, OH

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Event Schedule

Saturday, June 1 
Registration Opens 7:30 am
Transition Opens 7:30 am
Transition Closes: 10 minutes before each age group start Triathlon & Duathlon START 8:30 am
Planned Start Times**:

Triathlon Ages 11-12 - 8:30 am
Triathlon Ages 9-10  - 9:30 am 
Triathlon Ages 6-8 -10:00 am
Duathlon Ages 2-3   10:30 am
Duathlon Ages 4-5   10:45 am
  ** Note: Start times will vary dependent on the completion length of each age event. Once the last youth participant has finished for the specific age division, the next age division event will begin.

Times subject to change due to inclement weather.


Duathlon Ages 2-3, 4-5    
Triathlon Ages  6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Youth should participate in the age division of the age they will be in 2013 and not the age as of race day.

Shirts & Amenities

All youth participants will receive an organic soft-spun cotton shirt vs. a conventional cotton t-shirts or chemically-produced polyester technical shirt. For more details about our shirts, visit Greenswell Green. Athletes must be registered 10 days from the event date to be guaranteed an event shirt. Athletes registering within 10 days of the event date will need to sign an event shirt waiting list at athlete check-in and then check back after the race for shirt availability.

Shirt size selected during registration will be the shirt size given you at athlete check-in. If the shirt size selected by you during registration is the incorrect size, you will need to complete a shirt size transfer list at athlete check-in. You will be required to check back after the race for size availability

Event Rules

Participants must wear assigned number on the front of your shirt or shorts. Your number must be visible to checkpoint recorders at all times. You will not be scored at the finish line unless your number is visible when you cross the finish.

Bike Helmets are mandatory for all ages. No exceptions. If Bike Helmet and bike numbers have been assigned, they must be secured to equipment. Once the transition closes you will be required to display assigned race number to enter and exit the transition or remove any equipment.

Swim Caps colors and numbers will be assigned and must be worn. You will not be able to start the swim without your swim cap.

Only one parent or guardian is permitted in the transition area to assist the youth with transition set-up. Once the event starts, the parent or guardian is not permitted in the transition area until after the age division event is completed. 

This is a FUN event. 

Entry Fee

Advanced Registration
Triathlon $25
Duathlon $15

Race Day
Triathlon $30
Duathlon $20

Note: The entry fee does not include the USAT 1-day license fee for non-youth members of USA Triathlon. If interested in learning more about youth annual memberships in USA Triathlon, go to www.usatriathlon.org


Days Inn & Suites
7323 S.R. 36/37

Holiday Inn Express
7301 S.R. 36/37

Hampton Inn
7329 S.R. 36/37



There are no awards based on finish time, place or gender. All finishers will receive a medal commemorating their event experience. The event is meant to be a FUN event and an introduction into multisport.

This is a USAT-sanctioned youth event.

Policies & Refunds

There are no Transfers or refunds for this event. 
Click here for athlete safety and Greenswell event policies.


From the Cleveland to host venue - Take Route 71 South Columbus to SR 36/37. Turn RIGHT toward Delaware. Take 36/37 toward Delaware - Stay in Left lane - Turn Left at South Old State Rd (There will be Alum Creek sign). Take Old State Rd approximately 5 miles to Lewis Center Rd (4 way stop) - Turn LEFT toward BEACH. Beach entrance is approximately 1 mile on the Left.

From Toledo to host venue - Take S.R 23 South to Orange Rd- about 7 miles South of Delaware. Turn Left at Orange Rd. Take Orange Rd to Old State Rd - Turn LEFT. Take Old State Rd to Lewis Center Rd. Turn Right. Take Lewis Center Rd approximately 3 miles to BEACH entrance. Turn Left into Beach entrance.

From Cincinnati to host venue - Take Route 71 North to SR 36/37. Turn LEFT toward Delaware. Take 36/37 toward Delaware - Stay in Left lane - Turn Left at South Old State Rd (There will be Alum Creek sign). Take Old State Rd approximately 5 miles to Lewis Center Rd (4 way stop) - Turn LEFT toward BEACH. Beach entrance is approximately 1 mile on the Left.

From Dayton to host venue - Take I-70E toward Columbus to I-270 North via Exit 93B to Cleveland. Take I-270N to SR 23 North. Take SR 23 North about 5 miles to Orange Rd. Turn Right. Take Orange Rd to Old State Rd. Turn Left. Take Old State Rd to Lewis Center Rd. Turn RIGHT. Take Lewis Center Rd about 3 miles to Alum Creek State Park. Turn LEFT into Park.

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Distance will vary based on age. The course is a closed course and the entire event takes place within the confines of Alum Creek State Park. Tricycles are permitted for ages 2-6 years of age. The swim will be in water 3-4 feet depth with multiple lifeguards stationed in the water for safety.