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Turnagain Training Kid’s Triathlon Camp

June 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - June 9, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Turnagain Training kids triathlon camps is geared towards kids having fun while participating in biking, swimming and running through out the week. Camp goes Monday through Friday 12-4pm daily. On Monday/Wednesday/Friday, campers will meet in the lower stadium parking lot of Kincaid Park. On Tuesday/Thursday we will be at Service High to accommodate swimming. Camp is focused on biking skills (shifting, cornering, biking up hills successfully, etc.), running games and activities, swimming instruction & pool games, transition practice & tons more fun games! We will have a 30minute snack time, allowing kids to have some down time (kids bring their own snacks and water), where we talk about different topics within triathlon like what to pack for a race, how to get to the Olympics or what the top 10 things you would want if you were a triathlete. This camp is geared towards kids that love biking, running and swimming but haven’t yet put it all together. It is OK if your child does not know how to swim, we will have life jackets available and life guards if we have swimming sessions. Swimming will be optional if we bike to a lake, with other activity options for kids not comfortable with swimming. All kids must be able to ride a bike confidently and enjoy biking and running, we look forward to helping kids gain better skills but kids must have the desire to want to get better. Ideally, kids would have bikes with gears to learn how to shift. This camp is not meant for a 6yr that is still on training wheels, but we plan to have a few new-to-biking 101 clinics this year for little ones looking to transition to biking on their own!

What’s included in triathlon camp:

-1wk of triathlon camp that is fun, outdoors and lead by passionate triathletes

-Turnagain Training triathlete in training synthetic t-shirt

– Triathlete swag bag

-Mini duathlon race on Friday

-Ice cream on Friday after the race!

Campers need to have the basic fundamentals of biking without training wheels. Ideally, your child would have a bike with gears too so they can practice shifting and are able to successfully make it up a hill. IF you don’t have a bike with gears, ask a friend or neighbor if you can borrow their bike for the week, kids learn FAST how to ride on another persons bike. All of our running is short, geared to fun, creative ways so that the kids do not realize they’re running long, think scavenger hunt, checklists, etc. Lastly, we do A LOT of transition practice so that kids are able to put their shoes and socks on on their own come race day without a parents help (YES, THEY CAN!!). In order for kids to be more successful, consider sending them to camp with elastic shoe laces (sold at Trek, REI, Skinny Raven, usually $7), velcro shoes work well too.

WE HAVE A 50% REFUND POLICY UNTIL 5/1/2023. AFTER 5/1/2023, THERE IS NO REFUNDS FOR THIS CAMP, NO EXCEPTIONS. WE DO NOT ALLOW CAMPERS TO SWAP OUT THEIR REGISTRATION WITH ANOTHER CAMPER IF THEY ARE UNABLE TO MAKE IT, PER OUR USA TRIATHLON INSURANCE. BY SIGNING THE AGREEMENT POLICY YOU AGREE TO UNDERSTAND THIS RULE.

Details

Start:
June 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm
End:
June 9, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
Website:
https://runsignup.com/Race/AK/Anchorage/SummerTurnagainTriathlonCamp

Organizer

Turnagain Training
Email:
Heather@turnagaintraining.com
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