Tri for Kids Triathlon #3

Sunday, August 12, 2018 | Rancho Seco Park, Herald, California

The TRI for KIDS Series will be held at Rancho Seco Park in Herald, California. The course will have a 50 meter or 150 meter swim, a four mile bike on closed roads within the park, and a one mile run. Boys and girls aged 11 and over will swim the longer distance; kids aged 10 and under doing the shorter distance.
These races are the perfect opportunity to get young ones racing in a safe and fun environment.

TRI for KIDS Series

The dates for the three series races this year are: June 10th, July 15th, and August 12th. Series Awards will be presented to the top athletes racing all THREE events in each age group. Series Age will be based upon the athlete’s age on August 12th, 2018.

Start Times

  • TRI for KIDS Triathlon: 7:30am


  • Boys & Girls 5-10 years: Swim 50 meters + Bike 4 miles + Run 1 mile
  • Boys & Girls 11-14 years: Swim 150 meters + Bike 4 miles + Run 1 mile

Swim – The swim course will be a 50 meter swim or 150 meter swim along the shoreline, completely monitored by safety kayakers and lifeguards.

Bike – The bike course will be a four-mile course on the roads inside the park at Rancho Seco. The course will be closed to traffic and monitored for safety. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water and electrolyte beverage, along with energy gels will be available in the transition area.
Tri for Kids Bike course map

Run – The run course will be a one-mile course around sections of the lake on grass and trails. There will be an aid station at the start and half way on the run course. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.
Tri for Kids Run course map

Transition Area

The Transition area for the TRI for KIDS Triathlon will be contained within the Transition area for the TRI for Real Triathlon with athletes from both races sharing portions of the Transition area. We ask parents after helping their kids set-up transition to please exit the Transition area. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times during the race. Bodymarking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.

Packet Pickup

Race packets will be available race morning from 6:30 am to 7:30 am at the race site.

Schedule of Events

6:30 am Registration and Packet pick up open
6:30 am Transition Area opens
7:00 am Race announcements begin
7:30 am Start of TRI for KIDS Triathlon. Entry into Rancho Seco Park closed from 7:30 am to 8 am due to TRI for KIDS Triathlon bike course closure.Vehicles can park and walk in approximately one mile or wait until the road opens at 8 am.

For the TRI for KIDS Triathlon there will be age group awards five-deep for each one-year age group. Every finisher will receive a race finisher ribbon.

TRI for KIDS Series Awards will be presented to the top athletes racing all Three events in each one-year age group at the third and final TRI for KIDS Triathlon on August 12th. Each boy and girl that races all Three TRI 4 KIDS Races will receive a TRI4KIDS Series Finisher Medal.

Entry Fees

Before 12/1 After 12/1 Race Day
TRI for KIDS Triathlon – Individual $35 $40 $45
All three TRI for KIDS Triathlons $90 $100

Refund and transfer policy

TBF Racing has a no refund policy on all of our events. A refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-sport Coaching and Personal Training.

Race for FREE program

Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Rancho Seco Park, Herald CA

Street Address: 14440 Twin Cities Blvd, Herald, CA 95638

Rancho Seco Park is the site of many of the TBF Racing summer events. The park features plenty of camping and the lake’s summertime water temperature is in the 70s.

There is a $10 park entrance fee per vehicle