Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon Returns to Adventure Island

[quote]From the swim taking place in the park’s Rambling Bayou to the entertainment Adventure Island and Busch Gardens are providing, we’re confident this will be a memorable event for all involved.” — Rob Higgins TBSC Executive Director[/quote]

Tampa, FL, USA — Adventure Island, in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission (TBSC), will once again host the Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon (TBKT). Set for Saturday, March 22 at 7:15 a.m., the TBKT provides participants the opportunity to run, bike and swim in and around Busch Gardens Tampa’s premier water park, Adventure Island.

Kids ages 6-10 (junior varsity division) and 11-14 (varsity division) are eligible to participate. The first 450 registrants will receive a complimentary race-day ‘Stay and Play’ ticket to Adventure Island. Participants will also collect a race day “Swag Bag,” which includes an Under Armour T-shirt. All competitors will be receive a finisher’s medal upon completion of the race, with the top three in each category earning a trophy and an additional Adventure Island ticket to recognize their achievement.

Additionally, participants onsite will have the chance to enter and win a youth Specialized brand road bike, courtesy of Cycle Sports Concepts. Cycle Sports will also serve as the official bike technicians for the USA Triathlon-sanctioned event, with timing manufactured by Alta Vista.

“We’re pleased to partner with Adventure Island again to build on last year’s success of trying to create one of the nation’s premier youth triathlons, the Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon,” said Rob Higgins, executive director of the TBSC.

Registration, entry fees, course maps, parking, directions and other event information can be found at TampaBayKidsTriathlon.com.


Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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