Kids in Triathlon
Join us on Thursday August 11th for a Kids Triathlon Clinic.
Our clinic is designed for kids ages 8-13, both as an introduction to our sport or as a great prep for the Riding Mountain Triathlon. Our coaches will run athletes through race day skills in a fun and encouraging environment. Your kids will leave feeling confident and excited to race!
When: Thursday August 11th, 6-8pm
Where: Birds Hill Park
Kids Triathlon Program
Train like a Triathlete Year-Round!
Our Kids Program runs year round providing young athletes with the opportunity to participate in sport specific workouts led by one of our coaches.
Summer Kids Program
As Summer finally arrives, our Kids Program kicks into high gear so make sure to mark your calendars! Our camp will run Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6 – 8pm at Birds Hill Park, June – August. Athletes will meet in the East Beach parking lot to begin their session.
The program is targeted at youth 8 – 12 years of age (Birth years 2010 – 2014).
Annika Niblock will continue as our head coach for the program. Annika is a graduate of the TriMB Youth & MTC Programs, who is currently pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies at U of M and has also been working through her coaching certifications. She is keen to help a next generation of athletes fall in love with triathlon by sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm for our sport.
Joining the coaching staff this summer is Claire Healey. Claire is a 2017 Canada Games athlete and a graduate of our MTC program. Claire is also an assistant coach with MTC and is excited to share her passion for triathlon and inspire our young athletes.
Kids of Steel Events Schedule
Join in on the fun year-round!
We have events for Kids in Triathlon all year long! Check out what a typical year looks like below, including this months Up-Coming Events!
– Kids Duathlon Day (Ages 8-12)
– Kids Duathlon Day (Ages 8-12)
– Patrick Riddell April Run Series (3 run sessions)
– Birds Hill Duathlon in the Park Series (3 Duathlon events)
– Triple Threat Triathlon Kids of Steel
– St Malo Triathlon Kids of Steel
– Peace Gardens Triathlon Kids of Steel
– Morden Triathlon Kids of Steel
– Kids Clinic (August 11th)
– Riding Mountain Triathlon Kids of Steel (August14th)
– Indoor Triathlon (Ages 12+)
Kids of Steel.
Kids of Steel is a Triathlon Canada program, provincially supported by Triathlon Manitoba. Its mission:
To guide youth development in triathlon and related multi-sport events through the delivery of a standardized program across Canada. The Kids of Steel® program will focus on the encouragement of healthy active living, lifelong participation, safety, fun, the building of skills, and involvement of Canada’s youth.
In support of the KOS program, Triathlon Manitoba hosts an annual Kids of Steel race series for children between 6 and 15 years old as of the calendar year end; as well as a training program. Manitoba Triathlon Centre has programs for 12 years and older as of the calendar year end who wish to develop in triathlon under professional coach supervision.
The KOS race program adheres to a standard set of rules which include age categories, maximum distances, bike regulations, and “no exceptions” on racing in an older category – see the KOS Principles and Rules and related KOS policies.
For the KOS current year race series information on location and registration, see Triathlon Manitoba’s event calendar for the Kids of Steel category.
All Kids of Steel race registrants must:
- Adhere to the Kids of Steel Equipment and Guidelines
- Have a Kids of Steel Triathlon Manitoba Membership
- Have at least one parent or guardian attend the race
To encourage participation, finishers from 6 to 11 years of age as of the calendar year end, will be listed in the results alphabetically with their time in each age group. No placings will be awarded.
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