The Seventh Annual Burlington Youth Triathlon is scheduled to begin at
9 a.m. Sunday, June 21, in Dankwardt Park, 2700 S. Main St., Burlington,
Iowa. It is presented by Great River Health System and Team BEAST (Burlington
Endurance Athlete Sports Team).
Youth ages 7 to 14 may participate. Race distances vary by age group:
Age group Swim Bike Run
7 to 8 50 yards
1.6 miles .25 mile
9 to 11 100 yards
3.1 miles .5 mile
12 to 14 200 yards
4.6 miles 1 mile
Teams will compete in the age division of the oldest team member.
The race begins in an outdoor pool in Dankwardt Park. Certified lifeguards
will be in the pool. The bike course is out and back, mostly in Dankwardt
and Crapo parks. Helmets are required. The run is on sidewalks, streets
and grass. Chip timing will be used.
The registration fee for individuals is $20 ($25 after June 7); team registration
is $45 ($60 after June 7). Shirts are not guaranteed after June 7. The
registration deadline is Friday, June 19.
To register, please visit
www.getmeregistered.com. Race information is available at
For more information about the race or to volunteer, please call
(319) 601-1110 or email