When

Saturday May 17, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 8:20 AM EDT
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Where

FIU Biscayne Bay Campus Aquatic Center 
3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, FL 33181
 

 
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Contact

Christina Reddick 
FIU Triathlon Academy 
305-919-4549 
reddickc@fiu.edu 
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FIU Aquathlon (Kids & Adult Swim/Run Event) 

The FIU Aquathlon is part of the USAT Youth Splash and Dash Aquathlon Series and is open to athletes ages 5-99.  The focus is on PARTICIPATION rather than competition. Our swim/run event held at Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus Aquatic Center will offer an all ages open water swim in addition to our pool event. All participants will receive an event t-shirt and swim caps complete with the TYR logo and 2014 Splash and Dash logo. All those who cross the finish line will receive a dog tag featuring the dated Splash and Dash logo on one side and the USA Triathlon logo on the other.

Fees include an USAT Annual Youth Membership. Athletes age 18 and older must purchase a One-Day or Annual USAT Membership prior to racing.

Event Distances

  • Ages 5-10 Swim 125 yards/ run 1K
  • Ages 11 and up Swim 225 yards/ run 2K
  • (age is determined by the age on the day of the event)
Timing

Timing will be a total time of your swim and run, we will be using the racesplitter app to time the event. Results can be  found at www.racesplitter.com

Race Day Timeline
  • 7:00AM – Transition/Race Day check in opens
  • 7:55AM – Transition Closes – Athletes line up at start
  • 8:20AM – Open Water and Pool wave begins

Packet Pick-up

Pre-race packet pick-up will be held at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus Recreation Center 3000 NE 151 Street, Wolfe University Center Room 160, North Miami, FL 33181 (305) 919-5678 on Friday, May 16th from 5PM to 8PM.

Pool Pool Swim

The Pool Swim will begin with our competitors at 8:20AM and continue until all those ages 5 through 10 are on the course. The transition area will be set up outside on the north side of the pool deck and will be closed off at 7:55AM. Swimmers begin on the south side of the pool deck and exit the north side into transition then begin the run.

Bay Swim

Our all ages Bay swim is an out and back 225 yard swim in the beautiful water-ways shared with Oleta River State Park beginning at 8:20AM. A salt water swim with little to no waves and lifegaurds on paddleboards to guide you along the way. Transition is set up just outside the water exit on the grass.