Houston Texans Kids Triathlon

The Houston Texans Kid Triathlon is happening on May 20 and 21 at NRG Stadium.  Keep reading to find out who our Twain Tiger participants are and how to register your child for this special event!

Twain Tigers in the Houston Kids Tri:

Rush Sheaffer
Noah Barcot
Andres Contreras-Grassi
Marco Contreras-Grassi
Elizabeth Balcom
Phi Nguyen
Dylan Wang
Celeste Smith
Jordyn Ferguson
Martha Read
Saachi Gupta
Matthew Karbarz
Teddy George
Daphne George
Allie Salisbury

Don’t forget to list Mark Twain as your team! Siblings and friends can sign up for our team as well. We will receive $10/participant (as long as we have a minimum of 10) in an educational grant back to our PTO.
If your child came home asking you to sign them up for the triathlon, view the video that inspired them here: http://prod.video.texans.clubs.nfl.com//HOU/videos/dct/video_audio/2017/03-March/Kids-Triathlon-5000k.mp4

Find all the information you need at: www.houstontexans.com/kidstriathlon

The Junior Division (ages 6-10) will swim 100M, bike 3 miles and run 1/2 mile on Saturday the 20th and the Senior Division ages (11-15) will double those distances at their race on Sunday the 21st
Note: Race age is determined by the age your child will be on Dec 31 of 2017 so any children born in 2006 or earlier will be in the Sr. Div even if they haven’t turned 11 yet)

Click this link to register for the race: http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=39267

FREE Triathlon Clinic:

FREE Triathlon Clinic (must be registered for the Houston Texans Kids Triathlon)
Where: Evergreen Pool in Bellaire
When: Saturday May 6 10:00am-12:00pm
What: Swim, Bike, Run and learn more about transition (we will also check and make sure everyone’s bike and helmet fit properly)

Have your child wear their bathing suit and running shoes to the training and bring a bike and a helmet.

Place the following small items in a drawstring bag:
Small towel
Water bottle
Race belt (if you use one)
Small container of baby powder
Swim Cap (if you have one)
Goggles (if you plan on using them)

We will need parent volunteers. If you have a bike and a helmet, please consider riding with the kids. We will also need parents stationed along the bike and run route at intersections to direct the kids and halt traffic. The athletes will be riding on the Newcastle path and then running on Evergreen.

Lagenia Clark
Team Coordinator
Kids Triathlon Inc.
and Mom of Justin Clark, the Inspiration of Justin’s Triumph over GAN visit www.justinstriumph.org
or watch this short video http://vimeo.com/86083436
and learn how you can change the world for some very special kids.

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