Independence Triathlon & Duathlon presented by Worthington Pools
July 2, 2017
Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon, Kid's Triathlon & DuathlonWorthington, Ohio
Worthington Pools will host a family friendly multisport event featuring a sprint distance triathlon & duathlon for the adults and a kid friendly distance triathlon & duathlon for kids 15 & under. This event is a perfect fit for someone giving triathlon a “tri” for the very first time or the veteran triathlete looking for a short and fast mid-season race. The adult triathlon and duathlon events get things started at 7:00am. The adult swim begins with a 400 yard serpentine* pool swim in the “40 yard” outdoor pool or a 5k run (duathlon), followed by a 2-lap 10 mile bike through the streets of Worthington, then closing with an out and back 5k run on the paved Olentangy Trail. The youth triathlon & duathlon events begin at 10am for youth 11-15 years and older and at 10:45am for youth ages 10 & under.
*Down the lane & back, under the lane rope and repeat x 5 lanes
About the Venue
Swiminc Inc. & Worthington Pools
Swiminc, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) community based, private corporation that was established for the purpose of running the Worthington Pools and all of its programs. It is run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors drawn from the community. Swiminc was incorporated in May 1953 by members of the Worthington community and it has operated Worthington Pools pursuant to a long term lease with the Worthington School District since 1957. It is the custodian of over 64 years of tradition in Worthington, and is dedicated to ensuring these traditions of the community are available for decades to come.