- Age categories for all Kids of Steel races is determined by your age on December 31 in the race year.
- Life jackets are NOT allowed in the pool. Athletes who cannot swim one length comfortably could race on a team while they work on their swimming.
- Road bikes are not appropriate for the bike courses which include trails and gravel.
- Most course distances will be the same as the 2011 race. There may be some minor changes to the run course -- watch this website for more details!
(Age at Dec 31 in race year)
7 & Under
50m pool swim (2 lengths), 1 km bike, 0.5 km run
100m pool swim (4 lengths), 4.5 km bike, 1 km run
150m pool swim (6 lengths), 4.5 km bike, 2 km run
250m pool swim (10 lengths), 8.5 km bike, 3 km run
300m pool swim (12 lengths), 8.5 km bike, 4 km run
300m pool swim (12 lengths), 12 km bike, 4 km run
In each age group, there are categories for Individual Male, Individual Female and Relay Teams: Relay teams are 2 or 3 athletes, and can be male, female or mixed but there is only one overall relay category in each age group; relay team members must all be in the same age category.
There is a separate category for Athletes with a Disability (AWAD) in accordance with Triathlon BC rules - now called Paratriathlon. If you want more information on this, see the Paratriathlon tab on this page. If you want to register in the Paratriathlon category, please contact the race director