What is an ironkids race?

The IronKids Triathlon Series is a series of triathlons owned or licensed by the World Triathlon Corporation that is held around the U.S. for children ages 7 to 15. The series started in 1985 and since then more than 40,000 kids have participated, including famous alumni, such as Lance Armstrong.

What distance is ironkids?

Distances include: Junior (ages 6 to 8): 50-yard swim, 2-mile bike and 500-yard run. Intermediate (ages 9 to 11): 150-yard swim, 4-mile bike and 1-mile run. Senior (ages 12 to 15): 300-yard swim, 8-mile bike and 2-mile run.

How old was the youngest person to complete an Ironman?

Philip Graves (born 7 April 1989 in York) is a British triathlete. In 2009, he became the youngest triathlete to win an Ironman competition, at age 20, when he won the Ironman UK race.

How long is the ironkids race?

The Ironkids Triathlon is a 100 meter swim, five kilometer bike ride and one kilometer run for kids seven to 10 years old. For the 10 to 14 year-olds, the kids compete in a 200 meter swim, 10 kilometer bike ride and a two kilometer run. The triathlon is divided by gender and single-year age groups.

Can a 17 year old do an Ironman?

Ironman Rules require you to be 18 or older on race day. http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/ironman/world-championship/…

Is there a kids Iron Man?

IRONKIDS. The IRONKIDS Fun Run offers young athletes the opportunity to feel the excitement of competition while enjoying the outdoors and promoting healthy living.

How much does it cost to enter the Ironman UK?

Entry cost for 2022 is £4 for all children participating in the event (+9% Processing Fee – Active Fee). Entry is non-refundable and non-transferable. Entries are sold on a first come first serve basis….IRONKIDS.

Year 2, 3, 4, 5 1km
Year 6, 7, 8 1.5km
Year 9, 10 1.5km

Can kids do an Ironman?

We encourage ages 1 year -17 years to participate in our IRONKIDS Fun Run.

Who is the oldest IRONMAN finisher?

Hiromu Inada
At 89 years old, Hiromu Inada is still racing—and learning. The Guinness world record holder for the oldest person to complete an Ironman, Inada said he watched the triathlon event at the Tokyo Olympics to pick up some pointers and analyze their leg movements and posture.

Can I do an IRONMAN at 60?

Some “Duracell bunnies” keep marching right into their 70s due to a combination of durability, genetics and good luck. These people are capable of doing a sub 11-hour Ironman into their 60s. However, they are in the minority. Finish times are generally about 30 minutes longer for each age group over 50.