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Youth Triathlon

Friday, August 9, 2019 9:00am - 2:00pm

Youth Triathlon

Location: Kuehn Park

The Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Youth Triathlon, cosponsored by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, is for kids and teenagers between 6 and 18 years of age at Kuehn Park Pool and Kuehn Park beginning at 9a.m. 






1 length of pool (33m)

1 full lap around park (.64 mile)

.5 mile


1.5 lengths of pool (33m)

2 full laps around park (1.3 miles)

.5 mile


2 lengths of pool (66m)

3 full laps around park (1.92 miles)

1 mile



4 full laps around park (2.5 miles)

1 mile



6 full laps around park (3.84 miles)

1.5 miles

The early registration fee is $10, due by 5 p.m. on August 1. Participants who register by August 1 will receive a free race T-shirt. Registrations will be accepted on race day for a fee of $15. Wellmark has established a scholarship fund to help defray the cost for those who cannot afford the cost of the entry fee. Packet pickup and setup begins at 9 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each age division. Chip timing will be used for all groups, giving athletes split and overall times. Bring your swimsuit, towel, bike, helmet, and running shoes.

Vehicle Parking and Access
Use Kuehn Park Pool lot entrance to drop off participants and equipment. Kuehn Park Pool lot will be ADA parking only. Please use Sioux Falls First Church lot at 41st Street and Kuehn Park Road or use the Kuehn Community Center lot at 2801 South Valley View Road. No parking will be allowed in the Kuehn Golf Course parking lot.

Youth Triathlon Training Class
If you are planning on competing in the Youth Triathlon, or just want to learn what it’s all about, check out our training class. You can practice your swimming, biking, and running skills while getting tips on how to improve. The three-day, one-hour sessions run August 2-4 and cost $20 per person. Snowfox Swim Team, Avera Sports Institute Tri Group, and Two Wheeler Dealer will be on site to assist with training. Bring your swimsuit, towel, bike, helmet, and running shoes each day. Two Wheeler Dealer will be at the training to help with free basic bike fits and bike safety checks. Call 367-7665 with questions.

  • Tuesday’s class will focus on swimming and practice on transitioning to bike.
  • Wednesday’s class will focus on bike etiquette, riding the bike route, and transitioning to the run.
  • Thursday’s class will focus on transitioning from the bike and running the race route.

 Register today at or call 605-367-8222.