September 2017 may seem like a long ways off, but it's not too early to start planning your fitness goals for next year. Register on or before Jan. 31 to secure your spot in the 2017 JCPRD Women's Triathlon & Duathlon at 2016 prices. This tenth-annual event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe.
This event consists of a Super Sprint Triathlon, a Sprint Triathlon and a Duathlon. Girls and women ages 11 and up can compete in the Super Sprint Triathlon course which is a 200 meter swim, a 4 mile bike and a 2 mile run. The Sprint Triathlon course is a 500 meter swim, followed by a 10.6 mile bike and a 3.1 mile run. The Duathlon Course will consist of a 3.1 mile run, followed by a 10.6 bike, and a 3.1 mile run. Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon courses are for women 16 and over.
This event is USA Triathlon-sanctioned, and the Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon are open to teams, while the Super Sprint Triathlon is open only to individuals. To register for this race, go to www.jcprd.com/activities/special-events.cfm.
Started in 2008, the JCPRD Women’s Triathlon is the first all-women’s triathlon sanctioned by the United States of America Triathlon Committee in the state of Kansas, and is a special event of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. It was recognized in 2009 as the Kansas Recreation and Park Association’s Outstanding New Program. This event is limited to 450 participants and is expected to fill, so early registration is encouraged.
On or before Jan. 31, registration fees for the Sprint Triathlon are $70 for individuals and $95 for teams. After Feb. 1 and until May 1, the cost is $75 for individuals and $100 for teams. From May 2 through Sept. 1, the cost is $85 for individuals and $110. After Sept. 1, the cost is $95 for individuals and $120 for teams.
For the Super Sprint Triathlon, which is open only to individuals, registration fees are $50 per person until May 1. From May 2 through Sept. 1, the cost is $60 per person, and this increases to $70 after Sept. 1.
On or before Jan. 31, registration fees for the duathlon are $60 for individuals and $90 for teams. After Feb. 1 and until May 1, the cost is $65 for individuals and $95 for teams. From May 2 through Sept. 1, the cost is $75 for individuals and $105. After Sept. 1, the cost is $85 for individuals and $115 for teams.
Everyone who registers by Sept. 1 is guaranteed an event T-shirt. In addition, participants, including team members, must also be members of USA Triathlon. One-day adult memberships are $15 and annual memberships are $50. Youth annual memberships are $10.
For additional information about this event, call Katy at (913) 826-2964.