Tonka Youth Triathlon - May 20, 2023

This great community run, bike and swim event is open to all boys and girls in grades 2-8. The race takes place Saturday, May 20 at Minnetonka Middle School East.

 

New this year: Kindergarten/First Grade 100 Yard Dash! After you have cheered on your older brother or sister, now they can cheer on you. Athletes will be separated into heats by grade and gender. No t-shirt included.

Event Information:

The Youth Triathlon will be held rain or shine. Bike helmets are mandatory. Athletes will be timed via chip timing for the Bike/Run portion (timed together),and will be timed manually for the swim portion of the event. Online registration closes at 10 am on Thursday, May 18. Registration will be available at packet pick-up for $75 per child. 

All participants receive a wicking t-shirt, refreshments, swim cap and finisher medal. Trophies will be awarded to the top three male and top three female finishers in each division for participants grades 2-8.

Packet Pick Up: 
  • 12-5:30 pm - Friday, May 19 at the Minnetonka Community Education Center (front lobby)
  • 7:30-8:10 am - Saturday, May 20 at the Minnetonka Middle School East (Cafeteria)
Schedule for the Day:
  • 7:30-8:10 am - Same Day Registration, Athlete Check-in and Body Marking (Cafeteria)
  • 8:15 am - Race Announcements (Cafeteria)
  • 8:30 am - Race Begins (Bike Corral or Aquatics Center)
  • 10:15 am - 100 Yard Dash (Kindergarten & 1st Grade)
  • 10:45 am - Door Prizes, Treats and Awards (Cafeteria)
Refund Policy:
  • No refunds or transfers are allowed for any reason at any time including ride cancellation.
  • The Youth Triathlon will be held rain or shine.
  • Bike helmets are mandatory.
  • Athletes will be timed via chip timing for the Bike/Run portion (timed together), and will be timed manually for the swim portion of the event.
Parking

The Minnetonka United Methodist Church (17611 Lake St Extension) has graciously allowed us to utilize its parking lot for the event. The parking spots at MME will fill quickly, we recommend parking in their lot, and then walking to the school.

Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers to help with body marking, directing the participants along the route, helping in the bike corral, or supervising indoors. If you can help, please sign up during the registration process. We recommend that there is a parent or other adult available to help the athlete transition between events if needed; please ensure that there is another adult present at the event if you would like to volunteer.

Click Here to Volunteer (coming soon)

2022 Tonka Youth Tri Results


Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!