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Thumb Sprint Triathlon

Date / Location

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Caro Community Schools
301 N Hooper
Caro, MI 48723


Please follow parking signs when arriving at the venue to park in the school parking lots.


300m pool swim, 20k bike, 5k run

The Scene

The Caro Community Schools set the stage for this perfectly placed pool swim triathlon to end your season. 

For all the newbies, all the folks out there wondering if you can do a triathlon or wanted to TRI a Triathlon, we are here to tell you... YOU CAN DO IT! A pool swim triathlon is the perfect event to introduce you to the multi-sport world and the great people who participate in the events.  

Make this one your first triathlon goal and we will help you fulfill that goal. Contact us if you have any questions leading up to the event and we will take care of you. Plus you are supporting a great group of student-athletes as well.  

  • Custom event shirt 
  • Sponsor supplied samples
  • Professional chip timing with results available online
  • Awards to top three in each age group
  • Great sponsor supplied raffle and awards ceremony following the last finisher
  • The best post race snack table out there

Age Up Rule
Your age on race day is the same as how old you will be on December 31 of that year.

Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall in each event and excluded from their age group.

Age Groups
Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women within each of the following age groups:
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
*In the event there may not be at least 4 athletes within an age group, an age group may be combined, for example 2 in 20-24 and 2 and 25-29 = 20-29 age group combined.

*Sprint Triathlon - Typically offers 15 and under and 16-19 in addition
*Masters - First place 40+ masters in Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlons
*Top 3 Clydesdales in Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlons (Clydesdale = Male 225lbs or more)
*Top 3 Athenas in Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlons (Athena = Females 165lbs or more)

Aquabike - First place Olympic Aquabike and first place Sprint Aquabike
Kaya-Tri - Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall (when applicable)
Super Sprint - All athletes will receive a finisher medal when crossing the finish line. This category is designed for those wanting to Try the Tri or to enjoy a fun, family-friendly race. In that spirit, no awards are presented. Everyone is a winner!
Awards will in NO circumstances be given out early, or individually before the awards ceremony. If you must depart before the awards ceremony, you may opt to pay a shipping and processing fee and have the award mailed to you. Please click on the link below to be taken to the Transition Bag Store where you can select the AWARD Item.



Caro public School District  grounds

Support Crews
Caro Community Schools

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