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Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon Returns to Adventure Island on March 19

TAMPA, FL - The Tampa Bay Sports Commission (TBSC), in conjunction with Adventure Island® and the Event Development Institute, are proud to announce the fifth annual Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon (TBKT). Set for Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:15 a.m., the TBKT offers participants the opportunity to swim, bike and run in and around Busch Gardens’® premier water park, Adventure Island.


Boys and girls ages 6-10 (junior varsity division) and 11-14 (varsity division) are eligible to participate. The first 400 registrations will receive a complimentary, race-day ‘Stay and Play’ ticket to Adventure Island. Participants will receive a race-day ‘Swag Bag’, including an Under Armour T-shirt. All competitors will be awarded a finisher’s medal upon completion of the race and the top three finishers in each category will earn a trophy along with an additional Adventure Island ‘Stay and Play’ ticket.


Additionally, all on-site participants will have the chance to enter and win a youth ‘Specialized’ brand road bike, courtesy of Cycle Sports Concepts. Cycle Sports Concepts will also serve as the official bike technicians for this USA Triathlon sanctioned event.


Registration, entry fees, course maps, athlete guide, parking directions and other critical information can be found on the event website, For more information on the Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon, please contact Jenna Grooms at  


Located across the street from Busch Gardens, Adventure Island is 30 acres of water-drenched fun offering excitement for guests of all ages. For more information on the park, please visit


Additional information on the Tampa Bay Sports Commission can be found at Also, follow the TBSC on Twitter, @SportsTampaBay, as well as YouTube, Instagram and Facebook.

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