[Press Release] May 13, 2016

KIDS TRIATHLON PREPARES FOR 1,100 PARTICIPANTS

Sold Out Kids Triathlon to take place in Katy, TX  Waterpark

Katy, Texas, May 13, 2016 - The Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Typhoon Texas Kids Triathlon (www.typhoontexaskidstri.com) has sold out all 1,100 registrations one month prior to the race date making it one of the largest kid’s triathlons in the world. In it’s inaugural year,  the Typhoon Texas Kids Triathlon has kids and parents anticipating the upcoming event on May 22, 2016 at Katy’s newest waterpark, Typhoon Texas Waterpark.  The triathlon takes place one week prior to the official opening of the water park on Memorial Day weekend just  in time for summer family fun.

Kids and teens between the ages of 6-17 are registered for a swim, taking place in the lazy river of the park followed by a bike ride around Katy Mills and finally transitioning to the run portion leading back to the finish line at the Typhoon Texas entrance.

Short course (ages 6-10) includes:

·         100 meter lazy river swim

·         2 mile out and back bike

·         1 mile loop run

Long course (ages 11-17) includes:

·         200 meter lazy river swim

·         4 mile out and back bike

·         2 mile loop run

The triathlon begins at 7 a.m. and spectators are invited to watch the race from all areas. Following the race and awards ceremony, participants, friends and family have the opportunity to enjoy the waterpark for the afternoon.

About the Race Organizers:  Houston Race Series LLC is a professional running and triathlon production company targeting Houstonians looking for a healthy outlet for their lifestyle. All races are USA Track and Field certified allowing competitive athletes to fulfill goals as well as providing newbie runners and athletes a place to start their personal exercise programs.

About Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus: As greater Houston's first suburban hospital designed exclusively for children, Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus offers the expert care you've come to trust from Texas Children's Hospital coupled with a location that's convenient and accessible for area families.Everything about Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is dedicated to the health and wellness of children. Their highly trained pediatric staff works in an environment tailored to fit the needs of its children, allowing doctors and nurses to offer the best possible care.

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