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Age Range for Triathlons

Triathlon Event  How do most Tri’s determine your age category, is it based on actual race date or year. For example, if I am turning 50 on May 9 but do a Tri on May 6, what age category will I be placed in?

John B. from Georgia

Triathlon Event  Hi John,
Thank you for contacting TriathaNewbie.com!

Here is the USAT Rule;
3.2 Age Group Competition.

a. All age group athletes must participate and compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on December 31 of the year of the event.

If you’d like to read more about triathlon age groups, see the article below:

Please email us and tell us about your triathlon. We’d love to hear your story!

Be well.
~Jack
TriathaNewbie.com staff

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