The 2018 Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon Returns to Adventure Island for its Sixth Year Next April

The 2018 Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon Returns to Adventure Island for its Sixth Year Next April

TAMPA, FL - The Event Development Institute (EDI), in conjunction with Adventure Island, is proud to announce the sixth annual Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon (TBKT). Set for Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:15 a.m., the TBKT offers youth athletes, experienced and first-timers alike, the unique 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 ‘Stay and Play’ ticket to Adventure Island®, valid on race day only. All participants will receive a race-day ‘Swag Bag’, including an official Under Armour race shirt, in addition to a finisher’s medal upon completion of the race. The top three male and female finishers in each age group category will earn a trophy along with an additional Adventure Island ‘Stay and Play’ ticket.

David’s World Cycle will serve as the official bike tech sponsor for this USA Triathlon sanctioned event and will offer complimentary technician services to all athletes during packet pick-up and on event day.

“We’re thrilled to continue our relationship with with Adventure Island as we build on the last five years of success hosting one of the nation’s premier youth triathlons, the Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon,” said Jenna Grooms, Event Manager for the Event Development Institute.  “Each year the event gets better and better and we couldn’t be more excited to see our returning athletes and welcome all of our new athletes to the event as well.”

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

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