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ages 7 - 15
july 20, 2024
north park pool

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swim, bike, run, and support habitat pittsburgh

For over 20 years, the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh Youth Triathlon has helped our nonprofit raise over $1 million in support of our affordable Homeownership and Home Repair Programs for low- to moderate-income families in Allegheny County. The Habitat Pittsburgh Youth Triathlon is a fun, accessible way for young athletes to try out (pun intended) and compete in a unique, exciting sport.

race time

Saturday, July 20, 2024

7am Check-In and Race-Day Registration

8am Race Start

$35 Before Race-Day│$40 On Race-Day

Registration closes on July 17 and reopens on the morning of Race-Day at 7am

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info meeting

Friday, July 19 at 6:30pm

The evening before the race, we host a Pre-Race Info Meeting and provide free bike safety checks for, courtesy of local Pro Bike+Run. This provides you an opportunity to see the course, ask questions, and meet your fellow contestants. It’s not required, but encouraged!

each athlete receives

t-shirt in your race bag that you can tie dye at the race

snacks including fresh fruit and pizza after finishing

medal for each finisher and photo at the finish line

trophies for the top three boy and girl finishers per age bracket

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the race course

The Habitat Pittsburgh Youth Triathlon Race Course depends on your age. Use the interactive map below to preview each course section (hover for detailed view; not available on mobile browsers).


7 – 9 year olds

     50 Meters (1 Lap)

10 – 12 year olds

     100 Meters (2 Laps)

13 – 15 year olds

     400 Meters (8 Laps)


7 – 9 year olds

     1.5 Miles

10 – 12 year olds

     2.4 Miles

13 – 15 year olds

     7.0 Miles (3 Laps)


7 – 9 year olds

     0.5 Miles

10 – 12 year olds

     1.0 Miles

13 – 15 year olds

     2.0 Miles (2 Laps)

distance: 50 Meters (1 Lap)



7-9 Year Old Swim Course
7-9 Year Old Swim Course

notes: 7-9 year-olds start at the "top" side of pool and exit at the "bottom" side. Lifeguards will accompany 7-9 year olds in the pool. Athletes will begin in the pool (no diving) and may share a lane with up to one other athlete (good sportsmanship is expected).

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The Youth Triathlon is Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh's longest-running fundraiser. For over 20 years the Youth Tri has raised over $1 million to help Habitat Pittsburgh build and repair homes for low- moderate-income families in Allegheny County. Our mission is to bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope in Allegheny County. Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to call home. You can help by starting an athlete fundraiser today! You can learn more about Habitat Pittsburgh by visiting the mission page or our website.

Habitat Pittsburgh Homeowners

become an athlete fundraiser

The Youth Triathlon isn't just a fun race, it's also a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh! We're a nonprofit that provides homes and home repairs to families who need them. It's important work, and we can't do it without you! Plus, the top three fundraisers will receive a generous gift card from Pro Bike+Run!


Click below to get your 2024 Athlete Fundraising started. It's easy, secure, and for a great cause:

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the youth triathlon is made possible by

Just like the homes Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh builds and repairs, the Youth Triathlon is made possible by our many dedicated volunteers. This includes the Habitat Pittsburgh Youth Triathlon's Race Director, Advisory Committee, Course Section Leaders, Race-Day Volunteers, and more! The Youth Triathlon is fully planned and executed by Habitat Pittsburgh, click here for a full listing of our staff.

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