The Christchurch Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Jellie Park in Burnside. The TRYathlon will begin with the swim leg in the heated outdoor pool at the Jellie Park Recreation & Sport Centre. The pool is 50m in length, with a depth of 1.1m in the shallow end and 1.5m in the deep end. The Transition area is located on the field outside of the pool complex. The bike leg is around the streets surrounding Jellie Park, and the run leg is around Jellie Park itself. You can download our course map from the Event Day Info tab to see the full routes. The best areas for parking will be announced in our event information emails to registered participants and on our Facebook page closer to the event date.

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Date

Morning of Sunday, 24 February 2019 @ 7:00am


Location

Jellie Park, Burnside, Christchurch


Entry Age

Entry is open to all 7 to 15 year olds. (Based on age on event day)


Entry Options

Individual
Junior Team 7 – 10 years
Senior Team 11- 15 years

NB: Both team members must meet age requirements. Teams can be mixed gender (i.e boy / girl)


Event Distances

Individual

7 Years: Swim 50m; Cycle 4km; Run 1.5km
8-10 Years: Swim 100m; Cycle 4km; Run 1.5km
11-15 Years: Swim 200m; Cycle 8km; Run 1.5km

Teams

Junior Teams of Two (7 Years): Swim 50m; Cycle 4km; Run 1.5km
Junior Teams of Two (8-10 Years): Swim 100m; Cycle 4km; Run 1.5km
Senior Teams of Two (11-15 Years): Swim 200m; Cycle 8km; Run 1.5km

NB: One team member completes the swim, one team member completes the cycle and both complete the run.


Entry Fees

Entry fees vary based on type of entry and discount type. See below for details.
Earlybird, Online, Multiple event, Family & School Group discounts are available.
On the Day entries are available unless the event sells out prior.


Entry Fees Include

Official Bib Number.
Official Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon T-Shirt.
Official Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Swim Cap.
Official Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Kit Bag.
Official Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Finishers medal.
Complimentary Breakfast at the Weet-Bix Better Brekkie Breakfast tent.
All TRYathletes are eligible for spot prizes (must attend prizegiving).
Delivery of TRYathlete Kit by courier if entered by 6 Feb ’19.


Key Dates

Earlybird entry closes 24 Jan ’19.
Online entries close 21 Feb ’19.
Entries received by 6 Feb ’19 will receive free delivery of Event Kit.


Event Timings (Approx)

Check-In – 7:00am
TRYathlon start – 9:00am
TRYathlon concludes – 12:5opm

NB: Start timings by age will be confirmed prior to event.


School Groups

Schools can register their school and create a School Group.
A School Group provides a number of benefits including “SPECIAL SCHOOL GROUP” entry price, a school photo and the chance to win awesome prizes for your school. For more details click here
Upon entering, link to your School Group, or if it doesn’t exist ask your school coordinator to create one.


Facebook Event Page

Follow the Christchurch Morning event page to stay up to date with all the latest news, tips and announcements.


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REGISTATION PACKAGE EARLYBIRD DISCOUNTED PRICE FULL PRICE
Until 24 Jan 2019Until 21 Feb 2019
Individual participant $40.00 $57.00
Team participant $40.00 $55.00
Family discount n/a $55.00
School group discount n/a n/a
Multi-event discount n/a $4-off discount

Please note that the following discounts are not available during the early bird discount period – the early bird discount is already the best price!

  • Family Discount: Family discount applies when entering 3 or more family members as individual participants.
  • School Group Discount: Receive the school group discount by linking your entry to your school’s registered group.
  • Multi-Event Discount: If your child wishes to participate in more than one event during the 2018/19 Series, you can receive a multi-event discount of $4-off per participant.

What a turn out! Well done Christchurch TRYathletes, your looks of excitement and relief crossing the finish line as you realised your achievement were inspiring!

Congratulations to the following school groups who won some great prizes:
• Waitakiri Primary School – Sanitarium Product Pack (rrp value $300) thanks to Sanitarium
• Hororata Primary School – 15 FREE 2018/2019 Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Series entries (rrp value $562.50) thanks to Sanitarium
• Somerfield Te Kura Wairepo – $300 Sports Gear Voucher thanks to Toyota
• Lincoln Primary School – $500 Warehouse Stationery Voucher thanks to Warehouse Stationery.

Congratulations to Hororata Primary School for registering the largest percentage of their school roll as participants, and to Somerfield Te Kura Wairepo for registering the largest school group into the TRYathlon.

Check out some of the photos from the day in our photo gallery, and download your certificate of participation.

If you would like to register your interest for the 2018/19 Series Christchurch event, please sign up to our VIP Mailing List at the bottom of this page.

To keep up with event updates, join the Christchurch Morning Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon event facebook page.

If you need to to get in touch with one of our friendly team you can email tryathlon@sanitarium.co.nz or phone 0800 933 8249 Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm & Friday 9am – 1pm.

Have a question about the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon™? Have a look through our frequently asked questions.

REGISTATION PACKAGE EARLYBIRD DISCOUNTED PRICE FULL PRICE
Until 24 Jan 2019Until 21 Feb 2019
Individual participant $40.00 $57.00
Team participant $40.00 $55.00
Family discount n/a $55.00
School group discount n/a n/a
Multi-event discount n/a $4-off discount

Please note that the following discounts are not available during the early bird discount period – the early bird discount is already the best price!

  • Family Discount: Family discount applies when entering 3 or more family members as individual participants.
  • School Group Discount: Receive the school group discount by linking your entry to your school’s registered group.
  • Multi-Event Discount: If your child wishes to participate in more than one event during the 2018/19 Series, you can receive a multi-event discount of $4-off per participant.

“Enjoys the challenge and is something that is achievable for sports minded children.”

Louise (Parent) 2014/2015 Christchurch Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon


“She was so nervous and told me she couldn’t do it but then she completed every leg of the TRYathlon and was buzzing afterwards.”

Jessica (Parent) 2014/2015 Christchurch Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon


“He likes to set a challenge for himself and see them through.”

Christina (Parent) 2014/2015 Christchurch Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

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Course Map

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VILLAGE MAP

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SWIM Map

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