Sunday, 3 December 2017


Arataki Park, Mt Maunganui

Age Requirements

7yrs to 15yrs inclusive

Distances For Age 7 (Approx.)

Swim 50m, Cycle 4km, Run 1.5km

Distances For Ages 8-10 (Approx.)

Swim 100m, Cycle 4km, Run 1.5km

Distances For Ages 11-15 (Approx.)

Swim 150m, Cycle 8km, Run 1.5km

Nearby Events

Rotorua Sun 10 Dec ’17 & Hamilton Sun 11 Feb ’18

Earlybird Discount Closes

Midnight, Fri 3 Nov ’17

School Group Applicants Close

Midnight, Tue 7 Nov ’17

Courier Option Closes

Midnight, Tue 14 Nov ’17

School Registration Closes

Midnight, Tue 14 Nov ’17

Online Registrations Close

Midnight, Mon 27 Nov ’17

Due to overwhelming demand the Mt Maunganui Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon has sold out.

Registrations are still open for our Rotorua event, please visit our website to register:
– Rotorua on Sunday 10th December:

The Mt Maunganui Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Arataki Park. The TRYathlon will begin with the swim leg in the indoor pool at the Baywave Aquatic Centre where the pool is 25m in length. The Transition area is located adjacent to the Baywave Aquatic Centre carpark. The bike leg is around the streets surrounding Arataki Park, and the run leg is around Arataki Park itself. You can download our course map from the Maps tab below 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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See you next year

What a brilliant day to kickstart our 2017/2018 event series! It was a hot one, but Mt Maunganui’s TRYathletes powered through the heat to cross the finish line all smiles.

Congratulations to the following school groups who won some great prizes:
• St Thomas More Catholic School – Sanitarium Product Pack (rrp value $300) thanks to Sanitarium.
• Matua School – 15 FREE 2018/19 Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Series entries (rrp value $562.50) thanks to Sanitarium.
• Bethlehem College – $300 Sports Gear Voucher thanks to Toyota.
• Mt Maunganui School – $1000 Haier Appliance Voucher thanks to Haier.

Congratulations to St Thomas More Catholic School for registering the largest percentage of their school roll as participants, and to Matua School 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 Mt Maunganui event, please sign up to our VIP Mailing List at the bottom of this page.

Until 27 Nov 2017Until 1 Dec 2017
1 Individual participant $46.50 $56.00
2 Individual participants $93.00 $112.00
Family of Three $126.00 $135.00
Family of Four $168.00 $180.00
Family of Five $210.00 $225.00
Family of Six $252.00 $270.00
Team of Two $85.00 $94.00
School Participant $41.25 n/a
Multi-Event Discount* $31.75 $41.00

* Please call 0800 WEET BIX (0800 9338 249) to receive your Multi-event discount coupon.


We create a safe environment where kids can focus on enjoying time with friends on the course or in activities around the TRYathlon Village.


Every child, no matter their ability, is considered a champion and encouraged by Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Ambassadors. A medallion is awarded for completion.


85% of parents tell us their child felt better about themselves or were glowing with pride on completion and their self-esteem and self-confidence improved.


TRYathletes receive a KIT stuffed full of goodies from Weet-Bix and our sponsors.

Plus free breakfast and activities in the village for all.

See you next year

“She loves the challenge and the combination of the three activities and fun provided on in the event on the day”

Therese (Parent) 2014/2015 Mt Maunganui Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

“She wanted to be presented with a medal like the real athletes on TV”

Sonia (Parent) 2014/2015 Mt Maunganui Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

“He loves the challenge and the excitement of the preparation for the event and there are no winners, it’s about finishing”

Ann (Parent) 2014/2015 Mt Maunganui Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

See you next year

All Blacks World

TRY out your rugby skills on the inflatable All Blacks World obstacle course!

TRYathlon Village

Check out the awesome activities held in the Village while you’re waiting for your TRYathlon to begin!

Prize Giving

Have your participant bib scanned at the Check In tent when you put your bike into Transition and you’ll go into the draw to win some great prizes!

TRY Ambassadors

Our Weet­Bix Kids TRYathlon Series is supported by our team of TRYathlon ambassadors and each event is attended by at least one of them. You could meet celebrities such as our National Ambassador Valerie Adams!

Course Map

To download a PDF of the course map, click on the button below.

17-18 Mt Maunganui - Village Map v1


To download a PDF of the village map, click on the button below.

17-18 Mt Maunganui - Swim Map v2


To download a PDF of the swim map, click on the button below.