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 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, 25 November 2018


Location

Arataki Park, Mt Maunganui


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 75m; Cycle 4km; Run 1.5km
11-15 Years: Swim 150m; 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 75m; Cycle 4km; Run 1.5km
Senior Teams of Two (11-15 Years): Swim 150m; 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 7 Nov ’18.


Key Dates

Earlybird entry closes 25 Oct ’18.
Online entries close 22 Nov ’18.
Entries received by 7 Nov ’18 will receive free delivery of Event Kit.


Event Timings (Approx)

Check-In – 7:00am
TRYathlon start – 9:00am
TRYathlon concludes – 1:00pm

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 Mt Maunganui event page to stay up to date with all the latest news, tips and announcements.


Nearby Events

Rotorua Sun 2 Dec ’18
Hamilton Sun 17 Feb ’18


REGISTATION PACKAGE ONLINE DISCOUNTED PRICE FULL PRICE
Until 19 Nov 2018Until 22 Nov 2018
Individual participant $47.00 $57.00
Team participant $45.00 $55.00
Family discount $44.00 $55.00
School group discount $44.00 n/a
Multi-event discount $4-off discount $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.

Mt Maunganui Get Ready Guide

To help get you TRYathlon ready check out our Get Ready Guide. It includes training and nutrition tips, training plans, how to set goals as well as what to expect on the day.

Download Your Get Ready Guide

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.

STAY INFORMED

To keep up with event updates, join the Mt Maunganui 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 ONLINE DISCOUNTED PRICE FULL PRICE
Until 19 Nov 2018Until 22 Nov 2018
Individual participant $47.00 $57.00
Team participant $45.00 $55.00
Family discount $44.00 $55.00
School group discount $44.00 n/a
Multi-event discount $4-off discount $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.

“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

COURSE MAP

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

17-18 Mt Maunganui - Village Map v1

VILLAGE MAP

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

17-18 Mt Maunganui - Swim Map v2

SWIM Map

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