Kids Come TRY-Athlon

Saturday, May 18, 2019 08:00 (GMT+10)

Event info
Sport: Triathlon
Location: Burdell, Australia
Registration closes: Friday, May 17, 2019 17:00 (GMT+10)
Organized by: Free Radicals Tribe Triathlon Club
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Event notes
Free Radicals Tribe Kids Come TRY-Athlon

The Free Radicals Tribe is a family friendly and all ability triathlon and multi-sport group, for the Townsville region. We aim to help all individuals maintain fitness for life, not just for a race.

We are excited to announce our first 2019 Kids Come TRY-Athlon, which is a structured one day introduction to the great sport of Triathlon. This event will get your kids understanding the basic rules and tips and techniques for each of the Swim, Bike and Run, ready for their first Triathlon.

So when is it and how much?
Dates/Times: Sat 18 May (8am – 3pm) and Sun 19 May (6am to 9am)
Duration: 1.5 days with the second day providing an opportunity for them to use their new skills in an actual Triathlon designed just for them.

Cost: $20

So what is covered?
Theory on all disciplines
Basic swim, ride and run techniques including how to transition
Mounting and Dismounting your bike

Who can play?
The minimum age is 6 years old on event day. The maximum age is 14 years old on event day. You must be able to swim 25m unaided and ride a bike unassisted.

What do I need to bring?
Swimmers, towel and goggles
Bike and helmet (non-damaged and with working clip)
Running shoes
Water bottle

What do you get?
Lunch (please advise dietary requirements on registration)
Free Radicals Tribe Water Bottle
Free Radicals Tribe Kids Come TRY-Athlon Certificate of Completion
Awesome skills to set you up for your first Triathlon!

This is a great way to learn the sport of Triathlon and meet new friends. With the
Weet-Bix Kids Tryathlon event coming up on the 26th May as well as Townsville Triathlon Festival on the 18th August & other local events this year, it is a great introduction and lead up to these events to get you ready for the starting line!
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