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Every child, no matter their ability, is considered a champion and encouraged by Weet-Bix Kids TRY Heroes. A medallion is awarded for completion. There are Trek bikes, Funky Trunks/Funkita Prize Packs and ASICS Prize Packs and TRYathlon Merchandise Prize Packs up for grabs too!

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Sunday, 19 May 2019


Pine Rivers Showground & Lawnton Aquatic Centre, Lawnton

Age Requirements

7yrs to 15yrs inclusive

Nearby events

Gold Coast, 5 May 2019

Distances (Approx.) For Age 7-10

Swim 75m, Cycle 3km, Run 500m

Distances (Approx.) For Ages 11-15

Swim 150m, Cycle 6km, Run 1km

Event Kit Delivery Closes

3 May 2019

Prize Eligibility

Participants must be registered by Sunday, 12 May 2019 to be eligible to win on-the-day prizes.

Pine Rivers Showground will come alive with Weet-Bix Kids as we head north to Brisbane to our venue in the beautiful Moreton Bay Council region. TRYathletes will swim in the Olympic-sized pool, whilst parents watch on from the big grandstand, before riding through the surrounding streets and running around the iconic Showground. Be quick to secure your place and join in the fun!

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We are excited to announce…..

Aussie kids aged 6 years* can enter the SPLASH & DASH aquathlon category at our upcoming Queensland Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlons:

  • Sunday 5 May – Gold Coast
  • Sunday 19 May – Brisbane
  • Sunday 26 May – Townsville

What is a SPLASH & DASH aquathlon? It is completion of the swim leg and the run leg. 6 year old* TRYathlete’s swim 50m swim before running 500m through to the finish line to receive their champion’s medal from our sporting ambassadors. 7 to 10 year olds swim 75m then run 500m and 11 to 15 year olds swim 150m then run 1km in the Splash & Dash aquathlon category.

Entry is only $35 for 6 year olds.  Be quick places for 6 year olds are strictly limited.

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*Must be 6 years old on the day of the event at the selected location to enter the 6yo Splash & Dash.

Each participant will receive:

  • Official Bib Number
  • Official Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon T-Shirt
  • Official Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Swim Cap
  • Official Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Finishers medal
  • Complimentary entry to Weet-Bix world with inflatables and Free Breakfast at the Weet-Bix Breakfast tent
  • Other free sponsor activities in the day

All TRYathletes entered including Splash & Dash category entrants are eligible to be in the Event Day TRYathlon Promotion Prize Draw.

What a fantastic day it was at the Showground & Aquatic Centre. Man did it go fast! It was great to see so many kids filled with enthusiasm as they gave it their best shot. They looked like they were having a great time in the water and on the track… and especially after the finish line.

Great job everyone! We can’t wait to see you again next year! Download a Champion Certificate for your child here.

If you would like to register your interest for the 2020 event, please sign up to our VIP Mailing List at the bottom of this page.

Win a free pass to next years event by taking the Child Impact Survey here!

Want an extra entry? Take the Event Experience Survey here!

Until 2 May 2019Until 12 May 2019
INDIVIDUALS $59.95 $69.95
FAMILY (3+) $54.95 $64.95
TEAMS (OF 2) $50.95 $60.95
AQUATHLON $50.95 $60.95

Aquathlon Option
Returning again in 2019, we offer the opportunity for your child to participate in an Aquathlon event at the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon. If your child isn’t confident on a bike, doesn’t have access to a bike or is looking for a great introduction into Kids TRYathlon, they can now participate in the swim and run only.

EXPRESS CHECK-IN and Event Kit Delivery

Thanks to Fastway Couriers, we will deliver a Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Event Kit packed full of goodies from Sanitarium and our Sponsors direct to your door for the reduced rate of only $8.95. Your Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Event Kit will also contain everything you need to Check-In on Event Day through the EXPRESS LANE!

PLEASE NOTE: If you choose not to purchase Event Kit Delivery, you will receive only the minimum requirements to complete the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon through the regular Check-In Lane on Event Day.

PLEASE NOTE: The option to purchase Event Kit Delivery and EXPRESS CHECK-IN will no longer be available after the closure of Regular Pricing.

Regular Check-In and On-The-Day T-Shirt Collection

If you choose not to purchase EXPRESS CHECK-IN and Event Kit Delivery above, you will collect the minimum requirements ONLY to complete the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon through the Regular Check-In Lane on Event Day.

Bupa Member Discount

swkt-sponsor-logos_260x200px-bupaAll Bupa Members are entitled to 15% off the prices above and can access the discount by entering their Membership Number.

All prices include GST and a One Day Membership to Triathlon Australia for sanctioning and insurance purposes.

All participants are covered by Triathlon Australia’s personal liability and personal accident insurance. Details are available here.



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.

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The timetable below is provided as a guide only and is subject to change. Please refer to the Event Guide when released for the most up-to-date schedule.

 7.00-8.30am  1.A. EXPRESSS CHECK-IN – Proceed to ‘Express Check-In’ line with your event bib and t-shirt
 1.B. REGULAR CHECK-IN – Proceed to ‘Regular Check-In’ line with your event bib
 2. Head to body numbering then to transition setup
 8.35am  Transition closes.
 8.45am  Briefing for 11-15 years individuals and teams
 9.00am  Start for 11-15 years individuals and teams
 9.30am  Briefing for 7-8 years individuals and 7-10 years teams
 9.45am  Start for 7-8 years individuals and7-10 years teams
 10.15am  Briefing for 9-10 years individuals
 10.30am  Start for 9-10 years individuals
 11.30am-12:00pm  Event concludes

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The Kids TRYathlon encourages Aussie kids to be more active and healthy in a fun and rewarding environment, building their confidence to give it a TRY. Ready to enter your child? Register below.

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Course Map

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


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

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