The Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra will come alive with over 1,000 Weet-Bix Kids TRYathletes cheered on as they swim, ride and run by thousands of supporters. TRYathletes will use the very same facilities where many great Australian sporting careers have begun. The swim will take place in a 50m indoor pool before the TRYathletes move onto the bike and run. Register now to secure your place!

DATE

Sunday, 9 February 2020

Location

Australian Institute of Sport, Bruce

Event Distances (Approx.)

Age Group Swim Cycle Run
6 years: 75m 500m
7 – 10 years: 75m 3km 500m
11 – 15 years 150m 6km 1km

Entry Options

(Based on age on event day)

Splash&Dash (6 – 15 years): Please select this option if the participant is entering as an individual and is completing just a swim and run by themselves.

Individual TRYathlon (7 – 15 years): Please select this option if the participant is entering as an individual and is completing all three legs (swim, bike and run) of the TRYathlon by themselves.

Junior Team (7 – 10 years): One team member completes the swim, one team member completes the cycle and both complete the run.
Senior Team (11- 15 years): One team member completes the swim, one team member completes the cycle and both complete the run.

Both team members must meet age requirements.

ENTERING A TEAM

Please select either Junior or Senior Team depending on the age of the participants. Enter the first participant and enter the Team Name when prompted.

If you are entering both team members, click ‘Add another Registration when you reach the check-out page. You will be taken back to the start to enter your second Participant. Enter the same Team Name when prompted.

If you are not entering both team members, ensure the parent or guardian entering the second participant knows the correct Team Name you have added when entering your child.

Entry Fees

Entry fees vary based on the date you enter. See Pricing for more information.
Early Bird Entry and 3+Family discounts are available.
On the Day entries are available unless the event sells out prior.

Your bib will be posted free of charge however a postage fee will apply in order to receive your FULL TRYathlete Kit and be eligible for EXPRESS lane check in on the event day.

Key Dates

  • Early Bird Discount Closes: midnight on Sunday 1 December 2019
  • Regular Entry Closes: midnight on Sunday 19 January 2020
  • Registration Closes: midnight on Wednesday 5 February 2020
  • Entries received by Sunday 24th November will get their TRYathlete Kit in time for Christmas.

EVENT DAY SCHEDULE (provisional)

The timetable below is provided as a guide only and is subject to change.

Time Activity
7:00 AM Event site opens
7:00-8:20 AM Pack Pick Up Tent, Check-In and Transition open
8:30 AM Pack Pick Up Tent, Check-In and Transition close
8:35 AM Participant and Parent Briefing
9:00 AM TRYathlon begins (Age Group Times to be confirmed)
1:10 PM Event finishes and Transition opens for equipment collection.

NB: Transition Bike Release times will vary per age group section. This will be communicated by the event commentator on event day.

Start timings by age will be confirmed prior to event.

Nearby events

Sydney Olympic Park, 2 February 2020
Camden, 1 March 2020

TRYathlete Kit and Bib Number

During your online entry you would have selected how you would like to receive your TRYathlete Kit. If you don’t remember which TRYathlete Pack option you selected you can refer to your confirmation email or log in to your registration.

If you need to change your address, please do so before the deadline date outlined below. You can change your address by logging in to your registration.

TRYathlete Kit and Bib Number Delivery Entries Received By

(& address change deadline)

Delivery Date
Standard Delivery 19 January, 2020 29 January – 4 February, 2020
Late Delivery (Bib Number Only)
29 January, 2020 30 January – 5 February, 2020
No Delivery – Event Pick Up Only
29 January – 5 February, 2020 Event Pick Up ONLY

You would have chosen between Express Check In ($8.75) and Regular Check In (Free). This determines what you receive in the post and which check in lane you use on the event day.

Full TRYathlete Kit Delivery (Express Check In)

If you selected the Express Check In option during your online entry, you will receive your Full TRYathlete Kit in the post before the event. Your full TRYathlete Kit will include:

You will receive your Swim Cap when you Check In on the morning of the event.

Bib Number Delivery (Regular Check In)

If you selected the Regular Check In option during your online entry, you will only receive your Bib Number in the post before the event.

You will receive your full TRYathlete Kit and your Swim Cap when you Check In on the morning of the event.

If you need to change the size of your t-shirt or something is missing then please come to the Manual Pick Up Tent on the event day and we can assist you there.

Bupa Get Ready Hub

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

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What You Will Need

Click on your event below to see what you will need to bring on the event day.

Individual TRYathlete

To leave in transition To Keep with you
  • Official event participant shirt with bib number sticker on the front.
  • Bike with bib number sticker attached to the handle bars.
  • Helmet with bib number sticker attached to the front. Helmets are compulsory for the bike leg.
  • Closed in running shoes and socks. Shoes are compulsory for both the bike and run legs.
  • Shorts to cycle and run in.
  • Towel
  • Drink bottle.
  • Any medication you may need use of during the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon (eg. asthma inhaler).
  • A box or something similar to put all your things in next to your bike.
  • Some way of identifying your bike in the Transition Area. Something bright is a good idea.
  • Swimming togs. It’s a good idea to come to the event wearing your togs so that you are ready to go.
  • Swim cap. Your swim cap will be colour coded to your age group and will match the colour of your bib sticker.
  • Swimming goggles (optional).
  • Something warm to wear until you start the swim. Please note, this cannot be your official event participant shirt as you are required to wear this for the cycle and run leg so it needs to be left with your bike in Transition.
  • Shoes to wear until you start the swim. Please note, these cannot be your closed in running shoes as you are required to wear these for the cycle and run leg so they need to be left with your bike in Transition.
  • Sun cream and a hat.

Teams TRYathlete

Team Cyclist Team Swimmer
To Leave In Transition

  • Bike with bib number sticker attached to the handle bars.
  • Helmet with bib number sticker attached to the front. Helmets are compulsory for the bike leg.
  • Some way of identifying your bike in the Transition Area. Something bright is a good idea.

To Keep With You

  • Your official event participant shirt. You can wear this.
  • Closed in running shoes and socks. Shoes are compulsory for both the bike and run legs.
  • Shorts to cycle and run in.
  • Drink bottle.
  • Any medication you may need use of during the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon (eg. asthma inhaler).
To Keep With You

  • Swimming togs. It’s a good idea to come to the event wearing your togs so that you are ready to go.
  • Swim cap. Your swim cap will be colour coded to your age group and will match the colour of your bib sticker.
  • Swimming goggles (optional).
  • Something warm to wear until you start the swim. Please note; this cannot be your official event participant shirt as you are required to wear this for the cycle and run leg so it needs to be given to your Team Cyclist at the Team Briefing.
  • Shoes to wear until you start the swim. Please note; these cannot be your closed in running shoes as you are required to wear these for the cycle and run leg so they need to be given to your Team Cyclist at the Team Briefing.
  • Sun cream and a hat.

Splash and Dash

To leave in transition To Keep with you
  • Official event participant shirt with bib number sticker on the front.
  • Closed in running shoes and socks. Shoes are compulsory for both the bike and run legs.
  • Shorts to run in.
  • Towel.
  • Drink bottle.
  • Any medication you may need use of during the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon (eg. asthma inhaler).
  • A box or something similar to put all your things in.
  • Swimming togs. It’s a good idea to come to the event wearing your togs so that you are ready to go.
  • Swim cap. Your swim cap will be colour coded to your age group and will match the colour of your bib sticker.
  • Swimming goggles (optional).
  • Something warm to wear until you start the swim. Please note, this cannot be your official event participant shirt as you are required to wear this for the run leg so it needs to be left in Transition.
  • Shoes to wear until you start the swim. Please note, these cannot be your closed in running shoes as you are required to wear these for the run leg so they need to be left in Transition.
  • Sun cream and a hat.

Event Check In

During your online entry you selected your preferred Check-In and TRYathlete Kit Delivery option. You can find the Check In option and eastimated TRY Kit delivery date on your confirmation email or by logging into your registration.

The Check-In options are as follows:

REGULAR:

We offer Regular Check In and Bib Number delivery for free. By selecting REGULAR Check-In, you will only receive your Bib Number in the post before the event. If you selected this option, you will need to collect the rest of your TRYathlete Kit from the REGULAR Check-In line on Event Day.

EXPRESS:

We offer Express Check In and TRYathlete Kit delivery for $8.75. This option means you will receive your FULL TRYathlete Kit before the event and will be able to use the EXPRESS Check-In Lane on the event day.

BUPA MEMBERS:

If you are a Bupa Member, Bupa has provided a special Bupa Member Check-In option. Just show your Bupa Membership card to the Bupa Check In Team and use the Bupa Check In Lane.

During your online entry, will have selected whether you would like to receive your TRYathlete Kit in advance of the event or not. If you selected Express, your TRYathlete Kit will be couriered to you before the event for a fee of $8.75. If you selected Regular, your Bib Number will be posted to you before the event and you will need to collect the rest of your TRYathlete Kit on the Event Day from the Bupa Member Check-In Lane.

What is the SPLASH & DASH?

Designed for Aussie Kids who are transitioning into the world of TRYathlon, the Splash & Dash will see our budding TRYathlete’s complete a pool swim followed by a run, before crossing the finish line to receive their champion’s medal from one of Australia’s’ top sporting stars.

The Splash & Dash is the perfect preparation for the full TRYathlon.

Spaces are strictly limited so make sure you enter today.

The course:

Swim:  The swim distance will depend on your child’s age. Please refer to the distance by age table below for more information. Kick-boards will be available and there will be lifeguards in the water at all times.

Transition:  On completing the swim they will then run into the Transition area, change into their shoes, towel and their Weet-Bix event T-Shirt (which you would have laid out for them prior to the event starting) Our Help team will be on hand in the transition area to assist them getting changed and tying their shoelaces.

Run: The children will then finish with a run to complete the Splash & Dash, and receive their champions medal. Parents will be able to wait at the finish line to cheer them on.

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.

Event Distances (Approx.)

Age Group Swim Cycle Run
6 years: 75m 500m
7 – 10 years: 75m 500m
11 – 15 years 150m 1km

2020 Event Pricing

Entry fees vary based on the date you enter.
Early Bird Entry and 3+Family discounts are available.
On the Day entries are available unless the event sells out prior.

Your bib will be posted free of charge however a postage fee will apply in order to receive your FULL TRYathlete Kit and be eligible for EXPRESS lane check in on the event day.

Bupa Member Discount – 15% Off!

All Bupa Members are entitled to 15% off the prices above and can access the discount by entering a valid Membership Number.

Triathlon Australia Member Discount – -$2 per member

All prices include a One Day Membership to Triathlon Australia for sanctioning and insurance purposes. If the participant already has a valid Triathlon Australia Membership, you can enter this during the registration form and get $2 off the entry fee.

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

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 Finishers medal.
  • Complimentary Breakfast at the Weet-Bix Better Brekkie Breakfast tent.
  • All TRYathletes are eligible for spot prizes (must attend prizegiving).
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HAVE FUN

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

BE INSPIRED

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

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BOOST CONFIDENCE

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.

Meet seven year old Joe, who doesn’t let his Autism stop him from giving it TRY!

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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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.

 6.30-8.00am  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
 8.05am  Transition closes.
 8.15am  Briefing for 11-15 years individuals and teams
 8.30am  Start for 11-15 years individuals and teams
 9.15am  Briefing for 7-8 years individuals and 7-10 years teams
 9.30am  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
 12.00-12:30pm  Event concludes

Order Your Event Photos

Official event photos can be purchased before or after your TRYathlon from our official event photographers Supersport Images as an Electronic Downloadable Photo SuperPack.

The pack includes 2x full digital versions of all identified images of your child from the swim, bike, run and medals location; all captured by the Supersport Images team.

  • Collection 1: All images supplied with the official “2020 Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon” border.
  • Collection 2: All images supplied with no border artwork.
  • Plus a Social Media Pack for sharing via social media.
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PRE-EVENT DISCOUNT

Purchase your Digital Photo SuperPack when you enter for only $18.90 – a saving of over 50%!
Already entered? You can still purchase the Digital Photo SuperPack for only $18.90. Simply follow the steps below:

Online
Click here and submit your email address to receive a unique URL to access your existing registration. Once on your registration summary page, simply scroll down to the Financial Summary and click the green Add Optional Items button.
Registration access email links are valid for 20 minutes, but you can request a new access link at any time.

Contact Our Customer Services
Contact our friendly Customer Services team on 1800 989 999 or send them an email at info@tryathlon.com.au and they can add a photo order to your entry.

Canberra Course

Course Map

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

Canberra Parking

Parking Map

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

To keep up with event updates, join the Canberra Kids TRYathlon Event Facebook page.

If you need to get in touch with one of our friendly team you can email info@tryathlon.com.au or phone 1800 989 999 Monday – Thursday 7am – 3pm & Friday 7am – 11am (*Sydney)

CONGRATULATIONS ON COMPLETING THE SYDNEY TRYATHLON!

What a fantastic day at Sydney Olympic Park to kick-start our 2019 Series! It was a warm one, but it was great to see so many kids filled with enthusiasm as they gave it their best shot. The looks of happiness, exhaustion and relief as they crossed the finish line quickly turned to smiles for miles at the realisation of their achievements.

Great job everyone! We can’t wait to see you again next year!

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.

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