BE INSPIRED

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, Razor scooters, Funky Trunks/Funkita Prize Packs and Asics Prize Packs up for grabs too!

We’re super excited to announce that Commando Steve has joined forces with us to spread the word about keeping fit and healthy! Check out Steve with some of our awesome TRYathletes training for the big event.

See how the Weet-Bix TRYathlon has helped Kari manage her health and achieve success!

Date

Sunday, 27 May 2018


Location

Riverway Lagoons, Thuringowa


Age Requirements

7yrs to 15yrs inclusive


Nearby events

N/A


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

9 May 2018 – see pricing tab for more information.


Prize Eligibility

Participants must be registered by Sunday, 20 May 2018 to be eligible to win on-the-day prizes.


Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon comes to one of our most picturesque locations at Riverway Lagoons in Thuringowa Central. TRYathletes will swim in the uniquely-shaped lagoons followed by a cycle and run along the banks of the beautiful Ross River. Make sure you don’t miss out, enter now!

See You Next Time

Townsville – it was a pleasure! Another fantastic event in a beautiful location! We are so proud of all the kids getting out there and giving it a TRY! It was an epic day of fun and achievement by the entire Townsville family!

Well done to all the kids, parents and supporters! We can’t wait to see you again next time!

Check out some of the photos from the day in our photo gallery.

If you would like to register your interest for the 2019 event, please sign up to our VIP Mailing List at the bottom of this page.

2018 EVENT DRAW SCHOOL PRIZE WINNERS

Holy Spirit School – CRANBROOK Townsville event FIRST prize $400
Belgian Gardens State School Townsville event 2nd prize Razor Power Core 100 Scooter ($299)
St Clare’s Catholic School Townsville event 3rd prize Razor Ripstick ($129.99)
Mundingburra State School Townsville event 4th prize Razor Jetts ($49.99)
REGULAR LATE
Until 9 May 2018Until 20 May 2018
INDIVIDUALS $55.95 $65.95
FAMILY (3+) $50.95 $60.95
TEAMS (OF 2) $50.95 $60.95
AQUATHON $50.95 $60.95

Aquathon Option
New for 2018, we now offer the opportunity for your child to participate in an Aquathon 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.

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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.

See You Next Time

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.

9.00am Start for 11-15 years individuals and teams 9.45am Start for 7-8 years individuals and7-10 years teams

 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
 8.30am Transition closes.
 8.50am Briefing for 12-15 years individuals and 11-15 years teams
 9.00am Start for 12-15 years individuals and 11-15 years teams
 9.10am Briefing for 11 years individuals
 9.20am Start for 11 years individuals
 9.20am Briefing for 8 years individuals and 7-10 years teams
 9.35am Start for 8 years individuals and 7-10 years teams
 9.40am Briefing for 7 years individuals
 9.35am Start for 7 years individuals
 9.55am Briefing for 10 years individuals
10.05am Start for 10 years individuals
10.05am Briefing for 9 years individuals
10.20am Start for 9 years individuals
11.30am-12.00pm  Event concludes

William's Story

Little champ, William had this to say about finishing his first ever Kids TRYathlon ‘“when I crossed the finish line it felt like I was in the Olympics and everyone in the world was cheering me on.” See how he conquered his nerves about the swim leg and achieved his goal!

Kari's Story

See how the Weet-Bix TRYathlon has helped Kari manage her health and achieve success!

Dominique and Jack's Story

Find out how proud Mum Dominique encouraged her son Jack to finish the run course during his first Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon! What would you say to motivate your child to keep going?

Elia and Eli's Story

Watch Elia re-tell his son’s heart-warming TRYathlon story. What’s the biggest challenge your child has faced?

Dan and Zac's Story

Check out how Zac felt during his first ever TRYathlon!

See You Next Time
BupaFamilyZone

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Family Zone

Create your FREE support board, pick up your Team Talk card pack and learn how you could win a TRYathlon prize pack!

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Soccer

Put those Soccer skills to the test and see if you can bend it like Tim Cahill and score a goal!

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Hit-A-6 Cricket

See if you can Hit-a-6 with Weet-Bix! You never know who may be at the other end to catch it.

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Free Weet-Bix Breakfast

Enjoy a FREE Breakfast with a variety of Weet-Bix products and bananas and honey for toppings.

Plus Much More…

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COURSE MAP

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

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VILLAGE MAP

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

Watch Our 2017 Event Video