The Piako Triathlon in Morrinsville
For children there are limited numbers, a pool swim and a safe bike ride through a recreation reserve. For adults there is a timed 300m swim, 9km road bike and 3km run. Adult and children event are run separately.
When: Sunday 19th March
Cost: Junior Individual $20; Senior Individual $30; Secondary School Team$35; Adult Team $45
Categories and distances are as follows.
NOVI BOBBIES: Ages 6 and up , this is for children whose swimming ability is developing but who are not yet ready for the big pool. It also is the only category where parents are allowed to help in transition.
Swim 30m – Bike 1.4km – Run 1.1km
MINI MOOS: Suggested ages 6 – 10. In the main pool swimming to halfway and back. Independent transition required.
Swim 50m – Bike 1.4km – Run 1.1km
CALF CLUB: Suggested ages 8 – 12. Ideal for those stepping up from the shorter distance or fitter children who like a challenge.
Swim 100m – Bike 2.8km – Run 2.1km
HOOF IT: Suggested ages 10 – 14yrs. Ideal for children who have completed triathlon before and are more competitive but not yet ready to ride on road.
Swim 200m – Bike 4.2km – Run 2.1km
MAD COWS/RAGING BULLS: Age 14 to Adult. A great triathlon for beginners or anybody looking for a challenge with variety. A pool swim, a scenic road ride then a beautiful leafy run.
HERD MENTALITY TEAM: Don’t want to do the whole thing?This team event is for you. Any age for swim and run but bike rider MUST be over 14
Swim 30om – Bike 9.75km – Run 3.1km
For more information visit: Piako Triathlon