The Paradise Supplies Kids’ Triathlon will be held this Saturday. Pictured are participants from last year’s event. SUPPLIED/21020913
The annual Kids Triathlon to be held this weekend will see competition in three age categories; age 9 and under, age 10-12 and age 13-16.
Cook Islands Triathlon Association is looking forward
to their next big event, the Paradise Supplies Kids’ Triathlon, to be held on
The triathlon will once again be held at the Enua
Manea Hall in Tikioki, thanks to the support from the Raina family.
Cook Islands Triathlon president Roland Neururer said
all entrants should be at the venue from 1pm with the event starting at 2pm
There will be three age categories; age 9 and under,
age 10-12 and age 13-16. The course for
the younger age group is a 100 metre swim, a 3 kilometre bike and a 1km
Both older age groups will race the same course which
will be a 200m swim, a 5km bike and a 2km run.
Entry is free to all kids and prizes generously
sponsored by Paradise Supplies and Vaima Water will be given to all
According to Roland Neururer: “All children entering
the competition should have basic water competency and swimming skills, and
those competing in the 200m course must be able to swim in water too deep to
“The cycle and run parts of the course are on the open
roads, and parents are requested to please ensure that their children are
competent to ride and run on the road when there will be traffic passing. All
competitors must wear a fastened cycle helmet when on their bike.”
Cook Islands Triathlon Association kindly requests all
road users to be especially careful and vigilant through Tikioki and up to the
Queen’s Representative’s residence where the children will be cycling and
“Your patience and support for the children is very
much appreciated, thank you.”
The Triathlon Association is looking forward to an
amazing afternoon of fun for the kids and is requesting all registrations to be
sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
by 4pm on Friday, February 12.