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Wednesday 21 February 2024 | Written by Supplied | Published in Sports, Triathlon


Kids get a go at triathlon event
Cook Islands Triathlon Association runs multiple events on Rarotonga. 24021901

Cook Islands Triathlon Association Is looking forward to their next big event, the Paradise Supplies Kids’ Triathlon which is to be held on Saturday 24th February 2024.

With thanks to Paradise Supplies for being again the Mayor Sponsor and Vaima Pure Island Water for their supporting sponsorship and the Raina Family, the triathlon will once again be held at the Enua Manea Hall in Tikioki. 

All entrants should be there from 1pm with the event starting at 2pm sharp.

There will be 3 age categories; age 9 and under, age 10-12 and age 13-16.  The course for the 9 & under age is a 100m swim, a 3km bike and a 1km run.  For 10-12 age groups will be 200 swim 5k cycle & 2k run and for 13-16 age group, the course which will be a 200m swim, 8km cycle and a 4km run.   Entry is FREE to all kids and prizes generously sponsored by Paradise Supplies, and Vaima Water will be given to all competitors.

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 stand in.

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. 

CITAI kindly requests all road users to be especially careful and vigilant through Tikioki and up to the Pacific Resort area where the children will be cycling and running.  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 asks please that all registrations are kindly sent to by 4pm on Friday 23rd February.

Cook Islands Triathlon Association