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Wairakei Estate Ironkidz 2023

Wairakei Estate Ironkidz triathlon event is open to anyone aged between 7 and 15 years. Splash & Dash is for those aged between 5 and 7 (yes you can enter either event if your child is 7, whichever you think is the best option for them).

There are two events: The triathlon for everyone aged 7 – 15 years old, and a Splash & Dash event for 5 – 7 year olds.

To complete the triathlon, competitors complete a swim, following by a bike ride, followed by a run. You can enter on your own – which means you swim, bike and run (in that order) – or as part of a team of three, which means you swim or bike or run. You are also able to enter as a team of two. If you enter as a team of two, one of you will do two of the three legs (swim, bike, run).

You can enter on your own, or in a team with friends. Either way, everyone’s a winner and having fun is the name of the game!

Note: Elite section – there are no teams, you must have a road bike (mountain bikes will not be accepted), be a competent swimmer and be a member or either a triathlon club or a school triathlon group. This club/group must be stated on entry form. Entries will be limited to 30 per age group. This is a timed event with time limits on each leg and trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

The Splash & Dash is a paddle in Lake Taupo and a short run along the lakefront. Children do not need to be able to swim and parents can accompany their child if they wish.

  • Sun 26 Feb, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Ticket information:
Individual Triathlon: $30.00
Elite: $40.00
2 Person Team: $55.00
3 Person Team: $75.00
Splash and Dash: $15.00
Taupo Lakefront
All Ages
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