Triathlon NSW and NRL club Wests Tigers have teamed up together to provide another way for children to stay healthy and have fun with the launch of a brand new Kids Triathlon.
The playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon will be held on Sunday 12 February 2017 at Leichhardt Oval.
This fun event is open for boys and girls aged between 5 and 15 years and will provide a great way to get active in a safe environment.
The playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon is open to children of all abilities, with two course distances available.
The short course features a 75m swim at Leichhardt Pool followed by a 2km bike ride along the waterfront and finally a 1km run.
The long course will see entrants taking part in a 150m swim, 4km bike ride and a 1.5km run.
Both course finish with entrants running onto Leichhardt Oval, finishing in front of the main grandstand.
“Triathlon NSW is thrilled to further develop our Community Sports Link partnership with the Wests Tigers to bring the community the inaugural playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon,” Triathlon NSW CE0 Phil Dally said.
“Both organisations are extremely community focused and share a passionate commitment to promoting the importance of an active lifestyle and the positive affects this can have on the physical health and mental wellbeing within the community.
“The playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon will be at the forefront of this promotion. The exciting initiative promises to be a fantastic event and one that certainly should be a must for families these school holidays.”
Wests Tigers Community and Fan Engagement Manager Shaun Spence said that this new event is designed to encourage children to get active and have fun.
“With the launch of the playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon we hope to create an event that will be fun for all participants while also promoting a healthy lifestyle,” said Spence. “We look forward to seeing as many participants as possible hit the swim, ride and run their way to the finish line.
“This event will also help raise money and awareness for our Charity Partner Feel the Magic who do vital work with children who have suffered loss and are grieving,” he said.
Johnny Florio from playon products said that the organisation was looking forward to being involved in the inaugural playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon.
“All of us as playon products are excited to be partnering with Wests Tigers in 2017 and being a part of this exciting event,” said Florio. “I have a real passion for sport and love to help people free themselves from what’s holding them back.
“playon sport aid has already proven to help many players and also everyday people to playon,” he said. “We encourage everyone to get behind this great community events and look forward to seeing plenty of kids getting active on the day.”
The entry fee for the playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon also includes a Wests Tigers Flexi 3 Membership, T-Shirt, Finishers Medal and a discount on a Triathlon NSW Membership.
Existing members of Wests Tigers or Triathlon NSW will receive a discount when entering the playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon.
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The playon products Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon is also made possible thanks to the support of WestConnex who are proud partners of Wests Tigers' healthy living programs.