The Pied Piper Junior Aquathlon is a fun sporting challenge which raises funds for two charities and is designed for children aged 8 to 16. The aquathlon comprises a swim in the heated main pool of the lido followed by a run around Sandford Park.
The event is managed in partnership with Sandford Lido Ltd (Registered charity #1052203) and Pied Piper Appeal (Registered charity #1011611).
Age categories and distances (Age category shall be determined by age at 31 December in the year of competition in line with British Triathlon rules)
Examples of age category –
a) A child who is currently 7 but turns 8 between the event and December is able to compete in Tristar Start group.
b) A child who is 10 but turns 11 between the event and December would compete in Tristar 2 group.
Tristar Start (Age 8) – 54m swim 400m run
Tristar 1 (Age 9-10) – 100m swim 1300m run
Tristar 2 (Age 11-12) – 200m swim 1900m run
Tristar 3 (Age 13-14) – 400m swim 2500m run
Youth (Age 15-16) – 400m swim 3100m run
Entry is entirely at your own risk and only children with a good level of fitness should participate in this event. Prizes will be awarded for the highest overall fundraiser, first placed male and first placed female in each age group.
Please note last entry for this event is midnight on Friday 7th June. Some age categories will be sold out prior to this date.
Route available here: Pied Piper Route