Hosting the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Event in regional Victoria on the last weekend of February was the historic city of Bendigo; a vibrant contemporary regional centre, boasting beautiful streets created from one of the world’s greatest gold rushes.
The race started with a swim at the Bendigo Aquatic Centre, ahead of a bike ride around local roads and through the Tom Ford Sports Centre Velodrome, followed by a run around the picturesque Queen Elizabeth Oval. We couldn’t have asked for better weather on race day and the 700 enthusiastic participants made the day even brighter.
The Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a non-competitive event staged as a community engagement program to assist kids develop a great sense of self esteem, a balance of lifestyle fitness with some fun in participation in Australia’s largest Kids TRYathlon. The TRYathlon is conducted along the lines of an adult triathlon, IE: Swim, ride and run in one event and is suitable for kids aged 7 – 15 years of age.
For more information about the TRYathlon go to: www.tryathlon.weetbix.com.au
For more information about X-tri Events go to: www.x-tri.com.au
For every event of the series, 3vent Productions supplies organiser X-tri Events with event crew to assist in the construction and running of the event.
Photos by Michael Valigore Photography