Triathlon - Pegasus event 2nd March

The Primary Schools Triathlon event is this year again being held at Pegasus Town.

Below are the details regarding the event.

For any extra information please email

You can access the EVENT INFORMATION from the organisers here 

Please note - Permission forms need to be returned to the office by WEDNESDAY 24th FEBRUARY

Venue: Pegasus lake and surrounds
Date: Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Time: Reporting time 9:45am beside lake for participant and marshals.
Transport:  Our wonderful parents
Teacher attending: Grant Forman – I will be there in an official capacity with a duty to do throughout the event so will not be able to be with students.
Sports gear: Students will be issued with a green t-shirt and sports jacket.

Individuals only ‐ entrants must complete all 3 disciplines (i.e. there are no team events).
75 metres for 9 and 10 years, 100metres for 11 and 12+ years.  
This swim is in the lake and it will be deep enough to be over the students’ heads  in parts.  Guards from a local surf lifesaving club will be on duty. The temperature  may also be quite cold.  
5.4 km for 9 & 10 yrs, 10.8 km for 11 & 12+ yrs.  These distances may change slightly.  
2.5 kilometres

Age is at 1st January 2016 for both girls and boys. Children must be 9 years or over
on this  date – OR in year 5 at school (i.e. participants must be in year 5 as the
minimum age group).    A year 4 who is 9yrs old on Jan 1st, 2016 can compete.
A year 5 student who is 8 can compete, but in the 9yrs race.

The event will consist of eight races: a boys’ and girls’ race in each age group
1) 9 years & under: boys and girls        3) 11 years: boys and girls
2) 10 years: boys and girls                      4) 12+ years: boys and girls  

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