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General Information

Allerthorpe Junior Aquathlon

Age CategorySwimRun
Tristart – (8 year olds)80 metres900 metres
Tristar 1 – (9 and 10 year olds)200 metres1200 metres
Tristar 2 – (11 and 12 year olds)300 metres1800 metres
Tristar 3 – (13 and 14 year olds)400 metres2400 metres

There are 4 age categories within the junior race.

Tristart category – 8 year olds
Tristar 1 category – 9 and 10 year olds
Tristar 2 category – 11 and 12 year olds
Tristar 3 category – 13 an 14 year olds
(Youth category – 15 and 16 year olds are able to take part in the senior triathlon)

Please note the age category is determined as age on 31st December 2018

Driffield Junior Tri - Swim Swim Various Distances

The Junior Aquathlon kicks off with the swim in the purpose built watersports lake at Allerthorpe.

For some, this will be their first opportunity to take part in an open water aquathlon and it may seem a little daunting, but our support crew are there to help put the children at ease, so that they can enjoy and experience the fun atmosphere.
The water safety cover provided will ensure the children are safe throughout their swim.

Our aim is to provide the same high standards that you would expect from any Freebird event, allowing children, no matter what standard they are, the ability to participate in this fun and exciting sport.

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Driffield Junior Tri - Run Run Various Distances

Having completed the swim, the children head into transition, swim done and just the run to go.

Staying within the grounds of Allethorpe Lakeland Park, the run heads out around the lake. Depending on  the childrens age group, they will complete one or more laps.

The run is on hard surfaced, well maintained tracks. As the children complete each lap they are able to pick up a drink if they wish to do so.

After completing their final lap, they will pass under the finish gantry to the cheers from the many supporters watching the event.

A great achievement for youngsters to complete their very own aquathlon and a great way to introduce them to the sport.

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Site Layout Transition Area

(please note – map not to scale)

Competitors’ final race information will be emailed out approximately 10 days before the Allerthorpe Junior Aquathlon.

Of course we will be in touch before this, keeping you up to date with any new race info, along with training tips and ideas that may just help you achieve your very best effort on race day.

In the meantime, if you have any questions regarding the Allerthorpe Junior Aquathlon, first check out our FAQ page, it may just have the answer you are looking for. If not, then please contact us, we will do our best to answer any questions you have.

Please use the Contact Form as this ensures we can deal with your question as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Best of luck with your training and preparation for your chosen event.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Allerthorpe Junior Aquathlon on the 7th July.

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An image of Freebird Junior Events