UK Kids Fun Triathlon - Chesham

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Date: Saturday 13th July 2024
Venue: Chesham Leisure Centre & Chesham Grammar School
White Hill, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1BA
Swim: Indoor Pool
Age Range: 5 Years to 16 Years (on race day)

Start Times

& Event Order

Individual starts from 12 noon to 3pm (times subject to change).

Tin, Steel, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Zinc

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The Event

Welcome to the Chesham Kids Fun Triathlon, part of the Buckinghamshire Weekend of sport, where young athletes are set to embark on a journey of excitement, challenge and accomplishment.

While there may be an element of friendly competition, the emphasis is on participation rather than just winning. Every child is encouraged to do their best and enjoy the experience without unnecessary pressure.

  • Achievable distances for all abilities of 5-16 yr olds
  • Safe environment with event course contained within the grounds of Chesham Leisure Centre & Chesham School
  • Indoor pool swim
  • Grass cycle & run course on Chesham School playing fields
  • UK Kids Fun Triathlon finishers medal for everyone
  • Official UK Kids Fun Event T-shirt available to purchase on the day

 

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As organisers of the biggest triathlon series across the UK we are passionate and proud about what we do.

The Kids Fun Triathlons are no exception and leave everyone with a special sense of achievement at the end of an event.

What are the distances?

For Guidance Only Event Name Swim Bike Run
5-7 yrs TIN

8m

1k

500m

6-9 yrs ZINC 25m 1k

500m

8-11 yrs STEEL 50m 2k 1000m
10-13 yrs BRONZE 50m 3k 1500m
12-15 yrs SILVER 100m 4k 2000m
13-16 yrs GOLD 150m 4k 2500m
All Ages RELAY ZINC 25m 1k 500m
All Ages RELAY BRONZE 50m 3k 1500m
All Ages RELAY GOLD 150m 4k 2500m

All ages are for guidance only, your child can take part in any distance they are happy to complete.

Don't want to go it alone?

Take part a relay team of two or three and share the challenge of swim, bike, run! We just need your team captains info to complete an entry form and your team is good to go!

Competitor Race Day Information

Race Day Information - Coming Soon

Full and up-to-date 2024 Event day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, stickers etc. at registration on the day.

Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions on the day. Good luck and have a great day!

Course Maps

PDF Documents: click each to open or download

Chesham Kids Bike and Run Course

 

The Swim

  • There will be a verbal briefing prior to the children starting the event. This will be repeated through out the event.
  • The Children will be started at 15 second intervals in the pool so there are no mass starts.
  • The swim course is in the heated indoor pool for all event distances. The children swim their chosen distance within the swim lane, when they have finished their distance, they will exit the water.
  • Children are permitted to use swim arm bands if they wish.
  • Safety in the water: there will be life guards, & race crew around the water at all times; they will guide the children after the swim and point them towards the transition area.

 

The Bike

  • The whole of the bike course is on grass, & is fully post and taped, making it very easy to navigate for the children. 
  • There will be signage around the venue reminding children of how many laps they are meant to do.
  • There will be marshals on the course and dismount line, to help any child that needs it.
  • Children will not be allowed to take part without a bike helmet.

 

The Run

  • The whole of the run course is on short grass and is flat as well as being inside the grounds of Chesham Grammar School, making it safe for the children.
  • There is a feedstation on the run course, serving water to any child that requests one
  • All children will pass under the Official UK Triathlon Finish Line and have their name announced as they finish.

 

Parents/Carers

  • The race day envelope will be given to the child at Registation on the day. This envelope will contain, 1 race number, 2 bike stickers & 2 wristbands. The child wears the child wristband and a parent/carer wears the adult wristband.
  • One person (aged 18 or over) is permitted to help the child in the transition area. This person will be required to wear the corresponding numbered adult wristband.
  • To gain entry to the transition area, all stickers must be attached to the cycle and cycle helmet and the parent/carer helping the child must be wearing the corresponding numbered adult wristband.
  • A parent/carer are permitted to run alongside their child on the cycle and run courses if the child needs addional support. 

Entry Form

Chesham Kids Triathlon 2024

£30.00

(Price per race entry or per relay team)

Please select your race from the drop down list below. The price will adjust automatically.

Unfortunately due to the venue being a school playing field, there are no dogs allowed on the site.

Please Note: All Event Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers, Full event info pack etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event. 

Telephone Entry

If you would prefer to enter over the phone please call

01270 842800 and secure your place today!

(Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9:30am-3:00pm).