York Kids Fun Triathlon 2023 York Kids Fun Triathlon 2023 York Kids Fun Triathlon 2023 York Kids Fun Triathlon 2023 York Kids Fun Triathlon 2023

York Kids Fun Triathlon 2023


York Sports Village, York YO10 5FG

Sat 19th August 2023

Starting at 13:30


All UK Triathlon 2020 events

Your Health before the Event

If you have any Covid-19 symptoms do not come to the event. If you develop symptoms within 14 days after the event and are tested positive, please contact UK Triathlon immediately.

Social Distancing

It is each and every person's responsibility to social distance at 2 metres where possible before, during and after the event. Please make sure your spectators are aware of and abide by the 2 metre distance rule.

Hand Sanitising

There will be 10 hand sanitiser stations around the venue, please hand sanitise before registration, entering transition, finish line and whenever you have the opportunity to do so before and after the event. Please sanitise before and after toilet use.


Please allow more time than normal to register. You must register yourself. You cannot have anyone register for you. Only one competitor will be allowed to register at a time (except relay teams who must register together). Please queue at a 2 metre separation. Hand sanitise before entering. Every competitor will be temperature checked with a digital thermometer before registering.


Each competitor has their own numbered racking position. Rack only there and with your race number facing you.

Race Brief

There will be a short race brief shortly before each event starts from the finish line stage which will be announced over the PA system on the day.

Start Format - Lake Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time and be started at the edge of the lake at 10 second intervals. You can only do your warm up on dry land. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Start Format - Pool Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time at 30 second intervals. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Bike Course

Normal drafting rules apply.

Run Course

Overtake or pass other competitors at a minimum distance of 2 metres where possible.

Feed Stations Run & Finish line

Drinks will be dispensed for you at feed stations, High5 Energy Source & Water will be identified clearly with signs. Move away as quickly as possible allowing for other competitors. Bin your litter.


Please do not bring unnecessary spectators if possible. Your Covid Officer is Vic Bickerton If you wish to report anything regarding Covid safety, please report it to Vic located at the finish line.

UK Triathlon has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

UK Kids Fun Triathlon for 5-16 year olds is coming to York Sport Village! Take part in one of the very best kids' triathlon experiences in the Country! York Sport village will host this exciting, inaugural event, the day before the York Triathlon for 14+ year olds, now in it's fifth year.

The event will feature achievable distances for all abilities of 5-16 year olds, in a safe environment contained within the grounds of the Sport Village. An indoor pool swim will be followed by a bike leg on the cycle track, and a run around the velodrome. Don't want to go it alone? Take part as a relay team of 2 or 3 and share the challenge of swim, bike and run with your friends!

What's Included

All finishers will be awarded a medal at the finish line


Parking is free. Please park on the leisure centre car park which is next to the leisure centre


York Sport Village, Lakeside Way
YO10 5FG


Tin Fun Triathlon: 18m swim - 1km cycle - 500m run

Zinc Fun Triathlon: 25m swim - 1km cycle - 500m run

Steel Fun Triathlon: 50m swim - 2km cycle - 1000m run

Bronze Fun Triathlon: 50m swim - 3km cycle - 1500m run

Silver Fun Triathlon: 100m swim - 4km cycle - 2000m run

Gold Fun Triathlon: 150m swim - 4km cycle - 2500m run

Triathlon Relay Team: 150m swim - 4km cycle - 2500m run


The swim takes place in a indoor heated swimming pool. Tumble turns are not allowed.

Children will be started at 20 second intervals in the pool. The swim course is very straight forward and there will be a verbal briefing prior to each child starting.

A swim cap will be given to each child at poolside and must be worn.

Children may use their own swim cap if preferred.

The cycle course is flat & all with the grounds of York Sport Village.

Children will not be allowed to take part without a bike helmet.

The run is flat. The course is again completely post & taped and within the grounds of the York Sort Village.

The bike and run courses are flat and mostly on a very good tarmac surface.
Make sure your read your children’s event day information for a comprehensive outlook about the kids fun event.
Distances will be made clear for the children on the day of the event via their event brief, signs around the course and marshals guiding them in the right direction.
If you're not sure about anything on the day, ask any member of the race crew around the course and at registration.
Parents/guardians, if you have a wristband, you are allowed into the cycle transition areas with your children to help them.



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!

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

All finishers will be awarded a medal at the finish line.

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