SuperTri Children’s, Youth & Junior Open Water Triathlon
1 July 2017 • Dorney Lake, Berkshire
The event takes place at Dorney Lake, Eton (a leading venue for Senior and Elite triathlon events) giving young people...
This is an invitation event for schools, and if you would like to get your school involved, please email email@example.com.
|Year||Swim (Individual/Team)||Bike (Individual/Team)||Run (Individual/Team)|
|School Year 3-4||50m / 200m||1000m / 4000m||750m / 3000m|
|School Year 5-6||100m / 400m||1000m / 4000m||750m / 3000m|
|School Year 7-8||100m / 400m||2000m / 8000m||1500m / 6000m|
|Ages 13-14||150m / 600m||2000m / 8000m||1500m / 6000m|
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After the success of the 2 events last year, where 1000 children took part and raised an amazing £110,000 and the children and parents had a fantastic day, we are pleased to have 4 events in 2017 at Royal Russell School on April 23rd, Bradfield College on May 7th, Cranleigh School on May 14th, and Marlborough College on May 21st.
The Flight Centre Schools Triathlon is a chance for children from school years 3-8 to come together and compete in their own event. We aim to host 20 events across the UK within the next three years, with 10,000 young people taking part and raising £1 million per year, funds that will support the ambition and opportunities of young people less fortunate than themselves.
The event format presents a fun way for children and young people to be introduced to triathlon. By hosting the swim in a pool, and keeping the bike section off road, pupils do not need any special equipment to enter, and the event can be held in a safe and secure environment within school grounds. Participating schools are encouraged to enter a range of abilities, from competitive teams, to those who want to have a fun day out with friends. This will mean Restless Triathlon becoming a major sporting event for all levels of competitor.
The Flight Centre Schools Triathlon is backed by Restless Development, an international development charity that puts young people at the very heart of dealing with the issues that affect them, their communities, and their countries. The event will help raise funds for Restless Development and the chosen charities of the host and participating schools.
To be able to offer free entry for our participants, each entrant is asked to reach a £100 fundraising target – with a minimum of £50 raised to be able to take part. The first £50 raised will go to Restless Development. The second £50 raised will go to either Restless Development or an existing/chosen school charity. Anything raised over £100 will be donated to Restless Development as the organising charity.
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Timings will be confirmed closer to event day.
The event is being held in the grounds of Marlborough College, Wiltshire.
Address: Bath Road, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 1PA
To be able to offer free entry to the event for our participants, each entrant is asked to reach a £100 fundraising target – with a minimum of £50 raised to be able to take part. The first £50 raised will go to Restless Development. The second £50 raised will go to either Restless Development or an existing/chosen school charity. Anything raised over £100 will be donated to Restless Development as the organising charity.
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Restless Triathlon is backed by Restless Development, the youth-led international development charity that puts young people at the very heart of development.
Half the world is under 30 and young people are often most affected by the most persistent problems in the world. Our work is delivered by young people, for young people, empowering them with the skills and resources to deal with the issues facing their communities and countries.
Through tackling unemployment and access to health services, and supporting young people to stay in education and know their rights, Restless Development programmes are genuinely life-changing.
We work with young volunteers in eight countries across Africa and South Asia. After receiving training and mentoring from Restless Development, volunteers live in communities and work with local people to understand the problems in their area and come up with solutions together. For example, we may train a volunteer about income generation or HIV prevention. They will then pass on their knowledge to a community through teaching, games, community meetings or setting up projects together – creating a ripple effect of knowledge sharing and long-lasting change.
All our programmes, and the support we provide, are long-term, tailored and embedded into the ways of that specific community. They are driven and designed by local young people for their own needs. Each project is delivered by passionate, motivated and inspiring young people; 90% are from the countries in which they work.
In the past 30 years our network of young volunteers has grown to over 17,000 people worldwide who have trained, inspired and helped more than seven million children, young people, and community members. Many of them go on to become leaders in their societies carrying on the work they started with Restless Development throughout their lives.