Dunedin Sanitarium Weet-Bix Tryathlon a Gold Medal Effort
Dunedin Sanitarium Weet-Bix Tryathlon a Gold
2013 Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon was a great success,
with 1018 local kids aged 7 to 15 years taking part in the
event, on 3 March at Memorial Park, Mosgiel.
Sporting celebrities including Alison Shanks, Sophie
Pascoe, Aaron Barclay, Aaron Smith, Jodi Brown, Te Paea
Selby-Rickit, Stacey Peeters, Gina Crampton and Kate Shearer
joined the local crowd at the event by cheering the kids on
and handing out Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon medals at the finish
Pierre van Heerden, General Manager for Health
& Wellbeing Company, said the event was a huge success and
his team were very impressed:
“The Dunedin event
was a fantastic morning, it was great to see kids giving the
TRYathlon their best shot and trying for a personal best”
says Mr Van Heerden.
“On behalf of Weet-Bix Kids
TRYathlon, I would like to thank the local Duendin community
for their support and spectators for coming along to make
the event special for the children involved”.
the past 21 years more than 240,000 New Zealand children
have taken part in a Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon including New
Zealand sporting heroes, Alison Shanks, Andrea Hewitt and
The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon holds
the World Record for being the largest children’s sporting
event of its kind in the world, and will travel to thirteen
cities and towns throughout New Zealand in 2013.
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