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Barefoot Events Kids Duathlon Series


Barefoot Events launches a new series of children’s duathlons to be held in August and September this year. The events are for 8 – 13 year olds and will take place in Christchurch, Rangiora and Ashburton; the emphasis being to promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage children to have fun while participating in sports.

Christchurch Kids Duathlon
Sunday 27 August

Ashburton Kids Duathlon
Saturday 16 September
Argyle Park

North Canterbury Kids Duathlon
Sunday 24 September
Dudley Park, Rangiora

Each duathlon is a run/bike/run format with the distances being:
8 – 10 years 1km run, 4km bike, 1km run
11 – 13 years 1km run, 8km bike, 1km run

Individual and team entries are available, with the team element providing the opportunity for children who may not be able to complete the full distance to still participate. A reduced entry fee is available for families with two or more children competing.

As safety is a key component for all of our races each competitor’s bike will go through a safety check. We wish to thank the follow bike safety check providers:
PUSHBIKES Gables Arcade, High Street, Rangiora
Cycle Workz Bishopdale Court Shopping Centre, Christchurch
Ashburton Cycles East Street, Ashburton

Visit or email for further information and entry forms.

Don’t delay - places are limited for each event so be sure to send your entry form in early.

The series is being run by Barefoot Events Limited, an exciting new sports event company that will organise sports events such as triathlons, duathlons and mountain bike races, in the Canterbury region. Barefoot Events is managed by Michaela Rees an experienced Event Manager and keen triathlete.


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