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St Heliers Sanitarium Weet-Bix Tryathlon A Gold Medal Effort


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25 February 2013

St Heliers Sanitarium Weet-Bix Tryathlon A Gold Medal Effort

The St Heliers 2013 Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon was a great success, with 2763 local kids aged 7 to 15 years taking part in the event, on 24 February at Vellenoweth Green.

Sporting celebrities including Sophie Pascoe, Martin Guptill and Tom Abercrombe joined the local crowd at the event by cheering the kids on and handing out Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon medals at the finish line.

Pierre van Heerden, General Manager for Health & Wellbeing Company, said the event was a huge success and his team were very impressed:

“The St Heliers 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 Auckland community for their support and spectators for coming along to make the event special for the children involved”.

Over 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 Sarah Walker.

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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