Eastbourne TriStar Children's Aquathlons Eastbourne TriStar Children's Aquathlons

Sunday's races start with TriStars Children's Aquathlons for children aged 8 to 14. The schedule will start with a TriStar Start race for 8 year olds (100m swim and 600m run), followed by a series of races over increasing distances for older children. Youth competitors (age 15-16) can take part in the super-sprint distance triathlon.

Perfect for...

Children aged 8 to 14 with some open water swimming experience. Suitable for all levels of experience from novice to experienced athletes.

Please note: Ages are taken on 31st December 2024. For example, if an 8 year old has their birthday in December they should enter the TriStar 1 (age 9-10) race.

Key Facts
  •    Date: Sunday 16th June 2024
  •    Location: Western Lawns, Eastbourne
  •    Start time: 7:30am
  •    Swim: 100m to 400m depending on age (sea)
  •    Run: 600m to 2.5km depending on age (tarmac/gravel path)
  •    Awards: First three boys and girls in each age group
The Swim

The swim routes will start from the Lifeguard's Beach. You will initially head east before turning clockwise around a triangular route. Distances are as follows:

Race Age Distance
Tristar Start 8 years 100m
TriStar 1 9-10 years 200m
TriStar 2 11-12 years 300m
TriStar 3 13-14 years 400m
The Run

The run will be on an out-and-back route, initially on tarmac and then onto a garvel path. There is a very slight gradient heading up to the turn point.

Race Age Distance
Tristar Start 8 years 600m
TriStar 1 9-10 years 1.2km
TriStar 2 11-12 years 1.8km
TriStar 3 13-14 years 2.5km
TriStart Aquathlon (age 8)
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 100m Run: 600m

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TriStar 1 Aquathlon (age 9-10)
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 200m Run: 1.2km

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TriStar 2 Aquathlon (age 11-12)
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 300m Run: 1.8km

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TriStar 3 Aquathlon (age 13-14)
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 400m Run: 2.5km

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