Children's races
  FITKIDS INDIVIDUALS FITKIDS RELAY TEAMS RUN FOR FUN
Registration times Friday 29 September 17:00 to 20:30
Saturday 30 September 07:30 to 09:30
Friday 29 September 17:00 to 20:30
Saturday 30 September 07:30 to 09:30
Friday 29 September 17:00 to 20:30
Saturday 30 September 07:30 to 10:45
Start time 10:30 10:30 11:45
Race briefing At the start of race At the start of race At the start of race
Distances and disciplines 1km run/200m swim/1km run 1km run/200m swim/1km run 1km run
Age restrictions 9 - 15 * 9 - 15 * Under 5 - 8 *
Entry limits 50 20 60
Online entry fee R80 R100 R40
On the day entry fee R100 ** R120 ** R50 **
Temp licence required None None None
Prize giving time 13:00 13:00 No prizes
 

* Age as on 31 December 2017
** On the day entry will only be available if the event is not sold out.

Required equipment: FitKids
  • Athletes are required to provide their own swimming caps which need to be brightly coloured and may not be white, black, dark blues or any other colours that cannot be easily spotted in the water.
  • Athletes must wear a t-shirt during the run section – their torso’s must be covered. Girls may run in their costumes.
  • Athletes must wear shoes during the run section.
  • It is recommended that a towel is used in the transition area between the run and the swim legs.
  • Goggles are recommended but not compulsory on the swim.
General rules: FitKids
  • Athletes must wear the race number provided on an elastic around their waist when on the run legs. The race number can be removed for the swim, but must be on before they leave the swim area to complete the second run.
  • Athletes can run with their swim caps on or put them on in transition.
  • After the swim, athletes must remember to put the race number back on and if their torso is uncovered from the swim (boys) need to put on a t-shirt before leaving for the run.
Race routes:
  • FitKids - To follow
  • Run for fun - To follow
Prize categories:

Where participation in any category is less than ten, only an overall first prize will be awarded. Where participation is ten or more, prizes will be awarded to the first three competitors.

Fitkids:
  • Under 12 boys and girls
  • Under 15 boys and girls
  • Overall team
Run for fun:
  • The race will not be timed and no prizes will be awarded in this race.
  • All participants will receive a medal and a finisher's drink.

The Freshpak Fitness Festival is organised by Tri & Du Sport in conjunction with Rooibos Limited.

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