Cornwall Mini Triathlon Series for children announced

We have been advised that a Cornwall Mini Triathlon Series -for children- has been announced!

Following the success of last year’s Helston Mini Triathlon, Tempus Leisure has developed a brand new Cornwall Mini Triathlon Series for 2014.

The Series consists of five triathlons, taking place at various venues around Cornwall and spread throughout the season, starting in April and ending in October. The distances for each discipline will vary depending on a child’s age; please see below for details.

All competitors who enter the Cornwall Mini Triathlon Series 2014 will receive a free T-shirt and medal when they attend an event. The T-shirt design and size chart are available on the website at

The events in the Series are listed below. For details about the events, including entry links please visit and follow the event name links on that page.

Series Events

Event Date
Liskeard Mini Triathlon (Pool Based)  26 April
Bodmin Mini Triathlon (Pool Based)  17 May
Wadebridge Mini Triathlon (Pool Based)  28 June
Siblyback Mini Triathlon (Open Water)  13 September
Helston Mini Triathlon (Pool Based)  11 October

Race Distances

Age Group Swim (Pool) Swim (Open Water) Cycle (Traffic-Free) Run (Traffic-Free)
8 years 50m 50m 800m 600m
9/10 years 100m 150m 1.5km 1km
11/12 years 150m 200m 3km 1.5km
13/14 years 250m 300m 5km 2km

Please note: When registering a child, the age group that they are in is dependent upon their age on 31 December 2014 and not their age on the day of the race. If your child turns 15 during this calendar year they will no longer be eligible to compete in the mini category but will have to compete in the junior category (longer race distance).

For details of events for the junior category (aged 15-17) please see the Junior Triathlon Series section of our website at

Please read the Event Documentation (available on our website at prior to entry including the British Triathlon Competition Rules For Children’s Events and the Parent/Carer Code of Conduct.

If you have any queries please contact:-

Ceri Harvey Community Leisure Officer, Tempus Leisure Tel: 01209 614348