Pupils dive into junior multisport

NATASHA THYNE
Last updated 14:01 07/03/2014
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POOL PRACTICE: Children practise for the Temuka Kids Triathlon.

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The Temuka Domain will play host to the first Temuka kids triathlon on Sunday, March 16.

The triathlon especially designed for kids aged between eight and 18 is part of a fundraiser for Temuka Primary School. Parent Teacher Association spokeswoman Karen McArthur said the day will have "a give it a go" attitude with no winners or losers.

However, Mrs McArthur said there will be spot prizes to win on the day, the biggest prize being a bike donated by Bike Inc in Timaru.

Kids can enter as a individual or as a team of three.

If this year is a success, Mrs McArthur said they will look at having a triathlon every year, growing as they go along.

The money raised goes towards the school's discovery programme, Life Education Trust visits and swimming activities. There is an entry fee of $15 for the Triathlon.

For more information see the Facebook page Temuka Kids Triathlon.

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