McDonald’s Youth Duathlon

Sunday 25th September 2022
South Hagley Park, Christchurch

The McDonald’s Youth Duathlon is organised by the Garden City Rotary Christchurch, to promote the development of healthy young people. Funds raised support youth projects throughout the community.

This run and cycle event is held at South Hagley Park from beside the Netball Centre, for individuals aged 7 to 15 years, with the emphasis more on participation than competition.

Entry Fee $20 (If paying by credit card $22 (Entries close Sept 18)

7 to 10 year olds:

Run 1km – Cycle 4km – Run 500m

11 to 15 year olds:

Run 2km – Cycle 8km – Run 1km

Each registered entrant who takes part on the day receives a Certificate of Completion together with a Competition Medal, Gift Pack of sponsors’ products and a competition T-shirt.

In the spirit of participation, prizes are not provided for placegetters, but Spot Prizes are drawn for selected products including 2 mountain bikes and helmets.

No vehicles are allowed on the course. Further information will be provided in your Entry Confirmation.

Late entries open7.15am
Transition area opens7.30am
Late entries close8.15am
Transition area closes8.30am
Race briefing8.40am
Race starts9.00am

First to start are 7 year-old, followed by other age groups at approx 5 min intervals.

Spot prizes are awarded as competitors finish and can be collected from the Information Tent.

Gift Packs, Race Certificates can be collected from the McDonald’s Tent on presentation of your race Age Colour. Medals will be presented as competitors cross the finish line.

A draw is done following the event to see who wins the Avanti Mountain Bikes and Helmets. Avanti Bike winners are published in the Christchurch Press, the following Saturday.

If cancellation is necessary this will be advised on Newstalk ZB from 7am Race Day.