The Physical Education Department at BIS Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce that we are organising our fourth Key Stage 2 and Secondary Triathlon (Year 3 and above).
A triathlon is an athletic event that consists of swimming, cycling and running.
The event will be held on Thursday 7th November 2019 at 3.00pm in conjunction with a picnic. The race will take place in the school main swimming pool at the Falcon Academy and outside the school grounds on the car park area to the right of the Falcon Academy.
Students in Key Stage 2 and Secondary can participate in the event. Students in Year 3 and Year 4 will swim 25m, cycle 1.km and run 600m. Year 5 and Year 6 will swim 50m, cycle 1.5km and run 800m. Secondary students will swim 100m, cycle 1.5km and run 1km. (There is no team event for Secondary)
Participants will need the following items in order to participate in the event;
- Swim Hat
- Goggles (optional)
- Running shoes
- House T Shirt
- Bicycle in good working order
- Fitted Cycle Helmet
- Water bottle
On the day of the event; participants will start in the swimming pool, with a ‘wave’ start. Official times will be kept by the Mathematics and ICT Departments. All participants will receive a medal and the top 3 will be awarded a trophy at the end of the event. Families are encouraged to bring along a picnic to eat during the event. Ice cream and coffee will be available to purchase on the day.
How to Register
The cost of the event will be 55 Dirhams, which should be returned to the Falcon Academy office to Mrs Alor with a reply slip (click here to download)
, in an envelope marked clearly for Triathlon 2019, with your child’s name and class, by Thursday 31st October.