Minithon

Minithon

Price: £18 per child*

School years: Year 3 - Year 7 

Competition dates:


  • Saturday 30 October 2021 - Book now

  • Saturday 8 January 2022 - Bookings open 8 Decemeber 2021

  • Saturday 26 March 2022 - Bookings open 26 February 2022


Get set for an athletic fest of activity during our Minithon competitions. This event is ideal for those who have a passion for a range of athletic disciplines. It's a great opportunity to showcase their skills and compete at their best.


What is the Minithon

We like to think of the Minthon as a mini Olympics and as a place where children can come and compete in athletics and have fun at the same time. Over the years, the Minithon has been a place where children have enjoyed their first taste of athletics. It's also been the breeding ground of Olympic stars and some of the athletes you see on TV today whom first started competing in this very place. More importantly than that, those who participate often stay in the sport for years to come and be part of the Athletics Community.


How the competition works


Step 1 - book your childs place when they open online


Step 2 - on the day of the competition, pick up your number bib and chose three events that you'd like to compete in out of the following:

  • 60m Hurdles (excluding Year 3)

  • 60m

  • 200m

  • 600m

  • Long Jump

  • Javelin

  • Shot Put

  • High Jump (Year 6 and Year 7 only)


Step 3 - get ready to race your peers and have fun!


Your best performances on the day will then be ranked against all the others in your age group (split between girls and boys) and medals will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st 10       places = Gold

  • 2nd 10       places = Silver

  • All remaining = Bronze


What to bring

Being comfortable is key to having a good day. We suggest wearing a comfortable pair of trainers (with laces) or spikes on your feet and for clothing; shorts and tshirt are recommended whilst competing and a tracksuit top and bottoms to wear between events. Please bring enough food and water with you as well, though we don’t recommend your child eats too much between or before your events.



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