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QuadKidz Event & Festival of Sport

LincsQuad are pleased to announce that it will again be hosting a round of the national QuadKidz event taking place on the 8th September.

In association with the British Quadrathlon Association this event is aimed at developing and encouraging more participants into the sport. Quadkidz is for ages 8 through to 18, and part of a trio of events that along with Manvers and Box End will provide all those that take part points towards the overall BQA british youth championship series*. The cost per entry is £12.

The Quadkidz National event starts at 2pm. Applicable age distance for each element are:

QuadKidz Swim Bike Kayak Run
Age 8 50m 400m 500m 400m
Age 9 – 11 150m 4.5km 1km 1.6km
Age 12 – 15 300m 6km 2km 3.2km
Age 16 – 18 600m 7km 2km 4.5km


Triathlon, Aquathon Taster Events

As part of a festival of sport supporting the main QuadKidz event, LincsQuad will be running taster events for novices and beginners alike with a chance to try open water swimming, off road trail running and cycling. The aim of these are provide a low cost opportunity for youth and adults alike to ‘have a go’ in a traffic free environment, no previous experience is required. These are non timed events with the emphasis on knowing you have completed.

Start times for the taster events are:

  • Adult Sprint taster (Age 15 plus) 10am
  • Youth Aquathon 12pm (Ages 8+ with option to take part in Swim/ Bike or Swim Run)
  • Youth Sprint 1pm Open water swim, bike, run (distances dependent on athlete age).

The maximum distances for each age group are shown below:

Triathlon Swim Bike Run
TriStars Start (age 8) 50m 400m 400m
TriStars 1 (age 9-10) 150m 4.5km 1.6km
TriStars 2 (age 11-12) 300m 6km 1.6km
TriStars 3 (age 13-14) 300m 6km 3.2km
Youth and Adult (15+) 600m 7km 4.5km

For all events – Off road bikes will be needed. Approved cycle helmets and wet-suits are compulsory.

To register for the event


We will be hosting the event at the North Lincolnshire and Humberside sailing club in Barton which has close links to the major road networks.

There are available to hire, canoes which are NOT race canoes but training craft and very stable; they do not cater for adults or long legs. We do have some K1 type race boats also available for the more proficient. Hire charge of £1/day, which includes paddle and buoyancy aide apply

There will be a supply of Xbikes and MTBs for hire at £1/day but the sizes do not cater for smaller riders.

Please contact LincsquadEvent@gmail.com  if you would like more information or to reserve hire equipment on the day.