The Little Penguin Dash is junior biathlon for 7 to 14-year-olds; with a beach run of 100m and inshore swim of 200m (7-10yo) or 400m (11-14yo) – completed within the Cowes foreshore of Phillip Island and run in age-group heats.
This event is suited to young athletes of all ages and abilities, as the swims are tide-assisted within the Western Port Bay.
Little Penguin Dash 2021 Dates, 2km / 800m Swim Event
As Cowes Beach is not affected by the strong off-oceanic currents, this is a safe haven for swimming and other beach activities.
If coming as a spectator, then come and explore the wonderful seaside setting which boasts a tranquil atmosphere with adjacent streets lined with chains of restaurants and shops.