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Australia Duathlon Events

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NOV24
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Murray QuadCobram, Victoria, AU

Murray Quad is a highly anticipated event that takes place on The Murray, Australia's longest and most iconic river!

In the past the Murray Quad was a quadrathlon, a race involving 4 sports; Swimming, Running, Cycling and Paddling over a 141km course that started in Yarrawonga and finishes in Tocumwal on the mighty Murray River. This test of endurance proved quite a challenge for the average weekend warrior, so this year, we have set a new challenge - one that is attainable for even all athletes alike!

This year, the event will be held over 2 days with each day highlighting one sport: paddling on Saturday and running on Sunday.

Participants can register for one event separately, both events as an individual, or both events as a part of a relay team.

Those who choose to paddle 25km and run a half marathon individually over the 2 days have the chance to be the first king or queen of the Murray!

AUD $5 - AUD $140
Paddle the Murray - 25 km • Paddle the Murray - 12 km • Half Marathon • Other • King and Queen
Murray Quad
NOV17
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Kawana AquathlonBirtinya, Queensland, AU

The Kawana Aquathlon is an absolute whopper of a event - and one for those who would rather swim and run! There are 3 different distances to choose from

Full Distance - 2.5km Run / 1km Swim / 2.5km Run
Enticer - 300m Swim / 2.5km Run
Kool Kids (7-11yrs) - 200m Swim / 1km Run (10-11yrs) or 100m Swim / 500m Run (7-9yrs)

This event is part of the TQ Nissan State Series and is a Triathlon Australia World Qualifying Event to compete for Australia at the Age Group ITU World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland in August/September 2019.

Booking Closed
Full Distance • Enticer • Kool Kids (10-11yrs) • Kool Kids (7-9yrs)
Kawana Aquathlon
JAN19
The Harlin DuathlonEsk, Queensland, AU

Run in conjunction with the team from Out There Cycling, this event takes place along a superb section of the BVRT.

This is a good, fast surface for both runners and MTB riders alike, making it suitable for runners and riders of all abilities.

So come out and enjoy this first ever epic duathlon!

Harlin Duathlon
The Harlin Duathlon
DEC1
OFFICIAL PARTNER
East Gippsland Adventure ChallengeLakes Entrance, Victoria, AU

2 different epic adventure races in one place!

Pick between a Multistage classic (including Mountain Biking, Kayaking and Running) OR a navigation based off road Duathlon.

This race is designed for different levels of athletes and open for three categories: SOLO, Relay and AR Duo category, where you and a mate stay together for the entire event and kayaking gear is supplied.

AUD $49 - AUD $424
The Multisport Race • O-Duathlon
East Gippsland Adventure Challenge
FEB23
Big Husky Triathlon FestivalJervis Bay, Australia

Fourteen years strong and not slowing down, be part of Australias favourite long-course! The Big Husky Triathlon Festival has grown to become one of Australias most loved of the Long Course events. 2019 marks 14 years of Big Husky excitement!

Along with the Ultimate Distance race, there is a packed Huskisson triathlon program that includes Sprint & Super Sprint distance triathlons, Ocean Swim, Fun Runs, MINIMAN kids triathlon and a massive Health & Lifestyle Expo.

This years festival also features a new event the popular Classic Distance Triathlon.

Huskisson is a spectacular spot to race and holiday with great local cafes and restaurants, a range of accommodation from camping, cabins, motels, the famous Husky Pub through to beach front homes.

500m Ocean Swim • 1km Ocean Swim • 10k • 5k • Other • Super Sprint • Sprint • Aquabike
Big Husky Triathlon Festival

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What you need to know about duathlon

Duathlons were primarily created to allow triathletes to race during the winter months without the need to swim in cold lakes. It’s a running and cycling event that has become very popular in recent years, they’re great training races for triathlon and make an excellent step up from single running/cycling events. So, if you want to broaden your horizons and move into multi-disciplinary events, Duathlon is an excellent place to start.

Duathlons tend to follow the same distance structure as triathlons, although the format is typically ‘Run—Bike—Run’ meaning you start with a run, then transition to the bike, then transition back to running again. Duathlons come in Sprint, Standard and Long distances.

Different Duathlon event types

  • Sprint Duathlon: 5km run, 20km bike, 2.5km run
  • Standard Distance Duathlon: 10km run, 40km bike, 5km run
  • Long Distance Duathlon: 10km run, 150km bike, 30km run

These distances aren’t as standardised as Triathlons, so do check the exact course. Duathlon races can cover all terrains with opportunities to run cross country and mountain bike. We’ve curated some of our favourites below, good luck out there!

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