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Australia Duathlon Events

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JAN26
Australia Day Triathlon - Point WalterPoint Walter Reserve Carpark, Honour Avenue, Bicton WA, Australia

The Australia Day Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike in Bicton, WA on Saturday, 26 January 2019 has a range of events to suit competitors of all abilities.

The swim is held in the Swan River opposite the caf and boat ramps. The cycle is on road and the run follows the walk / cycle path east towards Perth.

Facilities at the event base include a number of BBQs, Children's Play Ground, and a Caf on the foreshore.

AUD $50
Other • Sprint • Duathlon • Sprint Duathlon
Australia Day Triathlon - Point Walter
FEB9
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Canberra Triathlon FestivalActon, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Get ready to race in the Nations capital as Elite Energy deliver the Proximity Canberra Triathlon Festival. This years Standard distance triathlon is an Age Group ITU World Championship Qualifying Race. Your finishing position will determine the number of selection points that you receive giving you points to represent Australia in 2019.

Promising a huge day of racing with several events to choose from, this is the perfect chance to either tackle a tri for the first time or get out and race your favourite distance.

The event will consist of our most popular distances the Standard, Sprint, Super Sprint.

AUD $60 - AUD $320
Olympic • Sprint • Super Sprint • Other • Super Sprint DRYathlon
Canberra Triathlon Festival
FEB23
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Big Husky Triathlon FestivalHuskisson, New South Wales, AU

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.

AUD $20 - AUD $175
500m Ocean Swim • 1km Ocean Swim • 10k • 5k • Other • Super Sprint • Sprint • Aquabike
Big Husky Triathlon Festival
MAR2
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Splash WollongongNorth Wollongong, New South Wales, AU

The Wollongong SPLASH is a program of events to experience ocean and harbour swims, swim-runs, beach runs and community events that the whole family, of any age, can participate in. This is a fun celebration of sand, surf, and beach fitness on the beautiful Illawarra coast.

The 2019 event has 3 Aquathon events: the Big Aqua, Mini Aqua, and the Kidz Aqua. The event also has 3 harbour swims with distances of 2km, 800m, and 400m. There really is something for every one!

Illawarra's picture perfect North Wollongong Beach and historic boat harbour, (an easy 80k south of Sydney) set the perfect landscape...

AUD $25 - AUD $60
Big Aqua • Mini Aqua • Kids Aqua • Basin 2 Beach • 800m Swim • 400m Swim
Splash Wollongong
MAR3
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Women Only Adventure RaceLilydale, Victoria, AU

The Women's Only Adventure Race is a female-only adventure race that is first of all about having outdoor fun with your sisters, cousins, daughters, friends, and colleagues. You are going to run/jog/walk, ride our bikes and kayak over the 2-hour course.

Adventure racing is about getting out of the home/office/gym into the fresh air and exploring all the thrills of these outdoor activities in one event that combines two or more endurance disciplines (running, mountain biking, paddling, etc). You no longer need to feel intimidated or afraid that adventure racing is too extreme or too hard for you. The Women's Adventure Race is designed to create a beginner friendly environment to jump on board the exciting world of adventure racing! Jump on board and come enjoy a beautiful and adventurous day outdoors with your friends and family!

AUD $178 - AUD $228
17k
Women Only Adventure Race
MAR30
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TreX Cross Triathlon – Back 2 BackMount Cotton, Queensland, AU

The TreX Back2Back sees the revival of the ever-popular Back 2 Back format with 2 days of Back 2 Back Racing. All competitors (except for Dirt Kids) race on Saturday and Sunday and results are determined by the cumulative times across two days.

The event is hosted at Karingal Scout camp, just 40 mins south of Brisbane offering some of the best mountain biking and trail running in south east Queensland!

AUD $25 - AUD $100
Other • Standard Duathlon & Aquabike • Standard Team • Sprint Duathlon & Aquabike • Sprint Team • Junior Team
TreX Cross Triathlon – Back 2 Back
MAR31
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2XU Triathlon Series 6 – St. KildaSaint Kilda West, Victoria, AU

St. Kilda is race number 6 of the 2XU Triathlon Series, Victoria's premier and most popular series. This series provides first-timers, tri-kids, age groupers and elites with high-quality safe events in an exciting and fun atmosphere. In this event, held on Sunday 17th March at Catani Gardens, St. Kilda, there are 5 races: The Sprint, The Olympic, The Aqua Bike, The Fun Tri, and the Tri-Kids!

AUD $30 - AUD $175
Other • Olympic • Aqua Bike
2XU Triathlon Series 6 – St. Kilda
AUG11
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Rocky Gully Run & Roll X-DUORocky Gully, South Australia, AU

The Rocky Gully Run n Roll is an adventurous cross-country Duathlon (X-Duo) consisting of two 3-5 km trail runs accompanied with a 10km mountain bike stage on newly formed single trails in the Kinchina Conservation Park through Rocky Gully and White Hill close to Murray Bridge. The course is challenging yet fun, think Man vs Wild meets natures own playground True Grit style adventure on foot and by bike!!

For those who just want to run, there are 4.8km and 11.5km trail runs.

AUD $20 - AUD $65
X Duo • Other
Rocky Gully Run & Roll X-DUO
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
FEB23
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TreX Cross Triathlon – Snowy MountainsCrackenback, New South Wales, AU

In February the Snowy Mountains will come alive with more off-road action. Located in the heart of Australias High County, and starting at an altitude of 1100m with Australias highest peak, Mt Kosciusko as the backdrop, the course is set to delight and challenge athletes of all levels. The Trex Cross Triathlon offers 4 triathlon distances: The Standard, The Sprint, The Junior Teaser, and the Dirt Kids, as well as standard and sprint AquaBike and Duathlon events.

AUD $25 - AUD $180
Other • Standard Duathlon • Standard AquaBike • Sprint Duathlon • Sprint AquaBike
TreX Cross Triathlon – Snowy Mountains
MAR30
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Forster Triathlon FestivalForster, New South Wales, AU

Forster Tuncurry is located on the stunning North Coast of NSW and is rich in Triathlon history, being the famous birthplace of Australian Long Course Triathlon events.

Forster is set to excite and thrill athletes from across Australia and overseas. A haven for watersports, Forster is the centre of the Great Lakes area and home to a number of fantastic beaches. Get set for an experience of a lifetime as an expected field of over 1,000 triathletes race on this amazing course that also offers family and friends of athletes the perfect getaway.

Whether it is for a week or just the weekend, Forster Tuncurry is a scenic playground with a mountain of holiday activities to enjoy. Part of a weekend of triathlon festivities including the Super Sprint, Sprint, Standard and the signature Ultimate Forster.

AUD $50 - AUD $330
Other • Aquabike • Sprint • Super Sprint
Forster Triathlon Festival
APR27
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TreX ChampionshipsLandsborough, Queensland, AU

The TreX Championships is hosted in Landsborough in the heart of Queenslands Naturally Refreshing Sunshine Coast. Based on the banks of spectacular Ewen Maddock dam this course offers the very best of the Sunshine Coast hinterland with its rainforest trails and fern-filled bushland.

The course includes some of the best fast and flowing single track mountain bike trails, and gritty off road running trails found anywhere in Australia and includes a standard distance, sprint, junior, dirt kids, duathlon and aquabike courses.

Add to this a MultiSport Weekend including the Sunshine Coast MTB Festival and youve got a not to be missed action packed weekend of off road adventure for the entire family.

AUD $25 - AUD $170
Other • Standard Duathlon • Standard AquaBike • Sprint Duathlon • Sprint AquaBike • Sprint
TreX Championships
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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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