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.
How to enter the Forster Triathlon Festival
- Triathlon: Swim 2km, Bike 60km, Run 15km
- Triathlon: Swim 1km, Bike 30km, Run 7.5km
- Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
- Triathlon: Swim 0.2km, Bike 10km, Run 2.5km
Forster Triathlon Festival routes
The signature event for the festival, the Ultimate Forster event offers a challenge most will find hard to pass up. Sign up to test your mettle at the Australian birthplace of long distance triathlon.
Swim 2km, Bike 60km, Run 15km
Swim 1km, Bike 30km, Run 7.5km
The Super Sprint is for for everyone. The very achievable distances lend themselves to those that want to “give triathlon a go” and to those that want to race a “super short and super fast” distance. Race in a supportive atmosphere amongst other like minded people and become part of the thrill and excitement of triathlon racing whilst gaining the absolute joy and pride that comes with accomplishing a personal goal.
Flippers will be permitted for this event, but medals will not be awarded to these entrants.
Swim 200m, Bike 10km, Run 2.5km
Not up for the Ultimate event run leg? This is the perfect event for you!
Maybe you are suffering from an injury that requires non-impact activity, maybe you just don’t like to run or maybe you have another event on the horizon and don’t want to wear yourself out. With the addition of Aquabike to Ultimate Forster, you can now be part of the action.Swim 2km, Bike 60km
Sprint (ITU World Qualifying Race)
Feel the need for speed, maybe a step up from the Super Sprint or a hit out for something bigger around the corner?
Sprint racing has plenty of action and excitement as you swim, bike and run yourself around one of Australia’s most stunning locations.
This event will be an ITU World qualifying race.
Swim 750m, Bike 20km, Run 5km
Questions & answers
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- Can you wear a wetsuit for the swim?Hi there. The water temperature reading is taken on race morning by a Triathlon Australia Official - if the water temperature is under 22C then it will be optional for athletes to wear a wetsuit, i.e. you can wear one but you don't have to.
Forster Triathlon Festival weather forecast
Clear throughout the day.
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