The iconic Mooloolaba Triathlon returns on 9-11 March 2018
Located in the heart of the naturally refreshing Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival has been a feature event on the Australian Triathlon Calendar.
Mooloolaba Triathlon stages a course that is famous for its ocean swim along with the electric buzz in the atmosphere as thousands of triathletes descend on this popular beach town. It's perfect for first timer and seasoned triathletes.
There is something for the whole family including the Mooloolaba Twilight 5km Run, 1k Ocean Swim, Superkidz Triathlon and the Special Tri. The event also features the Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup, where participants will see some of the biggest names in triathlon swimming the same waters, cycling the same roads, and pounding the same pavement as their own course.
Mooloolaba Triathlon & Mooloolaba Teams Triathlon
Swim - 1500m. One lap in the waters off Mooloolaba Beach
The Mooloolaba Triathlon Swim leg is a beach start. Please allow 15 minutes to walk to the start located 800m South of Loo with a View’. Competitors are to keep the swim start area clear. Swim warm-up if required must take place off to the right of the swim course.
Cycle - 40km. One lap undulating out and back course.
It is a out and back course with one climb out to the motorway and then a very slick, fast, flat course. The course may be influenced by winds. It is 20km to turnaround point and return to transition. Take caution as you approach the transition area as it changes to single file..
Run - 10km. Undulating 2 lap course along The Esplanade.
The Run course is a two lap course in a clockwise direction. Keep moving in the same direction after racking your bike and use the run chute to exit transition.
Mooloolaba Twilight 5km Run
A fast, looped 5km run along Mooloolaba's beautiful Esplanade. This event is for runners of all abilities.
Mooloolaba Ocean Swim
Join the stars of the pool and surf in the 1000m M-shaped ocean swim off Mooloolaba Beach.
Mooloolaba Superkidz Triathlon
The kids only version of the Mooloolaba Triathlon for all children aged 7-13 years. All participants receive a participation medallion and an official ASICS Mooloolaba Superkidz Triathlon Singlet.
Mooloolaba Special Triathlon
The Mooloolaba Special Triathlon is the one of three only Triathlon specifically held for people with special needs. All participants receive a participation medallion.
This triathlon showcases some of the most special moments of the weekend with the emphasis on fun and enjoyment.
ITU Triathlon World Cup
1 Lap, triangle shaped course. Starting on the beach and swimming in a clockwise direction.
Bike: 20km Click to view map
The bike course is a 4 lap, 5km long course. The course is out and back in a clockwise direction along Mooloolaba Esplanade and Alexandra Parade. Gradual climb along Mooloolaba Esplanade from transition to Buderim Avenue intersection before descent onto Alexandra Parade. Sharp turn point at the corner of Maroubra Street before inbound journey along Alexandra Parade. Sharp technical dog leg turn before downhill descent onto Beach Terrace to transition. The "first runner, last rider" scenario is applicable for this event, in this case the rider will be taken off the course.
Run: 5km Click to view map
The run course is an undulating 3 lap course taking in stunning coastal views along the way. Out and back course ran in a clockwise direction along Mooloolaba Esplanade and Alexandra Parade. Gradual climb along Mooloolaba Esplanade from transition to Buderim Avenue intersection before short descent onto Alexandra Parade, turning just after Buderim Avenue intersection.
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