The Townsville Triathlon Festival is entering its 17th year and is established as a significant race on the National Triathlon circuit having hosted a World Age Group Qualifying Olympic Distance race in 2014 and 2015, 2017 and 2018. The Festival is the proud home of the the North Queensland Club Championships, testimony to the quality of the course and event itself.
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A world class course taking in highlights of the region from country to coast. Competitors will take in the best that Mooloolaba has to offer, starting with a swim off the surf beach followed by a fast bike course. The run will tie up the days exciting events with a two lap course around Mooloolabas Esplanade cheered on by spectators.
A spectacular location with everything you need just steps from the beach, including an amazing surfside transition. Enjoy the experience of finishing on Mooloolaba Esplanade then wander to recovery on the beach to relax after your big day.
The perfect sunny escape with great restaurants, beaches and attractions. Perfectly located in the heart of Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach offers the perfect year-round climate and is an ideal location for a sporting event, a relaxing family vacation or just a great place to escape to. The relaxing atmosphere of the Sunshine Coast, the friendly people and the endless scenic beauty of Mooloolaba Beach make it a hugely popular destination to visit. IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast provides a fitting warm-up for those athletes heading over to Kona to take on the IRONMAN World Championship.
IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast will offer 30 slots to the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
Australia's Oldest Triathlon - Multiple Olympians, Ironman World Champions and 4 remaining legends. The long history of the Nepean Triathlon is as colourful as the outfits that have been worn in this sport over the years. Its iconic, its fast and a great event to challenge your mates. Join over 1,000 people to take on the race that has drawn athletes from all over the world for nearly 40 years.
The stunning Jervis Bay, NSW is the home to The Long Course Weekend (LCW) in 2019. The unique event lasts three days and this fun, inclusive format is ideal for clubs, training groups and families to come along and enjoy the benefits of training and racing together.
The weekend kicks off on Friday evening, where the LCW athletes have The Jervis Bay Swim to complete a 3.8km open water swim that takes place at Jervis Bay. The Swim also has a 1.9km and 950m distances.
On Saturday the attention turns to The Jervis Bay Grand Fondo, a 180km ride of undulating countryside that also incorporates 90km and 45km distances to attract athletes of all abilities.
To finish the weekend, the athletes will complete The Run a 42.2km marathon taking in the beautiful coastline of Jervis Bay and Huskinson. There is also a 21.1km run and a 10km run which allows everyone to be involved.
More than 1500 competitors are expected to attend the LCW with approximately 300 athletes attempting to receive the Long Course Weekend medal, which entails completing all three of the longest distances. Successful LCW athletes will be awarded with the LCW medal and polo shirt at the finish line presentation on Sunday after the marathon.
The Opera house, the Harbour Bridge, stunning beaches, the Blue Mountains, fun nightlife, koalas and a Worlds Best IRONMAN 70.3 race!
Voted NUMBER 1 for Overall Athlete Satisfaction by thousands of athletes around the globe, IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney has everything going for it. Come and experience the race everyone is talking about for yourself.
Explore amazing Sydney and race the Worlds Best IRONMAN 70.3 at the iconic Sydney International Regatta Centre.
A seaside 70.3 in the height of the Australian summer, what's not to love? With a pan-flat cycle and run, this course is great for a new challenge or to beat your old time. Come for the Ironman medal and savage tan-lines.
A staple on the Australasian triathlon calendar, this race has grown year on year to become the truly world beating event it is today. Great for athletes looking for a new PB time, with one of the most pancake flat bike/run courses on the circuit - as well as spectators, as Busselton doubles up as the perfect holiday destination post race!
Victoria’s oldest IRONMAN 70.3 is returning to the stunning Geelong foreshore on 17 February 2019. This scenic course offers a unique challenge set along Geelong’s spectacular waterfront and throughout the scenic countryside.
2019 is the 21st edition of the iconic Airlie Beach Triathlon which promises to be bigger and better than ever before.
With an enticer distance, a sprint distance and the Standard race distance there is a race option for everyone, from the seasoned professional to the first timer.
In addition to the racing, there is also plenty of fun for the family with the Friday night festival and the junior triathlon for the children.
We attract professional & amateur athletes alike from all over Queensland and are viewed as one of the flagship races of The North.
The 2019 Mackay Triathlon Festival will be held on Saturday 21 September and Sunday 22 September in and around the beautiful destination of Mackay Harbour.
Participants can choose between:
Olympic Distance (1500m swim, 40km cycle and 10km run) 15 years+
Sprint Triathlon (750m swim, 16km cycle and 5km run) 14 years+
Enticer Triathlon (300m swim, 8km cycle and 2km run) 12 years+
Mini Kids (100m swim, 3km cycle, 500m run) - 7-12 years
Lake Tinaroo Long and Short Course Triathlon. This is the perfect event for competitors to step-up to the standard distance (short course) or challenge yourself in the long course as an individual or in a team.
The Maitland Triathlon started in 1994 and was staged until 2011 at Morpeth in NSW. The event has played host to some very famous triathletes with Peter Robertson, Graig Alexander and Brendan Sexton, all hitting the course in its 18-year history. The event has played host to State Championships and also been local and regional competitions between local clubs, Maitland, Tomoree, Newcastle and Singleton. The event will be staged as a multiple distance event Triathlon consisting of:
Mid Distance of 2000m swim, 60km cycle, and 15km run
Standard (Olympic) of 1500 swim, 40km cycle and 10km run
Sprint Distance of 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run
XTERRA races are for all outdoor enthusiasts a like with a mix of swimming, mountain biking, and trail running. Now you have the opportunity to participate in one of the best cross triathlon races in the world just one hour south of Perth in the beautiful Peel Region.
The Hervey Bay 100 is the perfect long course triathlon and one of the most anticipated races in the state. It has grown since its start and continues to impress athletes. Featured in one of the most stunning environments in the world, this race does not fail to deliver.
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