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Townsville Triathlon Festival

Townsville Triathlon Festival

17-19 August 2018

The Strand, Townsville

The Townsville Triathlon Festival is entering its 16th year and is established as a significant race on the national triathlon circuit. The Festival is proud to host the Triathlon Queensland Scody Club Championships – North Queensland, which is testimony to the quality of the course and event itself.

Olympic Distance is back! 2018 will see the Olympic distance return to Townsville for both individual and team registrations.

The Townsville Triathlon Festival is the “Big Weekend” – a weekend of racing, fun and a full festival atmosphere with an array of events and activities to take part in across one massive weekend.

There are a total of 11 events across the 3 day event. The Festival will also offer competitors entertainment options including the opening night ‘Carbs with the Stars’ dinner, the option to go to the North Queensland Cowboys home game on the Saturday night and a post-event get together on the Sunday afternoon, as part of the “Big Weekend”.

  • Earn participation points (7-11) or series points (12+)
  • Earn points towards Scody Club Championships – North Queensland (depending on club geographical location)

How to earn points

To earn points in the Nissan State Series you need to race in the correct event for your age group. Use the tabs to find out which event to enter for your age group at the Townsville Triathlon Festival.

More about the points system

Read the rules

Ages 7-11 years (as at 31 December 2018)

Event: 1300smiles KIDS TRY

Points: Participation

Distance: 50m swim / 2km bike / 500m run

Ages 12-13 years (as at 31 December 2018)


Points: Series

Distance: 400m swim / 13.5km bike / 3.5km run

(Triathlon Australia special rule applied for 12 year olds – must prove fitness to complete distances during registration)

Ages 14-15 years (as at 31 December 2018)


Points: Series

Distance: 750m swim / 20m bike / 5km run

Ages 16 + years (as at 31 December 2018)


Points: Series

Distance: 1.5km swim / 40km bike / 10km run

Event Organiser

Visit the Townsville Triathlon Festival event website or contact the Townsville Tri Team on 0455 874 878


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