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The “Big Husky” Triathlon Festival has grown to become one of Australia’s most loved of the ‘Long Course’ events.  2017 marks 12 years of Big Husky excitement!

Along with the Ultimate Distance race, we have a packed Huskisson triathlon program that includes Sprint & Enticer distance triathlons, Ocean Swim, Fun Runs, MINIMAN kids’ triathlon and our massive Health & Lifestyle Expo.

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.

 

Races

Race Name Date
Ocean Swim February 17, 2017 More information Register
Sprint February 18, 2017 More information Register
Enticer February 18, 2017 More information Register
MINIMAN February 18, 2017 More information Register
Fun Runs February 18, 2017 More information Register
Husky Long Course – Ultimate Triathlon Championship February 19, 2017 More information Register

Schedule

Timetable is subject to change without notice

2017 EVENT SCHEDULE - FRIDAY 17TH FEBRUARY

TimeEventLocation
2.00pmHealth and Lifestyle Expo opensHuskisson Hotel Car Park and Voyager Park
4.30pmRegistration opens - Ocean SwimRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
5.10pmRegistration closes - Ocean SwimRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
5.10pmRegistration opens - Sprint and Enticer - Pre-On-The-Day Entries (ie not online)Registration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
5.15pmCompulsory Race Briefing - Ocean SwimOn The Beach/Start Line
5.30pmRACE START - Ocean SwimOn The Beach/Start Line
6.00pmHealth and Lifestyle Expo closesHuskisson Hotel Car Park and Voyager Park
6.10pmRegistration closes - Sprint and Enticer - Pre-On-The-Day Entries (ie not online)Registration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
6.30pmPresentation - Ocean SwimHuskisson Hotel - Function Room

2017 EVENT SCHEDULE - SATURDAY 18TH FEBRUARY

TimeEventLocation
5.30amRegistration Opens – Men’s Sprint TriathlonRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
5.30amTransition Opens - Men's Sprint TriathlonTransition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
6:00amHealth and Lifestyle Expo opensHuskisson Hotel Car Park and Voyager Park
6.30amRegistration Closes – Men’s Sprint TriathlonRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
6.30amTransition Closes - Men's Sprint TriathlonTransition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
6.40amCompulsory Race Briefing – Men’s Sprint TriathlonTransition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
7.00amRACE START – Men’s Sprint TriathlonOn The Beach/Start Line
8.00amRegistration opens – Women’s Sprint Triathlon (and ALL sprint teams, and ALL race ya mates)Registration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
8.00amTransition opens – Women’s Sprint Triathlon (and ALL sprint teams and ALL race ya mates)Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
9.00amRegistration closes – Women’s Sprint Triathlon (and ALL sprint teams and ALL race ya mates)Registration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
9.00amAll Day Registration Open - Miniman and Fun Runs onlyRace Office Tent - Voyager Park Expo
9.00amTransition closes - Women’s Sprint Triathlon (and ALL sprint teams and ALL race ya mates )Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
9.10amCompulsory Race Briefing – Women’s Sprint Triathlon (and ALL sprint teams and ALL race ya mates)Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
9:30amRACE START – Women’s Sprint Triathlon (and ALL sprint teams and ALL race ya mates)On The Beach/Start Line
10.30amRegistration opens – Enticer TriathlonRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
10.30amTransition opens – Enticer TriathlonTransition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
11.30amRegistration closes – Enticer TriathlonRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
11.30amTransition closes – Enticer TriathlonTransition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
11.40amCompulsory Race Briefing – Enticer TriathlonTransition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
12.00pmRACE START – Enticer TriathlonOn The Beach/Start Line
12.30pmRegister at "All day Rego" MINIMAN Ages 10-11Race Office Tent - Voyager Park Expo
12.30pmTransition opens - MINIMAN Ages 10-11Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
1.30pmRegistration closes MINIMAN Ages 10-11Race Office Tent - Voyager Park Expo
1.30pmTransition closes - MINIMAN Ages 10-11Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
1:45pmRegister at "All day Rego" MINIMAN Ages 7-9Race Office Tent - Voyager Park Expo
1:45pmTransition opens - MINIMAN Ages 7-9Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
1:45pmCompulsory Race Briefing – MINIMAN Ages 10-11Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
2:00pmRACE START - MINIMAN Ages 10-11On The Beach/Start Line
2.30pmRegistration opens - ULTIMATE Husky Triathlon COMPULSORYRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
2.30pmRoad Transition opens – ULTIMATE Husky - Waves 1-9Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
2.30pmTransition closes – MINIMAN Ages 7-9Race Office Tent - Voyager Park Expo
2:45pmCompulsory Race Briefing – MINIMAN Ages 7-9Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
3:00pmRegister at "All day Rego" - ALL FUN RUNSRace Office Tent - Voyager Park Expo
3:00pmRACE START – MINIMAN Ages 7-9On The Beach/Start Line
3.45pmCompulsory Race Briefing - ALL FUN RUNSOwen St Huskisson
4:00pmGrass Transition opens – ULTIMATE Husky Triathlon 10-16Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
4.00pmRACE START - 5KM Fun RunOwen St Huskisson
4.15pmRACE START – 2KM Fun Run (untimed)Owen St Huskisson
4.30pmRACE START - 10KM Fun RunOwen St Huskisson
6.00pmHealth and Lifestyle Expo closesHuskisson Hotel Car Park and Voyager Park
6:30pmPresentation - All EventsThe Huskisson Hotel - Function Room
6.30pmRegistration closes - ULTIMATE Husky TriathlonRegistration Marquee - Voyager Park Expo
7.00pmTransition closes - ULTIMATE Husky TriathlonTransition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson

2017 EVENT SCHEDULE - SUNDAY 19TH FEBRUARY

TimeEventLocation
5.30amTransition opens - Waves 1-9Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
6.30amTransition closes - Waves 1-9Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
6.40amCompulsory Race Briefing - Waves 1-9Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
7.00amTransition Opens - Waves 10-16Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
7.00amRACE START - ULTIMATE Husky Triathlon - Waves 1-9On The Beach/Start Line
8.20amTransition closes - Waves 10-16Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
8.30amCompulsory Race Briefing - Waves 10-16Transition Area - White Sands Park Huskisson
8.00amHealth and Lifestyle Expo opensHuskisson Hotel Car Park and Voyager Park
8.50amRACE START - ULTIMATE Triathlon Waves 10-16On The Beach/Start Line
3:00pmHealth and Lifestyle Expo closesHuskisson Hotel Car Park and Voyager Park
4:30pmPresentation - ULTIMATE TriathlonThe Huskisson Hotel - Function Room
5:00pmStart training for 2018!

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Partners


NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR

Renowned for comfort, quality, innovation and technology, Pearl Izumi was founded in the 1950's and is now the leading manufacturer of Cycling & Run apparel in the United States. Whether it's Road, MTB or Triathlon, Pearl Izumi have all bases covered!


LOCAL COUNCIL

Experience the unspoilt #Shoalhaven – a foodie, nature and adventure lover’s paradise. Just 2 hours from Sydney.


Proudly part of Shoalhaven City Council

Shoalhaven Water manages the collection, treatment and distribution of water in the Shoalhaven City.  We also collect, treat and dispose of wastewater safely back into the environment.


Partnering with Elite Energy for this Iconic event to encourage tourism across NSW


OFFICAL SPONSOR - BIKE COMPONENTS

Shimano’s goal in life and business is to help people get closer to nature through the cycling activities they enjoy most. Providers of premium bicycle componentry and partnering with our events providing mechanical support


Zoggs- Swim Leg Naming Rights Swim leg naming rights for our iconic Husky Long Course Triathlon. Check out Zoggs full range of swim gear including goggles, swimsuits, training aids and much more to to help you race faster!


WHEEL PARTNER FOR ULTIMATE EVENTS

Xtreme Carbon Wheels feature innovative and unique hub and axle design in their wheels, reducing drag in the frontal area making Xtreme Carbon Wheels faster than anything ridden before. To back these claims Xtreme Carbon Wheels use the highest quality aerospace materials along with advanced manufacturing techniques focussing on three performance areas:  Increased aerodynamic performance by decreasing the aerodynamic drag, the maximization of angular momentum and straight line performance.


BaiMed Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic provides exceptional patient focused care in a friendly environment whilst maintaining the highest quality of professional integrity and standards. With five Physiotherapy Clinic’s and a Performance Centre located throughout the South Coast and Illawarra, and also physiotherapy provider to the Illawarra Hawks and the Illawarra Steelers, our staff ensure all members of the community are able to access the same level of expertise and care as professional athletes.


ROOFING PARTNER

Kiteley’s, was founded on the core principles of customer-focused service, excellence in workmanship and the supply of quality Australian-made LYSAGHT® steel building products made from colorbond® steel, designed to enhance the look and style of every home. For your complete peace of mind this is backed by full product and installation warranties and quality assurance guarantees from Kiteley’s, Lysaght and BlueScope Steel. Our enviable reputation has been built on providing high-quality products, guaranteed quality installation, competitive pricing, expertise for all project sizes and service throughout NSW and the ACT.


Nutrition Partner/Series Sponsor

At Endura we know it takes a lot of work to be the best and we know the fuel you feed your body can make or break your performance. Endura is committed to excellence. Endura Rehydration will be available at Elite Energy events to fuel your performance.


LOCAL SPONSOR

Supporting the local community. We like to focus on activities that improve the health and wellbeing of Australian children. We contribute to sporting events and organisations that develop kids’ sports skills and provide opportunities for them to play.


Junior Series Sponsor

Started by two triathlete families when their competitive kids wanted good quality performance triathlon gear. Now providers of junior and adult performance sportswear. Check out their range online or at many of the Elite Energy event expo’s.


Series Sponsor

Train at over 3500m! Altitude is a state-of-the-art Simulated Altitude Training facility bringing elite sports training technology to the benefit of everyday aspiring Australians.


The free magazine packed full of all your triathlon and sporting questions, information, events schedules and more. Remember to pick up your free copy now!


Take the hassle out of bike transportation. No more taking your bike apart and struggling with it to the airport. Tribike pick up from your local bike shop or your home and deliver direct to transition on race site. Hassle Free!

Getting there

Directions from Sydney – Approximately 2.5 – 3 hours.

  • Take the Princes Highway past Wollongong to Nowra.
  • 14.5 km south of the Nowra Bridge, take the Jervis Bay turnoff on your left onto Jervis bay Road.
  • Drive for 7.5km and take the Huskisson turnoff on your left onto Huskisson Road.
  • Continue onto Tomerong Street
  • Take a slight right onto Sydney Street
  • Take the second left onto Owen Street, and you’ll find The Huskisson on the corner, right on the water!

Directions from Canberra – Approximately 2.5hours 

Please note there are two options using the ‘back way’ from Canberra. Both include some dirt road and should not be attempted in heavy rains or following storms, due to the flooding of low-level crossings.

  • Option one: This route includes approximately five kilometres of dirt. Travel to Bungendore and then Tarago, continuing to follow signs to Nowra, Nerriga, Oallen and then onto Turpentine Road.
  • Option two: This route has about 30km of dirt. Travel directly to Braidwood, turning left at Braidwood road to Nerriga and then following this road for 40kms. Turn right onto Turpentine Road.
  • From Turpentine Road (both options): Follow the signs to Tomerong and Batemans Bay.
  • Turn right at the Princes Highway, then turn left to St Georges Basin and Tomerong after about two kilometres.
  • After about 200m, turn left to Tomerong.
  • At Tomerong, turn right to Huskisson.
  • Turn left and then right into Huskisson Road.
  • Continue onto Tomerong Street
  • Take a slight right onto Sydney Street
  • Take the second left onto Owen Street and look for the waterfront corner pub

From Batemans Bay

  • From Batemans Bay, take the Princes Highway to Ulladulla and continue north towards Nowra.
  • 3.8 km north of the Bewong rest area, take the Tomerong/Jervis Bay turnoff to your right onto Island Point Rd.
  • Drive straight through all of the roundabouts until you reach the shops at Vincentia, then turn left at that roundabout onto Elizabeth Drive, heading towards Huskisson.
  • Drive over the bridge and take your third right onto Hawken Road.
  • Turn right onto Pine Forest Road.
  • Turn left onto Jervis Bay Road.
  • Drive for 7.5 km and turn left onto Huskisson Road.
  • Continue onto Tomerong Street.
  • Take a slight right onto Sydney Street.
  • Take the second left onto Owen Street.

Accommodation

WANTED: Short-term homestays for professional athletes.

Do you have a spare room in the Jervis Bay area? Get to meet and host professional athletes, email volunteer@eliteenergy.com.au for more details.

Caravan Parks

Luxury Accommodation

Holiday House

Resorts & Motels

Cottages

Jervis Bay Tourism

Huskisson Bayside Motel

Huskisson Beach Motel

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quest-nowra

Quest Nowra is set 2 blocks from Princes Highway, this sleek apartment hotel is a 9-minute walk from the Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and 3 km from the Nowra Golf Course.

Quest Nowra is excited to welcome participants in Elite Energy’s events for the 2016-17 season and offer discounted rates for your accommodation.

Quest Nowra features superbly furnished, fully equipped serviced apartment accommodation. Choose from studio, one and two bedroom accommodation.

Book using this link to take advantage of the discounted rates!

 


pleasantwaymotelPleasant Way Motel

Under new management. The team at Pleasant Way Motel are creating facilities to service professional and amateur sporting groups with security sheds and workshop facilities. The indoor heated pool is available for all guests as well as FREE wifi. Pleasant Way also offers BBQ platters offering the freshest local seafood and locally sourced grass fed meats for you to host your group in private at the barbeque area. We are here to service and tailor those special small details that matter to you.

We also offer on arrival a FREE freshly made coffee with a FREE baked good!

 

Road Closures

ROAD CLOSURES

 

Wednesday 15th February 2017.

Closure of the car park at the Huskisson Hotel is requested from approx 5:00 am Wednesday 15th February to approx 5:00 pm Monday 20th  February, 2017, to accommodate emergency vehicles, vendors vehicles, VIP and Staff vehicles, Media and Technical Official vehicles etc. Marquee constructions will also take place to accommodate the event expo, registration tent and food vendors.

Wednesday 15th February 2017.

Closure of first 5 car-parking spots on the eastern side of Hawke St from Owen St – 6 am Wednesday 15th February, 2017 through to 6:00 pm Sunday 19th February, 2017, for the setup of the Shimano Trailer.

Thursday 16th February 2017.

Closure of all car-parking spots on the eastern side of Hawke St from Owen St to Bowen St – 6 am Thursday 16th February, 2017 through to 6:00 pm Sunday 19th February, 2017, for the setup of crowd control barricades, food stalls, St Johns First Aid Van & Shimano Trailer.

Friday 17th February 2017.

The only event planned for this day is the Bay Swim Classic. This swim will be conducted entirely at Sharknet Beach.

Closure of Bowen St from Fegen St to Hawke St from 8 am Friday 17th February, 2017 through to 6:00 pm Sunday 19th February, 2017, for the setup of an additional transition area and bike racks.

Closure of nine (9) car-parking spots at the eastern end of Owen St (3 on the southern side and 6 on the northern side adjacent the Huskisson Hotel) from 6 am Friday 17th February, 2017 through to 6:00 pm Sunday 19th February, 2017, for the setup of crowd control barricades.

Temporary closure of car-parking spots on the western side of Hawke St from Owen St to Bowen St – 6:00 am to 12:00 pm Friday 17th February, 2017 for the setup of crowd control barricades. As soon as the barricades are set vehicles will be able to park along this side of Hawke St.

Saturday 18th February 2017.

The following road closures and restrictions will be required for Saturday 18th February 2017:-

Closure of all car-parking spots on Hawke St and Owen St from Currambene St to Bowen St – 5:00 am to 6:30 pm Saturday 18th February, 2017 and 5:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday 19thFebruary, 2017, for the running of the scheduled events.

Total road closure of Owen St from the roundabout to Sydney St and Hawke St from the roundabout at Owen St to the intersection of Bowen St from 5:00 am through to completion of the triathlon of the day, the 7 – 9 year olds event at approx 3:00 pm.

Total road closure of Owen St from the roundabout through to a point just east of the bottle-shop entrance and Hawke St from the roundabout at Owen St to the intersection of Bowen St from 5:00 am through to completion of the last event of the day.

Sydney St and Tomerong St, from Owen St to Woollamia Rd, will have limited access to ALL traffic during the Sprint, Enticer and MINIMAN (10 – 11 yrs) triathlons from 6:00 am – 2:45 pmand from Owen St to Dent St from 2:45 – 3:45 pm for the MINIMAN (7 – 9 yrs) triathlon (this closure will allow the young cyclist to safely complete a U turn at the turnaround point on Tomerong St, just east of Dent St).

During the cycle legs of the Sprint, Enticer, and MINIMAN (10 – 11 yrs) events (7:00 am – 2:45 pm), Woollamia Rd, from Jervis Bay Rd to Huskisson Rd, to be closed to ALL traffic except emergency and official vehicles and local residents. All traffic, other than emergency and official vehicles and local residents, will not be able to enter Woollamia Rd from Jervis Bay Rd during the above mentioned period. All other traffic will be diverted down Jervis Bay Rd to Huskisson Rd for access to Huskisson.

Sunday 19th February 2017.

The only event on this day is the Long Course Triathlon – (6:35am – 4:30pm)

ALL vehicles entering the Jervis Bay area along Jervis Bay Rd from the Princes Hwy will be diverted down Woollamia Rd for further direction.

Road Closure (Emergency vehicles exempt) is requested for the entire cycle course (Owen St, Sydney St, Tomerong St, Woollamia Rd, Jervis Bay Rd, The Wool Rd, Beach St, Elizabeth Dr, Beach St, Burrill St, Keppel St, and Hawke St, left hand side only in the direction (anti-clockwise) of the cyclists) from 6:30 am until approx 3:30 pm (Sunday 19thFebruary 2017) except as detailed below. Vehicles travelling to Huskisson or Vincentia from the Princes Highway will be diverted along Woollamia Rd with cyclist riding in the opposite direction.

Total road closure of Owen St from the roundabout to Currenbene St is requested for the period of 5:00 am Sunday 19th February 2017 to completion of the last cyclist heading out for final lap (approx 2:30 pm).

Total road closure of Hawke St from the roundabout at Owen St to the intersection of Bowen St is requested for the period of 5:00 am Sunday 19th February 2017 to completion of final lap by the last cyclist (approx 2:30 pm).

Vehicles required to leave Huskisson north of Moona Moona Creek will be diverted through back streets and enter Tomerong St from Park St. The section of road way on Tomerong Rd from Park St. will have a separate lane marked by orange cones for cyclists to turn right into Woollamia Rd while traffic will remain in the left lane and be directed to the end of Huskisson Rd where they will be controlled and directed to turn right ONLY into Jervis Bay Rd. across the line of cyclists.

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