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Overview

The stunning harbour precinct and blue mile of Wollongong City will come alive again this March with a festival of fitness, health and family fun that offers everyone the chance to “have a go” or come along and enjoy the colour and spectacle of the sport of triathlon.

The triTheGong triathlon festival offers races for all ages and abilities. Enter as an individual or get some friends together and be part of a team and taste the excitement, exhilaration and sense of accomplishment that comes with participating in this festival.

 

Results

YearNameLink
2016All DistancesView results
2015Olympic DistanceView results
2015Sprint DistanceView results
2015Enticer & Try a Tri distanceView results
2014Olympic DistanceView results
2014Sprint DistanceView results
2014Enticer DistanceView results
2013Olympic DistanceView results
2013Sprint DistanceView results
2013Enticer DistanceView results

Races

Race Name Date
Standard March 5, 2017 More information Register
Sprint March 5, 2017 More information Register
Enforcer March 4, 2017 More information Register
Enticer March 4, 2017 More information Register
MINIMAN March 4, 2017 More information Register

Schedule

The 2017 event schedule will be released closer to the event.

2016 Schedule for reference only - Saturday

TimeEventLocation
6.00amRegistration/Transition opens - Womens Individual & Teams plus Mixed Team Enticer TriathlonRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
7.00amHealth & Lifestyle Expo opensExpo area - WA Lang Park
7.00amRegistration/Transition closes - Womens Individual & Teams plus Mixed Team Enticer TriathlonRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
7.15amRegistration/Transition opens - Mens Individual & Teams Enticer TriathlonRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
7.15amRace Briefing - Womens Individual & Teams plus Mixed Team Enticer TriathlonTransition area
7.30amRACE START - WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL, TEAMS & MIXED TEAMS ENTICER TRIATHLONStart Line, Belmore Basin/Wollongong Harbour
8.00amRegistration/Transition closes - Mens Individual & Teams Enticer TriathlonRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
8.15amRegistration/Transition opens - TRY A TRI - Mens & WomensRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
8.15amRace Briefing - Men's Individual & Teams Enticer TriathlonTransition area
8.30amRACE START - MENS INDIVIDUAL & TEAMS ENTICER TRIATHLONStart Line, Belmore Basin/Wollongong Harbour
9.00amAll day Miniman registration openRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
9.00amRegistration/Transition closes - TRY A TRI - Mens & WomensRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
9.15amRace Briefing - TRY A TRI - Mens & WomensTransition Area
9.15amRegistration/Transition Opens - Enforcer Distance TriathlonRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
9.30amRACE START - TRY A TRI - Mens & WomensStart Line, Belmore Basin/Wollongong Harbour
10.00amRegistration/Transition Closes - Enforcer Distance TriathlonRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
10.15amRace Briefing - Enforcer Distance TriathlonTransition area
10.30amRACE START - ENFORCERStart Line, Belmore Basin/Wollongong Harbour
10.45amTransition opens - MINIMAN Ages 10-11Registration Marquee - WA Lang Park
11.30amTransition closes - MINIMAN Ages 10-11Registration Marquee - WA Lang Park
11.45amRegistration/Transition opens - MINIMAN Ages 7-9Registration Marquee - WA Lang Park
11.45amRace Briefing - MINIMAN Ages 10-11Transition area
12.00pmRACE START - MINIMAN TRIATHLON Ages 10-11Start Line, Belmore Basin/Wollongong Harbour
12.30pmPresentation - Enforcer and Enticer TriathlonThe [m]eatery, Marine Dr, Wollongong
12.30pmRegistration/Transition closes - MINIMAN Ages 7-9Registration Marquee - WA Lang Park
12.45pmRace Briefing - MINIMAN Ages 7-9Transition area
12.45pmAthlete Lounge/Transition Opens - Elite Male and Female Oceania Cup Sprint TriathlonCity Beach Surf Club (Opposite Lang Park)
1.00pmRACE START - MINIMAN TRIATHLON Ages 7-9Start Line, Belmore Basin/Wollongong Harbour
1.00pmRegistration opens - Optional Registration for all individual & Team Olympic Distance entrants NB - Bike transition area will not open until 5.00am Sunday morningRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
1.45pmAthlete Lounge/Transition Closes - Elite Females Oceania Cup Sprint TriathlonCity Beach Surf Club (Opposite Lang Park)
1.45pmAthlete Transition Closes - Elite Females Oceania Cup Sprint TriathlonCity Beach Surf Club (Opposite Lang Park)
2.00pmRACE START - ELITE FEMALES OCEANIA SPRINT TRIATHLONStart Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour
2.10pmAthlete Transition Closes - Elite Males Oceania Cup Sprint TriathlonCity Beach Surf Club (Opposite Lang Park)
2.55pmAthlete Lounge Closes - Elite Males Oceania Cup Sprint TriathlonCity Beach Surf Club (Opposite Lang Park)
3.10pmRACE START - ELITE MALES OCEANIA SPRINT TRIATHLONStart Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour
4.00pmOTU Elite Presentation (Approx time)Finish line, Belmore Basin/Wollongong Harbour
4.00pmRegistration closes - Optional Registration for Olympic DistanceRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
4.00pmHealth & Lifestyle Expo ClosesExpo area - WA Lang Park

2016 Schedule for reference only - Sunday

TimeEventLocation
5.00amRegistration/Transition opens - Standard Distance for for all individual & TeamsRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
6.15amRegistration closes - Standard Distance Mens, Womens & TeamsRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
6.30amTransition closes - Standard Distance Mens, Womens & TeamsTransition area
6.45amRace Briefing - Standard Distance Mens, Womens & TeamsTransition area
7.00amRACE START - STANDARD MENS, WOMENS & TEAMS TRIATHLONStart Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour
7.00amHealth & Lifestyle Expo OpensExpo area - WA Lang Park
8.30amRegistration/Transition opens - MENS Sprint Triathlon + Mens TeamsRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
10.00amRegistration/Transition closes - MENS Sprint Triathlon + Mens TeamsRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
10.00amRegistration/Transition Opens - Womens Sprint TriathlonRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
10.15amRace Briefing - MENS Sprint Triathlon + Mens TeamsTransition area
10.30amRACE START - MENS SPRINT + MENS TEAMSStart Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour
11.00amRegistration/Transition Closes - Womens Sprint Triathlon + Womens & Mixed TeamsRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
11.15amRace Briefing - Womens Sprint Distance Triathlon + Womens & Mixed TeamsTransition Area
11.30amRACE START - WOMENS SPRINT DISTANCE TRIATHLON + WOMENS & MIXED TEAMSStart Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour
2.00pmPresentation - Standard, Sprint & Enforcer TriathlonsThe [m]eatery, Marine Dr, Wollongong
2.00pmHealth & Lifestyle Expo ClosesExpo area - WA Lang Park

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Partners


With the risks and dangers ever present in the delivery of onsite Traffic Control services, PORTABOOM® is the latest product set to revolutionise the Traffic Management industry by taking traffic controllers off the road, away from the line of traffic and away from dangerous situations.


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.


RUN LEG SPONSOR

Brooks® is your go-to for anything and everything related to the run. As a leading running company that designs and markets high-performance  running shoes, apparel and accessories, we are dedicated to inspiring people to run and be active by creating innovative gear that keeps them running longer, farther, faster and happier.


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.


Major/Vehicle Sponsor

Our preferred mode of transport when we’re not on a bike. Check out our latest models for all your travel and leisure needs.


Timing Partner

A smarter training experience. Polar heart rate and daily activity monitors offer a choice of unique, easy-to-use features that are designed for maximum enjoyment and motivation.  


We thank local council for their support in bringing our events to this community, helping to support local business growth. Why not check out attractions in the area to maximize your enjoyment during your stay here.


EYEWEAR SPONSOR

Rudy Project fuses intelligent design with cutting edge technology to bring you the best high performance sport sunglasses. Established in 1985, our glasses are worn by many of the world's most demanding athletes, including professional cyclists, cricketers and skiers.


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.


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


Founded in 2010 in Canberra, Australia; ONTHEGO® was founded with a rebellious spirit and a lofty objective: to offer high quality custom sportswear at a revolutionary price and service, while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. ONTHEGO® is an action sports brand that specialises in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of customised sports apparel, uniforms and accessories


We hope you are getting excited for the National Standard Distance Championship at the Tri the Gong Triathlon Festival! As part of the Triathlon Australia National calendar, this event offers: The National titles, meaning that you can be crowned the Triathlon Australia National Champion if you win your category. It holds DOUBLE qualification points for the 2016 Age Group World Championships! You can race for points towards selection onto TEAM AUSTRALIA and travel to MEXICO for the WORLD TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS!


VOLUNTEER PARTNER

Wollongong Central is a major shopping centre in the CBD of Wollongong. Check out the selection of shops and indulge your shopping habit!


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


Supporting the local area in attracting the very best in sporting events encouraging tourism and regional growth

Getting there

Transfers from Sydney Airport to Wollongong and return:

Shoalhaven Shuttle: Call to book and mention you are here for the triathlon and that you will need to transport your bike. The bike/ excess baggage fee will be waived for you. $60 one way.

Leisure Coast Limo Service. Call to book and mention the triathlon (and that you will have a bike) Prices on the website $60 one way from the Airport to Wollongong. Save money and get a car between 3-4 of you from $210 for 4 people ($52.50 each)

Accommodation

Call our partners

Quest Wollongong
1&2 bedroom apartments available (sleeping up to 3 or 5 people respectively) Kitchen facilities available. Discount available on all bookings (02) 4221 1500

Normandie Motel  
Double and Queen rooms available. Late check out available on Sunday morning at 11am. Special price available for 2 nights or more, 2 nights $130 weekdays and $150 Saturday. Discount available for Sunday to Friday 10%. Promotion code would be EEnergy . Call now to book (02) 4229 4833

Both are situated close to race site and will accommodate your needs. Please call to book and mention the triathlon on booking to benefit from discounted rates.

Road Closures

See 2016 road closure notices here. 2017 road closures will be notified closer to the event.

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