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Get ready to race in the Nation’s capital as Elite Energy deliver the Proximity Canberra Triathlon Festival. This year’s Standard distance triathlon is an Age Group ITU World Championship Qualifying Race. Your finishing position will determine the number of selection points that you receive giving you points to represent Australia in 2020.

Promising a huge day of racing with several events to choose from, this is the perfect chance to either tackle a tri for the first time or get out and race your favourite distance.

The event will consist of our most popular distances – the Standard, Sprint, Super Sprint – along with the Corporate and Community race category which is Canberra’s achievable triathlon for participants from all walks of life.

An awesome new feature of the festival is the fantastic Obstacool – the coolest obstacle course for kids!


Race Name Date
Standard (ITU World Qualifying Race) February 15, 2020 More information
Sprint February 15, 2020 More information
Super Sprint February 15, 2020 More information


2019 Schedule for reference only

Saturday 9th February 2019

6.30am12.30pmLifestyle Expo Expo Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes
6.00am7.30amStandard Registration & TransitionRegistration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes
7.45amStandard Race BriefingTransition Area - Rond Terrace, Parkes
8.00amRACE START - StandardRond Terrace, Parkes
8.30am9.30amSprint Registration & TransitionRegistration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes
9.45amSprint Race BriefingTransition Area - Rond Terrace, Parkes
10.00amRACE START - SprintRond Terrace, Parkes
10.00am11.00amSuper Sprint / Corporate/ DRYathlon Registration & TransitionRegistration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes
11.15amSuper Sprint / Corporate/ DRYathlon Race BriefingTransition Area - Rond Terrace, Parkes
11.30amRACE START - Super Sprint / Corporate/ DRYathlonRond Terrace, Parkes
12.30pmPresentationRond Terrace, Parkes



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We hope you are getting excited for the Sprint Distance Qualifier at the Forster Ultimate Triathlon Festival and Jackie Fairweather Triathlon in Canberra, and the Standard Distance Qualifier at the Tri the Gong Triathlon Festival and triCanberra! This event holds valuable qualification points for the 2019 Age Group World Championships! You can race for points towards selection onto TEAM AUSTRALIA for the WORLD TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS!


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Abode Hotels offer stylishly appointed, apartment-style accommodation in key locations across Canberra. All hotels are pet and bike friendly, with flexible room types allowing for in-room bike storage. Participants receive a 12% discount when booking directly with the hotel. Simply call and mention Elite Energy, or book online with code (TBC for 2020) in promo code area.

To book your stay, visit Abode Hotels or call 1300 122 633.



Road Closures

Canberra Triathlon Festival, Saturday, 15th February 2020


On Saturday, 15th February 2020, Canberra will host the Canberra Triathlon Festival. The Festival is being organised by Elite Energy Pty Ltd, includes six (6) triathlons on the Saturday, running from 6:30am – 2:00pm (approx).

The Event will be centred at the Rond Terrace, Parkes Way. The Course Bike leg will use Parkes Way. The Run leg will use R G Menzies Walk.

Road Closures and Restrictions – Transition Area, Bike & Run Courses

  1. The following road closures/restrictions (emergency & official vehicles exempt) are for the safe & timely setup, use and pack up of the transition area, the finish chute, finish arch and crowd control barricades:-
    Closure of the Rond Terrace Park Car Park (emergency & official vehicles exempt) from 10:00am Friday 14th February 2020 through to 7:00pm Saturday, 15th February 2020.
  2. The following road closures (emergency & official vehicles exempt) are for Saturday, 15th February 2020 for the safety of competitors and the general public during the running of the triathlons & miniman events:-
    Road Closure (emergency & official vehicles exempt) of Parkes Way Westbound from Kings Avenue through to Caswell Drive from 6:30am – 2:00pm (approx.) Saturday, 15th February 2020.

Please contact the Elite Energy office, Mon – Fri with any questions on (02) 4423 7775 or email sarah@eliteenergy.com.au

Elite Energy would like to thank you in advance for your support and patience.

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