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 2019.
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.
|Standard (ITU World Qualifying Race)||February 9, 2019||More information||Register|
|Sprint||February 9, 2019||More information||Register|
|Super Sprint||February 9, 2019||More information||Register|
|Corporate & Community Triathlon||February 9, 2019||More information||Register|
|Super Sprint DRYathlon||February 9, 2019||More information||Register|
|6.00pm||Registration Opens - STANDARD WORLD QUALIFIER ONLY - OPTIONAL||Easts Hotel - 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston ACT|
|8.00pm||Registration Closes - STANDARD WORLD QUALIFIER ONLY - OPTIONAL||Easts Hotel - 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston ACT|
|5.30am||Registration opens/Transition opens - Standard Distance||Registration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|6.00am||Lifestyle Expo Opens||Expo Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|6.30am||Registration closes/Transition closes - Standard Distance MALES||Registration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|6.45am||Race Brief - Standard Distance MALES||Transition Area - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|7.00am||RACE START - STANDARD (1.5/40/10) ALL MEN||Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|7.30am||Registration closes/Transition closes - Standard Distance FEMALES||Registration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|7.45am||Race Brief - Standard Distance FEMALES||Transition Area - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|8.00am||RACE START - STANDARD (1.5/40/10) ALL FEMAES||Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|8.30am||Registration opens/Transition opens - Sprint Distance||Registration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|9.30am||Registration closes/Transition closes - Sprint Distance||Registration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|9.45am||Race Brief - Sprint Distance||Transition Area - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|10.00am||RACE START - SPRINT (750/20/5)||Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|10.00am||Registration opens/Transition opens - Super Sprint + Try a Tri Distance||Registration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|11.00am||Registration closes/Transition closes - Super Sprint + Try a Tri Distance||Registration Marquee - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|11.15am||Race Briefing - Super Sprint + Try a Tri Distance||Transition Area - Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|11.30am||RACE START - SUPER SPRINT + TRY A TRI (200/10/2)||Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|12.30pm||Presentation - ALL RACES||Rond Terrace, Parkes|
|12.30pm||Lifestyle Expo Closes||Rond Terrace, Parkes|
Triathlon ACT is a not for profit organization, created as the peak body for triathlon, duathlon, aquathon and multisport events in the ACT. As one of the 8 states/territories belonging to Triathlon Australia, TACT provides participation, sport development, education and performance programs and events. Become a member at www.triathlon.org.au
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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 7% discount when booking directly with the hotel. See the Accommodation tab for more information.
We hope you are getting excited for the Sprint Distance Qualifier at the Husky Ultimate Triathlon Festival, and the Standard Distance Qualifier at the Tri the Gong Triathlon Festival and triCanberra! This event holds valuable qualification points for the 2018 Age Group World Championships! You can race for points towards selection onto TEAM AUSTRALIA at the GOLD COAST for the WORLD TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS!
Parking is available across the road in the free CIT carpark. Use the underpass to get to event central.
Check out the parking map here.
Please DO NOT park on the median strips on Parkes Way. We have been notified there will be parking officers around over the event weekend so please be aware if you don’t want a ticket!
Please ensure you allow sufficient time before your race start to park, walk across, and collect your race pack from Registration, and then rack your bike in the transition area.
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 7% discount when booking directly with the hotel. Simply call and mention Elite Energy, or book online with code EliteTri2019 in promo code area.
To book your stay, visit Abode Hotels or call 1300 122 633.