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Forster – Tuncurry is located on the stunning North Coast of NSW and is rich in Triathlon history, being the famous birthplace of Australian Long Course Triathlon events.

Forster is set to excite and thrill athletes from across Australia and overseas. A haven for watersports, Forster is the centre of the Great Lakes area and home to a number of fantastic beaches. Get set for an experience of a lifetime as an expected field of over 1,000 triathletes race on this amazing course that also offers family and friends of athletes the perfect getaway.

Whether it is for a week or just the weekend, Forster – Tuncurry is a scenic playground with a mountain of holiday activities to enjoy. Part of a weekend of triathlon festivities including the Super Sprint, Sprint, Club and the signature Ultimate Forster.

Forster will be on the top of the must do must-do the 2019 – 2020 season!






Race Name Date
Ultimate October 19, 2019 More information
Aquabike October 19, 2019 More information
Club October 19, 2019 More information
Sprint (ITU World Qualifying Race) October 19, 2019 More information
Super Sprint October 19, 2019 More information


*Schedule subject to change without warning.

March 2019 Event Schedule shown for reference only

6.00am1.00pmHealth & Lifestyle ExpoForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
5.30am6.30amUltimate/Aquabike Registration & TransitionForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
6.40am7.30amClub Registration & TransitionForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
6.45amUltimate/Aquabike Race BriefingForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
7.00amULTIMATE/AQUABIKE RACE STARTForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
7.45amClub Race BriefingForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
8.00amCLUB RACE STARTForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
8.00am9.00amSprint World Qualifier Registration & TransitionForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
8.30am9.30amSuper Sprint Registration & TransitionForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
9.15amSprint World Qualifier Race BriefingForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
9.30amSPRINT WORLD QUALIFIER RACE STARTForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
9.45amSuper Sprint Race BriefingForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
10.00amSUPER SPRINT RACE STARTForster Keys Reserve, Forster Keys
7.00pmPresentation for all eventsClub Forster, 19 Strand Street, Forster


Stretching from Forster in the north, through Pacific Palms and Seal Rocks to Tea Gardens in the south and inland to Stroud.  The Great Lakes is a place of secret spots and special places.

"Better together" is the motto which describes the merger of Councils that created MidCoast Council


Partnering for Forster Triathlon and multisport events. Providing a wide range of accommodation to suit all families, individuals and couples. Enquire with the friendly team for special deals. 

Thanks to local partner Club Forster the venue of the evening presentation. Why not head down early to grab a bite to eat or a drink from the bar?


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Getting there

The start and finish line for all events is at Elizabeth Parade, Forster Keys.

We recommend parking on Elizabeth Parade Reserve prior to road closures commencing at 7am. After this, parking is available on the Lakes Way and side streets. DO NOT PARK ON KING GEORGES PARADE – YOUR VEHICLE MAY BE TOWED.

Please ensure that you allow enough time to make your way to the race start. Remember that this is a residential area – please keep noise to a minimum.


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Great Lakes Accommodation

General booking enquiries:-
Tel: 1800 692 805
Email: tourism@greatlakes.nsw.gov.au













Smugglers Cove Holiday Village

Smugglers Cove Holiday Village is perfect for families or groups of friends. With self contained accommodation and campsites on offer. They have a restaurants on site plus a swimming pool, BBQ facilities and play areas for the kids. Located close to Event central as well as the local shopping precinct. 2 night minimum stay for event weekend.

Call the friendly staff to see what specials are available!





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