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The stunning harbour precinct and blue mile of Wollongong City will come alive again this year 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 Peoplecare 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.



Who is Peoplecare?

You’ve probably seen Peoplecare’s logo around a lot recently on the triathlon circuit and as the naming rights sponsor of Tri the Gong and a presenting partner of the Husky Tri. But what does Peoplecare do?

Peoplecare is a not-for-profit health insurer based in Wollongong. Peoplecare provides great value private health insurance and fantastic customer service.

Elite Energy have partnered with Peoplecare to bring you Tri the Gong in April 2019 and will be bringing their chill out zone and games to a number of events this season. We hope you enjoy them and take full advantage of the chance to relax after the race and let the kids have some fun.

If you’d like to learn a bit more about how Peoplecare or how health cover works, chat to team at the event or visit peoplecare.com.au or give their fab customer service team a call on 1800 808 706.


Race Name Date
Standard – SOLD OUT April 11, 2021 More information
Sprint – SOLD OUT April 11, 2021 More information
Super Sprint – SOLD OUT April 11, 2021 More information
Try A Tri – SOLD OUT April 11, 2021 More information
TriKidz Aquathon April 11, 2021 More information Register


Split events are as follows:

  • Standard Distance Race 1 – Males under 45
  • Standard Distance Race 2 – Females, Males 45+, Athenas, Clydes, Teams, Race Ya Mates
  • Sprint Distance Race 1 – Males under 35, Females under 30, Teams
  • Sprint Distance Race 2 – Males 35+, Females 30+, Athenas, Clydes, Race Ya Mates



Saturday 10th April

4:00pm6:00pmRegistration - all RacesRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park

Sunday 11th April

5:00am6:10amRegistration/Transition Opens - Standard Distance 1Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park
6:15amRace Briefing - Standard Distance 1Transition area
6:30amRACE START - STANDARD DISTANCE 1Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong
6:30am7:30amRegistration/Transition - Standard Distance 2Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park
7:30amRace Briefing - Standard Distance 2Transition area
7:45amRACE START - STANDARD DISTANCE 2Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong
8:00am9:15amRegistration / Transition - Sprint Distance 1Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park
9:25am10:25amRegistration / Transition - Sprint Distance 2Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park
9:30amRace Briefing - Sprint Distance 1Transition area
9:45amRACE START - SPRINT DISTANCE 1Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour
10:30amRace Briefing - Sprint Distance 2Transition area
10:40am11:40amRegistration / Transition - Super Sprint & Try-a-TriRegistration/Transition - WA Lang Park
10:45amRACE START - SPRINT DISTANCE 2Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour
11:40amRace Briefing - Super Sprint & Try-a-TriTransition area
11:50pmRACE START - SUPER SPRINT & TRY-A-TRIStart Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong
12:00pm12:40pmRegistration - TriKidz AQUATHON ALL AGESRegistration Marquee - WA Lang Park
12:45pmRace Briefing - TRIKIDZ AQUATHON ALL AgesStart Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong
12:50pmRACE START - TRIKIDZ AQUATHON Ages 10-12Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong
1:00pmRACE START - TRIKIDZ AQUATHON Ages 7-9Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong
1:30pmPresentationUnder the finish arch
2:00pmAll competitors off siteEvent HQ, WA Lang Park



Peoplecare are the official health insurer of Wollongong Triathlon Festival. At Peoplecare, they genuinely love people. And that means giving you more of the things you love and less of the things you don’t. So if you’re looking for cover, or need a hand with anything to do with your health cover, just give them a buzz.

For all the latest information on things to do, places to stay and food to enjoy check out visitwollongong or contact the Visitor Services Team on 1800 240 737.

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.

Event Partner

SOTO provides innovative engineering solutions through our experienced and motivated engineers that utilise the latest in cutting edge technology and software.

Swim Leg Sponsor

Born in Australia on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in 1992, our innovative range of market-leading goggles remains at the heart of our business. We want all swimmers, to enjoy the freedom, fun and exhilaration of the water with unconditional trust in their Zoggs goggles, equipment and swimwear.

Energy Partner

Revvies are a faster, safe, consistent and sugar-free way to get a caffeine boost before or during exercise. Revvies can be taken without water, are suitable for vegans and fit any pocket.

Hydration Partner

Being hydrated well helps you perform at your best. Powerade ION4 replaces four electrolytes lost in sweat, to drive today’s athletes forward.

Snack Partner


Helping athletes all over the world achieve their goals... sometimes it all starts with the right outfit. Catfish Designs are passionate about designing and creating high quality and sensible priced apparel for athletes.  Custom garments to suit you and your goals.


Let's Do This is an online marketplace for endurance events, helping its users find and book the best running, triathlon, cycling and obstacle events in Australia and around the world.


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2016All eventsView results
2015Olympic & Sprint DistanceView results
2015Enticer & Try a Tri distanceView results
2014Olympic DistanceView results
2014Sprint DistanceView results
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2013Olympic DistanceView results
2013Sprint DistanceView results
2013Enticer DistanceView results
2012Olympic, Sprint & Enticer DistanceView results
2010Sprint & Enticer DistanceView results


Destination Wollongong

Check out this comprehensive guide to accommodation options in the Wollongong region. From tourist parks to self-contained apartments, something for families, friend groups and more, you can have the perfect little getaway without traveling too far from home.







Novotel Northbeach Wollongong

Located beachfront, Novotel Wollongong Northbeach is nestled between the mountains and the sea and boasts award winning meeting and accommodation facilities.  Facilities include 204 newly refurbished guest rooms and spa suites, Windjammers  restaurant, 3 bars, swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis court, kids club and onsite day spa.


Sage Wollongong

Set 1 block from the beach, this modern hotel is a 4-minute walk from WIN Entertainment Centre, a multi-purpose arena, and 1.5 km from Wollongong train station. The contemporary rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks, and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a casual restaurant serving lunch and dinner, as well as an airy bar and lounge. Other amenities include an outdoor pool and an exercise room. Indoor parking is available.


Adina apartment hotels

Perfectly located in the heart of Wollongong’s CBD, Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong is strolling distance from the city’s beautiful beaches, vibrant restaurants and WIN stadium. The modern studios and one-bedroom apartments are warm and welcoming, with stylish beachside-inspired décor, offering all the comforts of home, such as a kitchenettes in studios and fully equipped kitchens in all apartments, as well as a laundries and separate living and dining areas. Rooms also feature private balconies for extra space to relax.


Mantra Apartments

Steps from Wollongong railway station, this modern hotel in the CBD is 13 minutes’ walk from Wollongong Art Gallery and 2.4 km from Wollongong North Beach. Relaxed apartments have full kitchens and separate sitting and dining area, plus flat-screen TVs, DVD players, paid Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Upgraded quarters add balconies and/or ocean views.

Quality Suites Pioneer Sands

Featuring balconies, the airy studios offer flat-screen TVs, mini fridges and tea and coffee making equipment. Wi-Fi is available. The 1-bedroom suites add full kitchens, dining tables and living areas with sofa beds, while 2-bedroom suites have extra balconies, TVs and bathrooms. There’s an outdoor pool, and a spa area with a hot tub, sauna and exercise room, as well as a business centre and event space. Parking is free.

Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort

Set a 5-minute walk from Fairy Meadow Beach, this casual resort is also 4.6 km from Wollongong’s city centre. The laid-back holiday units feature full kitchens, Wi-Fi and TVs. There’s a heated indoor pool and a steam room, as well as a playground and an inflatable bounce house. A mini-golf complex and tennis and basketball courts are also available

Road Closures

Please see attached brochure for changed traffic conditions for the Wollongong Triathlon Festival

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