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.
Split events are as follows:
|4:00pm||6:00pm||Registration - all Races||Registration Marquee - WA Lang Park|
|5:00am||6:10am||Registration/Transition Opens - Standard Distance 1||Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park|
|6:15am||Race Briefing - Standard Distance 1||Transition area|
|6:30am||RACE START - STANDARD DISTANCE 1||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong|
|6:30am||7:30am||Registration/Transition - Standard Distance 2||Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park|
|7:30am||Race Briefing - Standard Distance 2||Transition area|
|7:45am||RACE START - STANDARD DISTANCE 2||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong|
|8:00am||9:15am||Registration / Transition - Sprint Distance 1||Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park|
|9:25am||10:25am||Registration / Transition - Sprint Distance 2||Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park|
|9:30am||Race Briefing - Sprint Distance 1||Transition area|
|9:45am||RACE START - SPRINT DISTANCE 1||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour|
|10:30am||Race Briefing - Sprint Distance 2||Transition area|
|10:40am||11:40am||Registration / Transition - Super Sprint & Try-a-Tri||Registration/Transition - WA Lang Park|
|10:45am||RACE START - SPRINT DISTANCE 2||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong Harbour|
|11:40am||Race Briefing - Super Sprint & Try-a-Tri||Transition area|
|11:50pm||RACE START - SUPER SPRINT & TRY-A-TRI||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong|
|12:00pm||12:40pm||Registration - TriKidz AQUATHON ALL AGES||Registration Marquee - WA Lang Park|
|12:45pm||Race Briefing - TRIKIDZ AQUATHON ALL Ages||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong|
|12:50pm||RACE START - TRIKIDZ AQUATHON Ages 10-12||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong|
|1:00pm||RACE START - TRIKIDZ AQUATHON Ages 7-9||Start Line, Belmore Basin / Wollongong|
|1:30pm||Presentation||Under the finish arch|
|2:00pm||All competitors off site||Event HQ, WA Lang Park|
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.
|2021||All events||View results|
|2019||All events||View results|
|2018||All events||View results|
|2017||All events||View results|
|2016||All events||View results|
|2015||Olympic & Sprint Distance||View results|
|2015||Enticer & Try a Tri distance||View results|
|2014||Olympic Distance||View results|
|2014||Sprint Distance||View results|
|2014||Enticer Distance||View results|
|2013||Olympic Distance||View results|
|2013||Sprint Distance||View results|
|2013||Enticer Distance||View results|
|2012||Olympic, Sprint & Enticer Distance||View results|
|2010||Sprint & Enticer Distance||View results|
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