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Overview

 

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 Triathlon Wollongong 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.

 

 

This year’s Wollongong Triathlon features AusTriathlon’s National Championship for Standard Triathlon. More details are on the Aus Triathlon website.

 

The Standard Triathlon is also a World Qualifying Event (WQE) for Malaga, Spain in 2024 (double points and auto selection 1st-5th place).

In other exciting news, Wollongong will host the 2025 World Triathlon Championship Finals. Read more here.

 

PLUS!!! The open category* in the Standard distance event offers a prize pool of $300 for the first-place winner, $200 for the runner-up, and $100 for the participant securing the third position. Enter now to claim your share!

* This category is available to elite athletes only (must be able to complete the race sub 2hrs 10mins (males) or sub 2hrs 20mins (females) )

 

 

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 Triathlon Wollongong 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 again to bring you Triathlon Wollongong in April 2024 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.

Races

Race Name Date
Fun Run April 20, 2024 More information Register
Swim Wollongong April 20, 2024 More information Register
Standard April 21, 2024 More information Register
Sprint April 21, 2024 More information Register
Aquabike April 21, 2024 More information Register
Super Sprint April 21, 2024 More information Register
Try A Tri *SOLD OUT* April 21, 2024 More information
TriKidz Aquathon April 21, 2024 More information Register

Schedule

Schedule subject to change without notice

 

Swim 2km

DayTimeEventLocation
Sat 20th6.30-7.30amRegistrationRegistration Marquee
Sat 20th7.45amRace BriefingStart line, Belmore Basin
Sat 20th8.00amRace StartStart line, Belmore Basin

Swim 1km

DayTimeEventLocation
Sat 20th7.00-8.00amRegistrationRegistration Marquee
Sat 20th8.30amRace BriefingStart line, Belmore Basin
Sat 20th8.45amRace StartStart line, Belmore Basin

Run 5km - Elite

DayTimeEventLocation
Sat 20th9.30-10.30amRegistrationRegistration Marquee
Sat 20th10.45amRace BriefingStart Line - Endeavour Drive
Sat 20th11.00amRace StartStart Line - Endeavour Drive

Run 5km

DayTimeEventLocation
Sat 20th9.30-11.00amRegistrationRegistration Marquee
Sat 20th11.15amRace BriefingStart Line - Endeavour Drive
Sat 20th11.30amRace StartStart Line - Endeavour Drive

Saturday 20th April

DayTimeEventLocation
Sat 20th4.00-6.00pmOptional Triathlon Registration - All RacesRegistration Marquee
Sat 20th5.30pmTriathlon Transition Walk ThroughTransition Area

Sunday 21st April

DayTimeEventLocation
Sun 21st2.00pmPresentation - All RacesEvent HQ

Womens Standard

DayTimeEventLocation
Sun 21st5.30-6.40amRegistration/TransitionRegistration Marquee/Transition Area
Sun 21st6.45amRace BriefingStart Line, Belmore Basin
Sun 21st7.00amRACE STARTStart Line, Belmore Basin

Mens Standard (+ Teams, Race Ya Mates, Aquabike)

DayTimeEventLocation
Sun 21st7.00-8.00amRegistration/TransitionRegistration Marquee/Transition Area
Sun 21st8.00amRace BriefingStart Line, Belmore Basin
Sun 21st8.15amRACE STARTStart Line, Belmore Basin

Womens Sprint

DayTimeEventLocation
Sun 21st8.30-9.45amRegistration/TransitionRegistration Marquee/Transition Area
Sun 21st10.00amRace BriefingStart Line, Belmore Basin
Sun 21st10.15amRACE STARTStart Line, Belmore Basin

Mens Sprint (+ Teams, Race Ya Mates)

DayTimeEventLocation
Sun 21st9.55-10.55amRegistration/TransitionRegistration Marquee/Transition Area
Sun 21st11.00amRace BriefingStart Line, Belmore Basin
Sun 21st11.15amRACE STARTStart Line, Belmore Basin

Super Sprint

DayTimeEventLocation
Sun 21st11.10am-12.10pmRegistration/TransitionRegistration Marquee/Transition Area
Sun 21st12.10pmRace BriefingStart Line, Belmore Basin
Sun 21st12.20pmRACE STARTStart Line, Belmore Basin

TriKidz Aquathon

DayTimeEventLocation
Sun 21st11.10am-12.30pmRegistration/TransitionRegistration Marquee/Transition Area
Sun 21st12.40pmRace BriefingStart Line, Belmore Basin
Sun 21st12.50pmRACE START - 10-11Start Line, Belmore Basin
Sun 21st1.30pmRACE START - 7-9Start Line, Belmore Basin

Partners


NAMING RIGHTS PARTNER

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.


Local Govt Partner

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.


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.


Local Partner

Insurance & risk management specialists. Providing trusted insurance advice to Australians for over 30 years.


BIKE PARTNER

Shimano’s goal in life and business is to help people get closer to nature through the cycling activities they enjoy most. Providers of premium bicycle componentry and partnering with our events providing mechanical support.


Hydration Partner

Designed for male and females of all ages for muscle growth & repair, weight management, improved diet, enhanced endurance, improved muscle recovery and healthy ageing.


Recovery Partner

Fisiocrem Solugel is a massage gel containing Menthol, Arnica, Hypericum, Calendula and Melaleuca for the temporary relief of muscular aches and pains. Available from your local pharmacy, Coles, Woolworths, and health store.


Nutrition Partner

Unleash Your Power! Em’s Power Cookies are wholesome and delicious – delivering nutritious sustenance and energy to go. Perfect for any time you need to get a move on.


Eyewear Partner

Born in 1888 in France, Bollé is the market leading solution for eyewear and helmets. Globally respected and worldwide distributed, Bollé is known as the most advanced design and creative sport brand, creates trends and pushing industry boundaries.


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.


Signage Partner

Transform your brand's visibility with Austbanners' top-notch signage solutions. From eye-catching outdoor displays to sleek indoor signage, we specialize in crafting bespoke, high-quality signs that leave a lasting impression on your audience.  


Wetsuit Partner

Premium endurance sport apparel and wetsuit brand with an ethos of continuous improvement and deliverance of speed in all its products. Focusing wholly on the athlete and maximising performance and comfort, the HUUB team explores both the odd and the conventional to create the best.


Accommodation Partner

Nestled just 100m from Wollongong Beach, Sage Hotel Wollongong is a luxurious 4-star hotel located on the foreshore in the city centre.  

Results

YearNameLink
2023All eventsView results
2022All eventsView results
2021All eventsView results
2019All eventsView results
2018All eventsView results
2017All eventsView results
2016All eventsView results
2015Olympic & Sprint DistanceView results
2015Enticer & Try a Tri distanceView results
2014Olympic DistanceView results
2014Sprint DistanceView results
2014Enticer DistanceView results
2013Olympic DistanceView results
2013Sprint DistanceView results
2013Enticer DistanceView results
2012Olympic, Sprint & Enticer DistanceView results
2010Sprint & Enticer DistanceView results

Accommodation

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.

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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

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