Long Course aquabike
THE LONG COURSE YOU LOVE - BUT SKIP THE RUN
The new Aquabike race is the same long course distance you know and love, but you get to skip the run! Perfect for those returning from injury, or just don’t fancy running as much.
Saturday 18 February 2023
Skip the Run!
|Swim Start||Buckingham Street Park, Overall Drive|
Age Groups: 18-19 / 20-24 / 25-29 / 30-34 / 35-39 / 40-44 / 45-49 / 50-54 / 55-59 / 60-64 / 65-69 / 70-74 / 75-79 / 80+ (all ages calculated as of 31 December 2022)
Minimum age: 18 years old as of 31 December 2022.
|LAUNCH SPECIAL (Ends 30 June)||EARLY BIRD (Ends 30 November)||REGULAR (Ends 10 February)||RACE WEEK|
If you are not a Triathlon Australia Member, you will need a One Day Licence.
One Day Licences are automatically added to your entry at time of purchase if you do not enter a valid Triathlon Australia number at a cost of $17.50.
If you are participating in more than one event this season, consider becoming a Triathlon Australia Annual Member.
*All times below are local NSW*
Friday 17 February 2023
Saturday 18 February 2023
All our Events are governed by Triathlon Australia Policy and Rules. Full details can be accessed as follows Triathlon Australia Race Competition Rules.
If you are not a Triathlon Australia Member, you will need a One Day Membership.
TEAMS: All members of your team must be current Triathlon Australia Members or a One Day Membership must be bought to cover the team.
One Day Memberships are automatically added to your entry at time of purchase if you do not enter a valid Triathlon Australia number.
If you intend to compete in more than one event, then it may be worth considering an Annual Membership of Triathlon Australia.
To request a withdrawal, transfer or refund you must email email@example.com in advance of the event.
Refer to our Terms & Conditions for details.
It is critical to the success of your race to understand your race nutrition and to practice your nutrition as much as possible before race day. Thanks to the team at Hammer Nutrition CLICK HERE to review some fantastic athlete advice and tips to help get you across the finish line!
Wave starts will be uploaded after official entries close 10 days prior to the event.
Start lists will be uploaded closer to the event date.
Registration is planned to open on Friday afternoon from 4.00 PM - 7.00 PM at Philip Street Park. If you can't make it on Friday afternoon, you can sign on and rack on the day from 5.00 AM and until 10 minutes prior to first wave.
When you arrive at the venue you will need to sign in at the registration area. Line up based on your age group, you will then be asked for your surname and first name.
You will receive your registration pack which will include:
- Bike Sticker
- Helmet Sticker
- Bib Number - Put this on your shirt (front) with safety pins or on your race belt.
- Timing band - Around your left ankle.
- Swim cap - Make sure it is the right colour for your wave.
If you are a team, one team member can collect your team race kit for the whole team at registration.
Bike racking is available on Friday afternoon between 4.00pm - 7.00pm and Saturday morning from 5.00am until ten minutes before the first wave. There is overnight security provided.
Before you can enter transition you must have your bike sticker and helmet stickers affixed. You must also wear your helmet for Officials inspection.
Only race kit is permitted to stay in transition - for all other items, you must use the bag drop.
Unfortunately due to current COVID restrictions there will not be a big drop in operation. Athletes will be permitted to bring a SMALL bag into transition.
Parking for athletes and supporters is available at St Ambrose School accessed via Overall Drive from 5.00am. Access is available all day and facilitated thanks to traffic control.
Parking is central to registration/transition and Pottsville Village.
Parking will NOT be available on Philip Street or Coronation Avenue for athletes or supporters.
Please do not park illegally as council will be onsite all day giving out fines.
Official entries close 10 days prior to the event. Late entries are offered until the Friday before the event – unless sold out prior.
Yes. The ODM is automatically added to your entry, if you do not have a Triathlon Australia membership.
No, you are only required to purchase one ODM per team entry. If ALL team members are annual TA members, no ODM is required. If NOT ALL members are annual members then an ODM is required.
Opens is a non-drafting division for Enduroist participants without any age restriction. Typically, this is the most competitive category and where elites and pros enter.
First Timers is a non-competitive wave. Don’t worry – you’ll get your timed results and we’ll recognise, welcome and congratulate you across the line, no matter the time it takes. Flippers are only permitted in the first timers category.
Yes. All distances have a minimum age for participation. For more information on age restrictions please visit the activity page you are interested in.
Age group racing is determined by your age as of 31 December and grouped in five year brackets (i.e. 30-34, 35-39, etc.).
All In teams consist of three people who each complete all three legs of a tri each; Relay teams involve each team member doing a single leg of the triathlon.
Athenas (75kg+) and Clydesdales (100kg+) are weight determined categories.
- Withdrawal 45 days or more out from the event you will receive an 80% refund or 100% credit.
- Withdrawal 14-44 days out from the event you will receive a 50% refund or 100% credit.
- Withdrawal 13 days or less out from the event you will receive no refund and 100% credit of your entry fee.
- Withdrawal 48 hours or less out from the event you will receive no refund or credit of your entry fee.
- Refunds or credits do not apply to items such as merchandise, accommodation, meals, travel and are only applicable to entry fees.
- To receive credit or refund, withdrawals must be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Events:
REMINDER: In order to be awarded selection points at Australian Age Group Multisport and Triathlon Team selection events, Age Group athletes must be a Relevant Triathlon Australia member by midnight of the Thursday preceding the nominated selection race. If you do not enter a correct Relevant Triathlon Australia membership number into your individual selection race entry you will not receive selection points for this event even if you are a Relevant Triathlon Australia member.
Relevant Triathlon Australia Membership means a current annual Triathlon Australia membership in the full Adult, Family, Junior or Coach categories but excludes all Non-Competing/Non-training membership categories.
Further information about 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team can be located here http://bit.ly/22AGMultisportTeamTA
The triathlon is held on Saturday 18 February 2023.
The Tweed Enduro welcomes individuals and teams from 14 years and up.
NXsports actively encourages individuals with additional needs to compete in our events. Please get in touch with our team on 1300 28 29 49 to discuss how we can accommodate you.
Wave start times for each distance will be finalised in the week of the event, after official entries have closed.
Yes, each triathlon participant receives a timing chip as part of their race pack which is to be worn on the left ankle. For Relay Teams there is one timing chip which must be passed to the next relay member. Results are released online by late afternoon of the event.
Bag drop will operate from the white Check In marquee in Philip Street Reserve.
It’s too early to tell at this stage. An indicative temp will be taken the day prior and the official water temperature will be checked the morning of the event.
Wet suits are only permitted at less than 20 degrees for opens, and less than 22 degrees for age groupers.
We do everything we can to ensure everybody has support and completes their race. We are still pending final approvals from Council, so we do not have the exact curfew times yet – but our planning takes into account all the previous athlete times on the course over recent races to ensure everyone finishes (particularly the cycle as it relates to road closures).
Absolutely – but all bikes must be in a safe working condition.
Flippers are only permitted in the first timers category.
Yes, helmets are compulsory to participate in the event. When you enter transition to ‘rack’ your bike, you will need to put your helmet on – at this time our technical officials will check that this is safe to wear for the event.
You are not permitted to race with any music devices including mobile phones, MP3 players, earphones etc, this is a very serious safety risk to you and the participants around you.
All teams wishing to set up tents will be asked to do so in the designated areas. With the event operating in the centre of town it is important for the safety and consideration of competitors, spectators and locals that team tents are only erected in permitted areas. Call the office if you would like some more information.
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