Triathlon Full Course: 400 metre swim, 12 km cycle, 4 km walk or run
Triathlon ½ Course Distance: 200 metre swim, 6 km cycle, 2 km walk or run
Triathlon Sprint Distance*: 750 metre swim, 18 km cycle, 5 km run*
Duathlon Sprint Distance* 500 metre run, 18 km cycle, 5 km run*
Duathlon Full course: 500 metre run, 12 km cycle, 4 km walk or run
Duathlon ½ Course Distance: 200 metre run, 6 km cycle, 2 km walk or run
Swim cycle event: 400 metre swim 12 km cycle
Swim Run event: 400 metre swim, 4 km walk or run
Have a go - Fun Run: 5 km walk or run
Teams: Most of the above events have team options
*Sprint Distance triathlon and duathlon are designed for more experienced participants. You need to be able to complete the entire distance comfortably within 2 hrs (approx. under 30 mins swim, under 45 min cycle, under 45 min run). We will monitoring progress and you may be asked to turn back early.
Waves & Age Groups
The first wave starts are at 8.30 am starting with the the Sprint Distance triathlon (750 m/18 km/5 km) and duathlon ( 500 m/18 m /5 km). Further waves will starts at 9 am at approximately 3 minute intervals, based on age. You will be advised of your wave at Registration.
The minimum age for the swim and run/walk is 8 years of age. The minimum age for the cycle is 12 years (and you must be familiar with riding on the road).
8 – 11 year old's can form part of a 2 or 3 woman team (get Mum to do the cycle leg for you) or participate in the ‘Have a Go’ Fun Run/Walk event (although this is a marshaled and marked course adults must take responsibility for minors at all times)
Course & Maps
Swim Course - 750m (sprint distance only) 400m or 200m
The swim takes place in the sea by the old Raumati Pool. It will be a rectangular course with Paekakariki Surf Club members present. The KWT swim cap supplied must be worn.
If you are anxious about the swim, please request a pink swim cap on your entry form and the Surf Club patrol will keep a special watch out for you (not available for Sprint distance)
Swim course procedures and map are available for download here
Biking Mad Cycle - 18km (Sprint distance only) 12km or 6km
Traffic management is in place on the bike course, we do NOT have full road closure for the event.
Treat all roads as open at all times
Bikes must be roadworthy. FREE bike safety checks are available from our sponsor Andrew at Biking Mad, Raumati Beach.
Bike course procedures and map are available for download here
Run/Walk course - 5km (Sprint distance and Fun Run) 4km or 2km
The run/walk begins as you leave the transition area and ends in Marine Gardens.
Run course procedures and map are available for download here.
Saturday, 27th February 2021
2.00 - 3.00 pm: Registration, event pack and merchandise pick up. The club rooms behind the old Raumati pool, Garden Road, Raumati.
Sunday, 28th February 2021 - EVENT DAY!
7.00 am –8.00 am: Registration, event pack and merchandise pick up (you do NOT need to register again if you attended onSaturday) The club rooms behind the old Raumati pool, Garden Road, Raumati.
8.15 am: (WO)MANDATORY Event Briefing in Transition area
8.30 am: WAVES BEGIN
11.30 am(ish): Prizegiving
All participants must attend briefing. Be ready to start soon after the briefing.
Sprint distance 8.30 am, all other waves start from 9.00 am
At the Finish:
Hand in your transponder (only applicable for teams) collect a drink and celebrate!