If last season taught us anything, it was to expect the unexpected. In a season that could have gone anywhere, we ended up having a really successful season by all metrics – race starts, membership, participation.
Whilst things seem to be going in the wrong direction right now, COVID-19 has shown us that bleak times get better, and things move between good and bad relatively quickly.
With dates for events being released for season 2021/2022 by our commercial race director partners, Triathlon NSW will once again be conducting a series of Individual NSW State Championships events.
These are the ideal place to etch your name in eternal glory as the NSW Individual Champion across a set distance. Last year, with the goal of raising the profile of those who win these individual titles, Triathlon NSW launched our ‘Hall of Fame’ which will be updated after every event and remain on the Triathlon NSW website as a lasting reminder of those individuals who have excelled in their individual event and age group.
CLICK HERE to view our Hall of Fame from season 2021 / 2022.
And remember, you must be a fully financial member of Triathlon NSW in season 2021/2022 to be considered for the State Championships, so be sure to update your annual membership with Triathlon NSW and your club before you enter the event.
Duathlon Standard Distance State Championships (10KM RUN, 40KM BIKE, 5KM RUN)
Elite Energy’s Goulburn Duathlon
Date - Sunday 11th September
Duathlon is coming to Goulburn! After a reschedule from July, this event will hit the market in September. The benefit is that it will probably be a bit warmer for our athletes to enjoy!
Featuring a high quality, flat course featuring fast streets of this Southern Tablelands city, we’re excited! This year’s Standard Distance race is also an WT World Qualifying Event for Townsville 2022
More Info: Standard (WQE) | Elite Energy
Standard Distance Off Road Championships (1.5KM SWIM, 37KM BIKE, 10KM RUN)
In2Adventures – Trex Port Stephens
Date – Saturday 18th September
TreX Cross Triathlon Port Stephens is based in beautiful Fingal Bay and Tomaree National Park. The area boasts some of Australia’s most spectacular beaches and scenic, rugged coastlines and provides the perfect backdrop for a weekend of off road action.
TreX Cross Triathlon Port Stephens features a sea swim in beautiful Fingal bay followed by a Euro-style mountain bike course in Tomaree national park and a spectacular trail run along scenic coastal paths, where whales and dolphins abound. This course has establish itself as a true favourite in Off Road Triathlon courses throughout Australia. .
More Info: TreX Port Stephens - TreX Cross Triathlon (trextriathlon.com.au)
Standard Distance State Championships (1.5KM SWIM, 37KM BIKE, 10KM RUN)
H-Event’s Maitland Triathlon
Date – Sunday 7th November 2021
A bustling port in colonial times, Morpeth is an historic town on the banks of the Hunter River. Take a boat from Newcastle, sample local wines and browse boutique shops in heritage 19th-century buildings, including the bakehouse where the Arnott’s family biscuit dynasty began.
H-Events deliver this wonderful event after its successful return a few seasons back.
While the event also has a Long Course and Sprint distance, be sure to register into that Standard distance to put yourself in the running to win this Individual State Championships event.
More Info: H Events (maitlandtriathlon.com.au)
Long Course State Championships (1.9KM SWIM, 90KM BIKE, 21.1KM RUN)
Elite Energy’s Red Line Games (Sydney International Regatta Centre).
Date - Sunday 10th April 2022
Elite Energy’s newest festival extravaganza is coming to Western Sydney – and it’s a big one!
The Fisocrem Red Line Games will be a three-day extravaganza which could only flow from the brilliant and innovative mind of Mark ‘Emo’ Emerton. Race, Stay and Play is their slogan, and there will be lots happening across three action packed days.
Elite Energy have redefined the term ‘something for everyone’ at this event, bringing together a range of sports, hobbies and entertainment. But it’s the Long Course Triathlon that will be the focus from Triathlon NSW Members, being the Long Course NSW Individual State Championships.
More Info: THE REDLINE GAMES | RACE STAY PLAY
Aquathon State Championships (1KM SWIM, 5KM RUN)
Byron Bay Triathlon Festival
Date - TBC
In 2022, NXsports have bold plans to expand this event into a four-day festival, featuring competition, events and lots of great participation opportunities. There will be a significant focus on inclusivity and equality, utisling Multisport events to create an exciting new series of competitive and participation activities for locals and guests into Byron Bay.
Triathlon NSW is proud to confirm that the NSW Individual Aquathon State Championships event will be included into the calendar of events, providing even more reasons for the ultimate ‘Tri-cation’ Dates and info are to come, but this is going to be a wonderful trip away, and don’t we all need a holiday?
If you needed any other incentive to try this event out next season, it’s conducted as a fundraiser for the Heart Foundation, so you can feel like your registration fees are going to a good place.