The "BIG WEEKEND" 2017
The Strand, Townsville



North Queensland Aquathon Summer Series 2017
The North Queensland Aquathon Summer Series 2017 is powered by the Townsville Triathlon Festival.

This 3 Series Event will be held along the picturesque Strand

A Summer 3 Race series sanctioned event

Participants have 3 distances to choose from along with an event for Kids and juniors.

The series will run on a points system with participants collecting points across each round and an overall winner for each age group awarded at the completion of the series.

To be held on the Strand, a great opportuniy to get involved in a Summer Event!

Round 1 : February 26th 2017
Round 2: March 26th 2017
Round 3: April: 30th 2017

North Queensland Aquathon Summer Series Distances 

Kids                                                           50m/1km
Junior Aquathon                              200m/2km
Enticer                                                   200m/2.5km
Aquathon Full Course                   400m/2.5km/400m/2.5
Long Course                                       600m/5km/600m/5km
Aquathon TEAM Full Course       400m/2.5km/400m/2.5km
Register for the SUMMER SERIES TODAY
Aquathon – Athlete’s Guide – Round 3[1]
Full Course
Long Course
Team Full Course

August 18 – 20, 2017

The Townsville Triathlon Festival is entering its 15th year and is established as a significant race on the National Triathlon circuit having hosted a World Age Group Qualifying Olympic Distance race in 2014 and 2015. The Festival is proud to announce for  2017 and 2018 we will host the Triathlon Queensland Club Championships – North Queensland testimony to the quality of the course and event itself.


Olympic Distance is back!! 2017 will see the Olympic Distance return to Townsville! Both Individual and Teams.

The Townsville Triathlon Festival is the  “Big Weekend” A weekend of racing, fun and a full festival atmosphere with an array of events and activities to take part in across one massive weekend. Triathlon is one of the world’s fastest growing sports. To give the Townsville Triathlon Festival a point difference “The Big Weekend” will appeal to all ages and all fitness level wanting to be involved and have FUN. The “Big Weekend” provides a unique opportunity that no other Triathlon event in Australia offers, the ability to race in multiple events over one weekend.

A total of 11 events across 3 days. The Festival will also offer competitors entertainment options including the opening night ‘Carbs With The Stars’ dinner, the option to go to the North Queensland Cowboys home game on the Saturday night, and post event get together on the Sunday afternoon, as part of the “Big Weekend”.


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