Off Road Aqua+Duathlon


Off-road Aquathon

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1,000m Ocean Swim: All swimmers will start together at the beach of Cape Pallarenda. With views onto Magnetic Island and Townsville’s iconic Castle Hill, the swim lap takes you out onto a triangular course, which has to be completed twice before heading back to the beach and into transition area.

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5km Trail Run:Leaving transition area, the course takes you past the former Quarantine Station and then up towards the Forts, which served as a strategic defence location in World War II. Continuing down into Shelly Cove for an out and back along hard packed beach. The trail then gets your heartrate going all the way to the top for another out and back around the Forts and presenting magnificent views onto Magnetic Island and Townsville City. The runners follow the Graveyard Track and loop back around to the bottom and continue all the way back to transition area.

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500m Ocean Swim: All swimmers will start together at the beach of Cape Pallarenda. With views onto Magnetic Island and Townsville’s iconic Castle Hill, the swim lap takes you out onto a triangular course, before heading back to the beach and into transition area.


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