NZ Aquathlon Suzuki Championships

26 January 2020,05:30 - 26 January 2020,16:00

We are very pleased to announce in 2020 an Aquathlon is included. This doubles as the Suzuki National Championships with opportunities to qualify for the ITU World Championships in Alemere, Netherlands. The Aquathlon will include a 1km swim along the waterfront and an out and back 5km run along the waterfront. This event will be open for individuals only.

Please note race schedule subject to change

Saturday 25th January 2020 

3.00pm till 6.00pm – Registration & Bike Racking (East Pier Hotel & Perfume Point Reserve)

3.00pm till 6.00pm – Bike maintenance and repairs open and available, any services or parts to be paid directly to Cranked Cycles and Triathlon. (East Pier Hotel & Perfume Point Reserve)

Sunday 26th January 2020

5.30am –  Transition opens
Body marking at transition entry—Race numbers on upper right arm and right leg. Team swimmers hand only
6.30am –  Swim course open for warm up
6.30am –  Transition closed
6.50am-  All swimmers must be out of the water, Important notices for the event.
6.55am –  5 minute warning for Individuals
6.56am—Karakia welcoming and opening of event
7.00am – All Individuals including AquaBike start (Beach start)
7.15am – All team swimmers start (Beach start)
8.10am – Swim cut off for Individuals and Aquabike
8.25am – Swim cut off for Teams
8.35am -All swimmers must be out of the water, Important notices for the aquathlon  event.
8.40am—5 minute warning
8.45am – All Aquathlon swimmers start (Beach Start)
9.20am – Swim cut off  for Aquathlon swimmers
11am – Prize Giving Aquathlon
12.30pm – Cycle cut off for Individuals
12.35pm – Cycle cut off for Teams
1.45pm  Cycle cut off Aquabike
2.15pm – Transition open for bike & wetsuit removal
3.30pm – Run course closed for Individuals
3.35pm – Run course closed for Teams
3.50pm  – All bikes must be removed from transition
4.00pm – Prize Giving at Perfume Point Reserve at Event Venue