The triathlon festival was established in 2010 and has been the biggest all inclusive triathlon event in Canterbury since it’s inception. There are events for all ages and abilities from 5 year olds to elite athletes.
The festival includes a draft legal event for elite athletes and strong age groupers, teams events, non drafting racing, kids and junior events as well as a duathlon options. Past winners include olympians Andrea Hewitt, Nicky Samuels and Tony Dodds.
Smooth roads on a 5km circuit make for a spectator friendly bike course as does the 2.5km circuit around the lake.
This is the Secondary Sprint Selection Race for the 2019 World Champs being held in Lausanne, Switzerland.
If you are wanting to be selected for the Triathlon New Zealand 2019 Age Group Team please head to the Age Group Selection Page on our website for more details.
Please note when entering the race you must supply your Triathlon New Zealand membership number to the event organiser via the entry system, if you do not have a Tri NZ Membership you will be prompted to purchase a One Day Membership.