NZ Schools Online Entries are now closed – please email admin@sbevents.nz before race day or visit the registration tents on-the-day for late entry and payment

The Details

We are looking forward to hosting you in Tauranga in 2024, so make sure you get your team manager to register your team, or if you are competing individually, click the link to register yourself.  And while you’re in Tauranga, why not get the whole family to enter the Marra Sprint Triathlon taking place on Sunday 24th March 20-24. 

Entry Fees 


Early Bird







3-Person Team




Tag Team (4 Person)





 *Plus Booking Fees

Triathlon New Zealand (TriNZ) One Day Membership (ODM) is required for all entries which is $5, unless participant is an Annual TRI NZ member. Only ONE person in a Team entry requires ODM (or TRI NZ membership).  Join Tri NZ HERE.


Registration will take place Wednesday 20th March at Mt Drury, Mount Maunganui, located at the corner of Marine Parade and Pacific Ave from 3pm-7pm.  We ask that you attend this registration to collect your race-pack, which will include your race number, timing transponder, swim cap & race info.  Late entries will be taken at the registration with a late fee of $10.  There are no late entries taken on race day.

If you are unable to make this time, someone else may register on your behalf. If no one can collect your race pack for you we can make arrangements for the race pack to be collected on Thursday between 7:00am-8:00am.  Please email or phone 021 452 010.


General information

Age Groups for the event will be taken as at the 1st January 2024. Minimum age is 10. Age Groups will be as per Tri NZ competition rules,

      • Under 12 (minimum age 10),   

      • Under 13

      • Under 14

      • Under 16

      • Under 19

      • Triathlon Teams of 2/3 in all age categories. Note all members must be from the same school, the same gender and in the same age category,

      • Teams in Schools Team Relay events may have team members from two different schools. Each will complete the Swim, Bike and Run before tagging the next team member. A team may also comprise members from different age categories in which case the team shall compete in the age category of the oldest team member. (viii)

      • Athletes racing in Under 12, Under 13, Under 14 and Under 16 categories will complete in draft-illegal races. Athletes racing in the Under 19 category will compete in draft-legal races. This shall apply both to individual and team races. 

Online entries will close on Sunday 17th March at midnight. Then late entries will be taken on Wednesday 20th March at registration. These late entries will incur a late fee of $10 + the entry fee.

You are able to transfer your entry to another Athlete with an Admin fee of $15. Please contact email admin@sbevents.nz.

If you need to withdraw from the race prior to race-day due to an injury etc, a refund may be issued with a $15 Admin Fee. There will be NO refunds after 29 February 2024. Please email admin@sbevents.nz

No refunds will be given due to cancellation of the event due to circumstances beyond the organisers control including, adverse/extreme weather conditions,  natural disaster, any Civil Defence warnings (i.e. Tsunami), earthquake, pandemic, or any other event when it is deemed unsafe to safely host the event. Any decision is final and will be made in the interest of safety.

Tri NZ Competition Rules

School Sport NZ – Eligibility & Regulations

NZ Schools Risk Assessment

Prize Giving

There will be sport prizes at the prize giving along with the medal for the place getters in each age group.  Prize-giving will be held both Thursday and Friday straight after the final finisher for the day.   Numbers will be picked at random. You MUST be present to receive your prize.


Suzuki Swift Giveaway

Its back for another year – Thanks to Suzuki New Zealand our AMAZING partner that after over 15 years of support, will continue to provide a Suzuki Swift to give away through the Suzuki National Series – LEGENDS!

Participants in all Suzuki National Triathlon Series events for the 2023/24 Season go into the draw to win a Suzuki Swift!!

At each Suzuki National Series Championship event this season, one lucky person per championship race will be drawn from all those eligible. One extremely lucky person from this eligible group of athletes will be drawn at random with the winner then in the draw to win the
Suzuki Swift drawn at the conclusion of the 2023/24 Tri NZ Suzuki National Series.

The winner from each event will then have a chance to win the Suzuki Swift drawn at the conclusion of the 2023/24 Tri NZ Suzuki National Series.

Please make sure that you are familiar with each Suzuki National Series events prize draw and eligibility process to ensure you are in the draw to win!

The full Terms and Conditions can be found HERE.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday 20th March


Thursday 21st March


Friday 22nd March

Course Maps

Please download these HERE

Athlete Guide

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Thank you to our key sponsors