Please note the 2024 Course maps will be released closer to the event date.
A fantastic non threatening swim in the lagoon with the assistance of SLSQ, is the perfect introduction for your child into Triathlon.
11+ years will complete a 200m swim
8-10 years will complete a 100m swim/wade
Under 8's will complete a 50m swim/wade
A fantastic flat multi lap flat course allows kids to soak up the atmosphere, and parents plenty of photo opportunities.
11+ years will complete a 4km bike (5 laps)
8-10 years will complete a 2.1km bike (3 laps)
Under 8's will complete a 750m bike (1 lap)
The 3rd and final leg of the Triathlon, the boardwalk run will take the kids all the way to the finish line.
11+ years will complete a 800m run (2 laps)
8-10 years will complete a 400m run (1 lap)
Under 8's will complete a 150m run (1 lap)
Athletes will be required to complete the triangular course travelling in a clockwise direction starting and finishing at the Airlie Beach near the lagoon. Athletes will head and around the first turn around buoy, then swimming along the backside before making another turn at the buoy to head back to the beach. Airlie Bay offers a stunning tropical and balmy swim.
1500m swim (2 x 750m laps)
750m swim (1 x 750m lap)
300m swim (1 x 300m lap)
Athletes leave T1 and heads through the Airlie Beach roundabout and onto Waterson way Road. Athletes continue on this road out towards Shute Harbour with breathtaking tropical seaside landscape that Tropical Queensland and the Whitsunday Coast is known for. Turning point will be on Mandalay road. The course is flat and fast!
40km (4 x 10km laps)
20km (2 x 10km laps)
10km (1 x 10km lap)
Athletes will exit T2 and run through the Airlie Beach Lagoon to the Whitsunday sailing club as far as the sound stage in the park lands taking in the uninterrupted views of Coral Sea and the iconic foreshore of Airlie Beach. Heading back to transition the athletes run towards Coral Seas Resort entry and pick up the timber boardwalk and run towards Shingley Beach and once again being greeted by more spectacular ocean and marina views lined with super yachts. When reaching Shingley Beach everyone will turn and head back to the transition area and being assisted by all the enthusiastic volunteers.
10km (2 x 5km laps)
5km (1 x 5km laps)
2.5km (1 x 2.5km lap)
The Coral Sea Marina | Resort Airlie Beach Triathlon Transition is held within the Carpark adjacent to the Airlie Beach Lagoon.
Racking will not be individually numbered however broken into age groups and teams.