Below are the course maps from the 2019 COLORBOND ®steel Airlie Beach Triathlon Festival, use these as a guide only.
Please note the 2021 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 head through the Airlie Beach roundabout and onto Shute Harbour Road with an incline as they leave Airlie Beach.
Athletes continue to the turn around at Cannonvale, taking in the breathtaking views of Abel Point Marina, the Airlie Bay and breathtaking tropical seaside landscape that Tropical Queensland and the Whitsunday Coast is known for. The Corry Cycles Bike course is an undulating and winding course
40km (4 x 10km laps)
20km (2 x 20km laps)
10km (1 x 10km lap)
Athletes will exit T2 and head out along the boardwalk past the Coral Sea Resort taking in the endless views of the Whitsunday Coast. Athletes continue towards the newly redeveloped Abel Point Marina Precinct, here athletes get to enjoy running through the vibrant ‘hub’ of the newly developed Abel Point Marina with many restuarants and cafes. The energy and support of all the spectators in the area should help to carry you through to the finish line.
10km (4 x 2.5km laps)
5km (2 x 2.5km laps)
2.5km (1 x 2.5km lap)
The Colorbond 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.