Course information

Course Map


The swim leg – 750m

The swim will begin with a rolling beach start. As with all beach starts, this will involve a combination of dolphin diving and swimming as you move towards the first marker buoy. Competitors should turn left around this first buoy and swim parallel to the shore. At the final marker buoy, competitors should turn left again and swim towards the beach. From the beach competitors should follow the exit chute to transition. Listen for directions from the race marshals, and make sure you follow the correct direction at the top of the exit chute.

The bike leg – 20 km

The bike leg is changing in 2022 – it will now be a 10km out and back route.  Competitors will exit transition and head south towards Hackett’s Cross/Church along the coast road for a 10km out and back to Togher Cross. This brings them back into transition along the coast road from the South, which was the usual bike-in direction.

This is a flat course through lovely countryside with a maximum elevation of 50m. Junctions will be a mix of right and left turns depending on your direction and you will be turning in Togher’s Cross. There will be a no passing zone on the approach to and exit from the turning point at Togher’s Cross. As this is, an out and back route cyclists will be required to cycle on the left hand side of the road. Please note there are two sharp 90° in both directions on the bike route, care must be taken at these areas.

The cycle route will be on roads subject to a rolling road closure. The route is not closed for the full duration of the race.  However, we remind competitors that the rules of the road still apply and that a road closed temporarily may still have some local traffic on it. We are ensuring local residents have access to and from the Port Beach area so you may come across a resident or marshal’s car during the event.  As soon as the last bike has turned in Togher’s Cross-, we will be opening the left hand side of this route.

The run leg – 5 km

Competitors will exit transition and run straight across the road to the start of the out and back run route – which runs alongside carpark A. The run route is subject to a rolling road closure. The direction of this year’s run is west from the transition area for 2.1km. At the turnaround point (A) change direction and run back along the same road, for another 2.1km and a short leg on the coast road and turnaround point (B) to the finish line.

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