Taranaki Triathlon Festival

Taranaki Triathlon Festival - New Plymouth : 29th - 31st March 2019

T1T2 Relay Info

T1T2 Relay 

The Race

This event is a new event for Tri NZ and the focus is on short, sharp fun racing that will test your transition skills!  Points from this race go towards the overall School Trophy.  For points table please click here

Teams consist of four competitors which can be made up as follows:

  • Two female and two male or
  • four males or
  • Four females,

Each of whom completes a super short transition skills race before tagging the next team member.

The event will be run in age groups, with the team competing in the age group of the oldest team member (ages are taken as of January 1, 2019).

Team members should be from a maximum of two schools in the same region to be eligible for overall school trophy points.  

Entries which do not meet the above criteria such as team members from more than 2 schools and/or from different regions, may race but will not qualify for Tri NZ schools trophy points

Distances are the same for all age groups

Age Group Run Bike Run
 U12  50m  200m  50m
 U13  50m  200m  50m
 U14  50m  200m  50m
 U16  50m  200m  50m
 U19  50m           200m        50m      

Please note that this event, on its own, is not a Tri NZ championship event

The Location

The race will start on Ngamotu Beach, off Ocean View Parade in New Plymouth.  The cycle and run will take place close to transition with the final athlete crossing the finish line. 


All abilities are encouraged to enter the event.  $20 per team ($5 per person)


For the full schedule please click here  

Equipment Checks

It is your responsibility to ensure that all bikes are roadworthy and equipment meets the Tri NZ rules.  We recommend that you take your bike to your local bike shop before coming to the event.  If you require any assistance when you arrive in New Plymouth please visit Mitchell Cycles who will be able to help you with any repairs.

Tri NZ Technical Officials will check your bike complies with the Tri NZ rules on entry into transition, but this will not constitute as a safety check.

The Course

The first run will be 50m on grass, heading towards transition.  Athletes will then complete a transition and head out to teh mount line where they will then ride approx 100, before dismounting and heading back into transition.  They will then complete their second transition before running a further 50m to tag their next team member.

The final team member will run through the chute and finish under the World Cup Finish Gantry.  in front of your fans in the grandstands!


Use the link below to enter the event

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