Bargara Aquathlon – Sunday 6th September 2015

Bargara-Aquathlon Sept 2015This years Aquathlon is open to all ages and competition levels.

What is an aquathlon?

An aquathlon is a multi-sport event – it has a run then a swim followed by a final run leg.  Three race distances are offered to suit all all ability levels.  See Event Calendar for further details.

Who Can Enter?

We have 3 levels of entry for this years event:

  • Turtles:                      7-12 year olds
  • Give It a Try:              13 year olds +
  • Sprint:                        14 year olds +

Where is the Bargara Aquathlon held?

Nielson Park Beach, Bargara.

When does it start?

Registration opens at 6:00am and closes at 6:30am.  Race number bibs will be issued at registration.  So that accurate finish times can be recorded, participants need to wear the bib on the final run leg.  (If you need a number belt, they can be purchased at:

Will any prize money be paid out to race winners?

Yes, as an extra incentive for participants, the Club will pay out cash prizes to each of the first individual male and female Triathlon Australia members to complete the Turtle, Give It a Try, and Sprint courses.  (Licences will need to be sighted at registration.)

The money will be distributed to the winners as follows:-

  • Turtles:   $10
  • GIAT:     $25
  • Sprint:    $50

Race series

Bargara Triathlon Club Members that finish will accrue points as follows for each race that they compete in, starting with 10 points for a win, 9 points for second, 8 points for third, 7 points for forth, etc down to 1 point for tenth and all other finishers will also get 1 point.  For each individual and team, the highest accumulated total for male and female in each category will determine series winners at the end of the season.  Participants that complete all races during the 2015/2016 season will receive a free Club running singlet.

Contingency plans

Events will go ahead rain, hail or shine!  Participants will be informed at the pre-race briefing of any event changes.


Early-bird pricing will close at mid-night on the Saturday night one week before the race.  On-line entries close at midnight on the Wednesday before race day.  See the Events Pricing page for further details.