Encounter Bay Triathlons
Encounter Bay Triathlons

About the Events

The 2016 ASICS Encounter Bay Triathlons & Fun Run had over 400 competitors so don’t leave your entry too late. Final registration will be held on Saturday afternoon at this Anchorage seafront hotel on the corner of coral Street and Flinders parade between 1 and 7 PM where you may Lodge your late entries with the appropriate late fee. Late entries will be accepted on race morning with the appropriate late fee as well your final registration will be done on race morning if you can’t make Saturday registration.

Thomas Foods International Encounter Bay Short Course Triathlon

(150m swim – 8km cycle – 1.5km run)
Briefing time: 8am
Start time: 8.30am

The Thomas Foods Short Course Triathlon is a popular event for competitors who are new to triathlons, and keen to experience the fun of a great sporting event. The short course includes two moderate hill climbs and is designed for those who have an average to good fitness level.

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Thomas Foods International Encounter Bay Fun-Run

(5km run or walk)
Start time: 9am

The Thomas Foods International Fun Run has been designed with the breathtaking scenery of the Fleurieu Peninsula in mind. The Fun Run takes in one full loop of Encounter Lakes, including an ocean front stretch that overlooks Encounter Bay. Soak up the atmosphere, and be part of the action, crossing the line through the triathlon finishing arch.

The 5km fun run interacts with the ASICS Sprint Distance Triathlon run leg.

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ASICS Encounter Bay Sprint Distance Triathlon

(750m swim – 20km ride – 5km run)
Briefing time: 9am
Start time: 9.30am

This event is an age group state championship which takes in the stunning Victor Harbor coastline. Like all Encounter Bay Triathlon categories, the ASICS Sprint Distance swim is in the sheltered inland sea water of Encounter Lakes, and all cycle courses are closed to traffic for safety. Competitors are sent off in wave starts from 9.30am.

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ASICS Encounter Bay Adults Mini Triathlon

(50m swim – 2km cycle – 400m run)
Start time: 12.00pm

Due to popular demand, this is a new and fun addition for 2016. The Encounter Bay Adults Mini Triathlon is the shortest triathlon for adults we know of in Australia, and makes the sport accessible to almost everyone. Even if your only training is walking the dog, we look forward to your participation.

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Butler & Butler Encounter Bay Kids “Mini” Triathlon

(50m swim/wade – 2km cycle – 400m run)
Start time: 12.10pm

The Butler & Butler Kids “mini” Triathlon is all about fun and participation. The 50m swim or wade is in one metre deep water, and all distances are designed for kids aged five years and older. It’s pure fun with no recorded times or awards presented.

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2016 ASICS Encounter Bay Triathlons, November 13, 2016.

2016 South Australian Sprint distance State Championship event

Prize money $2100 - Random draw prizes $3000 - Trophies $2200