COLORBOND® Airlie Beach Triathlon


The 2017 COLORBOND®  Airlie Beach Triathlon will be held on Sunday 3rd September in and around the beautiful destination of Airlie Beach.

Participants can choose between:

The Sprint Triathlon (750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run)

The Enticer Triathlon (350m swim, 10km cycle and 2.5km run)

Or a team of 2 or 3 people in either race!

2016 COLORBOND® steel – Airlie Beach Triathlon from HD-XPOSURE on Vimeo.

Registration Fees & Age Eligibility

Sprint Triathlon TQ Member Non TQ Member
Individual (14yrs+) $90 $100
Team 2  or 3 Person (13yrs+) $65 per person  
Enticer Triathlon     
Individual (12yrs+) $60 $70
School Team 2 or 3 Person (10yrs+) $50 per person  

Online Registrations close at midnight on Thursday 31st August.

Register early to guarantee your event shirt.

Whitsunday Tri Club members – use your discount code during registration to redeem your discount.

The registration fee for both the Sprint and Enticer Triathlons include race entry, breakfast voucher and event shirt.

New to Triathlons? 

Whitsunday Tri Club welcomes all triathlete levels, and we’re more than happy to help newbie’s throughout our races. We’ve put together a step by step guide as to what you will have to do, where and when on race day.  Click here for more detailed information.

Registration Packs/ Race Kit /Check in 

Athlete registration packs will be available on Friday September 1 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM and on Saturday September 2nd from 7:30 – 9:30 AM & 1:00 –  5:00 PM at the Airlie Beach Lagoon.

Photo identification is required, and here you will pick up your race kit.

In your race kit you will be issued with:

Swim Cap
Timing Chip
Course Maps & briefing note
Bike Number (please attach to your seat tube)
Race Number (must be worn on front for run leg)
Helmet Number (place on the front of your helmet)
ID Wristband (required for access to and from transition area for bike collection)
Event Pack (including event shirt and breakfast voucher)

Under special circumstances, should you be unable to collect your race kit during the above mentioned time on Saturday, please contact us at to arrange an alternative pick up time or a nominated person to pick up your kit.


Late Entries

New entries will be accepted on Saturday 2nd September subject to availability and a late entry fee; however no new entries will be accepted on race day, Sunday 3rd Septebmer.

Course Maps

Click on the following link to see the course maps: 

Ocean Swim

Cycle Course

Run Course


Race Day

Race Briefing
You will be required to read the briefing notes provided to you in your race pack prior to starting the race. A verbal briefing will be held at 6.45am Sunday morning, prior to race starting at 7am. This briefing will have all the information and rules required to complete the race, including how many laps are required for each race leg.

Sprint and Enticer Tri Briefing ABT 2017

Wetsuits will depend on the measurements taken by the TQ Official on race morning. If the temperature of the water is  22 degrees Celsius or above; wetsuits shall NOT be allowed. A notice will be posted on race morning and confirmation given at briefing.

Fruit supplied by the PRICKLY PINEAPPLE, water and SHOTZ recovery products will also be available.  Use your food voucher for a delicious and healthy treat from the FEEL GOOD FOODIE TRUCK, on site across the entire weekend.  Enjoy FREE post-race massage courtesy of VARTAMANA SPA & YOGA STUDIO and don’t forget to take a dip in the ‘refreshing’ ice bath! 

The Presentations & Random Draws
Presentations will be held at the Airlie Beach Lagoon at approx. 10.30am. Join in supporting the athletes as well as potentially picking up a fantastic lucky draw prize!

Looking forward to seeing you at the 2017 COLORBOND® Airlie Beach Triathlon!

See you on the big day!


Whitsunday Tri Club