bcu Coffs TRI – Standard Distance

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Date:  Sunday 3rd March 2019

Distance: 1.5km Swim/40km Cycle/10km Run

Location:  Jordan Esplanade, Coffs Harbour Jetty 

Start Time:  7:00am

Bike Racking: Saturday 2nd March 4.30pm-6.30pm

Transition Open: Sunday 5.00am – 6.30am

Race Briefing:  6.40am

Bike course cut off:  The last rider will need to be off the bike course by 10.00am

Presentations & Random Prize Draws: 12pm Athlete’s Village


All competitors who are members of Triathlon Australia (TA) are eligible to earn points when competing in the bcu Coffs TRI which contributes to selection in the relevant Australian ITU World Championship Age Group team. For point scoring eligibility, athletes must be an annual member by the Thursday prior to the event.

*Read Triathlon Australia 2018 Australian Age Group Selection Policy
*Apply for Triathlon Australia Annual Membership


Individuals: $185*
* TA One Day Race Membership if required is an additional $17.50.
– Individual competitors must be a minimum of 15 years old as at 31/12/2018

Teams: $230
– Team Competitors must be a minimum of 14 years old as at 31/12/2018

One Day Memberships (ODM) fees apply to all participants who are not current Triathlon Australia annual members and all international participants competing in Australia who are also not current annual members of Triathlon Australia.


Swim1500m. Open water swim in protected Harbour
Cycle40km. 2-Lap course on a FULLY CLOSED road, out along Hogbin Drive to Toormina 

& return
Run10km. Flat, 2-lap course out to the southern break wall and along the Coffs Jetty

Click for detailed course description or visit the Course Maps page.


The bcu Coffs TRI is the 2018/2019 State Championships.

To be eligible to be the NSW State Champion in your age group, you need to reside in NSW and be a Triathlon Australia annual member by the Thursday prior to the event in one of the following categories:
–        Adult
–        Junior 15-16yrs
–        ITU Junior
–        ITU Youth 15-16yrs.


Check-in is a compulsory part of participating in any of the events and will be available during the following times at the Competitor’s Village, Jordan Esplanade, Coffs Harbour Jetty:
Saturday 2nd March:  12.00pm – 6.00pm
*Please note: there will be no race kit collection on Sunday morning.

Compulsory Bike racking will take place on Saturday 2nd March between 4.00pm – 6.00pm ONLY. Security Guards will be on duty in the transition area on Saturday night to watch over your bikes. If your only option is to rack Sunday morning, please email the Village Sports team to request.


Thanks to our very supportive Sponsor bcu, we have a total prize pool of $4,500 for the overall male & female champions!

Overall Male & Female winners:
1st $1000
2nd $750
3rd $500


Age Group Categories
Age determination for all categories is determined by age on 31st December 2018. Individual competitors must be a minimum of 15 years old as at 31/12/2018. Winners of each category will receive a free entry into the following year’s event.

Male & Female Age Categories
15 – 19 years, 20 – 24 years, 25 – 29 years, 30 – 34 years, 35 – 39 years, 40 – 44 years, 45 – 49 years, 50 – 54 years, 55 – 59 years, 60 – 64 years, 65 – 69 years, 70 – 74 years, 75 -79 years, 80+ 

Team Categories
Male Teams, Female Teams, Mixed Teams                          


  • Team members must be a minimum of 14 years old as at 31/12/2018
  • 14 year olds competing in a team can only compete in one leg.
  • Where teams have ALL members under 18, a non-competing team captain is required
  • Teams must comprise a minimum of 2 competitors
  • A team swimmer must not remove the timing band until within the teams transition area
  • Team Swimmer needs to pass the timing band onto the cyclist
  • Team cyclists must rack bike then hand timing band to runner within the teams transition area before runner can leave on run leg
  • Team runners remember to take the timing band off the cyclist before exiting transition


At check-in, you will receive the following as part of your race kit:

1 bike sticker (to be wrapped around bike seat stem so that your number is shown on the left and right side of your bike. Numbers need to point to the back of the bike.

1 helmet sticker (to be attached to the front of your helmet)

1 Armband to be worn until the completion of the race

1 Race Bib Number to be worn during the Cycle and Run legs. Pins will be provided or attach to a Race Belt

1 Timing band (to be attached to your left ankle prior to swim start. Remember – no band, no time)

1 Swim cap


Transition will open for bike racking on Saturday 2nd March from 4.00pm-6.00pm.

Transition will open at 5.00am on Race Day and will close at 6.30am.

The first wave start is at 7.00am. Familiarise yourself with the location of your bike and the entry/exit points to transition.

No competitor will be accepted after 6.00am on Sunday and we cannot be responsible for you arriving late so please allow for mishaps when making travel arrangements.


Wetsuits are permitted if the water temperature is below 22oC. Final wetsuit ruling will be announced Sunday morning prior to the race start.


Compulsory Race Briefing will take place at 6.30am in the Competitors Village.


Award Presentation will take place on Sunday at 12pm in the Competitors Village (or soon after the last competitor has finished)


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