Sunday 26 March

The TRI NZ Suzuki New Zealand Sprint & Paratri Champs is a fast-paced race filled with thrilling moments and fantastic wins, suitable for athletes of all levels.

Swim in the sheltered harbour of Ngāmotu beach, ride the short, sharp hills around New Plymouth, and run the scenic Taranaki foreshore before hitting the blue carpet amid cheers from the crowds of supporters. This event is for anyone aged sixteen years plus (age taken 31 December).

With National Championship titles up for grabs and the opportunity to join the New Zealand Sprint Distance Triathlon team at the World Triathlon Championships, this is a race you don’t want to miss! 

Want to conquer Taranaki with your tribe? Sign up to the Sprint event as a group! Teams can consist of two to three people. Please note, teams will not be eligible for Tri NZ Championship medals.

Race Details

  • 750m swim (one lap)
  • 18.5km bike (draft legal)
  • 5km run (three laps)
  • Tri NZ National Championship medals in 5 year age groups 
  • Teams can consist of 2 - 3 people (not eligible for national championship medals)

Sprint Triathlon Schedule - Sunday 26th March 2023

When What
Schedule TBA closer to the event