SUZUKI NORTH ISLAND SPRINT TRIATHLON

The TRI NZ Suzuki North Island 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 a North Island Championships title up for grabs and the opportunity to join the New Zealand Sprint Distance Triathlon team at the ITU World Triathlon Championships, this is a race you don’t want to miss! Find out more about this exciting opportunity to participate in the World Championships by clicking here.

Want to conquer Taranaki with your tribe? Sign up to the NZ Sprint Champs 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)
  • 20km 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)

2021 Entry Fees

24 July-31July1 August-16 March17 March-24 March
Individual$60.00$70.00$90.00
Team$70.00$80.00$100.00

* This does not include 6.5% Eventplus service fees

NZ Sprint Triathlon Schedule

When WhatWhere

Saturday 27 March
TBCAthlete RegistrationPort Taranaki Building - Ngāmotu Beach

Sunday 28 March
TBC 
Athlete Registration
Ngāmotu Beach 
TBC 
Transition open for racking
TBC
Safety Briefing
TBC
Men 16-34 starts
Ngāmotu Beach
TBC    
Men 35-49 starts
TBC
Men 50+ starts
TBC
Women 16-39  starts  
TBC 
Women 40+ starts  
TBC
Team race starts
TBC


Transition open for removal of equipment

TBC
Prize-giving 
Please Note: this timetable is subject to change