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)
  • 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)

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

Suzuki North Island Triathlon Champs Schedule

When What

Saturday 27 March
3pm-5pmAthlete Registration - Port Taranaki Building - Ngamotu Beach
Sunday 28 March
7:00-11:00Athlete registration - Registration tent, Ngamotu Beach
11:00
Transition open for racking
11:45
Safety Briefing
10:05U20 Men (with U19 Schools)
10:10U20 Women (with U19 Schools)
12:00Men 20-34 start
12:10   
Men 35-49 start
12:15
Men 50+ start
12:25
Women 16-39  start  
12:30 
Women 40+ start
12:35
Sprint Teams start
13:45
Transition open for removal of equipment
16:45
Prize-giving 

Please Note: this timetable is subject to change