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Nepean Triathlon

Nepean Triathlon

The Nepean Triathlon is an annual event that combines the best of swimming, racing, and riding – all in the picturesque surroundings of Penrith.

The Nepean Triathlon is held at the International Regatta Centre and is a great event that challenges both beginner and intermediate athletes.

Nepean Triathlon 2024 Date, Course Map, Race Times, Address, Sydney

The event first started in February 1982 when a group of friends decided to put on the first Triathlon in Sydney’s west. They were inspired by watching the Hawaiian Ironman that was covered on TV. In its early days, the event was held in the Nepean River, and at the time of the first triathlon, there were no bike racks or handlers that were essential to hold the equipment and bikes for the competitors.

The triathlon is traditionally held in Spring each year, usually around October. This is the optimal time for a triathlon race in Penrith, as the weather is relatively dry. Since the air temperature is usually between 20 and 30 degrees during October, extreme weather conditions are usually unlikely, with water temperature averaging 22 degrees during the October race date.

There are three legs during the race. The first is the swim, which is held within the confines of the lake of the Regatta Centre. This part of the race stretches for 1km of the lake, and wetsuits are allowed during certain temperatures. The event’s second leg is the Cycle course, which is the longest part of the race. The cycle course rides for 30kms and is full of twists and turns around the industrial area off Castlereagh Road. To finish the triathlon, competitors must complete a 10km run course, equating to 2 laps of the Regatta Centre main lake.

So whether you are a keen competitor or a supportive spectator, the Nepean Triathlon is a great event for anyone to enjoy. Bring your friends and family and support the athletes in this fantastic community event in Penrith!

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What date is the Nepean Triathlon?
What time is the Nepean Triathlon?
Saturday 6th April 2024
11am - 2:15pm: Race pack pick-up for ALL events at Panthers Penrith Leagues Club (123 Mulgoa Rd, Penrith).
3pm - 4pm: Transition area open for all Saturday events (Enticer, Tweens, Kids)
4:15pm: Nepean Kids Triathlon race briefing and start
4:30pm: Nepean Tweens Triathlon race briefing and start
5pm: Nepean Enticer race briefing and start

Sunday 7th April 2024
5am - 6am: Registration pick-up at Regatta Centre (limited to those unable to make Saturday pick-up at Penrith Panthers).
5am - 6:30am: Transition area open
6:45am: Pro wave start
6:50am: Mates wave start
From 7 am: Age group waves
9:30am: Bike course is closed as Old Castlereagh road re-opens
11am: Awards presentation

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Where is the Nepean Triathlon located?
What is the Nepean Triathlon address?
What are the Nepean Triathlon entry prices?
Nepean Triathlon
Age Group Entry: From $160
Mates Wave Entry: From $160
Teams Wave Entry: From $210
Professional Entry: TBA

Enticer Triathlon: From $75
Tweens Triathlon: From $50
Kids Triathlon: From $35

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