Middle Distance | Olympic Distance | Sprint Distance | Aquathlon Kids

Middle Distance and Aquabike Middle

Swim

1 lap of 1.9km

CHALLENGECANBERRA starts with 1 swim lap of 1.9 kilometers in the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin. Professionals athletes will have a deep water mass start with a clean swim loop, while our age group athletes will enjoy a rolling start. Spectators can view the whole swim and cheer their loved ones on. Athletes then make the 200m run to transition.

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Middle Swim 1.9km

Bike

90 km – bike course description and map coming soon

Run

3  laps 7 km

Three laps around the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin. The run course takes you through beautiful Commonwealth Park and Nerang Pond. Athletes then make their way onto the foreshore and over Commonwealth Bridge with a view of the National Muesum to your right and Parliament House in front. Then you enjoy a nice fast and flat stretch along the foreshore with plenty of spectators out and about as you pass the National Library, Reconciliation Place and the High Court of Australia on your right. Loop up and over Kings Avenue bridge, take a drink and head to the only uturn. After the uturn it is a nice fast and flat run back to the race venue. Lap 1 done, 2 to go. There will be 2 aid stations full of refreshments and fuel. It is an amazing run course.

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Middle Run 21.1km

Olympic Distance

Swim

1 lap of 1.5km

CHALLENGECANBERRA Olympic is also a rolling start and is one swim lap of 1.5 kilometers in the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin. Spectators can view the whole swim and cheer their loved ones on. Athletes then make the 200m run to transition.

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Olympic Swim 1.5km

Bike

2 lap of 20 km – bike course description and map coming soon

Run

2 laps of 5.5 km

ChallengeCANBERRA Olympic course is spectacular. Similar to the the middle distance course with a slight difference at the start of the run. Athletes will enjoy 2 amazing laps of this breath taking run leg. You will want to do a 3rd lap.

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Olympic Run 11km

Sprint Distance

Swim

1 lap of 750m

CHALLENGECANBERRA Sprint distance starts with 1 swim lap of a 750m swim in the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin. Sprint distance athletes also enjoy a rolling start. Spectators can view the whole swim and cheer their loved ones on. Athletes then make the 200m run to transition.

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Sprint - Swim 750m

Bike

1 lap of 20km

Sprint distance athletes will enjoy a fast and mainly flat course with some slight undulations but overall fast and flat. A 1 lap bike course that takes the athletes out towards the National Arboretum on Parks way and down onto an undulating section of the course before you make a turn and make your way back to the Park way. A sharp left turn at the top of the ramp and onto Parks way for the remainder of your ride.  Super fast times on this course.

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Sprint Bike 20km

Run

1 lap of 5.5km

Sprint distance athletes will enjoy a fast and mainly flat run course with some slight undulations over the bridges. 1 hot lap of the Olympic course. A very scenic run that 95% of the those coming from around the country would have never done before.

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Sprint Run 5.5km

ChallengeCANBERRA Aquathlon Kids

Swim

Aquakids Swim 150m

Run

Aquakids Run 1km

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