Yeppon Triathlon Festival is hosting its inaugural event this August. The event is focused is on fast and friendly racing and VIP treatment for the competitors, supporters & community. Held on the Capricorn Coast in sunny Central Queensland, the event offers vibrant and entertaining racing and spectator atmosphere for all. It looks set to be a premium event and competitors receive Double Points towards your National Series point scores.
The organisers are working hard to ensure it will be a weekend full of great opportunities for competitors, families and the community to celebrate all things sport and everything that the Capricorn Coast has to offer.
Exciting HCB News - You can WIN FREE ENTRY
We have a Free Entry to giveaway to two athletes heading the event. This can be for either the Standard Distance or the Sprint Distance race.
To enter simply email our team with a quick blurb about why you will be racing at Yeppoon and what you are looking forward to about the event.
We are also looking at entering a HCB Team into the event so when you email us let us know if you would be interested in competing as part of our team. There might be some extra goodies and giveaways available to our team members.
Open Water Swimming Race
Criterium Cycling race along the fast and technical beachfront (Anzac Parade)
5km Fun Run (with all proceeds going to the CAP COAST Helicopter Rescue Service
Kids Free Aquathlon, ages 7 – 13
Free live entertainment in the evening, with some local and well known bands
Standard (Olympic) Distance Triathlon
Sprint Distance Triathlon
Presentation Ceremony with medals for age group winners and a $5,500 prize purse for the open male & female categories. A $4,000 bike package will also be raffled off to race participants, so entering might just get you a new bike!! (NB the winner needs to be present at the awards to be eligible.)
The YTF will be a race for athletes and its supporters.
The course will provide:
Idyllic temperatures for racing and holidaying – 20-25°C temperatures are expected through our Queensland winter
Calm ocean waters (usually!!)
Super fast and flat bike course (not the old 70.3 bike course!!)
A flat, well supported and social run course through to the pumping finish line, with music and a big screen T.V to enable your supporters to watch you cross the line in style.
The organisers aim to provide value to you as an athlete, as well as to your supporters.
There will the best value goodies bag we can remember seeing at a triathlon, with a big surprise only seen in one other race in Australia.
It will be filled with ‘real’ stuff for you to spend and use whilst you enjoy our amazing Capricorn Coast region and its many amazing businesses and attractions.
Let's support this new exciting Triathlon event. And don't forget to email us for your chance to have your entry fees covered for you!