National Triathlon Series & Oceania Cup in Wellington on 12 March 2011



Released on: February 22, 2011, 5:21 am
Author: Lek Boonlert
Industry: Sports

Throughout the year, runners across New Zealand will test themselves and each other in the Contact Tri Series. is pleased to announce that on 12th March 2011 the seven race series will come to Wellington.

In Waitangi Park, the finale of the seven race National Triathlon Series & Oceania Cup will take place. As the last stop in the event, Wellington is of particular importance. The race doubles as the National Standard Distance Championships. On top of all that, it is also the Oceania Championships.

The race will include swimming, biking and running, all at challenging distances. However, there are a number of divisions and rankings in which to register, from teams to individuals to trophy and contact cup.

The triathlon is geared toward those who are looking to challenge their own boundaries. Not only will the challenge of the races be working to punish racers, but the elements may be a factor as well.

Event fees change depending on what each racer is looking for specifically. For 1:2:1, entry is $15. The 3:9:3 is currently $40 for individuals and $50 for teams. These rates will rise to $50 and $60, respectively, for regular entry and $60 and $70, respectively, for late entry.

Individual trophy runners will pay $90 early while teams will pay $100. The U19 is currently $70 and the Cup (for elite runners and U23) is $90. These rates will increase closer to the event, so it is advisable to register early.

Wellington hotels are already preparing for the abundance of runners they are likely to see, so booking a room as soon as possible is advised.


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For further information please contact Lek Boonlert:

Tel: + 66 (0)76 241 145



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