Event App

Download the World Triathlon Multisport App – AVAILABLE FEB 2024

The World Triathlon Multisport Championships is at your fingertips!  For athletes and spectators, the World Triathlon Multisport Championships App will be available soon on Apple and Android.

Designed just for you, this app provides all the info you need for the event including:

  • Super handy interactive course maps
  • Includes the Athlete Tracker – live athlete tracking for supporters, with live timing results from locations throughout the course
  • An easy to follow event schedule, with Google map links
  • Direct access to timing results

This is your guide for everything event related and will help ensure you know where you need to be when, and have a fantastic weekend to remember!

The event app will be available to download in Feb 2024:
Apple: go to your App Store and search World Triathlon Multisport Championships
Android: go to your Google Play Store and search World Triathlon Multisport Championships

Training Venues

SWIM

There are multiple pool facilities in Townsville for training.

Long Tan Pool
50m Outdoor Pool, 25m Indoor Pool
Linderman Avenue, Heatley
Phone: +61 7 4728 3398
Email: long_tan@love2swimschool.com.au

Tobruk Memorial Baths
50m Outdoor Pool, 25m Heated / Outdoor Pool
The Strand, Townsville
Phone: +61 7 4772 6550
Email: lucsenent@hotmail.com

Northern Beaches Leisure Centre
50m Outdoor Pool, Outdoor Program Pool
North Shore Estate, 7-31 Erskine Place, Burdell
Phone: +61 7 4774 7593

Kokoda Memorial Pool
25m Heated / Outdoor Pool
41 Wellington Street, Mudingburra
Phone: +61 7 4725 5357
Email: kokoda@love2swimschool.com.au

OPEN WATER SWIM

Please visit the City of Townsville website for Beach and Water Safety information.

CYCLE

There are no cycle centres in Townsville.  All cycling training will be Off Circuit.  See the council website for walking and cycling trail information.

If cycling on the roads ensure that you abide by the Australia Road Rules.  All cyclists must stay to the left.  No more than 2 abreast when riding.

RUN

The Townsville Sports Precinct locally know as “The Red Track” has a 400m International Association of Athletics Federations Class 2 approved athletics track.

24 Burke Street, Northward
Phone: +61 7 4722 5389
Email:  tsrp@dtis.qld.gov.au

Bike Hire

Bike hire will be available for this event.

There will three types of bikes available to hire:

  • Road bike
  • Mountain bike
  • Time Trial bike.

These bikes will be available for pick up from the event Bike Hire tent and servicing area located at Strand Park.

A bike can be hired at a flat fee cost.  Whether hired for 3 days or the full 15 days of the event period.  At this stage the cost will be around $1500AUD / per bike.

Full details on how to book and cost will be provided in Early February.

Athlete Info Guides

Athlete Information guides will be available for all events in Early May 2024.  Make sure to read through the Athlete Information Guide as it will cover everything you need to know pre-race, race day and post race so that all you have to worry about is having more fun than your team mates on race day.

Check-In & Athlete Accreditation

Age group Athlete Check-in and Accreditation is located at the main Event Hub in Strand Park.

Open from Wednesday 14 August – Sunday 25 August from 10am – 4pm.

Athletes and Teams can Check-in 2 days prior to their race day only.

All athletes and team officials will be required to personally pick-up and bring their photo ID (Drivers Licence or Passport) to show proof of age and citizenship to be accredited and/or check in for events.

Your entry fee includes the following:

  • World Championships souvenir
  • Race Kit – Start number, body decals, helmet and cycle stickers, swim cap + decals (if applicable), MTB plate (if applicable), digital athlete guide.
  • Timing Transponder / Timing Chip – will be in Race kit or provided at transition entry dependent on the Race – see your Athlete Information guide for more detail.
  • Athlete Meal Vouchers
  • Finisher Medal
  • Emergency medical care
  • Onsite bike mechanic

Hydration

Hydration is an essential part to ensure your race day is a success. PURE Electrolyte Hydration will be on course at all aid stations and contains the electrolytes sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium. It is formulated to replace electrolytes, provide fuel (5% carbohydrates) and hydrate while avoiding stomach upset. 

Medical Info

It is strongly advised that you take out personal medical insurance for the duration of your stay, especially for international competitors. Under the Australian Health Act, non-Australians are not covered financially for personal injury. If you do have an accident you must pay for your own medical expenses. Therefore it is essential for you to obtain adequate personal medical insurance.

This event is run under the World Triathlon Race Competition Rules as per Clause

2.6 Insurance:

a.) All athletes competing in an event must have personal insurance coverage guaranteed by their National Federation. This insurance will cover:
(i) Any accident occurring before, during and after any competition;
(ii) Any sickness that an athlete could suffer during a trip to a competition or event;
(iii) Liability caused by an athlete during the competition.

b.) The athlete’s National Federation guarantees the existence of this insurance by entering an athlete in an event.

c.) Local Organising Committees or National Federations organising an event cannot force the athletes to pay for a competition day fee for insurance purposes.