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After a well received event in 2020, and an unfortunate cancellation in 2021 our Oceanic Olympic Distance triathlon event is returning for 2022! Returning to the same location as 2020, we're looking forward to seeing you all racing again!
The event is held by Oceanic Triathlon Club, with races run under the strict sanctioning rules of Triathlon WA and Triathlon Australia.
Sunday 16th January 2022
Start/Finish and Transition at Hillarys Beach Park
Race Distances (scroll down for course maps)
Standard Distance Event – 1500m Swim*/40km Ride/10km Run
Age groups 18+
Open (elite adult) category
*Swim is 1500m aussie exit style (2 x 750m laps)
Enticer - 200m Swim / 7km Ride / 2km run
Juniors 12-17 and adults 18+
Suited to those new to triathlon, no awards or placing, just come and have a go!
Sprint - 750m Swim / 20km Ride / 5km run
Juniors 15 and over and adults 18+
Suited to those who are looking for more of a challenge, but not quite ready to take on the Standard Distance!
Aqua Bike - 1500m Swim / 40k Bike
SunSmart TryStars - 100m Swim/3k Ride/500m run
Development (Draft Legal) Enticer - 400m Swim/14km Ride/ 4km Run
Elite youth and juniors only
Race Start Times (**NOTE these are approximate and will be confirmed closer to the date)
TryStars -- 6.45am
Development Draft Legal -- 7:20am
Olympic Distance, Aquabike, Sprint & Enticer -- 7.35am-8am
Race Pack Collection
Race packs will be available for collection on the days and times listed below. Please do not print your registration confirmation – stating your full name at the registration desk and the distance you’re are racing will suffice. We strongly encourage car-pooling for pre-race day pack collection to assist us with making this a more sustainable and eco-friendly event, and to avoid pack collection queues the morning of the race.
Collection is available at Whitfords Nodes Park, Hillarys on
Saturday 15th January between 3-6pm
Sunday 16th January between 5-6am
Your race pack contains the following items –
2 x Safety Pins
Race Stickers (2 – 1 helmet, 1 bike)
Bike Check In
Bike check-in and racking will be on race day Sunday 12th January prior to race start, between 5:15am to 6:30am. Bike racking will occur on a first-come first-serve basis so be sure to get to the race in good time to rack your bike. Please ensure you are wearing your helmet with buckle done up and that your race number sticker is on your bike before entering transition. You will need to show your race bib number corresponds with bike sticker number in order to withdraw your bike from transition after the race.
A bag drop will be available on race morning near the registration/pack collection desk.
The following carparks are accessible off Whitfords Ave before the roads are closed at 6am. They will remain closed until ~11am when the roads will be reopened to the public. Please note vehicle access in or out of the carpark will be not be allowed between 6-11am while event road closures are in place. Please be cautious if you are walking up from these parking areas or heading up on your bike as it is a shared path and open to the public. After the race please look out for other competitors on the shared path that may still be completing the run course leg.
Whitfords Nodes carpark
Closest to the race start and transition this is a popular parking location.
Hillarys Animal Beach carpark
Is around 900m north of race transition, accessible from Whitfords Ave. If you are walking up
Pinnaroo Point carpark
Is around 1400m from race transition heading south up the shared path to Whitfords Nodes.
NOTE** Please do NOT park at the car park at Hillary’s marina! It will be closed to event attendees and spectators. Also refrain from using the parking at the Surf Club so they can continue their surf-life saving activities without disruption.
Competitors or visitors arriving after 6am are expected to park with common sense and in accordance to the City of Joondalup’s Local Parking Laws. These include but are not limited to:
No parking on/over a footpath
Park facing the same direction as the traffic
No parking on private verge/driveway/property (without the owner’s consent)
Please help us make our event more eco-friendly and reduce overcrowding by carpooling with others where possible.
For competitors to participate in complete safety there will be road closures on the cycle course route between 6-11am. The road closures will affect Whitfords Ave between Northshore Drive and north of Angove Drive; and Northshore Drive between Mullaloo Drive and Whitfords Avenue.
Race briefings will be held near transition and recovery area for Enticer, Sprint, Aquabike and OD races. For Try Stars and Junior elite this will be held on the beach before the race start..
Please check the event schedule for race briefing times which are ~15 minutes prior to each race start.
NOTE** Whether wetsuits will be allowed on the swim will depend on the water temperature on race day. We will announce wetsuit option the morning of the event and at the race briefing.
Presentations will take place near the finish/recovery area. Please check the event schedule for approximate presentation start times – these are subject to change and will start earlier if ahead of schedule.
TryStars – ALL participants will receive a finishing medal!
Aquabike – Overall male and female 1st/ 2nd / 3rd place medals
Elite Junior (Draft Legal) Enticer
Youth male and female 1st/ 2nd / 3rd place medals
Junior male and female 1st/ 2nd / 3rd place medals
Age Group Individual- male and female 1st/ 2nd / 3rd place medals per AG (18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
Teams – 1st place medals for male, female and mixed
Open Individual – Male and female 1st/ 2nd / 3rd place medals. In addition, cash prizes for 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), 4th ($30).
Medals for Enticer and Sprint Distance Triathlon will be limited to overall place for male and female.
Olympic Distance and Aqua Bike: (yellow line) 2x lap of 750m with an Aussie Exit (participants exit the water and go around a flag on the beach before re-entering for their second lap)
Sprint Distance: 1 x lap of yellow line course.
Enticer Distance: (red line) 1x lap of 200m
TryStars: (blue line) 1 x lap of 100m
Junior Elite Enticer: (green line) 1 x lap of 400m
Participants head out of transition and head left onto Whitfords Avenue heading north. On participants final lap, they keep left at the southern turnaround and head left at the roundabout back into Whitfords Nodes Park heading back to transition.
Olympic Distance and Aqua Bike: 6x laps of full bike course that covers 40km.
Sprint Distance: 3 x laps of the full bike course.
Enticer Distance: 1x lap that covers 7km
TryStars: 1 x short lap, covers 3km.
Junior Elite Enticer: 2x lap that covers 14km
Olympic Distance: 2 laps of a 5km course. Competitors exit transition and head SOUTH towards Hillarys Marina. Running around the lake following the course directions before heading North to Traffic cone past Pinaroo point marked as Sprint/OD turnaround. Competitors complete a full second lap heading past the finish area and looping back again. On the final lap, competitors turn left into the finish chute.
Enticer Distance: 1x lap that covers 2km. Competitors exit transition and head SOUTH towards Hillarys Marina. Running around the lake following the course directions before heading North to Traffic cone to the Enticer turnaround point located at the underpass just past the Nodes Carpark.
Junior Elite Enticer: 1 x Lap that covers 4km. Competitors exit transition and head SOUTH towards Hillarys Marina. Running around the lake following the course directions before heading North to Traffic cone located at Pinaroo Point. This is just past the Northern Aid Station.
TryStars: 1 x lap that covers 500m. Competitors exit transition and head SOUTH towards Hillarys Marina. The turnaround is just before the park and will be marked with a cone and volunteers.