Mooloolaba Triathlon

Mooloolaba Triathlon



The Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival is one of the most prestigious ironman events in Australia. Held in March each year, this Olympic distance event includes a 1500m swim along the waters of Mooloolaba Beach, an undulating 40km cycle ride, and a 10 km run along the Esplanade.

Some of the top names in the triathlon world compete in the Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival – and with more than 30,000 spectators - both international visitors and resident locals converge on the beautiful Sunshine Coast for a fun-filled weekend that is not to be missed!


Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival

Mooloolaba has been host to the triathlon for more than 20 years and more than 7,000 athletes of all ages converge on the Sunshine Coast every March to test themselves in this international event.

Lasting over a three-day weekend, the festival not only includes the main triathlon event but also a variety of other events - so that everyone can join in the fun. If you want to test your mettle then think about entering in some of these events:

  • The ASICS Mooloolaba 5km Twilight Run.
  • Mooloolaba Ocean Swim.
  • Mooloolaba Special Triathlon for participants with special needs.
  • Courier Mail Superkidz Triathlon (ages 7 to 13 years).

The atmosphere in Mooloolaba is breathtaking and fast paced, but if you want to slow it down then you can while away a few hours at the three day Sport and Lifestyle Expo, which runs all weekend from Friday to Sunday. And there is so much more to see and do in and around. Once you have booked your accommodation at Maroochydore - you can jam pack your weekend with as many activities as you can fit into your days!

With the emphasis on fun and enjoyment, Mooloolaba has so much to offer families, couples and singles. Mooloolaba is a world famous destination with beautiful coastal waters, glorious beaches and a perfect year-round climate. It is an ideal location for a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives.

And there is no shortage of things to do during your stay here – for example:

And to top off your glorious weekend – Maroochydore boasts some of the best accommodation and fine dining on the Sunshine Coast. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival is so popular that booking your accommodation early is a must – if you don’t want to miss out on this spectacular annual event! So make sure to contact The Duporth Riverside to arrange your long weekend stay enjoying the Mooloolaba Triathlon. Let the games begin!


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