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26 and 27 January 2019 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend)
Blue Lake Reserve, Tarawera Road, Rotorua
SIX events, two days and one great location!

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Please keep an eye on our Ecomist Blue Lake Multisport Festival Facebook page for more info

A major cash prize will be up for grabs for both King and Queen of the Lake awarded to the fastest overall time across the three main events (aquathon, 2km swim, sprint tri). There will also be prizes for winners of individual events and lots of spot prizes from our great sponsors!

Results from the 2019 Ecomist Blue Lake Multisport Festival will be posted here, when available.

GoPhysio Aquathon: 8.30am, Saturday, 26 January 2019

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This is a ‘reverse aquathon’ 5.5km forest run then swim 800m.
The aquathon starts on the beach opposite the holiday park with a run clockwise around
the Blue Lake. Competitors will turn right off the road follow the single track to the lookout.
When you emerge from the track there will be a clearly marked transition area to take off
shoes and enter the water.
The swim follows two 400m laps. The finish line is the gantry up on the beach.
Race briefing: 8.15am at the finish line
Start: 8.30am at the beach opposite the holiday park

Lumberjax Mini Golf Kids Triathlon: 11am Saturday, 26 January 2019

lumberjax logoThe kids triathlon is a great first step into triathlon, or an ideal follow up from the Weetbix Tryathlon series.

The distances are approximately 100m swim/2km bike/1km run.

Race briefing: 10.45am at the start/finish line
Start: 11am at the start/finish line

Please note the kids’ tri always sells out in advance of the event, and event numbers are strictly limited to 150 children across all categories. To avoid disappointment, enter early.

Swim T3 – 2km Across The Lake Open Water Swim: 4pm, Saturday, 26 January 2019

including the Hinemoa Swim

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Starting at the far side of the lake. Competitors must catch a BUS from the outside the Water Ski club to the start at the Blue Lake Lookout. Buses will leave at 3.20pm and 3.40pm. All competitors MUST be on the start by 3.50pm for race briefing. Race briefing: 3.50pm at the Blue Lake Lookout beach

Start: 4.05pm at the Blue Lake Lookout beach.
The Hinemoa Swim trophies are award to the first male and female competitors that complete the 2km swim without wetsuits.

750m Open Water Swim: 4pm, Saturday, 26 January 2019

One lap of the swim course, in the beautiful & iconic Blue Lake. Starting on the beach opposite the holiday park, and finishing at the main gantry.

Race briefing: 3.45pm at the finish line

Start: 4.00pm at the beach opposite the holiday park

Cyclezone Sprint Triathlon: 8.30am, Sunday, 27 January 2019

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Swim – One x 750m lap
Cycle – 16km (Two 8km laps)
Run – One x 5.5km loop

Start: 8.30am

Tikitapu Taster Tri

Swim – One x 400m lap
Cycle – 8km (one lap)
Run – An offroad run on a shorter course (2 to 3km in length) to finish.

Start approx 8.30am

Podium 5.5km Forest Fun Run/Walk 8.30am, Sunday, 27 January 2019

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This is a non-competitive fun run or walk. Competitors will be eligible for spot prizes. Race Briefing: 8.15am at the Finish line

Start: 8.30am at the beach opposite the Holiday Park

Feed Your Fuel King & Queen of the Lake

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To qualify for the Feed Your Fuel King & Queen of the Lake series, you must complete The Go Physio Aquathon; Swim T3 2 km Open Water Swim; and the Cyclezone Sprint Tri.

All series finishers will receive a special Series Finisher medal.

To keep up to date with the latest event information, follow the Ecomist Blue Lake Multisport Festival Facebook page for more info

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Contact:

bluelakemultisport@gmail.com

MAPS:

Aquathon Transition Map
Open Water Swim Courses
Kids Tri Course
Sprint Triathlon Bike Course
Tikitapu Tri Bike Course
Sprint Tri & Aquathon Run Course
Tikitapu Tri Run Course
Tikitapu Tri Swim Course

note – Sprint Tri is two laps of this course, as stated; Tikitapu Taste Tri is only one lap.

IMPORTANT INFO:

Competitor Notes

Location

The event is based at Tikitapu, Blue Lake, Tarawera Road, Rotorua.  A map of the location can be found here

Registration

You can register for your event at the Blue Lake Waterski Club during the following times:
Saturday 26 January – 6.45-8.00 am
Saturday 26 January – 9.30-10.30 am (before the Kids Tri)
Saturday 26 January – 2.00-3.30 pm
Sunday 27 January – 6.30-8.00 am

Transition (aquathon, kids tri and sprint tri)

Will close 15 minutes before the start time of each event. 

Race briefings and start times

Saturday

Go Physio Aquathon

Race briefing: 8.15am at the start/finish line
Race start: 8.30am at the beach opposite the holiday park
Prize giving: 9.30 am (approx.)

Lumberjax Mini Golf Kids Triathlon

Race Briefing: 10:45am at the Start / Finish Line
There are 3 age groups / waves for the Kids triathlon:
Start time 11:00am – Wave 1: 11+
Start time 11:20am (approx.) Wave 2: 8 -10year olds
Start time 11:40am (approx.) Wave 3: 4 – 7year olds
Prize giving 12.20 (approx.)

Please note that the kids tri is limited to 150 entries and always sells out – so enter early to avoid disappointment.
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Swim T3 Open Water Swims

2km Across the Lake Swim (including the non-wetsuit Hinemoa swim)

Buses depart 3.20 and 3.40 from outside ski club and travel to Blue Lake out beach
Race briefing: 3.50 pm at Blue Lake lookout beach
Race start: 4.05 pm at Blue Lake lookout beach

750 m open water swim

Race briefing: 3.50 pm at beach opposite Blue Lake Holiday Park
Race start: 4 pm

Open water swim prize giving at 5 pm

SUNDAY

Podium 5.5km Fun Run/Walk

Race briefing: 8.15 am at the finish line
Race start: 8.30 at beach opposite Blue lake Holiday Park

Cyclezone Sprint Triathlon

Race briefing: 8.15 am at the finish line
Race start: 8.30 at beach opposite Blue Lake Holiday Park

Cyclezone Tikitapu Taster Tri
Race briefing: 8.15 am at the finish line
Race start: 8.30 (to be confirmed)

Sprint Tri, Tikitapu Tri, Fun Run and King / Queen of the Lake Prize giving at approx. 10.30 am