TreX Port Stephens to host the Triathlon NSW State Championships and World Champs Qualifier
PORT STEPHENS, NSW – In breaking news, Triathlon New South Wales have announced that Port Stephens on the NSW Hunter Coast is set to host the NSW Cross Triathlon Championships in September 2023.
In2Adventure are thrilled to be working with Triathlon NSW, Destination NSW and the Port Stephens Council to deliver this showcase event which promises a world class course for state championship contenders. The event will also be a qualification round for athletes looking to secure a place in the Australian team at the ITU MultiSport World Championships in Australia.
The 2023/24 NSW Cross Triathlon State Championships will take place on Saturday 2nd September 2023. Based in Port Stephens on the Fingal Bay foreshore the area boasts some of Australia’s most spectacular beaches and scenic, rugged coastlines offering the perfect backdrop for an action-packed off-road state championship.
TreX takes the traditional format of triathlon and mixes it with a huge helping of heart, guts, dirt and off-road action. The challenge is as much with mother nature as it is against other athletes.
NSW State Championships contenders will tackle a challenging 1,000m swim in beautiful Fingal Bay, followed by 29kms of heart pumping XC (Cross Country) mountain biking in Tomaree National Park, and then finishing off with an 8km trail run traversing the expansive coastal vistas that Port Stephens is famed for. The event also includes sprint, junior, teaser, dirt kids, duathlon and aquabike courses so there’s something on offer for all ages and abilities.
Port Stephens MultiSport Festival
The NSW Cross Triathlon State Championships is an integral part of the Port Stephens MultiSport Festival which includes a full weekend of Off Road Action with TreX Cross Triathlon on Saturday and Trail Run Australia Tomaree on Sunday, offering athletes of all levels the opportunity to discover this unique coastal paradise.
Port Stephens Dirt Master Challenge
Participants also have the option to take on the Port Stephens Dirt Master Challenge. To be crowned Dirt Master or Dirt Mistress athletes will compete in TreX Cross Triathlon on Saturday and Trail Run Australia on Sunday with the aim to record the fastest cumulative time across the festival. There is also a Mini Dirt Master and Junior Dirt Dude challenge for our younger athletes.
The Port Stephens Multisport Festival is proudly supported by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.
For full details relating to the 2023/24 NSW State Championships please visit the links below:
- Visit TreX Port Stephens and NSW State Championships
- Enter TreX Port Stephens
- Visit Port Stephens MultiSport Festival
- Visit Triathlon NSW
- Visit Trail Run Australia Tomaree
- Visit Port Stephens
TreX is Australia’s home grown national cross triathlon series. For fifteen years TreX has positioned itself as the pinnacle of the cross – or off-road – triathlon racing in Asia-Pacific. Presented by adventure event specialists In2Adventure, TreX consists of a swim, mountain bike and trail run. While each TreX event features an open/elite category the TreX Cross Triathlon national series welcomes participation from all ages and skill levels.
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In2Adventure are Asia-Pacific’s premier adventure event specialists, and the proud hosts of the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships. With a full calendar of national events scheduled throughout Australia, including cross triathlon, XC Mountain Bike, trail runs and corporate events, In2Adventure fully embraces all things ‘off road’ and ‘off the beaten track’ and offers a unique, individual experience for all ages and skill levels.
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IN2ADVENTURE 2023/24 EVENTS
|2 Sep 2023||TreX Port Stephens||Port Stephens, NSW|
|3 Sep 2023||Trail Run Australia Tomaree||Port Stephens, NSW|
|22 Oct 2023||TreX Sunshine Coast||Sunshine Coast, Qld|
|23 Oct 2023||Trail Run Australia Sunshine Coast||Sunshine Coast, Qld|
|9-11 Feb 2024||Snowies MTB Festival||Snowy Mtns, NSW|
|24 Feb 2024||Trail Run Australia Snowy Mountains||Snowy Mtns, NSW|
|25 Feb 2024||TreX Snowy Mountains||Snowy Mtns, NSW|