Elite Triathlon


This event will take place at on Sunday 20th December at Linton Military Camp, which is located approx 15 mins drive south of Palmerston North.

Anyone over the age of 18 must present photo ID to gain access to the Military camp.

Elite Triathlon Event

  • This event is for 16 qualifying male and 16 qualifying female athletes.
  • These entries will be selected and offered by the core event team and ratified by TriNZ representatives.
  • This event is draft legal. TT bikes are NOT allowed.
  • Entries for this event will open closer to the time

Elite tri distances

  • Swim: 400m pool swim (16 lengths)
  • Bike: 15km (5 x 3km laps)
  • Run: 3km (3 x 1km laps)


  • 6:15am Registration
  • 6:45am Transition open
  • 7:00am Pool open
  • 7:20am Transition and Pool close
  • 7:25am Athlete briefing
  • 7:30am: U23/Elite Male triathlon start
  • 8:00am: U23/Elite Female triathlon start