About Mackay Tri

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The Mackay Triathlon Club is a community based non-for-profit organisation that promotes health and fitness in a fun and welcoming atmosphere. We aim to encourage the participation of everyone from juniors and beginners to weekend warriors and elite athletes. The combination of swimming, cycling and running various distances is unique to triathlons and poses a challenge to competitors as well as an exciting sport to watch for spectators. This year our club celebrates 33 years (1988 – 2021).

Our club provides:

  • Local events, training and information sessions
  • Junior development of the sport – School Series
  • Duathlon Series (2 events)
  • Women’s Only Triathlons
  • Our clubs 2 major events – Mackay Triathlon Festival and Team Triathlon Relay
  • Bike Loan Program (for those wanting to start but don’t have a bike)

For a list of events run throughout the year, please click on the “Events Info’ tab at the top of this page.

We have three event distances;

Enticer – 12 years plus
350m swim, 10km cycle and 2.5km run

Sprint – 14 years plus
750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run

Mini Kids Tri – 7 to 12 years (selected events on calendar)
100m swim, 3km cycle and 500m run
*Parents can support children in the swim if needed

TEAM OPTIONS: If you do not feel confident enough to complete a full event on your own, then why not grab your best mate and enter as a team.  All events except December are open to both club members as well as non-members.

Information for each event will be posted on the website leading up to the race date.  Alternatively you can click on the ‘Events’ tab for brief details about our regular events.

See you at our next local event!


Did you Know, the Mackay Triathlon Club is a Good Sports Club!                                      Good Sports works together with local sporting clubs to build a healthier sporting nation! Check it out and be sure to ‘like’ their page on Facebook and check out their Web Page.

Click Here for the Good Sports – Alcohol Management Policy
Click Here for the Good Sports – Smoke Free Policy
Click Here for the Good Sports – Safe Transport Policy

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