PORT STEPHENS – The spectacular coastlines, beaches and national parks of Port Stephens are set to play host to a weekend of off-road action with triathletes and trail runners set to descend upon the region on 21 and 22 September.
Athletes will be gearing up for the first round of the national TreX Cross Triathlon Series where they will take on the challenge of a swim, mountain bike and trail run in a race to the finish line on the iconic Fingal Bay Beach.
TreX Port Stephens contenders will tackle a challenging 1,000m swim in beautiful Fingal Bay, followed by 25km of heart pumping XC (Cross Country) mountain biking in Tomaree National Park, and then finishing off with an 8km trail run experiencing the expansive coastal vistas that Port Stephens is famed for. The event also includes sprint, junior, teaser and dirt kids courses with something for all ages and abilities.
Round one of Trail Run Australia national series, which takes runners to some of Australia’s most iconic and spectacular destinations will kick off in Port Stephens, NSW with a half marathon, 11.5k or 6k trail run based around the Fingal Bay coastline and Tomaree National Park and event organisers are excited to announce a one day only opening special extravaganza for both events.
For one day only the first 50 athletes to enter TreX Port Stephens and the first 50 athletes to enter Trail Run Australia Tomaree will save a massive 50% off the standard entry price.
But this will be for one day and for the first 50 entrants for each event only, so athletes will need to be quick as entries sold out in the first 30mins last year.PLUS your entry includes loads of free giveaways including:TreX XTri
The national TreX Cross Triathlon Series takes place in four iconic locations across the country, starting in Port Stephens, NSW on Saturday 21st September. To find out more go to trextriathlon.com.au.
Trail Run Australia will take place at four iconic locations across the country, starting in Port Stephens, NSW on Sunday 22nd September. To find out more go to trailrunasutralia.com.
The festival is proudly supported by Port Stephens Council. To find out more and be a part of the off road action go to:
TreX is Australia’s home grown national cross triathlon series. For fourteen years TreX has positioned itself as the pinnacle of the cross – or off-road – triathlon racing in Asia-Pacific. Presented by the premier outdoor 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 invites participation from all ages and skill levels.
For more information visit TreX here
Trail Run Australia takes runners to some of the most iconic and stunning destinations in this spectacular land down under. It challenges participants to get off road and take on a challenge against mother nature in some of the most demanding and diverse terrain that the country has to offer.
From stunning beaches, to historic goldfields, remote rocky outcrops and rich rainforests, all the way to the iconic Snowy Mountains. Trail Run Australia inspires runners to tread the path less travelled in this wild and beautiful land.
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The series finale also includes a 50km Ultra in Australia’s iconic Snowy Mountains.
For more information visit Trail Run Australia here.
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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