This list is simply a guide to some upcoming events that you may wish to train for.
SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2018 – Jackie Fairweather Memorial Triathlon
In honour of the late Jackie Fairweather, this race promises to be something truly special. Jackie made an amazing contribution to triathlon and sport in general, and this event brings together many wonderful aspects of the Triathlon Australia Hall of Famer’s life.
Held over Australia’s most popular triathlon distance, the Sprint, competitors will compete on a 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run. Jackie’s love, of not only triathlon but also running, will be showcased at the event with an inclusive day for all to be a part of the celebration of an amazing woman.
SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2018– Stromlo Running Festival
In 2009, Australia’s marathon great, Robert De Castella united with 28 Sporting Innovations and the YMCA of Canberra Runners Club in a strategic partnership to host the inaugural Stromlo Running Festival. This event is unlike any other running event held in Australia and is centred within the world-class facilities of Canberra’s Stromlo Forest Park.
Distances include 2.5km kids, 10km, 30km and 50km
SUNDAY 2 DECEMBER 2018 – Sri Chinmoy National Capital Swim
From end to end, Lake Burley Griffin presents pristine natural beauty, a playground for recreational enjoyment and competitive sports, and a grand arena for the display of national monuments, symbols and icons. Government House, Parliament House (old and new), the National Museum, National Library, National Gallery and High Court grace its shores with natural reserves, manicured parklands, beaches and civic promenades.
Tackle the entire length of the lake as a major athletic goal; or join with friends to complete the journey in relay.
SATURDAY 15 DECEMBER 2018 – Canberra Club Triathlon
The Canberra Club Triathlon focuses on bringing the Canberra Triathlon community together in a fun and enjoyable family environment.
The event is designed to encourage new people (Novice) into the sport of triathlon, provide a different format of racing for triathletes (Enduro) and include the whole family (TRYkids).
Following the event, there will be a combined club Xmas BBQ brunch, which will include prize giving.
SATURDAY 19 JANUARY – SUNDAY 20 JANUARY 2019 – Capital Trilogy Triathlon
A new event to the Canberra calendar!
The event incorporates the following:
- 2018-19 Australian Youth and Junior Series Race #2 Link
- 2019 Australian Mixed Team Relay Championships – Club (Age Group & Open), Youth, Junior
- 2019 World Championships Aquathlon Qualifier (800m Swim / 3km Run)
- 2018-19 ACT Aquathlon Champs (only ACT Members qualify for ACT Championship status and points)
SATURDAY 23 MARCH – SUNDAY 24 MARCH 2019 – Relay For Life
Join the FIT team
Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Canberra community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.
Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year in the fight against cancer: start or join a team in the 2019 Canberra Relay For Life today!