Triathlon Tips

Race Day Information Guide:

This is a step by step guide on what to expect on a race day if you are participating in an Elite Energy Triathlon. It takes you through all the basic questions you might want to know in advance with photos to give you a more complete idea of what to expect. It incorporates all of the following: Registration tent, registration table, security wristband, number writing, timing band, bike number, entering the transition area, bike rack numbers, arranging bike and gear, course maps, pre race briefing, race start, type of race start, the swim leg, swim to bike transition, bike exit, the bike course, run exit, run drink stations, the finish, race finish refreshments, massage and first aid, presentation, Miniman finishers, removing equipment from transition, race results, the atmosphere and the race expo. Download our Race Day Information Guide

First Time Triathlete Guide:

This six page article is a basic guide compiled by a triathlon coach for new adult triathletes who are considering taking up the sport. Among other things it contains background information on what it takes to participate, your training requirements, the equipment you will need, background health, swim, run and cycling technique tips, basic race day information, Triathlon Australia membership info and a triathlon checklist.

Download our First Time Triathlete Guide

Essential Triathlon Equipment For First Time Triathletes:

For additional assistance, the following article provides additional assistance in what to pack for the Event. Click here for the Endurance Sportswire article to assist beginner triathletes.

Flippers are OK for this event.

A good pair of goggles is essential

You don’t need a professional or expensive bike!

A decent pair of runners is a good idea