Events

Download our Nelson Tri events programme for 2020-2021
Membership is now open for the year November 1, 2020, to October 31, 2021. To receive the 20% off our selected races you must register to be a member first. To become a new member go to: New members join here or to renew your membership go to: My Membership
Check out the other benefits of becoming a member here

Note: Nelson Triathlon Club has a NO REFUND policy on club events.

Jan
24
Sun
2021
Chia Sisters Olympic Tri/ Multisport @ Rabbit Island
Jan 24 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Chia Sisters Olympic Tri/ Multisport @ Rabbit Island

Chia Sisters Olympic Distance Triathlon, with Duathlon & Multisport options available. There will also be long & short course options available for each race option, Rabbit Island.

Triathlon, long course (1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run)
Triathlon, short course (750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run)

Duathlon, long course (5km run, 40km bike, 10km run)
Duathlon, short course (2.5km run, 20km bike, 5km run)

Multisport, long course (6km kayak, 40km bike, 10km run)
Multisport, short course (3km kayak, 20km bike, 5 km run)

All long course race options will start at 7am. Bike racking, registration 6.15-6.45am. Race briefing, 6.50am
All short course race options will start at 8am. Bike racking, registration 7.15-7.45am. Race briefing 7.50am. Please be aware of competitors in the longer race as you enter Rabbit Island and set up your gear.

Entry information
Standard entry is $20 per registration. Team entry is also $20 – there will be no age groups for teams – just a team category.

Discounts apply to club members (20% to obtain this discount, enter “Club” in discount code) and school students (50% to obtain this discount, enter “student” in discount code). To join the club online, click here. Already a member login into the membership portal to renew and/ or edit your membership.

If you wish to pay at the event, enter ‘pay at event’ in discount code.

Note to encourage pre-race entries, race day entries will attract a 50% extra penalty and no club discounts apply. If you’re uncertain over whether to compete and wish to avoid the late entry penalty, please enter online, entering ‘Pay at Event’ in discount code. Should you not compete, no charge will be made.

To enter the event,
Click here to register

Race rules/code of conduct
Current Triathlon NZ competition rules apply to all participants in these events. For full Tri NZ rules, click here.
Please take the time to read these rules.

  • Drafting will be allowed on the bike leg. Participants are asked not to use aero bars if they find themselves in a drafting situation and should not attempt to draft if they are unfamiliar with the skills required.
  • The course is not closed to traffic. It is the participants’ responsibility to keep left and ride single file unless passing.
  • Entrants under 18 take part at parent’s discretion.
  • It is the participants’ responsibility to make themselves aware of the race rules; the race courses; to attend the compulsory race briefing and to participate in a safe and responsible manner.
Feb
28
Sun
2021
Proper Crisps Team Triathlon @ Rabbit Island
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Proper Crisps Team Triathlon @ Rabbit Island

The ultimate team event. Get together with two of your friends, family or workmates for a bit of bonding.

8:15 – Registration opens
8:50 – Race briefing
9:00 – Race Start

The race format is a swim of 200m, a road bike ride of 6km and a run of 1km, repeated three times continuously.

Options:
Team Tag Tri – where each person does a complete triathlon before tagging their next team member on the beach.
Team Tri – where a specialist swimmer, cyclist and runner alternate, completing each discipline three times in the race order.
Loose cannons – you really want to do all nine stages alone, or get eight friends together to do a stage each (or some other combination)? Go for it.

This takes a bit of organisation, so start getting your team together now.

Standard entry is $30 per registration. Team entry is also $30 – there will be no age groups for teams – just a team category.

Discounts apply for Nelson Tri club members 20%, to obtain this discount, enter “Club” in discount code, you must already be a member to receive this discount.
Student discount 50% for U18 Secondary School students, to obtain this discount, enter “Student” in discount code.

If you wish to pay at the event, enter ‘pay at event‘ in discount code. Note, no club discount for this option, please bring cash.

Note also that to encourage pre-race entries, race day entries will attract a 50% extra penalty and no club discounts apply. If you’re uncertain over whether to compete and wish to avoid the late entry penalty, please enter online, entering ‘Pay at Event’ in discount code. Should you not compete, no charge will be made.

Click here to register

Apr
11
Sun
2021
Cross Triathlon @ Rabbit Island
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Cross Triathlon @ Rabbit Island

Cross Triathlon, Rabbit Island, Sunday April 5th

This event is based at the west end of the beach reserve, adjacent to the beach. The mountain bike course will take in parts of the forest area to the west.

Choose between:
Sprint Distance, 750m swim/15-20km mountain bike /5km run
Short Distance, 250m swim/8-10km mountain bike/2km run
Duathlon options over both distances
Registration/bike racking from 8.00am
Race briefing 8.45am
Race start 9.00am

Individual entry is $20 per registration. Team entry is also $20 – there will be no age groups for teams – just a team category.

Discounts apply for Nelson Tri club members 20%, to obtain this discount, enter “Club” in discount code, you must already be a member to receive this discount.
Student discount 50% for U18 Secondary School students, to obtain this discount, enter “Student” in discount code.

If you wish to pay at the event, enter “pay at event” in discount code. Note, no club discount for this option, please bring cash.

Note also that to encourage pre-race entries, race day entries will attract a 50% extra penalty and no club discounts apply. If you’re uncertain over whether to compete and wish to avoid the late entry penalty, please enter online, entering ‘Pay at Event’ in discount code. Should you not compete, no charge will be made.

Click here to register