Event Info

The HOTW Main Event

Stay tuned for 2018 entry opening date

2km Swim

This consists of a 1km upstream then a 1km downstream return, in the MacIntyre River (freshwater!!) starting and finishing at the Town Boat ramp. Please note that long and short sleeved wetsuits are not permitted unless water temperature is 23 degrees or below.


80km Cycle

This is “dead flat”, 40 km west out the Barwon Highway towards St George and return. The road surface is reasonable with some short sections that require careful riding. Please note that this is NOT a closed road.


20km Run

This consists of three loops along the towns river path, which faces east and west. Aid stations are placed every kilometre.


Race Rules

All relevant Triathlon QLD rules apply.

Cut off times

Progress cut off times of, 1hr swim, 3.5hrs cycle, 2.5hrs run will apply & competitors will only be allowed to continue if the relevant doctor/official believes he or she can do so without injury or disruption to race proceedings. IE presentations/pack up.


Saturday 4th February 2017

7.30am Kids Tri Transition Opens (First race begins at 8.45am) Registration ONLINE STILL OPEN

2.00pm Race registration (for Sunday HOTW) commences in a NEW location at 'The Sundial Goondiwindi Events Centre' 13 Moffatt Street - just 50m from bike transition

5.30 pm COMPULSORY RACE BRIEFING in the Town Park
Clydesdale Weigh In

Sunday 5th February 2017

3.30am Bike compound opens EASTERN end only. Officials will conduct visual inspection

4.00am -5.30am Town Pool Opens for Competitors (Re-opens at 8am-12 noon free of charge for competitors and public)

4.30am Transition Closes. Competitors make way to Town Boat Ramp.

Swim Start Times

5.00am: First Wave: Elite Male & Female

5.05am: Second Wave: 18 to 39 Males

5.10am: Third Wave: Females

5.15am: Fourth Wave: 40 to 70+ Males

5.15am: Fifth Wave: Teams


5.25am: First Swimmer passes through transition
6.30am: Last Swimmer passes through transition


7.25am: Leading Cyclist completes cycling leg
9.40am: Last Competitor completes cycle course


8.40am: Winning Male crosses the line
9.10am: Winning Female crosses the line
12 Noon: Presentation and Random Draws Begin

  • To receive random draw prizes at presentation please make sure you put your race bib in the barrel near the exit of the recovery tent after your race
  • Remember: You must be present for any prize your receive. No prize money or prizes will be posted out.
  • Please note: Prize money is only available to first place of the category you are racing.

Hell Kids - a triathlon for Little Hot Stuffs

Go here to read information on Hell Kids Tri

Hell Kids Map

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Event and Entry Information

TEAM WAIVER FORM - all team members MUST sign before rego kit is given out

Entry Fees - to be confirmed for 2018

Entry fees TBA

Terms and Conditions

Go here for all Terms and Conditions

2017 HOTW Main Race Brief

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2017 HOTW Main Race Prize Money

Prize money awarded to each Male & Female Athletes as per below:

Elite Category - awarded 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

1st place Elite Category - $2500

2nd place Elite Category - $1000

3rd place Elite Category - $500

Each Age Group Category - awarded only 1st place

1st place - $150

(2nd & 3rd place maybe awarded with vouchers if sponsors can be secured. This is TBA)

Triathlon Australia Rules

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Finisher Pix Photography

FinisherPix photos

Kids Tri