The Noosa Triathlon is part of the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sports Festival that attracts over 8,500 competitors to the beautiful surrounds of Noosa. The festival is held over 5 days and offers an exciting spectacle of cycling, swimming and running events. The Noosa Triathlon incorporates a 1500m swim in a protected canal, a 40km cycle over an undulating road course and a 10km run through Noosa Sound finishing back at the Noosa Heads Lions Triathlon Park. Competitors can do the whole event or do one section as part of a team. It is the largest, oldest and highest profile triathlon event in Australia. The event began in 1983 and has become an unparalleled international Multi Sport and entertainment event.
There are a number of Festival events over the 5 days including; the Endura Noosa Run Swim Run which is open to school kids aged between 7 - 15 years, Noosa Tri Charity Golf which involves 18 holes of golf at Tewantin-Noosa Golf Course, Cannibal Tour de Noosa Cycle an exclusive tour of the Noosa Triathlon cycle course with Australia's cycling elite, Noosa Breakfast Fun Run a 5km course to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Eyeline 100 Noosa Ocean Swim, The Noosa Superkidz Triathlon for kids aged 7 - 13, Tingirana Noosa Special Triathlon, Noosa Legends Triathlon, Subaru Australian Open Criterium - Women's & Men's Cycling Event and Asics 5km Bolt Running Road Race.
The Noosa Sport & Lifestyle Expo will run during October and display the latest in sports innovation. There will be a number of nutrition exhibitors along with bike and sportswear exhibitors.