Christmas Club Race

A reminder that there will be a Newcastle Tri Club Race (Triathlon) this Sunday 15th December at the University of Newcastle. Rego opens from 630am races commencing at 7am. The race will be followed by the usual BBQ breakfast. BYO tinsel and Santa hat – there will be a prize for the best Christmas themed triathlete!

Short, intermediate and long distance races (100m/3.6km/1km; 200m/8km/2.25km, 400m/16km/4.4km)

Club members $10 Adults $5 Juniors,   non-members $15 Adults $10 Juniors

Splash and dash – this month we will also be holding a splash n dash race (approx. 20m swim and 200m run) for any young children wanting to participate. Parental supervision required. This will be a free race and will be held at approx. 845.

Car parking directions are attached. Please park in the areas recommended (NOT the carpark in front of the Forum). The Uni have been very generous in their support of the race so it is important that we abide by this request so we can continue to use this great facility.

Please also note current road closures in place at the Uni

Part of the Ring Road, from the P6 Car park near the Eastern Entrance to the Callaghan Campus to Wirra Crescent, will be closed from 10 December 2013 until 31 January 2014, while essential work is carried out to deliver water, electrical and communications services

to the new Student Accommodation Development.

Traffic entering the campus from the Eastern Entrance will be diverted along the Southern side of the Ring Road (no right turn).

Best option is  entering via Wirra Crescent and past Ray Watt Oval (Jets training Ground.


A reminder that the NTC clothing will be available for sale on race day: club singlets ($15 for club members) as well as NTC swimmers (mens speedos $25 and womens one piece $35) and hoodies ($35).

 Click on the image below for car park details.