THE HERVEY BAY TRIATHLON CHALLENGE IS HERE!
The ULTRA355 Australia Triathlon is a part of the global UltraWorld brand and is renowned for its grueling endurance events, including Ultraman Australia. The brand is synonymous with pushing the limits of human endurance and providing athletes with the ultimate test of strength, stamina, and determination.
The Triathlon is one of the most challenging triathlons in the world, featuring a 5km swim, 300km bike ride, and 50km run over three days. Athletes have the opportunity to test their limits and push themselves further than they ever thought possible, all while taking in the amazing scenery of the Fraser Coast in Hervey Bay, Queensland, on Australia’s east coast.
Safety is a top priority for the ULTRA355, and the event is designed to deliver a world-class experience for all participants. With experienced event staff and medical support on hand, athletes can focus on their performance and achieve their personal best.
Are you ready to take on the ultimate triathlon challenge? Look no further than the ULTRA355 AUS Triathlon. Join the ULTRA355 Tribe in Hervey Bay and be a part of this unforgettable experience. Sign up today and push yourself to new heights!
Event details and schedule
Check-in: 30 August 2024
Racing: 31 August - 2 September 2024ULTRA355 Hervey Bay – Race Overview
Triathlon enthusiasts looking for their next big challenge should look no further than the ULTRA355 triathlon series. Our newest addition, taking place in the beautiful state of Queensland, Australia, offers participants an unforgettable experience. Over three exhilarating days, athletes will push their limits in a swim, bike, and run adventure that tests their physical and mental endurance. ULTRA355’s unique format allows competitors to enjoy the camaraderie of the triathlon community while tackling a race specifically designed to offer a one-of-a-kind experience.
You will start your 355 Australia journey with registration and meeting the crew and other athletes at the race precinct on the Friday of race weekend. Check out the Urangan Pier, which is your swim finish on Saturday. The start of your 5km swim on Saturday will be at Scarness, leaving you a magic 5km point-to-point swim with some helpful tide assistance. Head off on our challenging bike course for 2 60km laps, starting off in closed road conditions for your safety. Day 2 sees you taking on three laps of the course to give you the 180km challenge in your 8-hour cutoff. On day 3, you will complete the 50km run within sight of the water along the shaded Esplanade foreshore path. Four laps of the course and an unforgettable finish await you with a bit of out-and-back on the iconic Pier before you savor that finish line feeling.ULTRA355 Australia – 2024 Schedule
Day 1: Swim and Bike
The ULTRA355 triathlon begins with a 5km swim on Day 1 accompanied by an incredible tide assist! Follow it up with a 120km ride, providing you with ample time to return home and recuperate before taking on the challenges of Days 2 and 3. You’ll be surrounded by fellow athletes who share your passion and drive throughout both portions.
Day 2: Long-Distance Bike Ride
Day two is even more demanding, with a 180k bike ride that will truly test your limits. This portion of the event will push your endurance to new heights and leave you feeling accomplished and proud.
Day 3: Run to the Finish
On the final day of the ULTRA355 triathlon, you’ll embark on a scenic 50km run along the picturesque Hervey Bay esplanade path. Spectators will have numerous fantastic vantage points to cheer you on while indulging in a delightful coffee, breakfast, or even ice cream as you show your mettle. The 12km loop from Urangan to Pialba, shaded by trees, takes you all the way to the epic finish, where you can capture that well-deserved photo crossing the finish line, proudly holding the finish tape you’ve worked tirelessly for!