2018 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup

10 Mar, 2018 • Mooloolaba, Australia • Event Website
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The 2018 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup is a sprint distance triathlon - 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run.  The event will be held on the scenic beaches and coastal roads of Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast.

LOCATION
Mooloolaba Beach

Prize money distribution

                                                                                                                                                     
RankMenWomen
1st 7,500 USD 7,500 USD
2nd 6,000 USD 6,000 USD
3rd 4,500 USD 4,500 USD
4th 3,000 USD 3,000 USD
5th 2,100 USD 2,100 USD
6th 1,800 USD 1,800 USD
7th 1,500 USD 1,500 USD
8th 900 USD 900 USD
9th 675 USD 675 USD
10th 525 USD 525 USD
11th 450 USD 450 USD
12th 375 USD 375 USD
13th 300 USD 300 USD
14th 225 USD 225 USD
15th 150 USD 150 USD

The 2018 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World cup will consist of the following:

SWIM - 1 lap course, triangle shaped course. Starting on the beach and swimming in a clockwise direction.

CYCLE - 4 lap 5km loop.  Out and back clockwise ride along Mooloolaba Esplanade and Alexandra Parade.  Gradual climb along Mooloolaba Esplande from transition to Buderim Avenue intersection before descent onto Alexandra Parade.  Sharp turn point at the corner of Maroubra street before inbound journey along Alexandra Parade.  Sharp technical dog leg turn before downhill descent onto Beach Terrace to transition.  The “first runner, last rider” scenario is applicable for this event.  In this case the rider will be taken off the course.

RUN - 3 laps.  An undulating course taking in stunning coastal views along the way.  Out and back course ran in a clockwise direction along Mooloolaba Esplanade and Alexandra Parade.  Gradual climb along Mooloolaba Esplande from transition to Buderim Avenue intersection before short descent onto Alexandra Parade before turning after Buderim Avenue.

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Athletes Briefing:

Thursday 8 March

17.00 - 18.00 Elite Athletes Check In for Briefing, The Mantra Room, Mantra Mooloolaba
18.00 - 18.30 Elite Athletes Briefing, The Mantra Room, Mantra Mooloolaba
18.30 - 19.00 Elite Athletes Race Pack Distribution, The Mantra Room, Mantra Mooloolaba

Prize Money:

Total Prize Pool = $60,000 USD

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Media notes:

Media Enquiries:

For media related enquiries contact noel.mcmahon@ironman.com


Media Accreditation:

Media are welcome to attend 2018 Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, on the provision that an application for accreditation is submitted and approved.

We request that journalists wishing to attend please complete the Online Accreditation Form, to assist us in helping you get the best out of your attendance. This form will be available 1 month from the event on this page.

No on-site media applications will be taken. As applications are processed, media will be notified of their access and will be provided with a media kit. All media granted credentials must pick up those credentials at the Media Centre - see location below. We will not issue credentials on race day.

Media Centre will be located in the Harbour Room at Mantra Mooloolaba Beach, 7 Venning Street, Mooloolaba and will be open from:
Friday 9 March - 10:00am-6:00pm
Saturday 10 March - 8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 11 March - 8:00am-2:00pm


Press Conference:
Friday 9 March - 2.30 pm, location : Sea Life Mooloolaba (aquarium)

Event Schedule

Thursday 8 March

17.00 - 18.00 Elite Athletes Check In for Briefing, The Mantra Room, Mantra Mooloolaba
18.00 - 18.30 Elite Athletes Briefing, The Mantra Room, Mantra Mooloolaba
18.30 - 19.00 Elite Athletes Race Pack Distribution, The Mantra Room, Mantra Mooloolaba

Friday 9 March

13:00 Elite Athlete Swim Famil, Main Beach
14:30 Elite Athlete Press Conference, Sea Life Mooloolaba (aquarium)

Saturday 10 March

11:30-12:30 Athlete Lounge Open - Elite Women, Beach Terrace
12:00-12:45 Transition Open - Elite Women, Beach Terrace
12:00-12:45 Swim Warm Up - Elite Women, Main Beach
12:50 Athlete Line Up & Introduction - Elite Women, Transition, Beach Terrace
13:00 Race Start - Elite Women
13:30-14:30 Athlete Lounge Open - Elite Men, Beach Terrace
14:00-14:45 Transition Open - Elite Men, Beach Terrace
14:00-14:45 Swim Warm Up - Elite Men, Main Beach
14:15 Medal Ceremony - Elite Women
14:50 Athlete Line Up & Introduction - Elite Men, Transition, Beach Terrace
15:00 Race Start - Elite Men
16:10 Medal Ceremony - Elite Men

Sunday 11 March
17:00 Tri After Party, The Dock, The Wharf, Mooloolaba

Closest Airport

Sunshine Coast Airport (20min) or Brisbane International Airport (1h 15min)

Local Transportation

Taxi:  http://www.suncoastcabs.com.au/
Public Transport:  https://translink.com.au/

Host Hotel

Mantra Mooloolaba
7 Venning Street, Mooloolaba

Phone: +67 7 5452 2600
Email:  mooloolaba.res@mantra.com.au
Web:  https://www.mantramooloolababeach.com.au/

Homestay

There may be the opportunity for Homestay to be organised through our local triathlon clubs and networks.  Please contact jo.robey@ironman.com if you require this service.

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2018 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup - Men's Race
South Africa’s Richard Murray was top seeded leading into today’s race and he certainly didn’t disappoint by motoring home to claim victory in the 2018 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup.