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February 7, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

The brave and the daring will take part in an off-road triathlon in the Port Stephens region on Saturday, February 15, with the tough course consisting of swimming, mountain biking and running.

The event offers some of the best coastal racing to be found in Australia and it is expected that fitness enthusiasts from throughout the State will attend.

triathlonThe course includes a 1.5km swim from Shoal Bay Beach, an 18.5km mountain bike leg and an 11km cross-country run. Participants must compete either as an individual completing all three legs or as a relay team. Those aged 16 and over are welcome to compete.

Another event run as part of the Adventure and Running Festival on February 15 is the Multi-Sport Bay Adventure, which includes a 9km Kayak leg around Shoal Bay. Alternatively, athletes can opt for just a 6.8km or 11km Summer Run.

Athletes must register for their race either on February 14 or early Saturday morning, February 15.

The new venue for 2014 at Halifax Reserve is ideal for spectators, with coffee and food available, and friends and family of those competing are encouraged to have a picnic while they watch the athletes take part.

Bay Adventure and Running Festival Port Stephens

Where:           Halifax Reserve, Gowrie Ave / Beach Rd, Port Stephens

When:            Saturday, February 15, 2014

Time:              7am (Triathlon & Multi-sport Bay Adventure), 8am (Summer Run)

Cost:               From $100 (visit website for details) – registration available on the day.

More Information & to book: 02 4934 8138 or

For more information on events in Port Stephens and for details on accommodation, activities and tours in the region, visit which includes a calendar of events, holiday specials and full information on where to stay and what to do in Port Stephens, or call 1800 808 900.

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