Multisport Magazine Issue 22 - Page 54

TRIATHLON QUEENSLAND R ace in Queensland’s Championship triathlon series, including all six multisport disciplines – Long, Standard and Sprint Distance, Aquathlon, Duathlon and Cross Triathlon. The series is the ultimate challenge for the multisport athlete and a true testament of all round performance, versatility and endurance across the triathlon season. The series incorporates 13 challenging and diverse events right across Queensland and among them, six Queensland Championships for age group athletes. With events in Queensland’s most unique locations, let the Nissan State Series take you to Hell and Back aka Goondiwindi - Hell of the West, and south across the border for the iconic Kingscliff Triathlon. Triathlon Queensland Executive Director, Tim Harradine says, “As the guardians of triathlon in Queensland, we are focussed on enablingopportunities for every Queenslander to be involved in triathlon, from participation to performance and we believe the Nissan State Series provides this opportunity. The series is rewarding for both high performance age groupers and also presents a unique challenge for the beginner and every day triathlete with plenty of variety to keep things interesting. 54 | MULTISPORT MAGAZINE Set yourself a goal this season and track your progress across the series.” Nissan State Series Queensland Championship Races Race 7: Kawana Aquathlon | 12 November 2016 | Queensland Championship Aquathlon Race 9: TreX Cross Triathlon | 1112 February 2017 | Queensland Championship Cross Triathlon Race 10: Hell of the West | 5 February 2017 – Queensland Championship Long Course Hot tip: Queensland Championship races are worth extra points and are critical to take out the title of Nissan State Series Champion! To take part in the series, make sure you are registered as a Triathlon Queensland member prior to your race to earn points in the series. As a Triathlon Queensland member you’ll be covered for racing and training, meaning you will save money on event entry, with no more one-day membership fees. To find out more about the series and download the full race calendar visit www.stateseries.com.au Race 12: Kingscliff Triathlon | 26 March 2017 | Queensland Championship Standard Distance Race 13: Moreton Bay Triathlon | 23 April 2017 | Queensland Championship Sprint Distance How it works Race in the Nissan State Series events and compete for points. Points are awarded to the top 10 finishers in each Age Group category for both males and females. Build up your points throughout the season for your chance to take out one of the coveted Nissan State Series Titles. P H O T O : T R I AT H LO N Q U E E N S L A N D