Australia Day Aquathon 2019

Come join the celebration when the Australia Day Aquathon returns to Wollongong Harbour for it’s 20 Year Anniversary in 2019.
One of the Illawarra’s premier sporting and community events, this all ages, all abilities community event attracts a huge audience spanning beginners, kids, Olympic athletes and anyone in between.

All Ages, All Abilities – Events

With four ‘swim and run’ events plus a Fun Run-Walk charity event, there’s something for everyone:
  • Long Aqua – enter as an individual or as a two-person tag team with one swimmer and one runner.
  • Short Aqua – the perfect swim and run experience for all ages and levels.
  • Mini Aqua – the ideal, entry level, safe and fun distance or perfect for a shorter hit out.
  • Kids – just for kids 6-12 years of age. Finisher medals for all who take part!!
  • Walk, Run – FUN! – perfect for the whole family.
Do it for fun, race your mates or set a goal and challenge yourself.
With Wollongong Harbour providing a spectacular backdrop, stick around after as the fun continues in the huge Australia Day festival.
Registrations are now open.


The Swim

The swim consists of a flat swim within the protected Wollongong harbour supported by experienced lifesavers.

The Run

Enjoy a flat run taking in the Illawarra’s premier ‘Blue Mile’ cycleway, North Beach and views up the spectacular coastline.

The course is well marshaled, traffic free with plenty drink stations along the way.


Warrigal  Australia Day Walk, Run – Fun!

Open to all ages, this is perfect for the whole family to enjoy as you take in the views along the flat 4km course along the recently improved ‘Blue Mile’ track.

20% of all entry fees, along with any participant donations and fundraising will go to support Illawarra’s FLAGSTAFF GROUP, the largest local support for those with disabilities.


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