Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival

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  • Location: Noosa Heads, Noosa Heads 4567 Queensland

Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival - 2003 Festival Facts (Event Timetable at the bottom of the page)

EVENT DATE: The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival runs from Sunday 26 October to Sunday 2 November, 2003 with the event culminating with the 21st Birthday Noosa Triathlon on Sunday 2 November.

EVENT HISTORY: The triathlon will celebrate its 21st birthday in 2003.  It is one of the oldest and most established races in Australia Triathlon history.

AWARDS: Winner Sport Industry Australia ? Australian Sports Awards ? Sports Tourism Event of the Year 2001
 Queensland Event of the year

STATUS: Australia?s biggest and most popular triathlon event.  The Noosa Triathlon is the 2nd largest triathlon in the world (Chicago has the largest).  Largest triathlon in the southern hemisphere.  Sister event of the Noumea Triathlon.
The New Balance Bolt has gold Athletics Australia status ? one of only six events in Australia.

The Noosa Tri for Disabilities is the only event of its kind in Queensland.

ECONOMIC IMPACT: Value added $7.26 million, Output effect $10.4 million

CELEBRITIES/SPORTING STARS:  Dawn Fraser, Kieren Perkins, Robbie McEwen, Loretta Harrop, Brad McGee, Andrew Gee, Steve Moneghetti, Craig Walton, Craig Mottram, Susie Power, Benita Willis, Georgie Clarke, Lee Troop, Miles Stewart, Bill Woods, Shane Webke, Nathan Brown, Scott West, Sandra Sully, Frank Farina, Willie Mason, Matthew Lloyd, Braith Anasta

TELEVISION: 2 hour Channel 10 December 14 3pm ?5pm
  Fox 2 hour international distribution

ESTIMATED MEDIA: $1.5 million
WEBSITE: The Noosa Triathlon uses the latest security technology to capture online entry information safely. Which allows competitors from all over the world to easily assess the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival.  The Website is operational with links to Noosa and what the area has to offer. 

CHARITY: Camp Quality is the Official beneficiary of the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival.  Camp Quality are committed to bringing hope and happiness to the lives of children with cancer, their families, and communities, through ongoing quality recreational and educational programs.

DEMOGRAPHICS: The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival brings customers who represent an A:B demographic, have a high disposable income and enjoy an active, health conscious lifestyle to the region. It also brings a substantial amount of corporate clientele (42%). Participants come from all over Australia, New Zealand and other areas (NSW 28%, QLD 41%, VIC 23%, New Zealand 3%, Other 5%) to participate in the triathlon and other events. Families and loyal spectators return year after year to participate, enjoy the exciting festival atmosphere and all Noosa?s splendours.

COMMUNITY: The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival involves approximately 1,000 volunteers sourced through various sporting and service groups. In the event?s history it has returned $250,000 to the community. 

EVENT PARTNERS: Noosa Community Tourism Board and Queensland Events


Sunday 26 Oct 
Noosa Ironman   Main Beach   9am
Noosa Beach Volleyball Skins   Main Beach   9am-5pm

Wednesday 29 Oct 
Laser Sight Centres Noosa Twilight Run Swim Run   Main Beach   5pm
Celebrity Tri Bar   Noosa Surf Club   6-8pm
Rolling Rock Mr & Miss Noosa Triathlon Final   Rolling Rock   8pm

Thursday 30 Oct
Noosa Triathlon Golf Cup   Tewantin Noosa Golf Club   11am
Friday 31 Oct
CANNIBAL Tour De Noosa Cycle   to/from Noosa   6am
SEAFM Live Outside Broadcast   Noosa Surf Club   6-9am
WEET-BIX Breakfast Fun Run   Noosa Surf Club Carpark   7.30am
Noosa Beach Volleyball Skins   Noosa Main Beach   8am ? 4pm
PURA Light Start Health & Fitness Expo   Festival Village   10am ? 5.30pm
Noosa Triathlon Registration   Festival Village   11am ? 4pm
Eyeline 1000 Noosa Ocean Swim   Main Beach   4.30pm
Celebrity Tri Bar   Cato?s, Sheraton   from 7pm
Hastings Street Noosa Triathlon 21st Birthday Party & Freixenet Wine Waiters Challenge   Hastings Street   from 4.30pm

Saturday 1 Nov
PURA MILK Noosa Superkidz Triathlon   Noosa Woods   8am
Noosa Triathlon Transition Access   Festival Village   10am ? 4.30pm
Noosa Beach Volleyball Skins   Noosa Main Beach   10am ? 3pm
Noosa Tri for People with Disabilities   Noosa Woods   10.30am
Noosa Triathlon Registration   Festival Village   11am ? 4pm 
PURA Light Start Health & Fitness Expo   Festival Village   9am ? 5.30pm
Noosa Mini Bolt Noosa Parade   3pm
Holden Street Parade   Noosa Parade   3.30pm
New Balance Bolt   Noosa Parade   3.45pm
Holden Street Parade   Noosa Parade   4.20pm 
Crazy John?s Noosa Criterium   Noosa Parade   4.30pm

Sunday 2 Nov
21st Birthday Noosa Triathlon   Festival Village   from 7.30am
- Cross Code Challenge
- Elite race
- Age group race 16 ? 70+
- Teams Triathlon
TRI-esta Party begins   Festival Village   11am
Presentation Ceremony   Festival Village   2pm
Get Wrecked at the Reef   Noosa Reef Hotel   from 5pm
?Roll on to the Rock? Party   Rolling Rock   10pm til late

For further information
USM Events
Ph: 07 3255 3377
Fax: 07 3255 3743


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Noosa Heads, Noosa Heads

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