2015/16 Sovereign Tri Series dates & locations announced

Published
20/05/2015

Tri NZ announced the dates and locations for the 2015/16 Sovereign Tri Series, along with confirmation of the majority of Tri NZ National Championship events.

Whilst there are still some exciting announcements to come around each event, including specific race details, prizes and special offers, we wanted to get the dates into your diaries.

The Sovereign Tri Series (events in blue text below) offer unique, fun events; in stunning locations which anyone can do. The Series offers a variety of distances and teams options. For the more competitive Age Groupers, key qualifying events for subsequent New Zealand representation, are offered.

Tri NZ National Championship events provide New Zealanders with the opportunity to stand on the podium in a variety of disciplines. 

Here are the list of events, so you can start planning training, accommodation and travel!  

Please note - a full schedule with specific race, Age Group World Championship selection and other detail, will be published soon.
 

Event Name Location Date 2015/16 Tri NZ National Championships* Distances
NZ Schools Duathlon Championships Pukekohe Sunday, 16 August 2015  NZ Schools  Schools distances
Sovereign Tri Series - Duo Auckland Auckland  Sunday, 15 November 2015 Duathlon (Standard, Sprint) Paratriathlon Duathlon -Standard 
Sprint 
Short
Paratriathlon      
NZ Aquathlon Championships Mount Maunganui Saturday, 28 November 2015 Aquathlon  Short (Youth) Standard 
Sovereign Tri Series - Tri Tinman Mount Maunganui Sunday, 29 November 2015   Standard
Sprint
Short
Splash 'n dash (5-10yrs)
Port of Tauranga Half Mount Maunganui Saturday, 9 January 2016 Long Distance  Long 
Sovereign Tri Series - Tri Wanaka Wanaka Saturday, 9 January 2016   Standard

Short
Cross Triathlon
Splash 'n dash
Sovereign Tri Series - Duo Christchurch  Christchurch Saturday, 16 January 2016   Duathlon -Standard
Sprint
Short 
Sovereign Tri Series - Tri Wellington                        Wellington Saturday, 30 January 2016 Standard 
Junior (U20)
Paratriathlon 
Standard  
Junior (U20) Sprint
Short 
Splash 'n dash
Paratriathlon      
Sovereign Tri Series -Tri Kinloch Kinloch Sunday, 14 February 2016 Sprint 
Elite/U23 Sprint
Sprint

Short
Erin Baker Standard
Splash 'n dash
 
Sovereign Tri Series -Tri Takapuna Takapuna Sunday, 28 February 2016   Sprint
Short
Splash n dash
OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships Gisborne Saturday & Sunday, 19-20 March 2016 Elite & U23 Standard Distance Championships Standard
Sprint
NZ Schools Triathlon Championships South Island Week commencing 4 April 2016 NZ Schools Schools distances

*Please note that National Championship events for Cross Triathlon and Ultra Distance will be published soon, as will North Island and South Island Championship events.

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