Nepean Triathlon https://nepeantriathlon.com.au Australia's Oldest Triathlon Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:18:14 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/nt-favicon-150x150.png Nepean Triathlon https://nepeantriathlon.com.au 32 32 Royle and Gentle Dominate Again https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/royle-and-gentle-dominate-again/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/royle-and-gentle-dominate-again/#comments_reply Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:51:39 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=552 In the 37th event, Aaron Royle again took victory including the outright victory which had been held by the women for the past 5 years. Aaron had now equalled the event record for the most wins. This was set by…

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Nepean Welcomes A New Race Director https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/nepean-welcomes-a-new-race-director/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/nepean-welcomes-a-new-race-director/#comments_reply Sun, 29 Oct 2017 07:29:36 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=545 The 36th running of the Nepean Triathlon saw a changing of the guard in Race Directors. Long term Race organisers, Warwick Brennan and Gordon Bell along with Steve and Jenni Payne decided it was time to step aside. The new race…

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Nepean Triathlon Makes it’s TV Debut https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/nepean-triathlon-screened-on-tv/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/nepean-triathlon-screened-on-tv/#comments_reply Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:15:30 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=538 The 35th running of the Nepean Triathlon saw two Australian Olympic Representatives from Rio return to the event and secure victory. Jacob Birtwhistle, 2nd in 2015, claimed his first Nepean Triathlon with his blistering final run leg. In the women,…

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Aaron Royle Get’s a Hat-trick https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/aaron-royle-gets-hatrick/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/aaron-royle-gets-hatrick/#comments_reply Sun, 25 Oct 2015 07:03:39 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=534 The 34th running of Australia’s oldest triathlon, the Atmosphere Nepean Triathlon, was held at the Sydney Regatta Centre and saw over 1,300 triathletes take part in perfect conditions over the weekend of racing. Aaron Royle, Australia’s first confirmed Olympian bound for…

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John McLean Completes the Nepean https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/john-mclean-completes-the-nepean/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/john-mclean-completes-the-nepean/#comments_reply Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:58:32 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=532 With prize money increased slightly from 2013 the elite triathletes lined up once again for the Nepean Triathlon. The cycle course was amended to a safer one-lap course allowing more entrants to participate. Nearly 1,300 entrants contest the event, almost surpassing the highest…

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An Elite Field in the Wake of Bushfires https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/an-elite-field-in-the-wake-of-bushfires/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/an-elite-field-in-the-wake-of-bushfires/#comments_reply Sun, 27 Oct 2013 06:49:39 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=530 The 2013 Nepean Triathlon saw one of the hottest fields assembled for a triathlon in Australia for some time. It was also, arguably, Nepean Triathlon’s most star studded field. A significant increase in prize money from the sponsorship interest generated…

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Photo Finish! https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/photo-finish/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/photo-finish/#comments_reply Sun, 28 Oct 2012 06:27:14 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=527 The 2012 edition saw two London Olympic Triathlon representatives dominate the race and provide arguably the most exciting and memorable finish to a Nepean Triathlon. Courtney Atkinson a long time competitor in the sport came from a long way back…

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Nepean Triathlon Turns 30! https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/nepean-triathlon-turns-30/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/nepean-triathlon-turns-30/#comments_reply Sun, 23 Oct 2011 06:23:21 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=525 The Nepean Triathlon hits another milestone reaching 30 years. Commemorative t-shirts and medals are produced to mark the history of the event and the 4 Nepean Legends are recognised at an amazing feat of completing every Nepean Triathlon over 30…

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Grand Prix Event Trialled https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/grand-prix-event-trialled/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/grand-prix-event-trialled/#comments_reply Sun, 24 Oct 2010 06:18:26 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=523 The 2010 Nepean triathlon was run under extremely hot conditions. ACT athlete Michelle Wu took the women’s title and also outright victory in the handicap. Olympic distance champion and soon to be Australian Olympian, Brendan Sexton took the men’s title…

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Jacobs Dominates & Vandewater Returns https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/pete-jacobs-dominates-vandewater-returns/ https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/history/pete-jacobs-dominates-vandewater-returns/#comments_reply Sun, 25 Oct 2009 06:16:48 +0000 https://nepeantriathlon.com.au/?p=521 Pete Jacobs took the Nepean Triathlon title before winning the Australian Ironman in 2011 followed up by a World Ironman Championship in Hawaii in 2012. Melissa Vandewater made it known that she is still a force in the women’s ranks…

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