Hell of the West | Triathlon Race
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Come and experience Australia’s toughest triathlon

This iconic long course triathlon event started in 1989 and has been a bucket list event for weekend warriors and world level triathletes ever since.

It starts early Sunday morning on the banks of the McIntrye river for 2km freshwater swim, followed by an 80km dead flat bike. While there are no hills, competitors are challenged by the lonely open spaces, building heat and returning headwind. It is a true individual time trial.

Off the bike and onto the run. Here competitors will experience a beautiful 3 loop run along the banks of the river and in the shade of century old river gums. However as the temperatures rise into the mid 30s the beautiful scenery is soon lost in a HELLISHLY HOT HAZE. But competitors can be assured that as conditions get tough they will supported by cheering crowd and an army of volunteers with well stocked aid stations.

Finally HELL finishes as competitors cross the line and into the arms of the HELLS ANGELS that will escoRt athletes to the recovery tent. If they gave 5 star ratings to recovery tents then they would award the Local Ambulance Committee (LAC) 6 STARS for their effort to ensure the recovery of all athletes.

BARAMBAH ORGANICS HELL OF THE WEST isn’t just a race it is a community! A community of like minded people coming together to challenge themselves and be supported by the best volunteers in the country. ONLY A HELL OF THE WESTER knows the feeling!

Long Distance

Swim: 2km

Bike: 80km

Run: 20km

Race News
Iconic Australian Triathlon ‘Hell Of The West’ Joins Spirit Tri Series
Triathlon races for real triathletes.
The Spirit Triathlon Race Series was created by Spirit Multisport to provide a better experience for athletes, audiences and partners with the objective of benefiting the sport overall. Spirit is honoured to have partnered with the sports' most long-standing and iconic independent race events to bring a new series of long-course racing.
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