TriQuart is a sportsfestival that will have it´s event in the center of Kristiansand on 28 - 30 July 2017. Kristiansand is Norway's sixth largest city. It is also the sunniest city in Norway. The city lies to the far south, with ferry connections to Denmark and has an international airport to numerous destinations in Europe.
Kristiansand was established in 1641 by King Christian IV (quart), which TriQuart takes its name from. The fortress Christiansholm, right next to the transition zone also bears the king's name. The city is known for its many traditional white wooden houses as well as compact and charming downtown area.
The sportsfestival is for everyone! In addition TriQuart will always aim to host an elite event. This year's competition is hosting Norway’s Olympic distance triathlon championships.
Friday 28 July 2017:
Aquathlon - swimming and running in the heart of Kristiansand. Distances: 500 m swim, 2000 m run. First start 18:00.
Registration fee Aquathlon:
05.11.2016 - 31.01.2017: NOK 280
01.02.2017 - 31.06.2017: NOK 320
01.07.2017 - 28.07.2017: NOK 400
Saturday 29 July 2017:
SwimRun - a unique and challenging adventure sport where teams of two compete between running and on a challinging course covering streets, trails, beaches, ocean, cliffs, rocks and paths. Distance. 15 km. Start: 14:00.
Registration fee SwimRun:
05.11.2016 – 31.01.2017: NOK 1120
01.02.2017 – 31.06.2017: NOK 1280
01.07.2017 – 29.07.2017: NOK 1600
05.11.2016 – 31.01.2017: NOK 560
01.02.2017 – 31.06.2017: NOK 640
01.07.2017 – 29.07.2017: NOK 800
Supersprint - triathlon for the youth (13 - 16 years old). Distances: 375 m swimming, 10 k bike, 2,5 k run.
Registration fee Supersprint:
01.05.- 29.07.2017: TBA
Sunday 30 July 2017:
TriQuart - the triathlon is our major event. It has two distances to choose from: Sprint (500 m swimming, 20 k cycling, 5 k run) and Olympic (1500 m swimming, 40 k cycling, 10 k run). Start: 10:00 (Olympic) and 10:50 (Sprint).
The event is very spectator friendly and held on spectacular locations. The course: An intimate close to shore, partly channel swim. A flat and fast bike course on closed roads. The run, following along the beach promenade. The finish will be in the city centre.
Registration fee TriQuart:
05.11.2016 – 31.01.2017: NOK 840
01.02.2017 – 30.06.2017: NOK 960
01.07.2017 – 30.07.2017: NOK 1200
Participate Friday, Saturday and Sunday - aquathlon, swimrun and triathlon!
05.11.2016 – 31.01.2017: NOK 1610
01.02.2017 – 30.06.2017: NOK 1840
01.07.2017 – 30.07.2017: NOK 2300
All participants must have a licence from their national federation. Norwegian nationals can alternatively purchase a one day license when enrolling. TriQuart is organized by Kristiansand Triathlon and NorTri AS, in collaboration with several local clubs and associations.