TriQuart is a multisportsfestival that will have it´s event in the center of Kristiansand on 27 - 29 July 2018. 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 27 July 2018:
Aquathlon - swimming and running in the heart of Kristiansand. Distances: 500 m swim, 2000 m run. First start 18:30.
Registration fee Aquathlon:
25.11.2017 - 31.01.2018: NOK 225
01.02.2018 - 31.06.2018: NOK 255
01.07.2018 - 27.07.2018: NOK 300
Saturday 28 July 2018:
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. approx. 13 km. Start: 10:00.
Registration fee SwimRun:
25.11.2017 – 31.01.2018: NOK 1100
01.02.2017 – 31.06.2018: NOK 1360
01.07.2017 – 28.07.2018: NOK 1600
25.11.2017 – 31.01.2018: NOK 550
01.02.2018 – 31.06.2018: NOK 680
01.07.2018 – 28.07.2018: NOK 800
Supersprint - triathlon for the youth (13 - 16 years old). Distances: 375 m swimming, 10 k bike, 2,5 k run. Start: 14:00.
Registration fee Supersprint:
25.11.17- 28.07.2018: NOK 300
Sunday 29 July 2018:
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 canal 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:
25.11.2017 – 31.01.2018: NOK 900
01.02.2018 – 30.06.2018: NOK 1020
01.07.2018 – 29.07.2018: NOK 1200
Participate Friday, Saturday and Sunday - aquathlon, swimrun and triathlon!
25.11.2017 – 31.01.2018: NOK 1725
01.02.2018 – 30.06.2018: NOK 1955
01.07.2018 – 30.07.2018: 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.