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English TriQuart is a multisportsfestival that will have it´s event in the center of Kristiansand on 16 - 18 August 2019.  

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!  

PROGRAM:  

Friday 16 August 2019

Aquathlon 

The event is very spectator friendly and held on spectacular locations. 

The course: An intimate close to shore swim. The run, following along the beach promenade (1 lap). 

Distances: 500 m swim, 2000 m run 

Suits: Every one 

First start: 18.30 

Registration fee Aquathlon:  NOK 300 for adults, NOK 100 for (4 - 16 years old) 

Saturday 17 August 2019 

Supersprint triathlon  

The event is very spectator friendly and held on spectacular locations.  

The course: An intimate close to shore swim. A flat and fast bike course on closed roads (3 laps). The run, following along the beach promenade (1 lap). The finish will be in the city centre, close to the fortress. 

Distances: 500 m swimming, 10 k bike, 2,5 k run 

Suits: From 13 years old 

First start: 14.30 

Registration fee Supersprint: NOK 950 for adults, NOK 150 for youth (13 - 16 years old) 

Sprint triathlon  

The event is very spectator friendly and held on spectacular locations.  

The course: An intimate close to shore swim. A flat and fast bike course on closed roads (6 laps). The run, following along the beach promenade (2 laps). The finish will be in the city centre, close to the fortress. 

Distances: 750 m swimming, 20 k bike, 5 k run 

Suits: From 16 years old 

First start: 16.00 

Registration fee Sprint:  NOK 950 

Sunday 18 August 2019 

Kids triathlon 

The event is very spectator friendly and held on spectacular locations.  

The course: Indoor swim. A flat and safe bike course on closed roads. The run, following along the beach promenade. The finish will be in the city centre, close to the fortress. 

Distances: XX m swimming, XX k bike, X k run 

Suits: 4-12 years old 

First start: 11.00 

Registration fee Sprint: FREE 

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, Grimstad Triathlon and NorTri AS (Norewgian Triathlon Federation), in collaboration with several local clubs and associations.