Challenge Canberra

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Challenge Canberra is back with its thrilling multi-sport competition, welcoming athletes from all over the world to Australia’s capital city. This prestigious event features a triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, and other endurance challenges that test the limits of participants. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a newcomer to the sport, Challenge Canberra offers a supportive and competitive environment for everyone. Spectators can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Burley Griffin and the vibrant atmosphere of Canberra while cheering on the competitors.

Event Schedule

  • November 16: Athlete Registration, Evening Entertainment, Race Briefing, Super Sprint Start, Olympic/Aquabike WQE, Challenge Aqua Kids, Olympic Presentation
  • November 17: Sprint Start, Para Athletes, Aquathlon, Middle Distance Start, Presentations

Participants and visitors can also explore various activities and attractions in Canberra, including visits to the National Gallery of Australia, the Australian War Memorial, and the scenic hiking trails around Mount Ainslie.


For the best experience during Challenge Canberra, Novotel Canberra is the ideal place to stay. Located in the heart of the city, Novotel Canberra offers exceptional comfort and convenience. Featuring a range of leisure facilities including an indoor heated pool, fully equipped fitness center, and relaxing sauna, perfect for athletes to prepare and recover for competition. Start your day with a delicious buffet breakfast featuring a variety of hot and cold options, ensuring you have the energy you need for the day’s events.

With its prime location, modern amenities, and outstanding service, Novotel Canberra ensures a memorable and stress-free stay for all Challenge Canberra participants and visitors.