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X-Adventure schedule and briefings

Event schedule


5:00pm – 6:30pm Competitor's registration (excl. Groms Race)

Saturday 21 APRIL 2018

8:00am – 10:00am Short Course competitor's registration
8:30am Short Course transition area open for equipment drop off
8:30am - 5:30pm Event Expo and Kids Entertainment 
10:30am START - Short Course
12:00pm – 2:00pm Kids X-Adventure Registration
2:00pm Kids Course transition areas open for equipment drop off
START - Kids X-Adventure 
2:40pm – 5:30pm Groms, Long Course and Aquathlon-X Registration open
4:45pm START - Groms’ X-Adventure
5:30pm Presentations for the Short Course, Kids and Groms X-Adventure races
6:00pm All equipment to have been removed from the transition areas


Sunday 22 APRIL 2018

6:00am Long Course transition areas open for equipment drop off
6:30am – 7:00am Late registration (by prior appointment only)
8:00am START - Long X-Adventure start
9:00am Aquathlon transition area open for equipment drop off
10:30am START - Aquathlon-X 
9:00am - 1:00pm Event Expo and Kids Entertainment 
12:30pm Presentations for Long X-Adventure and Aquathon-X


Race Locations

The race operations are centred around 2 different locations, approx. 700m apart (easy walking distance)

Event expo, registration, T2 and finish line
The event centre will be located on the 18th fairway on the Dunsborough Country Club. This is immediately adjacent the Country Club buildings and lawn bowls area (closer to the start and closer to the Country Club's cafe, toilets and showers.)

Race start and T1
The STARTfor the Long course, Short course and Kids’ X-Adventure races, and the Aquathlon-X will be at the Old Dunsborough Boat Ramp, at the end of Bay View Crescent (same start area as in 2016 & 2017).


Race registration

All participants must have their registration kit prior to  race start. Competitors do not necessarily need to collect their own registration kit in person - friends, team mates and family members can collect your items on your behalf.

Event Registration Marquee: located in the event expo on the 18th fairway at the Dunsborough Country Club.

Registration Kit Collection times: 

  • Groms X-Adventure kit collection - Saturday 2:40pm - 4:30pm
  • Kids X-Adventure race kit collection - Saturday 12:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Short course X-Adventure race kit collection - Saturday 8:00am – 10:30am
  • Long course X-Adventure race kit collection - Saturday 2:40pm – 5:30pm AND Sunday 6:30am – 7:00am (by prior appointment only)
  • Aquathlon-X race kit collection - Saturday 2:40pm – 5:30pm AND Sunday 6:30am – 7:00am (by prior appointment only)

Competitor briefing

A short competitor briefing will be held 10 minutes before the start of each race. This briefing will be at the start line and consist of essential, last minute information only. Ensure you have thoroughly read the event program prior toevent weekend!

Race start

Location: just a short 500m walkfrom the Dunsborough Country Club (end of Finlayson Street)

Long Course and Short Course, plus Aquathlon-X SWIM STARTS:

  • Single mass start for all competitors in deep water (not on the boat ramp as it was in 2016)
  • This will be a deep water start, with a 60m wide start line to allow space for all swimmers 
  • The deep water start will be located just off from the Old Dunsborough boat ramp at the end of Finlayson Street

Kids X-Adventure race starts:

  • 3 wave starts for kids of different ages, held at approx 6 min. intervals i.e. 2.40pm, 2.46pm, 2.52pm
  • Starting adjacent to the Old Dunsborough boat ramp at the end of Finlayson Street. The entire swim will be inside the shark proof beach enclosure.

Groms’ X-Adventure race start:

  • Adjacent the transition area in the Dunsborough Country Club


Dunsborough Country Club

The following event components are located at the Dunsborough Country Club on the 18th fairway in the Event Expo :

  • Race administration and registration
  • Food, beverages and the event bar
  • Kids’ entertainment
  • Sponsors stands
  • MC and Live Race Updates
  • Race finish line and Transition 2
  • Event parking

Read more on the Event Expo page.

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