Traffic Changes for Event


Additional activity and Changed Traffic Conditions

The 26th Sparke Helmore Newcastle City Triathlon is on again, staged from a new location at the Queens Wharf and Market Street Lawn precinct. The event promotes fitness and raises awareness and funds for the Lauren Parker Foundation services. To facilitate the event, some additional pedestrian activity and also changed traffic conditions will be in place around the following roads. During these times you can expect a large number of cyclists, runners or spectators to be using the roadways.

Sunday 24 Feb - 5am to 1.00pm – As below

    ·Shortland Esplanade (Nobby’s to Zarra St) - 5am - 1.00pm

    ·Shortland Esplanade( Nobby’s to Watt St) – 5am -11am

    ·NO PARKING ON SHORTLAND ESPLANDE during these times

·Wharf Road (Nobby’s to Watt St ) - 5am -1.00pm

·Wharf Road (Watt St - Argle St ) - 2am -1.00pm - Special event infrastructure

·York Dr in King Edward Park - 5am -11.00am

·The Terrace closed park side and one way down- 5am-11.00am

·Reserve Rd, Ordnance St, Watt St (south of Church St) - 5am -11.00am

·The event starts at 7am at Queen Wharf with the swim leg. Arrival of athletes will occur prior to this. Noise will be kept to a minimum.

If your residence or business is located in the above area, we would appreciate your co-operation and tolerance by refraining from parking or using these roads during this period. We will endeavour to open the roadway to traffic as soon as practical after the event. We have 1300 competitors and expect 3000 spectators to attend the event during the morning.

If you have any questions please contact our office on 49348138 or 0409684246.

Thank you for your assistance

Event Director -Paul Humphreys


Course Video

2018 event clip