The SunSmart Women’s Triathlon is now in its 28th year! The event takes place at Whitfords Nodes Beach Park in Hillarys with five distances: TriEvents Tadpoles, mini triathlon, short triathlon, long triathlon and the duathlon. The uplifting atmosphere allows women and girls to ‘have a go’ in a safe and friendly environment.

SunSmart Women’s Triathlon

Wave Starts are available via the link below on the Thursday before the event

Date Sunday, 11 March 2018
Location Whitfords Nodes Park, Hillarys
Categories Tadpoles, Duathlon, Mini Triathlon, Short Triathlon, Long Triathlon
Online Entries Closing Date Midday, Friday 9 March, 2018. *Please note that a late entry fee of $10 will apply as of midnight Wednesday 7th March 2018.
eTickets (for pack collection) Emailed Friday before the event. Print your e-ticket or show it on your smart phone.
Pack Collection Click here for Pack Collection.
Venue Tours 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm – Saturday 10 March, 2018 (meet at front of stage)
Wave Starts & Event Schedule Click here for the Event Schedule and here for the Wave Starts

Event Location

The SunSmart Women’s Triathlon is held at Whitfords Nodes Beach Park, Hillarys.

Click here for google maps.

Located just north of Hillarys Marina it is a perfect venue for Triathlon.


Official Event Parking has been arranged with Sacred Heart College. Enter off West Coast Highway opposite Sorrento Beach. Parking will be available here from 5.30am. There is also parking for over 300 vehicles at the venue car park (Whitfords Nodes Park) and over 100 vehicles at the car park approx 1km north of the venue, at the Enticer run turn around point. Access to these car parks off Whitfords Ave is available until 6.30am from both north and south; and from the south until 6.45am when all road closures will be in place. All cars parked inside these car parks are within the road closure and cannot move until the final competitor is off the bike course. Please note that the Hillarys Boat Harbour management have declared that the marina car park is not available for Event related parking. Click here to view the event parking map.

Dog Control

Triathletes and their supporters are reminded that the venues for our triathlons are public community parks and as such, local government by-laws apply. This includes the laws applicable to dogs. Especially where dogs are either not permitted or are required to be kept under effective control at all times in areas where they are permitted.

Dogs must be under effective control by their owner when in public places. It is important that reserves can be used by all members of the community.

Your dog is not considered under control if it:

  • chases or disturbs wildlife, other dogs or people
  • acts in a threatening or aggressive manner
  • attacks or injures another animal or person
  • is a considerable distance from its owner(s) preventing response to verbal commands

Rangers are authorised to investigate all offences under the Dog Act (1976) and conduct regular patrols of the City’s parks and designated animal exercise areas.


In order for the Sunsmart Women’s Triathlon to go ahead, the following compliance has been undertaken.

Local government – venue is booked with City of Joondalup and health permits received

Insurance – the event covered by TriEvents’ insurances

Sanctioning – the event sanctioned by Triathlon Australia

Department of  Transport – event is in navigable waters and applications with Marine Safety Department have be lodged and permit received

Parks & Wildlife – event is in a marine park, Department of Parks and Wildlife permit received

Police – event road closures have been approved by Council and Police

Water Safety – the event includes a swim, water safety is hired (Sorrento SLSC) to provided qualified surf life savers to watch the water whilst participants are swimming.  Information is also provided to Surf Life Saving WA Helicopter and Whitfords Sea Rescue.
Medical support – medical support provided by St John Ambulance, information of event is provided to Joondalup Hospital

Government agencies – advice of event conveyed to Department of Fire and Emergency Services,

Health Department – an event risk management plan endorsed by Health Dept and accepted by City of Joondalup, copied to Joondalup Hospital

Event Policy

Click here to view the 2018 SunSmart Women’s Triathlon event policy.