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The Rutherglen Triathlon is a community triathlon run conducted on the same weekend as the Tastes of Rutherglen. It has been held for 20 years and consists of two events.The Long Distance Event comprises a 1.5 kilometre run, 22 kilometre ride, 200 metre pool swim and finishes with a 3.5 kilometre run.The Short Distance Event (Junior and Back of the Pack events) comprises a 10 kilometre ride, 200 metre pool swim and a 3.5 kilometre run. It is designed for the younger participant. The Back of the Pack event is the most popular category and and is adults wanting to complete individually the shorter event. The team event is for families (Mum, dad and child) wanting to compete together.There are numerous categories in each event including both individual and team events and has over $2,000 in cash prizes.While in Rutherglen why not take part in the Tastes of Rutherglen festival where you can dine and taste our local produce in a tranquil atmosphere at one out local wineries.The triathlon is supervised by the local SES, Police and Rotary.For further information and entry please visit the website.