REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL Aug 4th 11:59PM
REGISTER HERE: https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=32483
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT AIR QUALITY:
If we must cancel the outdoor triathlon due to air quality, in this particular instance, we will offer a refund, or a transfer of registration to a future event for the same dollar amount. Fingers crossed the air clears.
Triathlon is back in Yellowknife
What: Sprint triathlon and try-a-tri distances at Fred Henne Territorial Park
Try-a-tri: 375m swim, 10k bike, 2.5k run
Sprint: 750 m swim, 20k bike, 5k run
Olympic: 1500m swim, 40k bike, 10k run
Kids: 50m beach swim, 2 km bike, 500 m run
Tots: a quick splash in the water along the shore, followed by a short toddler bike course (any form of wheels!) and a short run in the Day Use Area
When: Sunday August 6th 2023
Race schedule to be announced. We are still planning out the longer distance. Please note that OLYMPIC DISTANCE will start first, and start early so all finishers can finish together (approx).
Where: Fred Henne Territorial Park
Race headquarters at the Day-Use area parking lot.
Transition area at the parking lot.
Swim on the beach by the boat launch.
COMPLETION OF THE SWIM IS NOT MANDATORY: For those that want to try out an open water triathlon, please note that this is a fun event, and you are not required to complete the swim if you are feeling apprehensive about the swim leg. Do as much or as little as you’d like and then continue with the bike leg.
YK Multisport club will be hosting this year’s Yellowknife Sprint Triathlon and Try-a-tri at Fred Henne Park. Start with an open water swim at Long Lake, bike course will be on Highway 3 and the run course on Highway 3 and Ingraham Trail.
Race day Schedule
Online Registration ends: Aug 4th at 11:59pm No registration on the day of the event.
Sunday Aug 6th
6:30am – 7:00am: Olympic sign-in
7:15am: Course briefing at the day use area dock.
7:30am: Olympic START
Sprint and Try-a-Tri:
9:00am-9:30am : Try-a-Tri and Sprint distance sign-in
9:40 am : Course and briefing by the day use area dock.
9:45 am : Try-a-Tri and Sprint START.
Kids and Toddlers:
9:45 am-10:15am : Toddler registration and kids sign-in (down by the Day Use Area Beach)
10:20 am: Kids and toddler briefing by the day use area beach. This is where parents hear about the course and cheer on the kids.
10:30 am: Kids and toddler event START
*****NOTE: We are aware of the Wildfires near Behchoko, and while the longer distance bike courses ride out the highway towards Behchoko, we may change the course to be in town*****
Toddlers: a quick splash in the day use area beach
Kids: 50m swim in the day use area beach
Try-a-Tri: 375m swim, 1 lap around the swim buoys.
Sprint: 750m swim, 2 laps around the swim buoys.
Olympic: 1500m swim, 4 laps around the swim buoys.
Wetsuits are allowed and highly encouraged but not required.|Wearing of sandals or running shoes to walk/run from the beach to the transition area (in the day use parking lot above) is recommended but not required.
Out and back course on Highway 3.
Toddlers: a small course near the beach.
Kids: 2km bike loop around Fred Henne Park.
Try-a-Tri: bike out the Highway to the 5km turnaround point and back, 10km total.
Sprint: bike out the Highway to the 10km turnaround point and back, 20km total.
Olympic: bike out the Highway to the 20km turnaround point and back, 40km total.
Bike is an open road course. Please respect all traffic rules, practice caution at all times.
Out and back course on Highway 3 and Ingraham Trail.
Toddlers: a quick run around the day use area
Kids: 500m run in the day use area, up the road and back.
Try-a-Tri: 1.25km run out to Ingraham Trail and back, 2.5km total
Sprint: 2.5km run out to Ingraham Trail and back, 5km total
Olympic: 5km run out to Ingraham Trail and back, 10km total
Run is an open road course. Please respect all traffic rules, practice caution at all times.
There is Early Bird Pricing and Late Pricing. Best be early!
EARLY BIRD PRICING July 12, 2023 to July 28 11:59PM 2023
Tots: FREE (must still register on Zone4)
LATE PRICING July 29th 2023 to Aug 4 11:59PM 2023
Tots: FREE (must still register on Zone4)
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: If you are interested, please contact email@example.com
3X Kayakers or SUPs
3 or 4 X Time Keepers
4-5 traffic flow of athletes in and out of Parking Lot, setup and teardown, transition area security, others.