*Note: A chart with swim lane assignments will be posted in the Leisure Centre foyer on race day. Start times are dependent on number of participants, so be prepared to start at 9:00 AM. All participants should be present for the pre-race meeting.
SWIM COURSE Fort St. John Leisure Pool is 25 m long with 6 lanes. There will be heats as needed. (Maximum times 45 min. for adults and 20 min. for short course) Mandatory race cap will be issued and must be worn by all swim competitors. Swimmers start at 5 sec. intervals based on submitted estimated swim time. Strict guidelines regarding turning at each end will be enforced.
BIKE COURSE On local paved roads, a relatively flat out and back course with some short hills and technical turns. Course map included with race package.
RUN COURSE Mainly flat and paved with one hill near the end. Start and finish at Leisure Pool. Course map included with race package.
DUATHLON The duathlon starts at the transitions zone (run to bike transition) west of the Swimming Pool. All competitors must exit transition at the marked exit. No accompanying runners or cyclists are permitted. Obey all officials and marshals. Watch for vehicles as not all intersections will have marshals.
AID STATIONS Medical personnel will be supervising the course. Aid stations located in transition zone and on the run course.
DISTANCES Group Swim (lengths) Bike Run Short course 300m (12) 11km 3.0km 12-17 300m (12) 11km 3.0km 18-39 1000m (40) 26km 6.0km 40+ 1000m (40) 26km 6.0km
Duathlon Run 3 km Bike 26 km Run 3 km
OTHER INFO… Please park away from the front doors and west side of the swim pool to avoid congestion. Parking on the north side of the pool complex in front of the arena is best.
When racking bikes, alternate bike direction as space is limited and this allows room for other participants to store necessary equipment (please keep equipment to a minimum). Hang bikes from seat or handle bars.
Race results will be posted on our website at http://triathlon.ath.cx and http:\\www.resultscanada.com
If weather is inclement, an award ceremony will take place in arena foyer next to pool (can access from pool lobby).
Race packages will include a numbered ticket which will be used for a draw prize and bring it with you to the awards after the race.
REGISTRATION Registration online at http://www.eventsonline.ca/