Living Sky Triathlon

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 26/06/2022
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location
Pike Lake Provincial Park

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Multisportscanada is proud to support the Living Sky Triathlon.  Join us!

Whether you are a first timer or a seasoned triathlete, the LIVING SKY Triathlon has something for you!
Held at Pike Lake, Saskatoon’s nearest Provincial Park, this event showcases Saskatchewan’s pristine lakes and wide prairie skies. This homegrown race, which includes a try-a-tri, multiple sprint and standard formats, is an incredible community event focused on a great experience for every level of athlete.

***BACK AGAIN for 2022, the Living Sky Triathlon has been awarded highly sought-after Age Group World Championship Qualifying spots for the following events:
Aquathlon, Sprint Triathlon, Standard Aquabike, Standard Triathlon.

Qualify to represent Canada in the SPRINT DISANCE at the 2023 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships to be held in Hamburg, Germany.  STANDARD DISTANCE and AQUABIKE will be held in Pontevedra, Spain.  AQUATHLON will be held in Ibiza, Spain

U26 RACING! – with a first and last race of the day these athletes can sure put on a show!
We are excited to welcome back top talented youth and junior athletes who will demonstrate their speed and technical skills over two back-to-back races!
Race 1 = Super Sprint Draft Legal Race.  Race 2 =  Sprint Draft Legal race.


What You Get


EVENT REGISTRATION

The Living Sky triathlon is proudly organized by the Saskatoon Triathlon Club, a non-profit community club. Our race registration fees have been set to be both affordable to the athlete yet able to cover the costs of the event. Any profits will go directly back into our local triathlon community to support active participation in training and events, regardless of level of experience.

Things to note before you register:

  • Refunds: Unfortunately refunds are not available however, if you inform us before June 15th, you may change the type or distance of race (e.g. you could change from a triathlon event to either the Duathlon or to Try-A-Tri, etc).
  • Transfers: For logistical reasons, transfers of your race registration to another individual cannot be offered.
  • Registration Closing: Online registration will close on June 24, 2022, at 11:59 PM CST unless the race has already been sold out.
  • CCN Platform: We are using CCN Bikes, the new registration partner for Triathlon Saskatchewan. If you have not registered via CCN Bikes before, you will be prompted to create an account (it’s free) before you register.
  • Triathlon Saskatchewan membership: For insurance and liability protection you must have a 2022 Triathlon Saskatchewan membership (or equivalent triathlon license), valid on race day. If you do not have a current membership you will be prompted by the integrated system to add the membership, or a one-day race license, to your cart
Standard Distance Tri
starting at*
$100
1.5k Swim, 40k Bike, 10k Run

Register Today

Sprint Distance Tri
starts at*
$$90
750m Swim, 20km Bike, 5km Run

Register Now

Tri a Triathlon
starts at*
$80
300m Swim, 10km Bike, 3km Run

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Relay Teams
starts at*
$180
Standard Distance Relay events.

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U26 SuperSprint Races
starting at*
$110
Race 1-Draft Legal SuperSprint. Race 2 – Draft Legal Sprint.

Register Today

U26 SuperSprint Race
starts at*
$50
300m swim 8 km bike 1.6 km run
Race just this super-sprint draft legal event (ages 12-26)

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AquaBike
starts at*
$$80
750m Swim, 20km Bike

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Open Water Swim
starts at*
$50
Just Swim – Your choice of a 3km or 1.5km lake swim

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Aquathlon
starts at*
$80
750m Swim, 5m Run

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*Register EARLY!  Fees increase on June 1

  • Fees DO NOT include GST or online transaction fees
  • Triathlon Saskatchewan membership required. You will be required to provide a valid membership number or purchase a membership (annual or  $20 ‘day insurance’)
  • We will be cross-referencing all inputted information.  If an inputted number is invalid, you will not be allowed to participant unless you:
    • display your valid membership number at package pickup
    • pay the day fee at package pickup.
  • Not a member yet?  Become a member of Triathlon Saskatchewan Now
  • ENTRIES RECIEVED ON/AFTER June 10 ARE NOT GUARANTEED TSHIRTS OR SIZING.

COVID REQUIREMENTS & CANCELLATION POLICY

Our event follows provincial health requirements for mass events. Proof of vaccination and masking pre/post event may be required.
By registering for the event, If the event cannot take place in 2022 due to COVID-19 or any other reason, the participant agrees to a 75% deferral credit. This credit can be applied towards the 2023 event. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES

By registering for this event, you agree to this policy and current health requirements.


EVENT LOCATION

Pike Lake Provincial Park

**A valid Park Entry Permit is required in all Saskatchewan Provincial Parks.
Exiting Saskatoon via Hwy 7 West, turn South on Hwy 60 to access the park.
Pike Lake is located on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

PARKING

There is ample parking available in the main lot.  Please follow the directions of volunteers upon arrival.


WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Package Pickup

Saturday, June 25            1:00pm-4:00pm   Alice Turner LIbrary
                                                             (110 Nelson Rd, Saskatoon, SK S7S 1K7)
Sunday, June 26              6:30am-7:30am   onsite at Pike Lake

Bike Check – TBC

Race Itinerary

SUNDAY JUNE 26 – LIVING SKY TRIATHLON RACE DAY!
START EVENT LOCATION
6:30am Transition & Lake Package Pickup Opens Pike Lake
7:45am Pre-race briefing for all athletes transition
8:00am U26 Draft Legal Start MALES (300m swim 8 km bike 1.6 km run) Pike Lake
8:02am U26 Draft Legal Start FEMALES (300m swim 8 km bike 1.6 km run) Pike Lake
8:10am Standard distance Triathlon & Open Water Swim Race starts Pike Lake
08:30 Age Group Sprint Race Starts (non-drafting) Pike Lake
08:45 Sprint Aquathlon & AquaBike Starts Pike Lake
09:15 Tri it Distance Starts Pike Lake
10:00am U26 DRAFT LEGAL SPRINT RACE – MEN Pike Lake
10:10am U26 DRAFT LEGAL SPRINT RACE – WOMEN Pike Lake
~11:30am Awards Pike Lake
  • weekend schedule is tentative and may be updated.

COVID REQUIREMENTS

By registering you agree to adhere to the local and provincial (SK) Covid-19/Pandemic restrictions at the time of the event.  You understand that restrictions fluctuate and will be based on Saskatchewan Health guidelines at the time of the event.  These guidelines may require changes to the event and it’s operations.  By registering for this event, you agree to any and all changes necessary.
** WE WILL BE FOLLOWING THE MOST CURRENT HEALTH GUIDELINES/REQUIREMENTS FOR MASS EVENTS.


COURSE AND EVENT DETAILS

THE SWIM

COURSE MAP

Standard  = 1.5km  •  Sprint Triathlon = 750m  •  Tri it = 300m  •  U26 = 300m

The swim will be held in Pike Lake with an ‘on beach’ start.  Counter-clockwise swim.
Wetsuits are suggested and the provided swim caps must be worn. Lifeguards on paddleboards, and volunteers in motorboats and canoes/kayaks will patrol the swim course.
•  The Standard Distance event will consist of two(2), 750m laps (athletes stay in the water to begin the 2nd loop).
•  The Sprint event will be 1 lap.
•  The Tri a Tri event will be smaller rectangular loop
•  The U26 swim events will be smaller rectangular loops

THE BIKE

Standard  = 40km  •  Sprint = 20km  • Tri it Triathlon = 10km  •  U26 = 8km
– COURSE MAP

All events are ‘out and back’ along Hwy 60.    There are no laps in any event.

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC.
Please keep your head up and be aware of other athletes, pedestrians and wildlife.
We will do our utmost to ensure your safety, but ultimately it is in your hands.

Guidelines

  • Participants may use road or mountain bikes.
  • All bike repairs are done by cyclists only.
  • Portable music players are not permitted.
  • The practice of drafting behind cyclists is illegal, unless registered in those specific events
  • Course Marshals will direct competitors and assist with traffic control.

THE RUN
– COURSE MAP

Standard  = 10km  •  Sprint = 5km  •     Tri it Triathlon & U26 = 1.6km    

From transition, you will exit transition next to the bike course.  Athletes take a left turn onto Shady Lane and follow this to the turnaround point.  Standard distance (and 10k run) athletes will do another full lap.

Aid stations (with water and sport drink) will be available at the exit of transition and at run turnaround point.

SPRINT AQUATHLON/AQUABIKE
These events use the same distances and routes as posted above.

     AquaBike – 750m Swim, 20km Bike
Athletes complete the swim, hop on their bike and ride hard.  No need for a run!

     Aquathlon – 750m Swim, 5km Run
Athletes complete the swim, dry off and head out for a hard run.

THE TRANSITION

The area where everything takes place and in competitive events, the place where a race can be won or lost!  In our event, usually a crazy spot as many people don’t know where to find their equipment during the event.

Please place your bike and equipment and then look around to ‘site’ your location—what are you next to, what does your towel look like, what rack are you in, etc.  When set up, leave transition and walk towards your bike when coming from the swim.

*NOTE: Transition will remain open once the race starts, but please stay next to your bike to avoid collisions with athletes that are currently racing.
**NOTE: Please have only what you will be racing with placed by your bike. No large bags, buckets or bins are allowed next to your bike.

TEAMS!

The concept is simple: 1 person swims, 1 person bikes and 1 person runs.   Teams can consist of 2 or 3 people.
The ‘baton’ (timing chip) is passed between each team member in transition. Teams are a great way to take on a triathlon with friends or family.  Same sex, or mixed, race in one category.

POST RACE

 


VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer opportunities for “Living Sky Triathlon” are now open.

Please click on the following web link (or copy it into your web browser if clicking doesn’t work) to go to the signup sheet:    volunteersignup.org/L7H3A

To sign up, just follow the instructions on the page. It only takes a few seconds to do.

Thank you for volunteering!Saskatoon Triathlon Clubinfo@triathlonsaskatoon.org

 


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