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Vancouver Triathlon

September 4 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0

DATE

September 4, 2023

START TIME

7:00am

DISTANCES

Standard:  1500m Swim, 38km Bike, 10km Run

Sprint:  750m Swim, 19km Bike, 5km Run

Tri it: 300m Swim, 9km Bike, 2.5km Run

Relay Teams – Standard & Sprint

Race in scenic Stanley Park!

The 21st Vancouver Triathlon shuts down Stanley Park to allow you a closed road course!

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REGISTRATION

CHOOSE

Your Plan

Price

STandard distance

$175*

SPRINT DISTANCE

$165

TRI IT DISTANCE

$110

RELAY TEAMS

$110

*Register EARLY!  Fees increase on January 1 and June 1

  • Fees DO NOT include GST or online transaction fees
  • Triathlon BC 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 TriBC Now
  • ENTRIES RECIEVED ON/AFTER August 15 ARE NOT GUARANTEED TSHIRTS OR SIZING.
VIEW OUR REGISTRATION, CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY HERE

EVENT LOCATION

Stanley Park – Ceperley Field (next to 2nd Beach Pool)

Stanley Park is located on the traditional territory of Coast Salish First Nations, including the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil Waututh.

PARKING

As the entire course will be closed to traffic between 6:30am and 10am, parking within Stanley Park (north of Second Beach) will be accessible between 5 and 6:30am ONLY. Ample parking is available south of Lost Lagoon and parking lots surrounding Denman St.

Note:  Pay Parking is in effect.

ACCOMMODATION

The Vancouver Triathlon is currently seeking hotel partners.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Package Pickup

Saturday, September 2   12:00pm-6:00pm @ The Right Shoe (1601 W 4th Ave, Vancouver)
Sunday, September 3     1:00pm – 6:00pm @ Stanley Park (2nd Beach)
     * you will be dropping your bike off at this time.

Bike Check

Not required

Race Itinerary

September 3rd – Sunday –
1:00pm- 6:00pm – Package pickup, Bike Check and DROP OFF – Stanley Park.
     **Overnight security is provided**
3:00pm-4:00pm – Transition Training Seminar @ Transition


Transition Training Seminar

Never completed a race before? Need some advice/assistance? We all do!
We’re here to help! We are offering ‘Transition Training’ Seminars for all our our events.   Multisportscanada staff will be onsite on Sunday from 3-4pm. They will walk you through the in’s-and-out’s of the event; how to prepare your bike for the race, what to watch for, and of course answer any and all questions you may have!


September 4th – Monday –

06:00-6:45am

Athlete check-in and chip pickup

06:45

Pre-race briefing (in transition)

07:00

Wave 1 – all Tri it triathlon athletes

07:10

Wave 2 – Standard Women & Standard relay teams

07:35

Wave 3 – All Standard Men 40+

08:00

Wave 4 – All Standard men Under 40

08:25

Wave 5 –Sprint Women & Sprint relay teams

08:50

Wave 6 – All Sprint men

~12:30pm

Awards presentation

COURSE DETAILS

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

The swim will be held in English Bay on the shore of Second Beach. The expected water temperature is 17degrees Celcius and air temp 21degrees (current water temperature is 19 degrees). 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 Olympic event will consist of two(2), 750m laps (a beach run to begin the second). The Sprint event will be 1 lap. All waves will start with a beach run. Olympic athletes will have to exit the water to start their second lap. Please ensure you are on the beach 10 minutes prior to your race start time. The Tri It event will consist of a 1 lap course.

Standard  = 37.6km  •  Sprint = 18.8km  • Tri it Triathlon = 9.4km

The sprint and Olympic distance bike courses will be comprised of 2 or 4 laps respectively. The course follows Park Drive.
The Tri it/Draft Legal wave is 1 lap of the course.  For the Draft Legal Wave, athletes must have been certified by TriBC to do draft-legal events.  Contact TriBC for details.

THIS COURSE IS ENTIRELY CLOSED TO TRAFFIC. Draft marshals and volunteers will patrol the course. Please keep your head up and be aware of other athletes, pedestrians and wildlife. The course will open to traffic flow at 10am.
The park may be busy with walkers – PLEASE KEEP YOUR HEADS UP. We will do our utmost to ensure your safety, but ultimately it is in your hands.
The Tri it event will consist of a 1 lap course.

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.
  • Course Marshals will direct competitors and assist with traffic control.

Standard  = 10km  •  Sprint = 5km  •     Tri it Triathlon = 2.5km    

From transition, you will exit transition towards the swim chute.  A left turn onto the paved trail and follow it past First Beach to the turnaround point at the Inukshuk.  Return the same way but just past First Beach you will follow the trail right, to the upper trail back towards the transition area.  If you are lapping, follow the course back down the hill to the left, finishers stay right to the finish line!

Aid stations (with water and F2C) will be available at the exit of transition and at the Inukshuk turnaround point.
Get a detailed view of the map here – https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1671937

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.

STANDARD AND SPRINT DISTANCE.

The concept is simple: 1 person swims, 1 person bikes and 1 person runs. 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.

CHARITY AND FUNDRAISING

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver was established in 1978, enabling impactful mentoring relationships where children and youth can discover their power and potential, in collaboration with our local communities. Supporting over 1,000 children and youth in our community every year through prevention-based mentoring programs in Burnaby, Delta, Surrey, New Westminster, the North Shore, Richmond, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver.

 

 

Secure your spot  AND make your experience about more than just the finish line.

Pay a reduced entry fee and fundraise a minimum of $700 for the Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver! 
Their team will be with you every stop of the way with resources, advice and motivation!

HOW THIS WORKS

1. Register and pay a discounted entry fee to secure your spot!
2. Create a fundraising page and commit to raising a minimum of $700 by race day for our charity.

  • by registering for this category, you agree to fundraise a minimum of $700 for our charity.  If you do not meet the minimum 24hrs prior to race-day, you will be charged the difference to be able to participate in the event.

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Details

Date:
September 4
Time:
7:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0
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Website:
www.vancouvertriathlon.ca

Venue

Stanley Park
8501 Stanley Park Drive
Vancovuer, BC Canada
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