OWEN SOUND TRIATHLON
FAMILY FUN FIT’S INAUGURAL OWEN SOUND
KIDS OF STEEL TRIATHLON AND ADULT TRY-A-TRI IS ON SATURDAY AUGUST 26,2023
LOCATION: OWEN SOUND YMCA 700 TENTH ST EAST, OWEN SOUND N4K 0C6
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AND REGISTRATIONS ARE NON TRANSFERABLE. REGISTRATION IS OPEN.
Please note, as per Triathlon Ontario, participants will be placed in the age category as per their age on December 31, 2023.
This event is fully sanctioned and insured by Triathlon Ontario.
All swims are in the Owen Sound YMCA pool. Life jackets are offered and available to all athletes.
All runs are on a fast flat 1km loop or shorter.
Helmets are mandatory! No exceptions!
Age group wave starts, youngest to oldest.
First wave at 0830 a.m.
This event is NOT timed. Our focus is on fun and participation.
All participants receive a finishers medal, event T shirt, race kit, and post-race snack.
Bikes and helmets are to be in proper working order (parent’s responsibility)
Most of the bike course is on paved road within the YMCA parking lot. Some of it is on gravel. The entire bike course for all ages is closed off from traffic.
Triathlons are swim-bike-run events.
The order is swim-bike-run.
Special thanks to The City of Owen Sound and The Owen Sound YMCA for giving this event a home.
PLEASE NOTE DISTANCES ARE APPROXIMATE.
Age Specific Distances:
Age Swim Bike Run
3-5 15m 600m 100m
6-7 25m 1.5km 500m
8-9 50m 3km 1km
10-11 100m 6km 2km
12-13 150m 9km 2km
14-15 200m 9km 3km
High 200m 9km 3km
Adult 200m 9km 3km
Entry fee $45.
If you do not have a valid 2023 Triathlon Ontario membership, there is an additional fee for your one-day race insurance.
Non-Triathlon Ontario Member under 8 years old please add $2
Non-Triathlon Ontario Member aged 8-15, please add $6.
Non-Triathlon members 16 years old and over, please add $8
Please include your individual valid 2023 Triathlon Ontario membership number when registering if you have. If you are not a member you must pay the additional fee so we can submit your one-day event insurance to Triathlon Ontario.
Race Kit Pick-up:
For all local racers: Friday August 25 4;00-8;00PM at Owen Sound YMCA (700 Tenth Street East).
For out of town racers: Saturday August 26 Owen Sound YMCA from 7:00 – 8:30 a.m.
If your child is in the 3-5 age group, and you are picking up their race kit Saturday morning, please arrive between 7 and 7:30am or they may miss their start time.
KITS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AFTER 8:30 A.M.
Race Course Tours/Orientation Fri Aug 25
AT THE OWEN SOUND YMCA
Course tours are highly recommended for all participants to familiarize yourselves with the course, distances and venue. Although our course has many volunteers to direct athletes, we highly recommend that you come for a tour on Friday, as there will be no course tours on our event day. Course tours are your chance to ask all of your questions and understand what to expect event day.
COURSE TOURS WILL BE OFFERED AUG 25 AT: 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm by the Race Director. The entire parking lot of the YMCA will be open at the Centre on Friday August 25.
***Registration will close at 6pm on Wed August 23. It is at that time we’ll see how many participants we have. We then begin to schedule youngest to the oldest in waves with a maximum of 12 participants, with time in between each wave to keep things organized and course re sets for different ages. We cannot give you start times until you come to kit pick August 25. Please do not email in advance asking for start times. Thank you. ***
RACE DAY Parking Information:
Parking for participants will be announced closer to the event. Please follow the signage.
Some of the parking lot race day will be used for patrons of the YMCA and some of the parking lot will be an active bike course. To ensure safety please obey all signage, barricades and volunteer instructions.
Race Director Contact info:
Christina Kaufmann email@example.com
EVENT PHILOSOPHY: All Family Fun Fit events focus on fun and participation. We strive to put on well-organized events that celebrate fitness, good health and the joy of movement in a non-competitive environment. We believe fitness should be fun and for life!