The City of Grande Prairie is gearing up for the third annual Eastlink Centre Triathlon taking place on Sunday, September 8.
The race is open for participants of all levels and includes a Kids of Steel Race for children under the age of 15.
Race Details and Registration
|Try-a-Tri||14+||300 m||10 km||3 km||$75|
|Sprint||16+||750 m||20 km||5 km||$90|
|Team Sprint (teams of 2-3)||16+||750 m||20 km||5 km||$120/team|
Kids of Steel Race
|7 & Under||50 m||1.5 km||0.5 km||$50|
|8-9||100 m||5 km||1 km||$50|
|10-11||200 m||5 km||2 km||$50|
|12- 5||300 m||10 km||3 km||$50|
The triathlon is sanctioned by Triathlon Alberta and is the last triathlon event of the season in Alberta. All participants must have a Triathlon Alberta Membership to register for this event. A day pass may be purchased when registering for your event or you can purchase an annual membership at the Triathlon Alberta website.
Eastlink Centre Members receive 10% off. To get the discount code contact Tracie at email@example.com.
Each participant will receive an official t-shirt, swag bag, finisher mug, finisher medal, swim cap and carb-load dinner the night before.
Registration is available at eastlinkcentre.ca/triathlon. The deadline to register is Sunday, September 1.
The triathlon route has participants starting on Knowledge Way, racing down 68 Avenue and looping back at Poplar Drive.
To accommodate this route and ensure safety for both participants and commuters, 68 Avenue from Poplar Drive to Knowledge Way will be completely closed from 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. during the day of the triathlon. Please note the closure may be extended depending on the number of racers participating.
Commuters are thanked for their patience and understanding during this closure.
To make the event a success, the organizing committee is seeking 100 volunteers to assist in a variety of event day duties. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and start the day with a free breakfast. For more information on volunteer opportunities contact volunteer coordinator, Megan Hof at 780-357-7539.
Stay up to date on all of the latest triathlon news at eastlinkcentre.ca/triathlon.