The Canadian Junior Triathlon Championships will also feature as part of the National Junior Triathlon Series. The stunning Ottawa backdrop and Rideau Canal provide a unique, picturesque venue with a flat, fast course.
Distances: Swim – 750m, Bike – 20km (4 laps), Run – 5km (2 laps)
Athletes: 70 – Men, 60 – Women
Start Times: 13:00 – Men, 14:00 – Women
Awards: Top 3 – Men, Top 3 – Women
Detailed athlete schedule will be added once confirmed.
The swim course will consist of one 750m loop in Dow’s Lake. It will feature a dive start after a warm-up period.
The route to the elite transition will involve a 180m run on roads. The transition is carpeted throughout with individual bike stands for each athlete. Access to transition will close after the lead athletes return through the venue at 2.5km of the bike.
The bike course will feature 4 laps of a 5km out and back loop, with a shallow climb at the start of each lap. The course will NOT pass through transition each lap.
The 2.5 lap run course will be on smooth-paved roads, with a shallow climb at the start of each lap. After the final half lap of the run athletes will turn right to the finish line.