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August 24, 2017
24 Aug 2017

2017 Wasaga Beach Pre-Race Information

Thank you for registering to race with us in Wasaga Beach!

We are very excited about our partnership with our Title Sponsor Skechers Performance and Presenting Sponsor Martin’s Family Fruit Farms!  Also new this year is our Nutrition Sponsor F2C.

FRIDAY EVENING REGISTRATION IS BACK! 4PM – 6PM come on by and pick up your race kits.
Please tell your friends that there WILL BE race day registration!

Parking

Please note that Wasaga Beach is no longer offering parking passes to our event. Please ensure you purchase your parking pass if parking in a municipal or private lot on race weekend!

See Wasaga Beach Municipal Parking Map (note lot 7 is unavailable as this is the Transition Area)

Getting There

Suggested Directions from the GTA – PLEASE Watch CLOSELY for the Roads Listed Below!

  • HWY 400 North to Barrie
  • Continue North on HWY 400
  • Exit at Horseshoe Valley Rd
  • Turn Left (WEST) on Horseshoe Valley Rd and travel 4.5km WEST to County Road 27
  • Turn Right (NORTH) on County Road 27 and travel 11km NORTH on to Elmvale
  • Turn LEFT (WEST) onto Queen St/Road 92 and travel 15km WEST to Wasaga Beach
  • Merge Right and follow Main Street towards the Beach
  • Cross over the River Bridge and Continue Straight for 100m

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As tradition holds, the Collingwood G&M Hospital Foundation has rallied a team of physicians, hospital staff and members of the community to help raise funds for equipment at the Hospital. Dubbed the G&M Hospital Challenge, this fundraising drive will unite a team of individuals across many levels of skill and ability to come together on a goal to raise $120,000 for a much needed renovation to the Emergency Department at the hospital.

Email Kelly O’Neil with the Collingwood G&M Hospital Foundation to register or sponsor the challenge.

Event News

2017 Wasaga Beach Pre-Race Information
Published 24-Aug-2017 in MultiSport CanadaThank you for registering to race with us in Wasaga Beach! We are very excited about our partnership with our Title Sponsor Skechers Performance and Presenting Sponsor Martin's Family Fruit Farms!  Also new this year is our Nutrition Sponsor F2C. FRIDAY EVENING REGISTRATION IS BACK! 4PM - 6PM come on by and pick up your race kits. Please tell your friends that there WILL BE race day... read more→


Go For Cover in Wasaga Beach
Published 23-Aug-2017 in MultiSport Canada GoForCover is a towel/cover up that you can change your clothes underneath. Athletes can pre-order the towel in advance and pick it up on-site, or directly at the... read more→


Triathlon and No Bike...No Problem!
Published 31-Mar-2017 in MultiSport CanadaIn keeping with our goal of bringing triathlon to more people and giving our athlete/customers more options we are please to announce we will be offering a Swim/Run option at select races. Join us for a swim followed by a run and participate in a fun and healthy day. Details for each race will be announced early next week so check back with us then. Here is the Swim/Run line-up of... read more→


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Race Day Information

Sponsors Prizes Up for Grabs

This weekend we will have several prizes up for grabs awarded through various sponsors contests.

  1. Skechers Racer of the Day Gift Pack
  2. Skechers Fastest Run Splits Award
  3. Martins Family Fruit Farm Gift Pack
  4. F2C Racer of the Day Gift Pack
  5. STAC Performance – Guess your watts contest
  6. Nineteen Racer of the Day – A Nineteen wetsuit
  7. Mentholatum Gift Pack
  8. Draw Prizes from Rudy Project and Timex

Bike Security

In order to ensure bike security every participant arriving to race site will be stopped as they are initially entering transition and they will receive two (2) bracelets. The first bracelet will be placed on the participant’s wrist and the second bracelet will be put on the participant’s bike. The two bracelets have matching numbers and in order to leave transition after the race is complete the participant must have both bracelets with the same matching number. You will be asked to show your bracelet on your wrist every time you enter transition.

Weather Forecast

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Water Quality and Temperature

Water Quality is Excellent. We are the only race series to have a Water Quality Guarantee. The Water Quality Guarantee Page has all the details.

Race Day Registration Process

In an effort to make your day go a little smoother we have put together a short video clip which highlights the process on race day. You can also read the Race Day Guide, Racking By BIB Number and Race Rules & Etiquette Guide, all of which can be found in our Athlete Resource Section of our website.

Race Day Registration

Racking by BIB number

Bikes are racked by BIB Number. The BIB numbers are assigned by age and gender so for most athletes that means you will be racked with people in your age group and gender. If you are new to our races, please read the section in our Athlete Resource Library on Racking Your Bike

Race Photography

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Free Race Day Photos is just one of the many perks you get with racing with us and we believe this is the most memorable and meaningful keepsake of your race experience. You’ll be able to print the photos, frame them, share them on social media, use them on your websites, make a poster of yourself, keychains, or whatever you desire.

By utilizing Zoomphoto, MultiSport Canada is providing you with a platform to easily find your photos (by BIB or Last Name) and then download them with a custom overlay with your finish time if you so choose. Check the Zoomphoto Page after the race!

Volunteers

There can never be enough volunteers so please consider helping out on race day. Just drop by the Volunteer tent and we will be happy to find you a spot with our volunteer team. If you would like to check-out the volunteer opportunities, please visit our Volunteer page.

Race Day Guide

The Race Day Guide has plenty of information and tips as to what you can expect on day. Please give it a read, especially if you are new to the sport.

Race Rules and Etiquette 

Our Race Rules and Etiquette Guide has all sorts of information including wetsuit or no-wetsuit swims, bike etiquette, course nutrition and rules. It can also be found in our Athlete Resource Library.

Race Specific Information

Friday, August 25, 2017

4:00PM – 6:00PM Registration in Parking Lot @ 45 Beach Drive. See map

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Race Type

Distances

Race Start

Sprint Duathlon

5km Run – 20km Bike – 2.5km Run
8:30 am

Sprint Duathlon Relay

5km Run – 20km Bike – 2.5km Run
8:30 am

Sprint Triathlon

750m Swim – 20km Bike – 5km Run
8:30 am

Sprint Swim Bike

750m Swim – 20km Bike
8:30 am

Sprint Swim Run

750m Swim – 5km Run
8:30 am

Sprint Triathlon Relay

750m Swim – 20km Bike – 5km Run
8:30 am

Olympic Triathlon

1500m Swim – 40km Bike – 10km Run
10:30 am

Olympic Swim Bike

1500m Swim – 40km Bike
10:30 am

Olympic Triathlon Relay

1500m Swim – 40km Bike – 10km Run
10:30 am

On Course Nutrition by F2C

HydraDurance, and Rehab 3:1 will be on course to provide your hydration, electrolyte, race fuel and recovery needs.

HydraDurance Lemon Lime will be served in F2C cups on the run course at all the events in Gravenhurst. It is a lightly flavoured hydration beverage with a scientifically developed electrolyte blend. With no artificial colours or preservatives this ultra-low osmolarity drink is quickly and easily absorbed. Each 6 oz cup of HydraDurance is 30 calories.

On Site Sponsors

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ALOHA LIFE GEAR

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Post Race

F2C Rehab 3:1 Chocolate and Vanilla will be waiting for you when you cross the finish line! The optimum three to one ratio of carbohydrates to protein, this recovery beverage uses the same carbohydrate that is in GlycoDurance plus a blend of 5 different proteins and an organic coconut oil. With the lactose removed from this drink and digestive enzymes added this beverage is great for post race recovery. Each 7oz cup is 250 calories.Don’t do whey? Not a problem, just ask for F2C VeganPure in the recovery area. It will be on hand for those who have allergies or are plant based athletes and we will mix you up a vegan recovery shake!

Post Race & Spectator Food

Get Connected And Stay Informed

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Please Support our Sponsors

We extend our thanks to each and every sponsor. Race entry fees never cover the complete cost of a particular race or series of races and without the sponsors there is no race or race series that would survive without their support. We hope that you all take a moment to check out our Series Sponsors below or visit the sponsors page and see what they do and look at the products they sell. Please thank them for supporting the sports of Triathlon and Duathlon by trying and using their products. If you do visit them please take a moment to thank them for supporting Triathlon, Duathlon and Kids races in Ontario.

Title Sponsor

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Presenting Sponsor

Series Sponsors

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Swim Course Sponsor Nutrition & Recovery Sponsor Run Course & Shoe Sponsor
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Eyewear & Rx Eyewear  Volunteer Sponsor Timing Sponsor
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Bike Support Sponsor Wetsuit Sponsor Sports Technology Sponsor

Local Presenting Race Sponsors

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Welland Gravenhurst
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Kingston Bracebridge

Silver Level Sponsors

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Race Wheels Official Headwear

Retail Sponsors
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Accommodation Sponsors

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Gravenhurst Lakeside Welland Toronto

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