Saturday, June 24, 2017
|6:45am – 8:15am||Race Kit Pickup – WIFC|
|8:30am||Race Start – Waves|
|9:30am – 12:00pm||Post Race Events|
Swim – 750m
Water temperature is historically 74 degrees on race weekend with excellent water quality.
The course is Rectangular and you will be swimming with the buoys on your LEFT.
Swimmers will start in wave format. The corners of the course will be marked by large (5.5ft) Lime Green Tetrahedrons (3-Dimensional Triangles) and there will be smaller orange markers between the turns.
The corners of the course will be marked by large (5.5ft) Lime Green Tetrahedrons (3-Dimensional Triangles) and there will be smaller orange markers between the turns.
The swim course travels on a North East diagonal to start.
- From the start you will swim 130m and turn slight left at the lime green buoy
- You will then paralell to the canal border for 250m and turn left at the next lime green buoy
- You will then swim West for 100m and turn left at the next lime green buoy
- You then swim South along the canal for 250m to the final RIGHT turn towards swim exit
The swim start is on the south side of the canal on the concrete dock. Swim exit is just south of the grandstands.
Bike – 20km
A fast and flat course that heads South towards Dain City, crosses the Welland Canal via the old Forks rd bridge, then heads out towards the scenic rural roads of the Wainfleet area riding along the old canal until reaching the turn around and returning towards the WIFC.
The Canal Bank Rd Closure
At the 17km mark you will be heading back towards the WIFC along Canal Bank rd. Once reaching the closure, continue going straight towards the 2nd and final turn-around.
*an interactive map can be seen here to help clarify the details of the final section. Look at kms 17-20.
Run – 5km
2 laps of a spectator friendly and traffic free run along the scenic fitness paths beside the Welland Canal, looping past the dog park and back towards the WIFC. An aid station can be found near the turn-around point.
There will be Aid Stations approximately every 1.25km serving Water and F2C HYDRA-DURANCE™ – click HERE for more information on F2C HYDRA-DURANCE™.