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Melmerby Triathlon 2018
Adult and Kids Triathlon


When - Saturday & Sunday July 21st. and 22nd. 2018

Where - Melmerby Provincial Park, Pictou County, NS

The weekend consists of a Kids Triathlon of various distances, a Try-A-Tri, Super Sprint, Sprint and Olympic Distance Triathlon. This weekend truly does offer something for everyone, whether you’re an elite athlete or a first timer this is your weekend. Teams welcome in all events as well.

Registration Fee -

All Events $60.00 (insurance fee included)

Team of 2 or 3 - $105.00  (Teams are welcome in all events)


Saturday July 21st. 2018 

Kids Triathlon

This is a Free, Non-Timed, Non-Competitive Event

All Participants will receive

  • Race T-Shirt
  • Race Number
  • Finishing Medal
  • BBQ to follow

Registration for the kid’s events is at 8:00 am, Races Start at 9:00 am.

  • Kids can use any Swim Aid they require
  • Trikes / Training wheels allowed
  • All participants must wear a helmet
  • All running is done in the park
  • Any age can participate in any distance, whatever they are comfortable with (Short, Medium, Long - see below for distances)
  • There are no separate age groups, just separate distances
  • Parents are permitted to swim, ride or run with the kids
  • There is no online registration for the kids, just show up on race morning

Sunday July 22nd. 2018

Melmerby Triathlon

Please Note - There will be Registration & Race Kit Pick up on Saturday July 21st. at Pictou County Cycle, 2619 Westville Road New Glasgow from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 

All Participants Will Receive the Following 

  • Dry-Fit Race T-Shirt  (Size Guaranteed if you register by June 1st.)
  • Personalized & Customized Bib (Register by June 1st 2018)
  • Event Swim Cap
  • Event Specific Finishing Medal
  • Free Race Photos
  • Free On-Site Parking In Transition Area
  • Pre-Race Snacks & Refreshments
  • Post Race Meal Combo & BBQ
  • Awards For Winners
  • Refreshments

Event Schedule 

6:00 am - Transition Opens To Rack Bikes

6:30 am - Registration / Race Kit Pick Up / Body Marking

7:30 am – Registration / Race Kit Pick Up Closes 

8:15 am - Athletes Briefing In The Transition Area

8:30 am - Races start at 8:30 am in this order;

  • 8:30 am - Sprint  
    • 750m Swim, 20k Bike,   5k Run
  • 8:45 am - Olympic
    • 1.5k Swim, 40 k Bike, 10k Run
  • 9:00 am  - Try-A-Tri
    • 200m Swim, 10k Bike, 2k Run
  •  9:00 am  - *Super Sprint    
    • 200m Swim, 10k Bike, 2k Run

*The Super Sprint is the same distance as the Try-A-Tri but, it is a Timed Event, the Try-A-Tri is Not Timed.


  • The swim is small triangle, mainly runs parallel to the shore and will be as close to the shore as we can set it up
  • The swim course will be a loop course - one loop for the Sprint, two for the Olympic and a partial for the Try-A-Tri / Super Sprint


  • This is also a loop course to Lewis Road and back
  • One loop for the Sprint (out and back) and two loops for the Olympic (out and back twice)
  • Try-A-Tri / Super Sprint will be 5km out and 5km back, this is to the Church
  • The roads / asphalt are in excellent condition


  • This is a loop course as well and you stay on the beach road and use the trails at the end of the beach road
  • Sprint is one loop, up and back, and the Olympic is two loops up and back, the Try-A-Tri / Super Sprint is one Km up and one Km back
  • The run for all events is “Pancake Flat” and the trails offer full shade


Registration fees

Olympic Distance Triathlon Closed

1500m swim 40km bike 10km run

  1. $60.00
    Oct 29 - Jul 19

Sprint Distance Triathlon Closed

750 m swim 20 km bike 5 km run

  1. $60.00
    Oct 29 - Jul 19

Super Sprint Closed

Swim 200m, Bike 10km, Run 2km

  1. $60.00
    Oct 29 - Jul 19

Try a Tri Closed

Swim 200m, Bike 10km, Run 2km

  1. $60.00
    Oct 29 - Jul 19

Team Triathlon Member Closed

2-3 Member Team For Any Event

  1. $105.00
    Oct 29 - Jul 19

Aqua Bike Closed

Swim 1.5 km, Bike 40km

  1. $60.00
    Oct 29 - Jul 19

A look back at 2017!

Swim Course

Bike Course

Run Course

Kids Short Distance

Kids Medium Distance

Kids Long Distance

Timing and Race Services provided by:

Atlantic Chip Sport Timing

Event Schedule

  • July 21 8:00 AM ADT - Kids Triathlon Registration

  • July 21 9:00 AM ADT - Kids Triathlon Races Start

  • July 21 1:00 PM ADT - Registration / Race Kit Pick Up (Pictou County Cycle ) 1:00 pm to 4 pm

  • July 22 7:00 AM ADT - Registration / Race Kit Pick Up

  • July 22 8:15 AM ADT - Races Start - Olympic, Sprint, Try-A-Tri, Super Sprint

Contact Information

Event Location

New Glasgow, NS, Canada

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