Welcome to the annual Barrie Triathlon,
to be held this year on August 12th. We are pleased to offer this community Triathlon to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for all of the residents of the City of Barrie and surrounding areas. Great venue: perfect for families, and you can cheer on competitors up to 8 times along the route!
Triathlon Ontario day of race license fee: $2 - age on Dec. 31st 2018
Triathlon Ontario day of race license fee: $6
NOTE: All Triathlon Ontario sanctioned races default your age to December 31st for the purpose of age group.
Heats according to age
3 minute intervals starting with youngest to oldest
Swim is in Kempenfelt Bay, parallel to shore
KOS swim is in 3-6 feet of water — Lifeguards on both sides
Adult swim is 100m from shore, across and back
Closed paved roads following the shore of Kempenfelt Bay
5K loops (smaller loop for some KOS)
Out and back on paved walking path
Two water stations (Transition and 2K)
Turn-around at 2.5K
Click here or on image for full size map (160 KB, PDF)
Rules and Regulations
Also see: Top Ten Triathlon Rules and Regulations
Hand paddles and/or flippers are not allowed
Wetsuits are allowed (may be revoked at the discretion of the Race Director)
No Drafting on the bike
Mandatory approved helmets on the bike for everyone
KOS Helmets must be checked by the race officials before entering the Transition zone
Roads will be closed to vehicles during the race, but some corners are tight. Use caution and common sense on turns.
This is a Triathlon Ontario sanctioned event—for complete Triathlon Ontario rules, please go to their website www.triathlonontario.com
From South of Barrie:
Take Highway 400 North to Essa Road, East to Tiffin; turn Right on Tiffin to Lakeshore. Turn Left on Lakeshore, follow Lakeshore to Centennial Beach (approx. 1K)
From North of Barrie:
Take Highway 400 South to Bayfield, South on Bayfield to Lakeshore. Turn Right on Lakeshore, follow Lakeshore to Centennial Beach (approx. 1K)
ARRIVE EARLY! ROADS CLOSE AT 7:00am!
Residence & Conference Centre — Barrie
Stay with us for $69
Open concept suites with two double beds, bathroom and kitchenette. Continental breakfast included. All guest suites feature air conditioning, cable television, free wired internet and local calls. Kitchen and laundry located on first floor. Certified Cycling Friendly.
101 Georgian Drive, Barrie, ON L4M 6Z5
Book by June 22, 2018 to ensure special rate!
Reservations: 705-730-5600 / Quote: Barrie Tri 2018
The only additional fee is Triathlon Ontario race day insurance, and we pay the processing fee!
August 11 5:00 PM EDT - Race kit pick up
August 12 6:30 AM EDT - Race kit pick up (No race day registration) Helmet inspection (Kids of Steel); Body marking
August 12 8:00 AM EDT - TRANSITION AREA CLOSES
August 12 8:10 AM EDT - Pre-race meeting
August 12 8:30 AM EDT - Kids of Steel (KOS) Race start
August 12 9:30 AM EDT - Adult Race (triathlon) start
August 12 9:30 AM EDT - KOS post race meal starts
August 12 10:00 AM EDT - Duathlon start
August 12 11:00 AM EDT - Post-race meal
August 12 12:00 PM EDT - Awards and Draw Prizes