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Melmerby Triathlon 2019
Adult and Kids Triathlon

When - Saturday & Sunday July 20 & 21 2019

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 20, 2019

Kids Triathlon - NO PRE-REGISTRATION (online) REQUIRED

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 21, 2019

Melmerby Triathlon

Please Note - 

1) Our event is "Guaranteed Wetsuit Legal" 

2) The race will sell out so no chance of it being canceled due to low numbers so register early to avoid disappointment 

There will be Registration & Race Kit Pick up on Saturday July 20, 2019 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 1, 2019)
  • Personalized & Customized Bib (Register by June 1, 2019)
  • Event Swim Cap
  • Professional Tri-Tatts to replace body marking
  • 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 - Olympic
    • 1.5 k Swim, 40 k Bike, 10 k Run
  • 9:00 am - Sprint  
    • 750 m Swim, 20 k Bike,  5k Run
  • 9:15 am  - Try-A-Tri 
    • 200 m Swim, 10 k Bike, 2 k Run
  •  9:15 am  - *Super Sprint    
    • 200m Swim, 10k Bike, 2k Run

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


  • The swim is rectangle, the long sides run parallel to the shore and will be as close to 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 1 Km up and 1 Km back
  • The run for all events is “Pancake Flat” and the trails offer full shade

Important Notice Concerning The Transition Area - To control traffic for the safety of our participants on the bike portion of the race route and in the transition area itself, please note that the transition area will remain Closed until 11:00 AM or until ALL BIKES are re-racked. Please plan to stay at the event and cheer on your fellow athletes until the transition area reopens at 11:00 am.

Countdown to event

Registration fees

Olympic Distance Triathlon Sold out

1500m swim 40km bike 10km run

  1. $60.00
    Sep 15 - Jul 18

Sprint Distance Triathlon Sold out

750 m swim 20 km bike 5 km run

  1. $60.00
    Sep 15 - Jul 18

Super Sprint Sold out

Swim 200m, Bike 10km, Run 2km

  1. $60.00
    Sep 15 - Jul 18

Try a Tri Sold out

Swim 200m, Bike 10km, Run 2km

  1. $60.00
    Sep 15 - Jul 18

Team Triathlon Member Sold out

2-3 Member Team For Any Event

  1. $105.00
    Sep 15 - Jul 18

Aqua Bike Sold out

Swim 1.5 km, Bike 40km

  1. $60.00
    Sep 15 - Jul 18

Shirt Sizing Chart


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 20 8:00 AM ADT - Kids Triathlon Registration

  • July 20 9:00 AM ADT - Kids Triathlon Races Start

  • July 20 1:00 PM ADT - Registration / Race Kit Pick Up (Pictou County Cycle ) 1:00 pm to 4 pm

  • July 21 7:00 AM ADT - Registration / Race Kit Pick Up

  • July 21 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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