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Try a Triathlon

Subaru Iron Girl Canada Women's Try a Triathlon

Try a Tri - 375 Meter Swim/10 km Bike/2.5 km Run

Saturday, August 8, 2020- 10:00am
Location: Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby, Ontario
Women’s Only Triathlon
Try a Tri - 375 Meter Swim/10 km Bike/2.5 km Run
Race Starts at 10:00 a.m.

Subaru Iron Girl Canada Try a Tri Pricing
Nov 1 2019 - Nov 7 2019 - $75.00 plus taxes
Nov 8 2019 – Nov 30 2019 - $85.00 plus taxes
Jan 1, 2020 - Close - $95.00 plus taxes

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Individual Race Entry Refund/Transfer Policy

There will be NO TRANSFERS FROM TRY-A-TRI to the SPRINT RACE.                       Race entry refunds will be permitted for medical reasons only (must provide a medical note). 50% will be refunded up to 2 weeks prior to the event. No refunds for any reason will be issued within 2 weeks of the event.


Course Information - Try a Triathlon

Distance: 375 Meter Swim/ 10 km Bike/ 2.5 km Run


Click here for the Swim Course Map
Click here for the Bike Course Map
Click here for the Run Course Map

SWIM COURSE: The swim takes place in Lake Ontario of Nelles Beach Park. The swim will be point to point, parallel to the shore. The athlete will have the ability to touch the bottom at anytime.
 Athletes can walk along the shore to the race start.

 The bike takes place on Lake Street which turns into the North Service Road the ride is flat.  The route is an out and back with only one turn at the turn around.  The route utilizes Niagara’s water front trail system

RUN COURSE: The run course utilizes the residential area of Grimsby by the lake and a section of trail along Forty Mile Creek.  The route is relatively flat with two climbs one out of the trail system

Athletes will start in waves by age group for the swim

Swim Wave Starts
You must start in your swim wave. You are assigned based on the Triathlon Ontario age rule, which means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2020. Your swim wave will be noted on your packet. If you would prefer to race in the last wave of the race visit the solutions table on race day

Arrival on Race Morning
Early arrival is recommended to allow time for you to park, set-up transition and get ready for a terrific race day. Try a Tri 
Transition (Sat Aug 8th) will open at 8:00 a.m. with a prompt race start at 10:00 a.m. Athlete wristbands will allow you in and out of transition.

Wetsuit Rules

Wetsuits will be allowed on race day if the water temp is below 24 C / 75.2 F.  The decision regarding wetsuit usage will be made race day.

Try a Tri Age Group Awards 
Awards to the top 3 finishers in each age group We will have 14 age groups: Junior; 20 - 24; 25 - 29; 30 - 34; 35 - 39; 40 - 44; 45 - 49; 50 - 54; 55 - 59; 60 - 64; 65 - 69; 70 - 74; 75 - 79; 80+

All finishers will receive a custom Iron Girl medal.

Strollers, Inline Skates, Rollerblades, Headphones and Dogs Not Allowed On Course

For the safety of all participants, strollers, inline skates, rollerblades, headphones and dogs are not allowed on the course at any time.


Age Requirements:

Under Triathlon Ontario rules you must be 14 years old by December 31, 2020 to participate in the event.

Age Up Rule 
Iron Girl will use the "Age Up Rule" for award distribution and ranking. The age up rule means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2020. This action aligns with regular age group racing with the method used by Triathlon Ontario.

All participants are expected to attend packet pick up Saturday or Sunday in person. This is due insurance liability mandates. All participants must show a photo ID, and all Triathlon Ontario annual members additionally must show their membership card.  Each participant must pick up their own packet. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Special notice to participants in regard to Triathlon Ontario Membership for Registration

Participants MUST bring proof of annual membership or purchase a one-day permit. Athletes who do not bring/show proof of membership must purchase a one-day OR will not be allowed to race. If you purchased the one day license when you registered, your name will be on a list we have and you do not need to bring anything other than photo ID.