RACEDAY IS AUGUST 12, 2017

RSVP to our 2017 FACEBOOK EVENT

BUFF® LONG COURSE:Bus: TBA Start: 6:30AM

SUNTRAIL & DUATHLON COURSES 10AM

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • All accomodation
  • All travel to and from Wiarton
  • Bringing your bike and boat to and from Wiarton - *rentals sold out -see Rental Gear ›
  • Your breakfast, race snacks
  • Completing an affidavit of skills (forms below)
  • Bringing and carrying your Mandatory Gear ›

NEWSLETTERS

There have been none yet, but once registered you will receive 3 e-newsletters with race information. To get an idea of what's in store (but please don't print them):

The first e-Newsletter from 2017 is HERE

The summer 2016 e-Newsletter (for reference, PLEASE DON'T PRINT) is HERE

The 3rd 2016 newsletter (for reference, PLEASE DON'T PRINT) is HERE

COURSE MAPS

HELD SECRET UNTIL RACE WEEKEND. For a rough idea of the BUFF® Long Course and Suntrail course see The Race, or get hints in our FAQ section.

RULES (2016)

UPDATED: Printable PDF of 2016 Course Rules, Protocol & Gear movements, Site Plan

NEW: WAIVERS, RELEASES, MEDICAL FORMS, STATEMENT OF SKILLS

Please download the forms (4 pages) in advance, complete them, sign them, and bring them with you to the event.

2017 Waivers & Forms

SPECIFIC DEADLINES

TUESDAY AUGUST 8 2017 at 11PM: DEADLINE TO REGISTER
Kids race registration will re-open in-person on raceday.

FRIDAY AUGUST 11 2017 at 9:30pm: Deadline for BUFF® LONG COURSE Gear Drop
FYI Gear Drop for BOTH Buff® Long Course & Suntrail Course/Subaru Duathlon open 5:30pm-9:30pm @ THE WIARTON ARENA
IMPORTANT NOTE: All Buff® Long Course course equipment MUST be dropped off by 9:30pm FRIDAY EVENING at the Arena.

SATURDAY AUGUST 12 2017 at TBA: Deadline to board the bus for BUFF® LONG COURSE @ THE WIARTON ARENA

SATURDAY AUGUST 12 2017 at 8:00am: Deadline for SUNTRAIL COURSE & SUBARU DUATHLON Gear Drop
Package Pickup, Gear Drop - SUNTRAIL COURSE & SUBARU DUATHLON ONLY, open 6:30am - 8:00am @ THE WIARTON ARENA

SCHEDULE

THIS IS HOW RACEDAY SHOOK DOWN IN 2016:

  • Bus departed Wiarton Arena for the Buff® Long course start:......................................................................................................... 5:00 AM
  • Buff® Long Course race started:........................................................................................................................................................... 6:30 AM
  • Race Kit Pickup / gear drop (25K SUNTRAIL AND DUATHLON COURSES ONLY):......................................... 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Pre-race briefing for Suntrail course & Duathlon:.............................................................................................................................. 9:30 AM
  • Suntrail Course & Duathlon started at Bluewater Park:................................................................................................................... 10:00 AM
  • LIVE MUSIC: Steenika & Back Home Country:.......................................................................................................................... 10:30 AM
  • First Suntrail course participant finished:................................................................... 11:44 AM (Subaru Duathlon - Yay! Mark Shouldice)
  • Kids Registration opened:..................................................................................................................................................................... 11:30 AM
  • First Buff® Long course participant finished:........................................................................... 2:23 PM (Yay! Bill Logie!)
  • Kids Race briefing:................................................................................................................................................................................... 1:30 PM
  • Kids Race began:..................................................................................................................................................................................... 2:00 PM
  • Vendors Village in Bluewater Park:............................................... ...................................................................... 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Nutritious & delicious post-race meal served:............................................... .......................................................... 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Awards:..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4:30 PM
  • Last finisher:............................................................................................................................................................................................. 6:15 PM

LAST FEW NOTES great job making it this far down!

  • Please bring clothing suitable for cold and wet weather.
  • Please pack out all garbage, recycling and compost.
  • Please carpool to Bluewater Park in Wiarton, if not walk or ride your bike.
  • DID YOU KNOW: You can take the PARKBUS from Toronto to Wiarton for race weekend.