RACEDAY IS AUGUST 11, 2018

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BUFF® LONG COURSE: Ages 18+ Start: 6:30AM Start, 5:00AM Bus

SUNTRAIL COURSE & DUATHLON Minimum Age 14+, Recommended Age 16+ 10:00AM Start

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 ›
  • Bringing your boat & paddling gear to the start line in Wiarton (sprint courses only)




NEWSLETTERS

We've had one so far, but there will be three e-newsletters with race information this year:

The first e-Newsletter from 2018 is HERE

for reference: Last Year's second e-Newsletter from 2017 is HERE

for reference: Last Year's third newsletter from 2017 is HERE

for reference: The Post-race newsletter from 2017 is HERE


COURSE MAPS

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

RULES (2017)

2017 Course Rules, Protocol & Gear movements, Site Plan DO NOT PRINT

WAIVERS, RELEASES, MEDICAL FORMS, STATEMENT OF SKILLS (2017)

Please don't print these until they're updated for 2018.

2017 Waivers & Forms DO NOT PRINT

SPECIFIC DEADLINES (2018)

TUESDAY AUGUST 7 2018 at 11PM: DEADLINE TO REGISTER IF NOT SOLD OUT
Kids race registration will re-open in-person on raceday.

FRIDAY AUGUST 10 2018 at 9:30pm: Deadline for BUFF® LONG COURSE Gear Drop
FYI Gear Drop for BOTH Buff® Long Course & sprint courses, 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 or the registration is forfieted.

SATURDAY AUGUST 11 2018 at approx 5:00am: Deadline to board the bus for BUFF® LONG COURSE @ THE WIARTON ARENA

SATURDAY AUGUST 11 2018 at 8:00am: Deadline for SPRINT COURSES Gear Drop (Bike & Bag) @ THE WIARTON ARENA
(to clarify, Saturday Gear Drop is only for sprint (25K) courses, and is open 6:30am - 8:00am)

SCHEDULE

(THIS IS HOW RACEDAY SHOOK DOWN BACK IN 2017)

  • 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 the page!

  • 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 and the area is now serviced by Bruce Peninsula Transit