RACEDAY IS AUGUST 10, 2019

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SUBARU LONG COURSE: Ages 18+ 6:30am start, 5:00am Bus

SUNTRAIL COURSE & DUATHLONS Minimum Age 14+, Recommended Age 16+ 10am 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: ONLY WATER AND ELECTROLYTE MIX IS AVAILABLE ON-COURSE
  • 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 two e-newsletters with race information in 2019, the third 2019 e-newsletter is expected in August:

The first e-Newsletter from 2019 is HERE

The most recent (2nd) 2019 e-Newsletter HERE


and...

purely for reference DO NOT PRINT: The third e-Newsletter from LAST YEAR 2018 is HERE


COURSE MAPS

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

2019 RULES

2019 Course Rules, Protocol & Gear movements - a 5.7MB PDF file

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

2019 FORMS - PLEASE COMPLETE IN ADVANCE TO SPEED YOUR CHECK-IN:

2019 Waivers & Forms

SPECIFIC DEADLINES (2019)

missing deadlines can ruin your experience!

TUESDAY AUGUST 6 2019 at 12AM: DEADLINE TO REGISTER IF NOT SOLD OUT
Kids race registration will re-open in-person on raceday.

FRIDAY AUGUST 9 2019 at 10:00pm: Deadline for LONG COURSE Gear Drop
FYI Gear Drop for BOTH long & sprint courses, open 5:30pm-10:00pm @ THE WIARTON ARENA
IMPORTANT NOTE: All Long Course course equipment MUST be dropped off by 9:30pm FRIDAY EVENING at the Arena or the registration is forfieted.

SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019 at approx 5:00am: Deadline to board the bus for LONG COURSE @ THE WIARTON ARENA

SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019 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)

SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019 at 12:30pm: If you are paddling to the finish line in the Subaru Duathlon, you must arrive at the beginning of the return paddling stage by 12:30pm or you will not be allowed to proceed onto the water and your boat & gear will be transported back to the Wiarton Arena. You may choose to run to the finish line and be re-classed to the Suntrail Course.

SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019 at 2:00pm: If you are paddling to the finish line in the Subaru Duathlon, you must collect your boat gear in Bluewater Park by 2pm when this checkpoint closes, or it will be left unsupervised

SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019 at 3:00pm: If you have opted for picking up your own gear at the Sprint Course TA, you must collect it by 3pm when the TA closes, or it will be left unsupervised.

SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019 at 4:30pm: The Northern Confections Award Show will start @ BLUEWATER PARK, you must be present, or still on course, to win the Devinci Mountain Bike door prize.


SCHEDULE

The Craft Beer & Cider Tent is back! open 11am-5pm at the finish


(THIS IS HOW RACEDAY SHOOK DOWN BACK IN 2018)

  • Bus departed Wiarton Arena for the Long course start:......................................................................................................... 5:00 AM
  • 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:................................................................................................................................................................................ 10:30 AM
  • First sprint course participant finished:................................................. 11:44 AM (Subaru Duathlon - Yay! Mark Shouldice)
  • Kids Registration opened:..................................................................................................................................................................... 11:30 AM
  • First Long course participant finished:.......................................................................................... 2:23 PM (Yay! Jason Urckfitz!)
  • 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
  • Northern Confections Award Show, giving away Devinci Bikes to random racers (must be present to win!!) ............... 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?