The World’s largest Triathlon Series will be coming to Guelph Lake Conservation Area in Guelph this weekend.
The Subaru Triathlon Series third event of the 2010 season will have over 2,200 athletes participating at Guelph Lake on the race weekend.
It also marks second triathlon hosted in open water this year. The Guelph Lake Triathlon is Ontario’s premier event due to the venue and surrounding area.
Athletes from across Ontario will be racing in the three events hosted on the weekend. Saturday’s Try-a-Tri event consists of a 375m swim, 10km bike ride and 2.5km run. That event is geared to the beginner athlete. The Sprint Triathlon consists of a 750m swim, 20km bike ride and 5km and will start at 1pm.
For those athletes who chose not to swim a Duathlon is also offered, it consist of a 2km run, 20km bike ride and 5km run. On Sunday, the Olympic distance will start at 8:30am and consist of a 1.5km swim, 42km bike ride, and 10km run; the duathlon replaces the swim with a 2km run. Athletes will be using local roads north of Guelph Lake Conservation Area for the biking and running segments.
For more information about the Guelph Lake Triathlon visit www.trisportcanada.com.