Terry Fox Athletic Facility, Ottawa , Ontario
 
   
 
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Somersault’s premiere Triathlon, Duathlon, and Run multi-sport event wrapped up in one great day on one great weekend in Ottawa!
The Iron 113 is a feat to behold (and to partake in), but if that’s not quite your distance yet, we have many other race distances to choose from.

We invite you, your family, and friends to participate, to volunteer, or to watch all the other races that are part of the day.

We hope you include "The Canadian" in this season’s event plans.  You won't be disappointed!

event highlights

  • Medals for all finishers at the finish line
  • Official performance certificates available online
  • Para categories
  • SwimCycle Races
  • Souvenir shirts for all*, (*late entrants receive a souvenir series shirt)
  • Traffic Free bike Courses
  • New - order extra souvenir shirts online
info
Read through the event webpage thoroughly – there’s lot of good info here.  If you have a question not covered here, contact info@somersault.ca

carefor health & community services - official charity of the canadian
Somersault is proud to announce that Carefor Health & Community Services is the Official Charity of the 2016 Canadian Weekend.

Carefor is hosting a silent auction at this year’s Morning Canadian, giving you one more way to show you care. A full range of interesting items to suit everyone from the outdoors type to the social butterfly will be available. Drop by the Carefor Tent on-site on Friday and Saturday to browse and bid. All funds raised by the auction, Carefor Café, and pledges go towards helping those individuals living with Alzheimer's access our day program and Guest House. 

 

Carefor Health & Community Services is a not-for-profit organization that helps families stay together longer by enhancing independent living and supporting caregivers. Since 1897, Carefor has been providing an extensive basket of home healthcare and community support services which are tailored to meet local community needs.


As a Somersault event participant you have the opportunity to support Carefor by choosing to make a donation when you are entering online, or by clicking here to learn more about the pledge program. For more information on Carefor Health & Community Services, please visit www.carefor.ca.

registration information

date of event

Saturday September 2, 2017

events & distances

 

Iron 113 Triathlon

1932M Swim - 90Km Cycle - 21.1Km Run

  Iron 113 Tri or Du Relay 1932M Swim - 90Km Cycle - 21.1Km Run
  Iron 113 SwimCycle 1932M Swim - 90Km Cycle
  Iron 113 Duathlon 2Km Run - 90Km Cycle - 21.1Km Run
  Olympic Triathlon 1500M Swim - 40Km Cycle - 10Km Run
  Olympic Triathlon Relay 1500M Swim - 40Km Cycle - 10Km Run
  Sprint Triathlon 750M Swim - 30Km Cycle - 5Km Run
  Sprint Triathlon Relay 750M Swim - 30Km Cycle - 5Km Run
  Sprint Duathlon 2Km Run - 30Km Cycle - 5Km Run
  Try A Tri  200M Swim - 20Km Cycle - 3Km Run
  Super Sprint Triathlon 200M Swim - 20Km Cycle - 5Km Run

participation categories - age as of december 31, 2017

  Iron 113 Triathlon    

Male & Female:

24 & under , 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)

  Iron 113 Tri or Du Relay     Relay: Male, Female & Co-ed
  Iron 113 SwimCycle

Male & Female:Open

  Iron 113 Duathlon

Male and Female:

Open: 24 & under , 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)  

  Olympic Triathlon

Male & Female:

19 & under, 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 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+) , Para - Tri1, Tri2, Tri3, Tri4, Tri5, & Tri6

 

Sprint Triathlon

Male & Female:

15 & under, 16-17, 18-19, 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 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)

 

Sprint Triathlon Relay

Relay: Male, Female & Co-ed
  Sprint Duathlon

Male & Female:

15 & under, 16-17, 18-19, 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 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)

  Try A Tri Male & Female - No Age Categories for award purposes as the Try A Tri does not have placement awards
  Super Sprint Triathlon

Male & Female:

13 & under, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, 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 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 170 lbs+)

entry fee discounts and deadlines

  December 31, 2016 Enjoy 15% discount off regular entry fee
  January 31 2017 Enjoy 10% discount off regular entry fee
  March 15 , 2017 Enjoy 5% discount off regular entry fee
  6pm Sunday PRIOR to event Online registration closes. Last chance for guaranteed event swag.
  Late Entry

At Race Kit Pickup (payable in CASH only) email info@somersault.ca for fees and details


entry fee conditions
There are no refunds for any reason - this includes event cancellation or event changes. 

If you wish to switch distances within the event, there are no partial refunds if the event change request is to a less expensive event. There will be an additional charge if the change is to an event with a higher entry fee. You may use your dashboard to make these changes (up to 6:00 p.m. on the Sunday prior to the event).

There are no person to person transfers. 

Credit cards are accepted for online entries only, up to 6:00 p.m. on the Sunday PRIOR to the race.  Entries after that date, must be made at the Race Kit Pick Up time and location noted below and must be paid in cash.

student and senior discount
Students born in 1993 or later (24 y.o and younger), and enrolled in school during the 2016-2017 year, receive a 10% discount on their entry fee. Please be sure to enter your school name AND Discount Code STUDENT to qualify. Please bring valid student ID to race kit pick up. The student discount is not applicable to Wylie Ryan events. Seniors 60+ receive a 10% discount on the entry fee. Enter Discount Code SENIOR to qualify. For relays, all members of the relay team must meet the student or senior age in order to receive the discount.

late entries accepted
We accept late entries. After the online entry deadline has passed (the Sunday PRIOR to race day), participants may still enter in person at race kit pick up times and locations as advertised on the event website. The entry fees for late entries are higher than the online entry deadline fee, must be paid in cash, and does not guarantee event swag (these are “while quantities last”). Email info@somersault.ca for entry fees and details.

iron 113 time limit - 9 hours (4pm)
Swim limit 1.5 hours (8:30 a.m.)
Bike course closes at 1:00 p.m.
Finish line closes at 4 pm

iron 113 age requirement
The Half Iron Distance race is only open to those 18 years of age or older. Interested participants under the age of 18 can contact us at info@somersault.ca to discuss considering of exemption to this rule. We recommend that younger participants compete in the Try A Tri, Super Sprint, Sprint or Olympic Triathlon or Duathlon.

para categories
With 'Won with One' as our advisor, we are pleased to include a variety of para categories at select Somersault Events.  The para categories are: Tri1, Tri 2, Tri 3. Tri 4, Tri 5, and Tri 6. Once you have completed your regular online entry, please email christine@somersault.ca with your confirmation number and indicate in which para category you would like to participate. Should you have a guide, we provide your guide with a race bib and a finisher’s medal, at no cost.  Please email the guides' entry information to christine@somersault.ca. Click here for more details on the Para Categories.

race services

awards and prizes
Everyone
You did it!  Once you finish your event and cross the finish line, you will receive your finishers’ medal!  Congratulations!

Race Winners*
The first place male and female solo winner of each race receives a merchandise prize. 
Please plan to attend the award presentations shortly after your race is over.

Top 3 Overall*
The first three overall finishers in each race - male and female - will be eligible to receive a gold, silver, or bronze lanyard, to attach to your finish medal.

Category Top 3 Finishers*
Each age category top 3 finisher, is eligible for a Gold, Silver, or Bronze 'Award Lanyard'. This 'Award Lanyard' can be attached to your finish medal and must be picked up on race day during the award presentations and then any time afterwards on race day, at the Awards Table.
*excludes Walkers, Wylie Ryan events, and Try-a-Tri events

Award Lanyard May Be Picked Up on Race Day
Check the official results to see if you finished in the top 3 in your category and then you may claim your 'Award Lanyard' at the Awards Table.

If you do not pick up your 'Award Lanyard' on race day, you may send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (regular postage one envelope/lanyard request), with a note indicating what event and lanyard you are claiming (gold, silver, or bronze), to 'Somersault', 1915 Sunland Drive, Ottawa, ON K4A 3T4, and one will be mailed to you.

souvenir t-shirt

T-shirts are unisex sizing. Click here for sizing information. If your entry is received on the Sunday prior to the event, you will receive a free event souvenir T-shirt at race kit pickup (sizes are not guaranteed). Late entrants will receive a free 'Somersault Series' souvenir shirt (while quantities last).

You are eligible for the souvenir shirt only if you attend one of the race kit pick up sessions to pick it up. If you do not pick up your race kit, you are not eligible for the souvenir t-shirt.  Please do not request a shirt after the event. 

tech shirt option
Tech shirts are sized by gender. Click here for sizing information. You can upgrade your souvenir event t-shirt to a high quality Tech T-Shirt for an extra $15, up to the online entry deadline. The Tech Shirt comes without the sponsor logos on the back so it makes a first class casual wear shirt. You are only eligible for the souvenir Tech T-Shirt if:

  • you upgrade to the Tech Shirt when entering online, and
  • you pick up your race kit by event day
souvenir apparel for iron 113

Iron 113
Participants receive a free high quality Tech Shirt, if your entry is received by the online entry deadline. 

 

Iron 113 Tech Shirts are sized by gender. Here is what you receive:

  • Iron 113 Solo - A Tech shirt
  • Iron 113 Relay - A Tech Shirt
  • Iron 113 SwimCycle - A Tech Shirt
race orientation sessions
We welcome Geordie McConnell as our Orientation Guide.  Geordie is a well-known and respected triathlon coach in Ottawa, famous for his animated, inspirational, and informative orientation sessions, so don't miss it.

We will have attendants in the T-Zone beginning at 5:30 a.m. on race morning.  They will be there to answer some of your questions, and to direct traffic once the event starts. You should make it a point to attend the orientation sessions; there is a session for each race distance at the times and locations in the schedule below. Race instructions will be given and your race questions will be addressed at this session.

race orientation schedule
Iron 113 Tri/Du Races Friday Sept 1 - 5:00 p.m. OTC flag near Registration Tent
Sprint Tri & Relay Saturday Sept 2 - 7:40 a.m. Mooney’s Bay Beach
Super Sprint Tri Saturday Sept 2 - 10:00 a.m. Mooney’s Bay Beach
Try A Tri Saturday Sept 2 - 10:00 a.m. Mooney’s Bay Beach
Olympic Tri & Relay Saturday Sept 2 - 9:10 a.m. Mooney’s Bay Beach
Sprint Du Saturday Sept 2 - 7:20 a.m. Duathlon Start Line

official performance certificate
We are pleased to offer each race finisher, the opportunity to download and print an official certificate of their event performance, by Friday after the event. From the results page: somersault.ca/results.htm choose the 'type' of event you entered (run/tri/kids), then select the specific event distance in which you participated to access the race results as well as view the finishers certificate by clicking on the 'certificate' icon beside your name.

You can now ‘claim’ your results on the Sportstats page to gain access to your online performance certificate and any photos associated with the event.  Go to www.sportstas.ca.  Then, click on the ‘+’ sign, beside your name. You will have a choice of clicking on photo, certificate, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

somersault iTaB
You will LOVE the Somersault event finishers’ medals and can choose to complete your race day experience with a personalized iTaB add-on. The iTaB allows you to put have your name and finish time engraved on a small plate which fits neatly in to the back of your finisher's medal. Click here to order your iTaB after the event, or select the iTaB option when you are entering online.

wetsuit rentals
Nineteen has been focused on building the best fitting, best performing triathlon wetsuits for over 10 years. Nineteen, a Canadian company, focuses on its customers and designing suits around proper swimming technique creating wetsuits that help you swim smarter. Rent one from Ottawa's premier triathlon shop – click here to contact Cyclelogik!

post race refreshments
Enjoy a banana, a granola bar, and either eLoad or Skratch brand fluid replacement after the run. We will announce in the pre-event newsletter which particular brand we will be offering on race day for this event. The Muscle MLK Team will be on hand to cheer you on to the finish and provide a Muscle MLK* and a high five! (*to those 16 years of age and older).

extra services
Medical — Qualified medical/first aid staff will be on site, at the finish line, and on the courses. 
Massage Therapy — Massage therapists will be available on site for Iron 113 participants post-race.
Change Tents
 — Change Tents (Male & Female) will be positioned in the 113 T-Zone section only. 
Bicycle Repairs
 —The Cyclelogik crew will be on site for emergency assistance beside the T-Zone and on the cycle course.
Toilets 
—Toilets will be available on site in the Stadium Administration Building, in the 113 Iron T-Zone.  There is one toilet on the bike course for the use of 113 participants ONLY.
Run Course Aid Stations
Aid stations will be available on the run course every 2.5Km.  

  • Sprint, Super Sprint and Try A Tri Participants — eLoad or Skratch brand fluid replacement and Water only
  • Half Iron 113 participants Only eLoad or Skratch brand fluid replacement , Water, Gels, Coca-Cola, and Salt Tabs

Bicycle Course Water Bottle Exchange Stations - Iron 113 Participants Only

There is a Gel, eLoad or Skratch brand fluid replacement, and Water Bottle exchange every 10Km on the cycle course.
 
Special Needs Tables
 - Iron 113 Participants Only
Special Needs Tables are set up so they can be accessed every 10Km on the Bike course, and every 5Km on the run course. It is the participant's responsibility to supply, and access these tables.

Iron 113 participants will be able to load their Special Needs Bag on a shuttle van at the T-Zone at 6:00 a.m., which will bring it to the Bicycle Special Needs Station. If you miss the van, you will have to get your special needs bag to the station on your own.  The Special Needs area on the run course is under the main announcing stand inside the Terry Fox Stadium (at the turn before the finish line)

iron 113 - rmt - massage services 
Registered Massage Therapists will be on hand (in what was originally the registration tent) to service Iron 113 participants after your races. These massage services will be available on an as needed basis first, and then first come first served.

the canadian iron 113 awards
Half Iron 113 participants can enjoy post-race food, and attend their award presentation on site, shortly after finishing the race (in what was originally the registration tent).

sportstats timing 
We use ChampionChip Timing at all Somersault races. This timing system requires that all participants wear a ChampionChip band on their ankle during the race. This race band contains a computer chip that allows you to be timed.  No chip = no time.

You are responsible for obtaining your ChampionChip timing chip on race morning from the Sportstats Tent near the Finish Line.  Do this at least 30 minutes before your race - earlier is better!  Races will not be held up waiting for those who forgot their timing chip.

You must return your ChampionChip timing chip immediately after you cross the finish line.  You are responsible for the cost if it is not returned.

your results (age is as of December 31, 2017)
Results will be posted shortly after you finish the race. Please check the results as soon as you can, to be sure they are accurate. If there are discrepancies, go to the Sportstats van near the Finish Line and provide them with the information you think is correct. Please have the Sportstats Crew make any necessary changes on site as soon as possible in order to allow for award presentations to proceed.

Results will be posted in the results section at somersault.ca/results.htm within 24 hours of the race.

race day information

race day schedule
*Please check back as start times are still under review and will be confirmed in the pre-event newsletters you receive the week prior to the event

  Sprint Triathlon 8:00 a.m. / 8:05 a.m. / 8:10 a.m.
  Sprint Duathlon 7:30 a.m.
  Wylie Ryan Surf n Turf for Kids 8:45 a.m. (swimmers) / 8:50 a.m. (waders)
  Iron 113 Triathlon, SwimCycle 7:00 a.m.
  Iron 113 Duathlon 7:30 a.m.
  Super Sprint Triathlon - men 10:15 a.m.
  Super Sprint Triathlon - women 10:20 a.m.
  Try A Tri - men 10:25 a.m.
  Try A Tri - women 10:30 a.m.
  Olympic Triathlon 9:30 a.m.


directions & parking
The Terry Fox Athletic Facility, adjacent to Mooney's Bay Park, is the race site. It is just South of the corner of Hogsback Rd.and Riverside Dr., on Riverside Dr. The entrance to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility Parking Lot and the Mooney's Bay Parking Lot is the first driveway on the West side of Riverside Dr., South of Hogsback Rd. 

race kit pick up & late registration
Friday September 1
The Terry Fox Athletic Facility
Parking at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility

Riverside Dr., Ottawa

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday September 2
The Terry Fox Athletic Facility
(See Race Day Parking Info Below)
Riverside Dr., Ottawa
6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

race day parking

Off Hogsback Rd. near the Riverside Dr. end of Hogsback Rd.
There is a limit of 180 cars in the lot. We anticipate that this lot will be full by 8:00 a.m. and exiting this lot will be slow until all bike portions of the race are complete. If you will be leaving the event earlier than that, please choose one of the other parking locations.


Terry Fox Athletic Facility Parking Lot (100)- Reserved (first come, first served)

The Terry Fox Parking Lot is off Riverside Dr., South of Hogsback Rd. The entrance to the Terry Fox Facility Parking Lot will probably be full Iron 113 participants very early.


Mooney's Bay Park Parking Lot 
The Mooney's Bay Parking Lot is off Riverside Dr. at the same entrance to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility, but it is a paid lot.  Please make sure to pay and monitor your time stayed.


Alternative Parking Lots 

In addition to the above lots, you can park in many of the lots along Brookfield Dr. which meets Riverside Dr. at the Hogsback Rd. corner. These lots are very convenient to the event site (about a 5 minute walk) and some are free.  Please obey parking/no parking signs/pay signs, or suffer the consequences. Park at your own risk.

There Will Be No Access to Hogsback Rd. from Prince of Wales Dr.
Please do not attempt to enter Hogsback Rd. from Prince of Wales Dr. on race morning. You will be unable to do so, because Hogsback Rd. will be closed. Access to parking lots on Hogsback Rd. and the race site are from Riverside Dr. only. 

course description

Swim:
Click here for : 200m & 50m Map  /  750 Map / 1500m Map  /  Iron113
Bike:
Click here for : Bike Map (all events)
Run
:
Click here for : First Run Map and  Second Run Map

iron 113
Iron 113 Swim (1932m) 
The swim is in Mooney's Bay. The start and finish are on Mooney's Bay Beach with a short run to the Transition Zone in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. The swim is a measured 1 loop course.

Iron 113 First Duathlon Run (2km) 
The run starts along the recreational pathway outside the stadium, beside the bleachers, through Mooney's Bay Park to the 1Km turn around point on Riverside Dr., and returns to the stadium T-Zone on the same route.

Iron 113 Duathlon Cycle (90km)
The cycle course consists of a 10Km out and back loop along Hogsback Rd. and North on Colonel By Drive, which is repeated 9 times. Cyclists turn at the 5 km point and return to the Hogsback Rd 10Km turn point.   They repeat this loop 9 times in total and then return to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility Transition Zone finish, at the end of lap 9.

Iron 113 Triathlon & Duathlon Final Run (21.1 Km) 
The Half Marathon run is a 4 TIMES OUT AND BACK LOOP, beginning and ending in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Runners exit the T-Zone beside the Finish Line, and run on the track to the Stadium exit, and onto the paved pathway through Mooney's Bay Park. They then run along Riverside Dr. on the sidewalk recreational pathway, and proceed to the Revelstoke Dr. turn around point. They turn around there and head back to the Stadium Finish Line turn around point on the same course, to complete one lap. This lap is completed 4 times, with the finish at the end of the 4th lap in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility Finish Line.

olympic triathlon
Olympic Triathlon Swim (1500m)
The swim starts from Mooney's Bay Beach and is a one loop course which follows the same course as the Iron 113 swim except that the South 180 degree turn takes place 250M North of (before) the 113 swim course turn.  Swimmers exit from the water on the beach and run to the Transition Zone in the the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

Olympic Triathlon Bike (40km) 
The bike course consists of four 10 Km out and back loops along Colonel By Drive for a total of 40 Km.  Cyclists will exit the transition zone onto Hogsback Rd. and proceed North on Colonel By to the turn around. They will then return to Hog's Back Road along the same route where they will turn again for the second, third, and fourth loops. At the completion of the fourth loop they will turn onto Hogsback Rd and re-enter the Transition Zone in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

Olympic Triathlon Run (10km)
Runners exit the T-Zone beside the Finish Line, and run on the track to the Stadium exit, onto the paved recreational pathway through Mooney's Bay Park. They run along Riverside Dr. on the recreational pathway, and proceed to Revelstoke Dr., and the 10Km turn around point. They turn around there and head back to the Stadium Finish Line on the same route. Runners complete this course twice. 

sprint triathlon & duathlon
Sprint Triathlon Swim (750m)
The swim starts from Mooney's Bay Beach and is a triangular course.  Swimmers exit from the water on the beach and run to the Transition Zone in the the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

First Duathlon Run (2km)
The run starts along the recreational pathway outside the stadium, beside the bleachers, through Mooney's Bay Park to the 1Km turn around point on Riverside Dr., and returns to the stadium T-Zone on the same route.

Triathlon & Duathlon Bike (30km) 
The bike course consists of three 10 Km out and back loops along Colonel By Drive for a total of 30 Km.  Cyclists will exit the transition zone onto Hogsback Rd. and proceed North on Colonel By to the turn around. They will then return to Hog's Back Road along the same route where they will turn again for the second and third loops. At the completion of the third loop they will turn onto Hogsback Rd and re-enter the Transition Zone in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

Final Triathlon & Duathlon Run (5km)
Runners exit the T-Zone beside the Finish Line, and run on the track to the Stadium exit, and onto the paved pathway which goes through Mooney's Bay Park. They run along the sidewalk recreational pathway along Riverside Dr. to Revelstoke Dr. and the 5Km turn around point. They turn around there and head back to the Stadium Finish Line on the same route.

try a tri and super sprint triathlon
Swim (200m) 
The 200 metre swim course starts at the South end of Mooney's Bay Beach and travels parallel to the beach to the swim exit at the North end of the beach.  There is a run to the Transition Zone in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility, from there.

Bike (20km) 
The bike course consists of two 10Km out and back loops along Colonel By Drive.  Cyclists will exit the Transition Zone of the Terry Fox Athletic Facility, and proceed along Hogsback Rd., and then North on Colonel By Dr. to the turnaround then back to the turnaround at Hogback and then repeat for a second loop.  They will then return to Hog's Back Road along the same route, where they will re-enter the Transition Zone in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

Try A Tri Run (3km)

Runners exit the T-Zone beside the Finish Line, and run on the track to the Stadium exit, and onto the paved pathway through Mooney's Bay Park. They run along the sidewalk recreational pathway along Riverside Dr. to the 1.5Km turn around point. They turn around there and head back to the Stadium Finish Line on the same route.

Super Sprint Tri Run (5km)

Runners exit the T-Zone beside the Finish Line, and run on the track to the Stadium exit, and onto the paved pathway which goes through Mooney's Bay Park. They run along the sidewalk recreational pathway along Riverside Dr. to Revelstoke Dr. and the 5Km turn around point. They turn around there and head back to the Stadium Finish Line on the same route.

general information

All entrants should become familiar with the details outlined in our General Information page. We have included information in this section that is not on the event information page, so please visit this section, even if you are familiar with the event.  It is also a good idea to re-read event information the week before the event to ensure you have the latest details regarding your upcoming race.

rules & regulations
Click here to go to the event Rules page.  Remember it is your responsibility to know and adhere to the rules.

your first race?
Click here to go to our Tips Page for race tips and ideas.

volunteers
If your kids, spouse, family members or friends are spectating why not volunteer them as officials/volunteers and let them have some fun too!  Email us ahead of time if you will help, so we can assign you - info@somersault.ca. You can also find out more on our Volunteer program page.

Clubs, teams and non-profit organizations are invited to inquire about our volunteer donation program - a donation in return for a group of members volunteering for the day.

race info updates
We will email the latest news updates to participants prior to the race.  These newsletters are very important as they will identify  changes, answer your questions and recommend race day procedures that will make your event day a better one. 

Please provide an accessible email address on your entry form if you wish to receive these Newsletters. You may want to use a personal email address rather than your work email, because many employers utilize filters that will not let the Newsletter through.

The Champions Challenge & Junior Challenge program is for those of you who participate in more than one Somersault event, and who might be interested in seeing how you stack up against others in your overall, gender, and age group category, in the Somersault Event Series.

Each Somersault race is part of the Champions Challenge program. You can find more details and how you can score points on our Champions Challenge webpage!

 

 
 
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