Sat, Jun 17, 2023

National Capital

Overview

Started in 1982, the National Capital Triathlon is the oldest triathlon in Canada. Here's your chance to be part of this historic event. This bike course is on Colonel By Drive, giving you a great view of the Rideau Canal, Carleton University, Dows Lake, and Lansdowne. The run course goes through Mooney's Bay Park and it finishes next to the Terry Fox Facility.

Where & When

Date & Time

Sat, Jun 17, 2023

Location

Mooney's Bay Beach. 2960 Riverside Drive. Ottawa, ON.

Race Options

8:30 AM - Olympic Triathlon

1500 m
·
40 km
·
10 km

8:30 AM - Olympic Triathlon Relay

1500 m
·
40 km
·
10 km

8:30 AM - Olympic Duathlon

10 km
·
40 km
·
5 km

8:30 AM - Sprint Duathlon

5 km
·
20 km
·
2.5 km

8:30 AM - Olympic Swim Cycle

1500 m
·
40 km

8:30 AM - 5K Run

5 km

8:30 AM - 10K Run

10 km

9:30 AM - Sprint Triathlon

750 m
·
20 km
·
5 km

9:30 AM - Sprint Triathlon Relay

750 m
·
20 km
·
5 km

10:00 AM - Adult Try a Tri (16+)

200 m
·
10 km
·
2.5 km

10:10 AM - Youth Try a Tri (15 and under)

200 m
·
10 km
·
2.5 km

10:20 AM - Surf N Turf (11 and Under)

50 m
·
0 km
·
250 m

Description

One of the oldest triatlons in Canada:

Started in 1982, the National Captial Triathlon is one of the oldest, if not THE oldest triathlon in Canada. Here's your chance to be part of this historic event.

This bike course is on Colonel By Drive, giving you a great view of the Rideau Canal, Carleton University, Dows Lake, and Lansdowne. The run course goes through Mooney's Bay Park and it finishes next to the Terry Fox Facility. 

Participants love:

  • The bike course is closed to traffic.
  • A scenic run course through Mooney's Bay Park and Revelstoke Drive.

Included in your registration is:

  • Bragging rights!
  • A FREE virtual bike fit from MyVeloFit.
  • A personalized race bib.
  • Professional timing from Sportstats.
  • On-course nutrition from F2C.
  • Race Photography from FinisherPix.
  • Post-Race snacks.
  • Post-Race massages.
  • Podium prizes provided by Crank Coffee Co for the top 3 men, women, and non-binary athletes in each race.
  • Memories that you won't soon foget.

Important Deadlines:

  • Medal Deadline - May 17th. We keep our prices low and make the finisher's medal an optional add-on. If you want to commemorate this achievement with a finisher's medal, make sure to register before May 17th and add the medal to your order.
  • Shirt Deadline - May 17th. If you would like to pick up your souvenir shirt during bib pick-up or race day, it must be ordered before May 17th. If you miss the deadline, you can still order the shirt AT THIS LINK. The shirt will be available for online order starting June 16th. You can also try on some sample sizes at the event. 
  • Online Registration Deadline - June 13th at 6 pm. If you don't sign up by then, you can still sign up in person on race day, or at bib pick-up, subject to availability. Some of our races sell out, so make sure to sign up early!

Fundraiser

Charity of the Event

Charity of the Event

Our volunteer and event-based staff are associated with a local charity. Please consider making a donation to them, as a thank you for making this race possible.

Raised
$117.00
Goal
$1000.00

Course Maps

Swim Course

Swim Course

This map outlines the details of the swim course at the National Capital Event. It'll be chip-timing, with a beach start. For the ByTown Storm Youth Triathlon and for the Surf N Turf, the swim will run parallel to shore, so that everyone will be able to stand up, if they need a break.

Bike Course

Bike Course

This map outlines the details of the bike course at the National Capital Event.

Run Course

Run Course

This map outlines the details of the run course at the National Capital Event.

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