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Fine Tune Your Off-Season Training With Our Premium Age Grouper Swim Clinic

– Learn from Olympic level coaches and experts –

March 13, 2017Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, has once again partnered with the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) to offer a world class swim clinic specifically designed for Age Groupers on April 8th.

This clinic offers the rare opportunity to experience the multi-million dollar Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre while working with a CSIO Olympic level swim coach and strength and conditioning expert.

The afternoon begins with a 15 min on deck activation set then its two hours in the pool where one hour will focus on stroke technique (freestyle skills/drills), then its 45 min of distance swimming oriented sets (aerobic/aerobic power) and finally 15 min of fun relays and warm down.

Member Price: $75
Non-Member Price: $85

REGISTER

The clinic is ideal for Age Groupers looking to improve on their swim skills. This is not a “Learn to Swim” clinic. Swimmers should be able to hold at least a sub 2 min per 100m pool time over a set of 15 x 100m. Anyone that has previously taken our Open Water Swim clinics would also benefit from this swim clinic.

As part of the registration package athletes will be receiving a pair of Vorgee Missile googles, complimentary Infinit Nutrition Jet Fuel throughout the day, and a Triathlon Ontario silicon swim cap.

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Triathlon Ontario Indoor Provincial Championships Report

– Sturrock and Jamnicky crowned champions –

March 6, 2015Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, held its Indoor Provincial Championship yesterday at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre. Congratulations to Haley Sturrock and Jacob Jamnicky for winning the overall Provincial titles. Full results can be found here.

The format of the event was simple, swim for 15 minutes, bike for 15 minutes and run for 15 minutes and score points for the distances achieved. All three disciplines taking place indoors in a pool, on a stationary bike and running track.

Prizes were awarded to the male and female winners of the various age group and the title of Provincial Champion was awarded to the top Triathlon Ontario member.

Top male and female swimmers on the day were Jacob Jamnicky (1,200m), Elise Bolger (1,225m). Top bikers were Darrin Amell (14.5km) and Haley Sturrock (13km). Top runners were Jamnicky and Mathieu Gauthier (both 4.1km) and Jasmin Aggarwal (3.7km). Overall points winner, regardless of Triathlon Ontario membership, went to Daniel Koerber (1,592.5 points) and Haley Sturrock (1,505 points).

Triathlon Ontario would like to thank the Toronto Triathlon Club for all its hard work in helping to put on a great day for everyone. Also, a special thanks to the Flying Monkey Bike Shop & Cafe, EnergyLab Carbon Wheels, Vorgee Canada and Infinit Nutrition for supplying fantastic prizes.

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Buy a Set of Carbon Wheels, Get a Free TriOnt Membership

– $250 from each wheel set to be donated to Youth & Junior programs –

February 15, 2017 Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced a limited time special offer in partnership with Calgary-based high performance carbon wheel manufacturer EnergyLab Sports.

The offer is available from today until March 15th. For those that purchase a set of carbon wheels using the promo code “TriOnt” during the checkout process, EnergyLab will send a link to receive a free 2017 Triathlon Ontario membership.

EnergyLab will also make a $250 donation per wheel set to Triathlon Ontario to fund youth and junior programming.

About EnergyLab Sports
Based out of Calgary, EnergyLab Sports are the only Canadian based specialist that meets UCI and IOC certification for its high performance carbon wheels. Including being the official wheel supplier of Triathlon Ontario’s Provincial Development Team, EnergyLab is strong supporter of both long course and short course Canadian triathletes and numerous cyclists.

About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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Triathlon Ontario Announces Hosts and Venues for its Provincial Championships

– National Qualifying venues for ITU Worlds also confirmed –

January 25, 2017 Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced today the venues for the 2017 Triathlon Ontario Provincial Championships and confirmed the venues for 2018 ITU World Championship qualifying events in Ontario. The hosts are as follows:

Winter Triathlon – Feb 4th
Hosted by Winterlude Triathlon, enjoy winter in the Nation’s Capital with an 8km skate on the Rideau Canal, an 8km XC ski and a 5km run.


Indoor Triathlon – March 5th
Triathlon Ontario and the Toronto Triathlon Club have partnered to host the 2017 Indoor Provincial Championships. See how far you can go in the pool (15 min), on the spin bike (15 min) and around a running track (15 min).


National Triathlon Championships – June 17/18th
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in style by racing in the 2017 Canadian Triathlon Championships and CAMTRI American Cup. A new heats and finals format will see short and fast racing for Elites & Jrs.

The event will serve as Nationals for Aquathlon, Elites, Age Groupers, and a new Club and University National Championships. There will be 10 ITU qualification spots for both Sprint and Standard Triathlon as well as Aquathlon.


Cross Triathlon – Race #1 June 17th, Race #2 Aug 12th
The Cross Provincial title will be determined over two races this year, both Element Racing events. The first one being XTERRA ‘Mine Over Matter’ and the second one being XTERRA Parry Sound.


Sprint & Standard Triathlon (non-drafting) – July 23rd
The Toronto Triathlon Festival will be hosting both short course non drafting Provincial Championships as athletes experience the thrill of speeding through Toronto’s inner city highways & waterfront.


Draft Legal Provincials – August 12th
After a successful move to Welland in 2016, Triathlon Ontario’s signature event, the Draft Legal Provincial Championships returns and adds a new exciting team event format to its Age Grouper wave.


‘Du-the-Double’ Duathlon Challenge – August 12/13
MultiSport Canada’s Bracebridge Weekend is set to host the popular ‘Du-the-Double’ Duathlon Challenge where duathletes compete in both events for a chance to win a $500 cash prize. The Standard Duathlon will also offer 2 ITU qualification spots.


Club Championships – August 26
MultiSport Canada’s Wasaga Beach will host Triathlon Ontario’s largest single day competition, the Club Championships. Clubs of all sizes can compete for a prize purse of $2,000 and to have their names etched on the Crystal Cup forever.


Youth Club Championships – Sept 9th
MultiSport Canada’s Lakeside KOS will be the sight of the second running of the Youth Club Championships. Athletes in the 12-13 and 14-15 age groups will compete for bragging rights and get their club’s name immortalized on the trophy.


Long Course Triathlon – Sept 17th
REV3’s Niagara Falls Barrelman and its famous backdrop will serve as the Long Course Provincial Championship and will offer 2 ITU qualification spots.


Sprint & Standard Duathlon – Oct 29th
The most unique venue in the province, the Overdrive Race and Relay Series, is set to host both Sprint and Standard Duathlon Provincials.

This will be the first time a draft legal Sprint Duathlon has been offered in Ontario and both distances will offer 2 ITU qualification spots.

Provincial Championship titles are awarded to the top overall male and female Triathlon Ontario members.

The 2018 ITU Sprint and Standard Triathlon World Championships venue is the Gold Coast, Australia and the 2018 ITU Multisport World Championships venue is located in Odense, Denmark. Dates have yet to be announced for either event.

About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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Registration Open for Provincial Youth/Junior Development Camp Hosted by Milton Tornadoes

– Camp open to 13-18 year olds and limited to 24 spots –

January 23, 2017Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced a two day provincial development camp on February 4 & 5, hosted by local Youth Club – the Milton Tornado Triathlon Club.

Provincial Development Program initiatives provide Ontario’s youth athletes the opportunity to train under the guidance of Triathlon Ontario’s Provincial Coach, within an enhanced training environment and a focus on developing skills and training vocabulary that is consistent with Triathlon Ontario’s development pathway and in keeping with best practices of the world’s leading National development programs.

The February 4/5 training camp is a coordinated effort between Provincial Coach Greg Kealey and The Milton Tornadoes Triathlon Club. This camp will provide Milton and surrounding area triathletes and coaches exposure to Provincial leadership, professional development opportunities for local coaches and gives athletes from across the province the opportunity to train together, learn and have fun.

Schedule

Saturday Feb 4th (Milton Sports Centre)
1:30 – 3:00pm Swim Session
3:15 – 4:30pm Nutrition Seminar
4:30 – 6:00pm Bike & Brick Session, Core work
6:00 – 6:30pm Stretching & Wrap Up

Sunday Feb 5th (Mattamy Cycling Centre)
9:00-10:00am Running Session
10:00-11:00am Hydration/Sweat Rate testing
11:00 – 12:30 Bike/Brick session

Registration – Sold Out!

Triathlon Ontario, through the Provincial Development Coach, has developed a program to increase the number of training opportunities and locations in the province through a partnership program with youth clubs and youth programs. Triathlon Ontario is is committed to building an infrastructure with the capacity to support athletes across the Province with consistent, experienced coaching while providing proper direction and support consistent with Ontario’s athlete development model, monitoring and tracking athlete development and improvements in home training environments.

Triathlon Ontario invites all youth clubs to inquire about the hosting program and request information on the criteria by contacting Provincial Development Coach Greg Kealey ([email protected]).

About Tornado Triathlon Club
The Tornadoes is a full service triathlon club located in Milton, providing expert training in swim/bike/run disciplines, health/nutrition, High Performance program, race support for adults and youth age 7+. The club was formed in 2013 with the focus of creating a unique triathlon training environment for parents and kids to train together/same location, while maintaining a social & fun training option for athletes. Whether you are a beginner or expert, want to be fit, become an Ironman or anything in between – Tornado Triathlon is the place to be.

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About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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Indoor Provincial Championship Registration Opens

– Spots limited for March 5th event –

January 20, 2017Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced the opening of registration for the 2017 Indoor Triathlon Provincial Championships.  Triathlon Ontario and the Toronto Triathlon Club have partnered to present the 2017 Indoor Triathlon Provincial Championships, being held on March 5th at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre starting at 12 noon.

The format is simple swim as many laps as possible in 15 minutes, ride as many kilometres as possible in 15 minutes and run as many laps around the track as possible in 15 minutes. The farther you go, the more points you will score.

Scoring
Swim – score 10 points per 25 metres, with 5 points being awarded for a half lap determined by the lap counter
Bike – score 25 points per 0.5km
Run – score 25 points per 200m lap

Participants have the option to choose their start time, subject to availability, and each registration receives a complimentary Triathlon Ontario water bottle and swim cap. Spots are limited so sign up today. Registration is open to anyone 10 years of age and up.

The only equipment you need is a swim suit, shirt, shoes and a big smile. If you would like to volunteer for a couple of hours we always need a few extra lap counters and cheering support crew. Volunteers can register here.

2017 Results

About Toronto Triathlon Club
Toronto Triathlon Club is a non-profit organization with the mission to develop a community of multisport athletes. TTC is a member-driven club allowing the needs and desires of our member base to shape the benefits and services we offer. TTC is in it’s 11th year and is Canada’s largest adult triathlon Club with a membership of nearly 500.
For more information please visit: http://www.Torontotriathlonclub.org
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About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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Quest for Gold Provincial Funding Cards Announced

– Draft list of Ontario card nominations announced –

January 19, 2017Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using a sport specific selection criteria developed by Triathlon Ontario approved by its Board of Directors and applied by the Selection Committee.

Nominated Athletes

Taylor Forbes Elise Bolger
Austen Forbes Madeline Kennedy
Myles Zagar Cate Skain
Jackson Laundry Danae Morris

Alternate
Jacob Jamnicky

Please note that this list is unofficial and is subject to change pending the outcome of any appeals and/or any re-selection decisions made by the Selection Committee or the Quest for Gold Appeals Committee. As a consequence, this list should not be seen as final.

Athletes who have not been nominated and who wish to appeal this decision can do so by contacting Triathlon Ontario by January 23rd.

About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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Triathlon Ontario Announces Hosts and Venues for its Provincial Long Course Series

– Welland, Muskoka, K-Town and Barrelman highlight 4 part series –

January 18, 2017Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced today the venues for the 2017 Triathlon Ontario Long Course Series.

The Series consists of four events, with the best two results counting towards the points calculation. Points are awarded based on finishing position in age groups within the top 20 placings. Participants must be a Triathlon Ontario member by the end of the last race for their results to be included in the final standings. Winners of each division will have their names engraved on the Long Course Series trophy, as well as, an individual trophy presented at the annual Awards Banquet. In its first two years, the Series averaged over 400 participants earning points in the competition.

The Series hosts are as follows:

  • Cottage country is the backdrop for the next stop as a new course design at Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Muskoka plays host to Series stop number two on July 9th. Due to the deeper field and challenging course, 1.25x the points are available.
  • On September 17th, the Series heads back to where it all began in Welland for the Series finale and Long Course Triathlon Provincial Championships. The host race being the REV3 Niagara Falls Barrelman. Points are worth 1.25x for this event.  Barrelman will also be a National Qualifier for 2018 ITU Long Course World Championships with two automatic spots per age group per gender. A full list of 2017 Provincial Championship venues and 2018 National Qualifiers will be published next week.

About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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Triathlon Ontario Announces Hosts and Venues for its Provincial Cups Series

– Youth, Junior, Elite/U23 Cup Series & Ontario Summer Games qualifiers –

January 11, 2017Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced today the venues for the 2017 Cup Series and the 2018 Ontario Summer Games qualifiers.

The Triathlon Ontario Cup Series consists of the Youth Cup, Junior Cup and Elite/U23 Cup. Establishing and promoting a provincially standardized level of competition, where athletes can develop their skills sets locally in a competitive environment, is one of four key objectives of Triathlon Ontario’s Provincial Development Program. Since the first Youth Cup in 2013, annual participation rates have grown by double digits and that robust participation growth continued to the Junior Cup last year in its second season.

The 14-15 Division of the Youth Cup will serve as the 2018 Ontario Summer Games qualifiers. The OSG is a draft legal individual and mixed relay competition open to members that are 15 or 16 years of age as of December 31 2018. There will be 23 male and female spots available for qualification in 2017 with one spot plus cancellations being held over for a 2018 “wild card” race.

The following are a list of the venues and the various competitions they are hosting:

June 17/18 Ottawa International Triathlon

In its second year, the Ottawa International Triathlon will serve as National Championships once again for a variety of competitions.

The ITU, Triathlon Canada and race organizers have worked together to premier a new and exciting format for Elites, U23 and Juniors. Qualification heats of short and fast races will take place on Saturday in an effort to qualify for Sunday’s A and B finals with all three age groups racing together.

Competitions – Elite/U23 Cup, Junior Cup, Youth Cup 14-15, Ontario Summer Games qualifier (5 spots per gender), Youth Cup 12-13


July 15 (tentative date) – Stittsville KOS *Registration details coming soon!

The Stittsville Kids of Steel will be introducing a new style of racing in 2017, “Grand Prix” racing consists of multiple short races on the same day and athlete’s total time is added together.

This style is fast and fun and helps athletes develop speed, tactics and recovery.

Competitions – Youth Cup 14-15, Ontario Summer Games qualifier (3 spots per gender), Youth Cup 12-13


July 23Toronto Triathlon Festival

Toronto’s waterfront will once again serve host to Ontario’s next generation of stars as they fly down the Gardner and Don Valley Parkway faster than most cars do on a typical commute.

Competitions – Elite/U23 Cup, Junior Cup


July 30Tecumseh Triathlon Weekend *Registration details coming soon!

The Series moves to the most southern triathlon in the country when it visits the Tecumseh for the first time.

Competitions – Youth Cup 14-15, Ontario Summer Games qualifier (5 spots per gender), Youth Cup 12-13


August 12Draft Legal Provincial Championships *Registration details coming soon!

Welland plays host again in 2017 to Triathlon Ontario’s signature event after a successful move in 2016. This will be the final stop for Juniors and Elites/U23s as Series champions will be crowned.

Competitions – Elite/U23 Cup, Junior Cup, Youth Cup 14-15, Ontario Summer Games, qualifier (5 spots per gender)


August 20Dunrobin KOS *Registration details coming soon!

After a year’s absence, one of the original venues to offer draft legal racing for Youth and Juniors makes a welcome return to the schedule. This will be the season finale for the 14-15 division of the Youth Cup

Competitions – Youth Cup 14-15, Ontario Summer Games qualifier (5 spots per gender), Youth Cup 12-13


September 9 MultiSport Canada Lakeside KOS

The season finishes with a return visit to Lakeside.

This will be the final stop on the 12-13 division of the Youth Cup and will once again host the Youth Club Championship which consists of 12-13 and 14-15 age groups.

Competitions – Youth Cup 12-13, Youth Club Championships (12-13, 14-15)

About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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Congratulations to All Ontario Performances and Contributions!

January 10, 2017Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, celebrates the outstanding 2016 achievements and contributions of Ontario athletes with the announcement of Triathlon Canada’s 2016 Excellence Awards.

In addition to the performances recognized below, outgoing Triathlon Ontario President Mike Greenberg was recognized with the William J. Hallet Excellence Award showcasing significant contributors/volunteers in the triathlon community. Congratulations Mike and to all the athletes on a fantastic year!

Lionel Sanders was named winner of the men’s Multi-Sport Athletes-of-the-Year after setting a world record and adding numerous 70.3 titles to his collection. Age Group Excellence Awards went to the following Ontario athletes:

Standard Distance Triathlon
RJ Ross – 35-39 Male
Kirstie Kniaziew – 40-44 Female

Duathlon
Jasmin Aggarwal – 20-24 Female
Steve Beasley – 60-64 Male
David Field – 60-64 Male
Sharryn Oleskiw – 70-74 Female

Sprint Duathlon
Diane Eller – 70-74 Female

Long Distance Triathlon
Erica Mantay – 50-54 Female
Colm Kelly – 70-74 Male

Cross Triathlon
Julia Totosy – 30-34 Female
Brooke Darlington – 35-39 Female

About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. For more information please visit: http://www.triathlonontario.com.

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