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July 10, 2018
10 Jul 2018

2018 Gravenhurst Pre-Race Information

Local Presenting Sponsors

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Thank you for registering to race with us at the Gravenhurst Triathlon! We would like to thank our Local Presenting Sponsors IDA Gravenhurst & Ontario Trysport for their support.

Trysport will be renting wetsuits in Gravenhurst both Saturday and Sunday. You may call in advance to book a rental: David Bialkowski can be reached at 705-746-8179.

We are very excited about our partnership with our Title Sponsor Skechers Performance and Presenting Sponsor Martin’s Family Fruit Farms!  Back this year is our fantastic Nutrition Sponsor F2C.

Parking

2012_gravenhurst_suggested_parkingParking is on the right hand side after you turn onto Steamship Bay Road. (See “Getting There”). Please look for the MSC Parking signs and parking marshals Once you have parked your car there is approximately a 200m walk back to the race site. If this lot is full, there is other parking available in the area. Please check the Suggested Parking Map PLEASE PARK IN DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY. IF YOU PARK IN UN-DESIGNATED AREAS YOU WILL LIKELY RECEIVE A PARKING TICKET FROM THE TOWN.

*IMPORTANT EARLY MORNING PARKING REMINDER – PLEASE DO NOT BEEP your car when locking.

Please be considerate of the local folks who live in the apartment buildings next to the event parking lots. Please either lock your cars manually, or to click the fob just once – the vehicle should lock without beeping.  

Getting There

  • HWY 400 North to Barrie
  • Continue North on HWY 11 towards Orillia
  • Continue North on HWY 11 to Gravenhurst
  • Exit on Muskoka Rd 169/Bethune Drive at the south end of Gravenhurst
  • Once off Hwy 11 and before the 1st Traffic Lights, Turn Right (North) on Bethune Drive
  • Travel 2km North on Bethune Drive to Brock St/Rd 169
  • Turn LEFT (West) on Brock St (signs for Highway 169 N)
  • Travel 750m WEST on Brock/Bay St
  • Turn RIGHT (North) at Wanda Miller Rd to stay on Bay St
  • Travel 100m North on Bay St.
  • Turn LEFT (West) on Bay St/Road 169
  • Travel along Bay St/Road 169 you will see the race site on your Left.
  • Continue PAST the race site for 300m and turn Right (North) at the traffic lights at Steamship Bay Rd
  • Parking is on the right hand side after you turn onto Steamship Bay Road. Please look for the MSC Parking signs in the area
  • Be sure Obey ALL Parking Signs in the various lots as some spaces are reserved for vehicles with trailers.
  • Once you have parked your car there is approximately a 250m walk back to the race site.

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Gravenhurst News

*for more news check the “News” section in our main menu.

New This Year – MultiSport Canada Merchandise!!

Buy your favourite racer some cool MultiSport Canada swag.  Look for the MultiSport Canada Merchandise Tent on-site.  Hats and Visors are $25 and our performance socks are $15.  All prices include tax.  Cash and credit cards are accepted.  If you plan ahead, these will make great birthday or Christmas gifts!!

Registration Information

Please tell your friends that there will be race day registration for the Give-It-A-Tri and all Duathlons. If you are hoping to race in the triathlon events these have been sold out for over a month. There are usually some no shows for all races so for athletes willing to take the chance, you can register for a duathlon and hope to transfer to a triathlon at the last minute. If no triathlon spot opens up you can race in the duathlon. *See details on our events pricing page.

Racers Of The Day

Olympic Tri/Du

  • Skechers Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for pair of Skechers shoes
  • Dare 2 Tri Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for a free wetsuit
  • F2C Nutrition Racer of the Day – Gift Pack

Sprint Tri/Du

  • Skechers Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for pair of Skechers shoes
  • Martin’s Family Fruit Farm Racer of the Day – Gift Bag
  • Dare 2 Tri Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for a free wetsuit

Give-it-a-tri

  • Martin’s Family Fruit Farm Racer of the Day – Gift Bag
  • Velofix Bike of the Day (we pick a finishing position in the bike portion of the event) – Repair Kit
  • Dare 2 Tri Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for a free wetsuit

Bike Security

In order to ensure bike security every participant arriving to race site will be stopped as they are initially entering transition and they will receive two (2) bracelets. The first bracelet will be placed on the participant’s wrist and the second bracelet will be put on the participant’s bike. The two bracelets have matching numbers and in order to leave transition after the race is complete the participant must have both bracelets with the same matching number. You will be asked to show your bracelet on your wrist every time you enter transition.

Weather Forecast

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Water Quality and Temperature

Water Quality is Excellent. We are the only race series to have a Water Quality Guarantee.  Water temperature on Thursday, June 20th was 20C.

Race Day Registration Process

In an effort to make your day go a little smoother we have put together a short video clip which highlights the process on race day. You can also read the Race Day Guide, Racking By BIB Number and Race Rules & Etiquette Guide, all of which can be found in our Athlete Resource Section of our website.

Race Day Registration

Racking by BIB number

Bikes are racked by BIB Number. The BIB numbers are assigned by age and gender so for most athletes that means you will be racked with people in your age group and gender. If you are new to our races, please read the section in our Athlete Resource Library on Racking Your Bike

Race Photography

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Free Race Day Photos is just one of the many perks you get with racing with us and we believe this is the most memorable and meaningful keepsake of your race experience. You’ll be able to print the photos, frame them, share them on social media, use them on your websites, make a poster of yourself, keychains, or whatever you desire.

By utilizing Zoomphoto, MultiSport Canada is providing you with a platform to easily find your photos (by BIB or Last Name) and then download them with a custom overlay with your finish time if you so choose. Check the Zoomphoto Page after the race!

Volunteers

There can never be enough volunteers so please consider helping out on race day. Just drop by the Volunteer tent and we will be happy to find you a spot with our volunteer team. If you would like to check-out the volunteer opportunities, please visit our Volunteer page.

Race Day Guide

The Race Day Guide has plenty of information and tips as to what you can expect on day. Please give it a read, especially if you are new to the sport.

Race Rules and Etiquette 

Our Race Rules and Etiquette Guide has all sorts of information including wetsuit or no-wetsuit swims, bike etiquette, course nutrition and rules. It can also be found in our Athlete Resource Library.

Race Specific Information

*click on the links below to see your day’s schedule, course maps etc, as well as your swim waves and more.

Swim Waves Posted

On Course Nutrition

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Glyco-Durance will be the featured race fuel on the run course for all events in Gravenhurst. This all natural race fuel is carbohydrate based using the same scientifically developed electrolyte blend in the Hydra-Durance. When calculating out your nutrition please keep in mind each 6 oz cup is approx. 30 calories.

On Site Sponsors

Muskoka’s Wheelie Good Coffee will be on-site with some fantastic espresso/coffee for sale to all participants and spectators.

 

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Post Race

F2C Rehab 3:1 Chocolate and Vanilla will be waiting for you when you cross the finish line! The optimum three to one ratio of carbohydrates to protein, this recovery beverage uses the same carbohydrate that is in Glyco-Durance plus a blend of 5 different proteins and an organic coconut oil. With the lactose removed from this drink and digestive enzymes added this beverage is great for post race recovery. Each 7oz cup is 250 calories. Don’t do whey? Not a problem, just ask for F2C VeganPure in the recovery area. It will be on hand for those who have allergies or are plant based athletes and we will mix you up a vegan recovery shake! Last but not least look for our Strawberry & Cream Whey-Pure Energy, which will also be available.

Post Race Food

  • Stoaked Oats
  • Pizza Pizza (Olympic Only)
  • Pretzels or chips
  • Bananas
  • Oranges
  • Pop
  • Water

Get Connected And Stay Informed

FacebookConnect with us and the other 9000+ athletes on the  the series Facebook Page. Get all of the latest news first and interact with your fellow racers.

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Please Support our Sponsors

We extend our thanks to each and every sponsor. Race entry fees never cover the complete cost of a particular race or series of races and without the sponsors there is no race or race series that would survive without their support. We hope that you all take a moment to check out our Series Sponsors below or visit the sponsors page and see what they do and look at the products they sell. Please thank them for supporting the sports of Triathlon and Duathlon by trying and using their products. If you do visit them please take a moment to thank them for supporting Triathlon, Duathlon and Kids races in Ontario.

Title Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

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Swim Course Sponsor Nutrition & Recovery Sponsor Run Course & Shoe Sponsor
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Eyewear & Rx Eyewear  Volunteer Sponsor Hat Sponsor
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Bike Support Sponsor Wetsuit Sponsor Sports Technology Sponsor
Breakfast Sponsor  Coach Sponsor Bike Sponsor
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Wheels Sponsor Bike Rack Sponsor

Local Presenting Race Sponsors

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Welland Gravenhurst
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Kingston Bracebridge

Silver Level Sponsors

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Retail Sponsors
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Accommodation Sponsors

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Gravenhurst Lakeside Welland Toronto
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