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August 2, 2018
02 Aug 2018

2018 K-Town Pre-Race Information

Local Title Sponsor

Thank you for registering to race with us at the K-Town Tri! We would like to thank our Local Title Sponsor Cumberland Private Wealth Management for their continued support. A big thank-you goes out to our volunteer recruiter Kathryn Handford for all her hard work.

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.

Please tell your friends that there WILL BE race day registration!

Getting There

  • HWY 401 to Sir John A MacDonald Blvd. exit towards Kingston
  • Merge onto Sir John A MacDonald Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Princess Street
  • Turn right onto Ontario Street
  • Confederation Park in front of City Hall

Parking

Kingston has a number of parking lots with various parking limits. View a map of City operated parking lots and garages. Use the length of stay map to see the parking options available based on the amount time required.

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View Map

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K-Town 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. *See details on our events pricing page.

Racers Of The Day

Long Course

  • Martin’s Family Fruit Farm Racer of the Day – Gift Bag
  • Skechers Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for pair of Skechers shoes
  • Dare 2 Tri Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for a MACH2 Wetsuit
  • Skechers Fasted run split (male and female)

Short Course

  • Skechers Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for pair of Skechers shoes
  • F2C Racer of the Day – Various Items
  • Velofix Racer of the Day – Bike supplies
  • Dare 2 Tri Racer of the Day – Gift certificate for a MACH2 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

Water Quality is Excellent. We are the only race series to have a Water Quality Guarantee.

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

Important Information regarding the LaSalle Causeway Bridge

The bike course for crosses the metal La Salle Causeway bridge about a kilometre into the bike course.

During the race, the bridge will be restricted to one lane for motor vehicles (north lane) and one lane for cyclists (south lane).

Athletes should slow down when crossing the bridge. Do not change gears, pedal or brake as doing any of these may reduce your traction on the metal grate surface. You are advised to coast across the entire bridge.

Be forewarned that the lift bridge may go up to allow the passage of boat traffic.

In the event that the BRIDGE IS UP, please follow these instructions:

  1. Race to the point at which volunteers are recording race numbers. They will record the time at which you stop.
  2. Make sure the volunteer is able to see your bib number.
  3. When the bridge goes back down, volunteers will record your start time.
  4. The time stopped will be subtracted from your race time after you complete the bike course.

In the event of RAIN, 

If the roadway and pavement are wet it will be MANDATORY that you STOP AND WALK your bike across the lift bridge or use the sidewalk, otherwise YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

Volunteers at the bridge have been instructed to tell you to walk across the bridge or the sidewalk. You are urged to use extreme caution when crossing the bridge. Under wet conditions continuing across the metal bridge at race speed is extremely dangerous and could result in a fall and serious injury.

Remember that you are sharing the roadway with vehicular traffic so be safe and ride carefully.

On Course Nutrition

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Glyco-Durance will be the featured race fuel on the LC bike and run course.  This all natural race fuel is carbohydrate based using the same scientifically developed electrolyte blend in the Hydra-Durance. When calculating out your nutrition on the bike please keep in mind that 25oz waterbottles filled with Glyco-Durance will have approx. 200 calories per bottle. Each 6 oz cup is approx. 30 calories.

On Site Sponsors

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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

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  • Stoaked Oats 
  • Pretzels or chips
  • Bananas
  • Oranges
  • Pop
  • Juice
  • 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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