Paratriathletes – Formerly Athletes With A Disability (AWAD)

  • All MultiSport Canada races will all have a paratriathletes category.

Relays

  • Relay teams are all placed in one category no matter what the make up of the team.

Age Categories

  • For both adult and kids races, your age in a category is based on your age as of December 31, of the same calendar year as the race.
  • There will be different age categories for individual racers with age group awards at each race and overall age group winners at the end of the season.

Elite Age Group (EAG) Information

  • For information on if you would qualify to apply to race in the EAG please read this

Age Groups and Categories

Women

Men

Relay Categories

Pro Women
Pro Men
Mixed Only
Women Under 20
Men Under 20
Women 20-24
Men 20-24
Women 25-29
Men 25-29
Women 30-34
Men 30-34
Women 35-39
Men 35-39
Women 40-44
Men 40-44
Women 45-49
Men 45-49
Women 50-54
Men 50-54
Women 55-59
Men 55-59
Women 60-64
Men 60-64
Women 65-69
Men 65-69
Women 70-74
Men 70-74
Women 75+ Men 75+

Triathlon Kids Age Categories

These distances are maximums as per Triathlon Canada guidelines. Please check individual races to see if an age group is racing that day and the actual distances.

Age Group
Maximum Girls Distance Maximum Boys Distance
3 to 5 None specified None specified
6 and 7 50m swim, 1.5 km bike, 500m run 50m swim, 1.5 km bike, 500m run
8 and 9 100m swim, 5 km bike, 1.5 km run 100m swim, 5 km bike, 1.5 km run
10 and 11 150m swim, 10 km bike, 2 km run 150m swim, 10 km bike, 2 km run
12 and 13 300m swim, 15 km bike, 3 km run 300m swim, 15 km bike, 3 km run
14 and 15 750m swim, 20 km bike, 5 km run 750m swim, 20 km bike, 5 km run
16 to 19 750m swim, 20 km bike, 5 km run 750m swim, 20 km bike, 5 km run