2013 Lakeside Pre-Race Report

Thank you for registering to race with us at Lakeside!

Local Presenting Sponsor


We would like to thank our Local Presenting Sponsor DuTriAndRun for their support. Please visit them on race day in the Recharge Zone and be sure to visit their website for details on their products, services and the work they do with athletes.

Thank you to Jennifer Wright, Laura Wall, Gabbi Whitlock, and to the Balance Point Training group for providing, recruiting and organizing volunteer support for the weekend!

We are very excited about our partnership with Recharge With Milk  and the Recharge With Milk Triathlon Series!  Look for the Recharge with Milk Team  at the finish line for your sample of chocolate milk to help you refuel and recover!

Important Race Day Information

Please tell your friends that there will be race day registration.
*see our late registration policy for details when entering a race less than 10 days prior to event.

Weather Forecast


Water Temperature

The water temperature is expected to be approximately 21C. Air temperature on Saturday and Sunday morning could be in the high single digits or low teens. Please bring a wetsuit. If you need to rent a wetsuit you can contact MultiSport Zone in London at 619-685-6600 and D’Ornella’s Bike Shop in Toronto at 416-752-3838.

Water Quality

Water Quality is Good. We are the only race series to have a Water Quality Guarantee. The Water Quality Guarantee Page has all the details.

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. Please take a minute to view the video on MSCtv. You can also read the Race Day Guide, Racking By BIB Number and Racing Guide, all of which can be found in our Athlete Resource Section.

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. If you are new to our races, please read the section in our Athlete Resource Library on Racking Your Bike

You’ve Been Shot and My Sports Shooter Free Zone 

We are thrilled to be part of the MulitSport Family for our 11th year! Excitement is building as we move into a new era of photography service for all the participants! There are some amazing changes in how we are going to deliver you the BEST sports event photography in the country.

We will be adding a tent to the vendor event area where you can check out some info about us and our services as well as get a great FREE portrait done by one of our crew!

Read about the details on the You’ve Been Shot page.


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. You can also use the new online Volunteer Registration.

Race Day Guide

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

Race Rules and Etiquette 

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

Race Specific Information

Each dedicated race page has all of the details that you need for race day including a schedule, course maps and descriptions. Simply click on the race name in the list below and it will take you directly to the information for that particular race. You can also go to the events page on the series website and find all of this information as well.

Here are the individual races:

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Transition Area Map

lakeside_race_site_layout_securityPlease take a look at the transition area map to facilitate your registration process.

Race Start Information

Saturday Sprint Tri/Du


Age Group(s)

Cap Colour


Pro & Elite Age-Group Men & Women, Men 39 & Under

Light Blue


Men 40-59



Women 39 & Under & Relays



Men 60+, Women 40+


Saturday Kids Of Steel Races

Age Group

Start Time

Swim Cap Colour

3 to 5 Boys



3 to 5 Girls



6 to 7 Boys



6 to 7 Girls



8 to 9



10 to 11



12 to 13



14 to 15



Sunday Olympic Tri/Du


Age Group(s)

Cap Colour


Pro & Elite Age-Group Men & Women,Men 39 & Under & Relays

Light Blue


Men 40-49 & Women 29 & Under



Men 50+, Women 30+



Sunday Give-It-A-Tri



Age Group(s)

Cap Colour


Men 49 & Under

Light Blue


Women 39 & Under



Men 50+, Women 40+ & Relays



The parking area is about 150m South of the race site. This will allow easier an easier post-race exit route. There will be signs directing you to the parking area. FREE Parking this year for ALL RACES

Getting There

  • HWY 401 to Oxford Rd 6 (Exit #222)
  • Travel 17km NORTH on Oxford Rd 6 past the Town of Embro
  • Turn LEFT on Oxford Rd 16
  • Travel 7.5km WEST on Oxford Rd 16 to the 25th Line
  • Turn RIGHT on 25th Line
  • Travel 5km NORTH on 25th Line/Sunova Cres(Gravel Road) to the PARKING AREA
  • The parking area is about 150m South of the race site at Lakeside Resort. This will allow easier an easier post-race exit route. There will be signs directing you to the parking area.  FREE Parking this year for ALL RACES

View Map


Event News

MSCtv Race Preview and Training Video

Tommy Ferris of Ignition Fitness put together another fantastic course overview. Check it out

On Site Sponsors

Dornellas Multisport Gear Wetsuits will be available for rent onsite, Sunday Only.



Post Race Food

After a challenging and fun race, it is very important to replenish and restore the essential nutrients your body requires in order to assist in rebuilding itself stronger. MultiSport Canada is proud to offer the following delicious post race foods.

  • Chocolate Milk in the Recharge Zone
  • HERO Burgers hot off the grill (Beef or Veggie)
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Water
  • Cold Pop

Get Connected And Stay Informed

FacebookConnect with us and the other 5100+ 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


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Series Sponsors

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Local Presenting Race Sponsors

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Silver Level Sponsors

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Retail Sponsors

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Local Partners

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Accommodation Sponsors

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See you on race day!

Our goal has always been to provide good quality races in a friendly environment. We take a great deal of pride that many people tell us that we are known as the participant friendly race series with a positive and easy going atmosphere.

Thank you for entering our race and I hope you enjoy the day. If you get the chance please say hello.


John Salt
Founder and Series Director
MultiSport Canada

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