Barrelman, Welland and Kingston are part of the New Long Course Provincial Series


Triathlon Ontario announced today a new Long Course Provincial Series for Age Groupers. In order to participate in the Series, athletes must be Triathlon Ontario members by the final point tally, after the last event.  The list of the five events and their associated point weights are as follows:
Race                                                                       Date                       Point Weights
MSC Welland Half Triathlon                        June 14, 2015                       1.0x
IRONMAN 70.3 Muskoka                             July 5, 2015                          1.25x (Provincials)
MSC Kingston Long Course Triathlon        August 2nd, 2015                1.0x
IRONMAN Muskoka                                      August 30th, 2015               1.5x
Niagara Barrelman                                        September 20, 2015            1.0x

Rules of the Competition
There will be two age group categories, 40 years of age and over (Masters Division) and under 40 years of age (Age Group Division) as of December 31st, 2015. The female and male in each category will be recognized as Series Champion at Triathlon Ontario’s year-end awards banquet.Points are earned by finishing within the top 20 in your age group. Points are awarded for finishing position within your age group against the entire field in your age group (not just against other members). Athletes can compete in as many or as little events as they wish but only the best three results will count toward the final total.
After each race Triathlon Ontario will publicize the standings updated standings. Athletes must race in their proper age groups to ensure the results are ranked properly in order to be included.

Points Breakdown

Place Points     Place Points   Place Points
1st        325           8th     160        15th    60
2nd       290           9th     140        16th    50
3rd        265         10th    120         17th    40
4th        240         11th     100         18th   30
5th        220         12th     90           19th   20
6th        200         13th     80           20th   10
7th        180         14th     70

Go to Triathlon Ontario for more details.