Pre-Race Report – Binbrook Triathlon

Thank you for registering to race with us in Binbrook!


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

Thank you to the Glanbrook Conservation Club for providing a group of volunteers, as well as to Connie Pearson for recruiting local volunteers.

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.

Weather Forecast

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Water Temperature

Water temperature at Binbrook this morning was 61F (16C). We will not know until race morning if this will be wetsuit mandatory. There have been athletes swimming at Binbrook all week.

D’Ornella’s MultiSport will be at the race with wetsuit rentals. You can contact them and reserve a wetsuit at 416-752-3838. If you decide to buy a new wetsuit they will credit the rental fee to the new wetsuit. MultiSport Canada athletes also get an additional 10% – 15% off non-sale items.

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:



All Athletes Receive FREE Entry into Binbrook Conservation Area as a part of their race fees.

Below is the pricing for Spectators:

Car & Driver…………………..$5.25

Additional Adults……………$4.25

Student or Senior……………$3.25

Maximum per Vehicle……..$16.00

Getting There

  • 403 to Burlington
  • Take QEW Niagara
  • Travel East over the Burlington Skyway
  • Contiune East of QEW for 2km
  • Take Exit 88 at Centennial Parkway North just past Red Hill Valley Parkway
  • Turn Right to travel South on Centennial Parkway
  • Continue South and pass King St and continue Straight on Upper Centennial Parkway
  • Climb-up the Escarpment
  • Continue Straight on Upper Centennial Parkway to Rymal Rd
  • Contiune Straight at Rymal, Upper Centennial becomes Rd. 56
  • Contiune Straight (South) on Rd. 56 to the town of Binbrook
  • Contiune Straight at Binbrook on Rd 56.
  • Travel 2km South of Road 56
  • Turn Right (West) on Kirk Rd
  • Travel 1.1km West on Kirk Rd to Harrison Rd
  • Turn Left (South) on Harrison Rd
  • Travel 1.3km South on Harrison Rd to the Entrance to Binbrook Conservation Area (On your Right)

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Trysport Niagara News


Aktiv Open Water Swim Series

New this year is a triathlon specific open water swim series hosted on the same flat-water course as the Welland Half Triathlon. Aktiv Life ( is proud to be hosting a 6-race series on Friday evenings of 1.9km and 3.8km distances with both wetsuit and non-wetsuits categories.

The first race is this Friday, June 7, and the second is the Friday of the Welland Half weekend (Friday June 21). The June 21 event is ideal for those racing the Half on Sunday.

There are registration options for both the whole series and individual races. Visit or for more details.

Trysport Niagara at Binbrook and Welland

Trysport Niagara is proud to be sponsoring two events this year in the Recharge with Milk Triathlon Series. Trysport will be setup at both events with a full line of triathlon apparel, accessories, nutrition, and wetsuits. 

Wetsuits Rentals: wetsuits rentals will be available at both events. For best selection and to ensure your size please call ahead to Trysport Niagara to book and reserve your size: 289.820.5521

Aero Helmets: a good selection of Giro and Bell aero helmets will be on sale at both events. Get the most aerodynamic advantage for the dollar.

Wetsuit Sales: Wolfgang Guembel is the product designer for Nineteen Wetsuits and Trysport Niagara offers the whole line of Nineteen products. Visit with Wolfgang to ask about wetsuit fit, design, use, and care.

Pearl Izumi: Pearl Izumi demo shoes will be on hand in Binbrook and Welland with Trysport Niagara. Come and try the shoes that are revolutionizing efficient running.

Pre-Race Video

Episode 2 of MSCtv Binbrook Triathlon Race Preview and Training Video

We are very pleased to publish the next episode of MSCtv. Tommy Ferris of Ignition Fitness has put together a course overview of a race from each race weekend and, more importantly, valuable tips and training workouts to prepare you for those races. This is a tremendous tool to get you race ready!

For the Binbrook Triathlon, Ignition Fitness head coach Tommy Ferris takes you through a strength training workout he’s designed specifically to help make sure you’re ready for the many tricky terrain changes you’ll find in the first and last 1.25km of the Recharge With Milk Binbrook triathlon and duathlon run courses. When racing off road courses like this it’s crucial that you have a strong core and stabilizer muscles in your legs and ankles, and this workout will help you target everything! You’ll start with four variations of the one-legged squat, move on next to a suspended rear lunge, and finish with one-legged matrix jumps. This workout will benefit anyone training for an off-road run course!

View The Video Here

There will be a video preview of all the races in the series this year courtesy of Ignition Fitness. To see the videos please visit MSCtv.

Support Joe’s Team


MultiSport Canada has been working with Joe’s Team since they first approached us in 2007. That year we used our race in Gravenhurst to raise funds for the Princess Margarent Hospital Foundation (PMHF). Since then we have collaborated with the PMHF in producing the Joe’s Team Triathlon on Lake Joe. In 2013 we have identified Woodstock and Binbrook as Joe’s Team affiliate races. Support the PMHF.

On Site Retailers


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

Podcasts and Stuff

radioMake sure to visit MSC Radio to hear our latest interview with Ian MacLean of who talks to us about the importance of a proper bike fit. Make sure to also check out our course profiles along with interviews with some of our race winners and other interesting athletes racing in our series.
Check out MSC Radio…

The Facebook MultiSport Canada Fan Page is becoming more popular every month. More than 5,000 people have become fans. Once again this year, we will be using our Fan page for announcements along with the series website. If you use Facebook get all of the latest news first.

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.

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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

If you know of anyone who you think may be interested in any of MultiSport Canada’s triathlon, duathlon or running events please forward this link.