The triathlon training blog of Phil Barnes

Add another local half-iron to the mix.

A while ago, I was pondering Half-Iron distance events close to home. I'm thinking I'd like to tackle one next year. I just received an email from a local promoter, indicating a new Half-Iron distance at the Graham Beasley.




Current List

(Not all dates confirmed)

June 19-ish
Muskoka Triathlon (Huntsville, Ontario)
http://www.trisportcanada.com/races/muskoka.html
Billed as "Ontario's Ironman Qualifier"
Distance from Ottawa: 340 km

June 24-ish
Tupper Lake Tinman (Tupper Lake, NY)
http://www.tupperlakeinfo.com/tinman/
Distance from Ottawa: 210 km

July 10-ish
Peterborough Triathlon, (Peterborough, Ontario)
http://www.trisportcanada.com/races/peter.html
Billed as "Subaru Ironman Canada Qualifier"
Distance from Ottawa: 270 km

July 16th
Graham Beasley (Carleton Pace, Ontario)
http://www.somersault.ca/eventgrahambeasley.htm
First time this year for a half-iron distance.
Distance from Ottawa: 50 km

July 16th
Musselman triathlon (Geneva, NY)
http://www.musselmantri.com/
Distance from Ottawa: 400 km

July 31-ish
K-Town Tri (Kingston, Ontario)
http://www.ktowntri.com
(Not half-iron - 2K Swim, 56K Bike, 15K Run)
Distance from Ottawa: 200 km

September 4-ish
The Canadian Half (Ottawa, Ontario)
http://www.somersault.ca/2sept3.html
Right in my own back-yard.
Distance from Ottawa: 0 km

September 19-ish
Demi-Esprit (Montreal, Quebec)
http://www.esprittriathlon.com/
Swim in the Olympic rowing basin, Bike 20 laps around Formula 1 race-track (how cool is that)
Distance from Ottawa: 200 km