(sprint = short, not fast)
See photos from the 2014 MRU Sprint Triathlon: www.facebook.com/mrurecreation
See 2014 race results: www.startlinetiming.com
Sunday, April 6, 2014
9:15 am – 2:00 pm (approximately)
Registration deadline (if not sold out): Sunday, March 30
This triathlon is designed for first-time and novice triathletes: swim 0.5 km (20 lengths of MRU’s pool), bike 17.5 km (mountain bike or road bike) and run 5 km (walk breaks are OK). Speed is NOT a factor in any of the three stages.
Do it all yourself or with your own dream team of two or three people (one person may do two stages). This popular event includes electronic chip timing, lunch, lots of draw prizes, age group medals, and a technical shirt (choice of women’s or men’s fit).
Prerequisite(s): 17+ years, ability to swim 20 lengths of MRU’s pool, cycle 17.5 km (mountain bike or road bike) and run 5 km (walk breaks are OK). Speed is NOT a factor for any of the three stages.
Locations: See route maps in “What You Need to Know” (below)
2013 triathlon participants get a 15% discount (phone or in-person registrations only)
Do it all yourself: $19.00 MRU Student | $39.00 Member | $99.00 Non-member
Per team member: ** $15.00 MRU Student | $25.00 Member | $55.00 Non-member
** Each team member must register separately.
Watch this year's PROMO VIDEO:
"How to do this triathlon" Workshop:
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
8:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Registration required; no drop-ins allowed.
Registration deadline: Sunday, March 30.
Before arriving, PLEASE READ "What You Need to Know" (below).
Workshop includes an overview of what to expect on event day, a Q & A period and a tour of event locations.
Location: will be given when you register
Fee: $5.00 Everyone
The Fine Print
You may not sell or give away your spot. Only those registered will be allowed to participate. If you withdraw by Sunday, March 30, you’ll receive a refund (minus the $15 administration fee). After March 30, refunds (minus the $15 administration fee) will only be given for medical reasons (doctor’s note required) or work related leave (documentation required). If the weather is uncooperative, this event will not be cancelled; it will change to an indoor swim and indoor run (with no bike segment). No refunds will be issued.
Triathlete "MUST DO" Checklist:
90+ Volunteers Needed
Cheer on our triathletes while you help make this great event possible. You’ll receive a "Tri Crew" t-shirt, lunch and you might win one of the many volunteer-only draw prizes. To volunteer please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have questions? Need reassurance? Contact the event coordinator, Ron Griffith at 403.440.6519 or email@example.com.
TO REGISTER phone a different number: 403.440.6517 (Ron cannot register you).