MRU Sprint Triathlon – 27th Annual


(sprint = short, not fast)

See photos from the 2014 MRU Sprint Triathlon:

See 2014 race results:

Event Info:
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:

27th Annual MRU Sprint Triathlon

"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:

  1. Register and pay (in person, by phone 403.440.6517 or online) by Sunday, March 30.
  2. Read "What you Need to Know" (includes route maps).
  3. Fill out the online "Triathlete Info Form" by Sunday, March 30.
  4. Pick up your race bag (race bib, shirt) and sign your waiver: Wed, April 2, Thu, April 3, Fri, April 4 or Sat, April 5 at Recreation (U130). Sorry, you cannot send someone in your place.
  5. IMPORTANT:  To ensure you received the triathlon email updates, check that your correct email address is on your Rec account (Not on the "main contact" account, if applicable) by phoning 403.440.6517.

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

Have questions? Need reassurance? Contact the event coordinator, Ron Griffith at 403.440.6519 or
TO REGISTER phone a different number: 403.440.6517 (Ron cannot register you).




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