March 8, 2025 – First Outdoor Triathlon of the Year in BC

Kick off your 2025 race season with BC’s longest running triathlon. With a wide variety of distances and race formats, there is something for everyone. The swimming segment of this triathlon takes place indoors in the UBC Aquatic Centre. The event takes place on UBC’s beautiful campus and you’ll enjoy professional race timing and friendly volunteers to keep you safe and having fun on route.

Latest UBC Triathlon Duathlon Updates:

UBC TriDu | 2024 Wrap-Up

March 13, 2024

Congratulations to everyone who came and conquered the 2024 UBC Triathlon Duathlon!


There are three categories of participation:


Adult Triathletes

At the UBC Triathlon Duathlon, there is something for everyone! Whether you are racing your one-hundredth time, or your first time, we are so excited to have you on course with us to kick off the race season in March 2024!

Key Dates

  • Registration Deadline: Saturday, February 1, 2025
  • Race Package Pickup & Expo: Thursday, March 6, 2025
  • Race Day: Saturday, March 8, 2025

Race Distances Overview

Triathlon Races Swim Cycle Run
Standard Triathlon 1.5km 40km 10km
Sprint Triathlon & Collegiate (WCUTC)  700m 20km 5km
Short Triathlon 400m 10km 5km
Relay Triathlon 1 700m 20km 5km
Duathlon Races 2 Run Cycle Run
Duathlon 5km 20km 5km

1 A Relay team can consist of 2 or 3 participants, Participants will make exchanges in designated zones located near Cycle Transition. The Relay race use the distances associated to the Sprint Course.

2 The Duathlon is an individual event featuring two 5 km runs and a 20 km cycle and no swim portion.

Route Distances

Standard: 1500m swim, 40km bike (four laps of the course), 10km run (four laps of the course)
Sprint: 700m swim, 20km bike (two laps of the course), 5km run (two laps of the course)
Short: 400m swim, 10km bike (one lap of the course), 5km run (two laps of the course)
Duathlon: 5km run (two laps of the course), 20km bike (two laps of the course), 5km run (two laps of the course)
Relay: 700m swim, 20km bike (two laps of the course), 5km run (two laps of the course)
Youth: 400m swim, 10km bike (one lap of the course), 5km run (two laps of the course)


Ready To Register

We use a blended pricing model at UBC TriDu. There are three tiers (1, 2, and 3), ranging from least to most expensive (1 being the least expensive). Once one tier fills up, or the cut-off date for that tier passes, we move to the next tier. Each tier has a maximum capacity. The earlier you register the cheaper it will be!

For information on the withdrawal policy for the UBC Triathlon Duathlon, click here. 

Tier Cut-Off Dates

  • Tier 1: October 1, 2024
  • Tier 2: January 1, 2025
  • Tier 3: February 1, 2025

Standard is the longest race distance offered. We recommend this distance to any experienced triathlete, or athlete. Pace yourself – this one is a bit longer than most!

Tier Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Tier 1 $143.00 $127.00 $95.00

Tier 2 $156.00

 

$138.00

$101.00

Tier 3 $174.00 $154.00 $110.00

Sprint is the most popular distance at this race. As a strong medium distance, the Sprint triathlon is great for athletes looking to build up their strength in new areas of exercise, or try something entirely new.

Tier Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Tier 1 $123.00 $114.00 $88.00

Tier 2 $132.00 $123.00 $95.00

Tier 3 $143.00 $134.00 $102.00

Similar to a “try-it” distance, our Short race is great for athletes just starting out either their triathlon or fitness journey. The Short race is a good way to get started in the triathlon world!

Tier Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Tier 1 $123.00 $114.00 $88.00

Tier 2 $132.00 $123.00 $95.00

Tier 3 $143.00 $134.00 $102.00

Our Duathlon is one of our most popular distances. If you are looking for something different than a triathlon, would prefer not to swim, or are using this for training, the Duathlon is the perfect choice for you!

Tier Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Tier 1 $106.00 $97.00 $72.00

Tier 2 $119.00 $106.00 $80.00

Tier 3 $134.00 $116.00 $90.00

Trying new things with friends is always more fun! Our Sprint Relay race can be done in teams of 2-3 athletes. Relay teams will race in one heat all together, with the Relay exchange hub inside the Cycle Transition area (T2).

Tier Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Tier 1 $176.00 $172.00 $140.00

Tier 2 $195.00 $185.00 $149.00

Tier 3 $211.00 $204.00 $156.00

We are proud to be a part of the Western Canadian University Triathlon Circuit and welcome competitive collegiate triathletes form across Western Canada. The collegiate race is a Sprint distance. This race is for high-level student athletes only. 

Tier Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Non-Tiered - - $69.00

Similar to a “try-it” distance, our Short race is great for athletes just starting out either their triathlon or fitness journey. The Short race is a good way to get started in the triathlon world!

Race Type Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Short $193.00 $182.00 $135.00

Sprint is the most popular distance at this race. As a strong medium distance, the Sprint triathlon is great for athletes looking to build up their strength in new areas of exercise, or try something entirely new.

Race Type Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Sprint $193.00 $182.00 $135.00

The Youth Triathlon is for athletes aged 12-15. This race distance is a great option for youth looking to start getting involved in the sport of triathlon, and those at an elite level as well. 

Race Type Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Youth Triathlon $77.00 - -

The Kids Aquathlon is a great opportunity for both beginner and elite young athletes. During this race, we have staff to escort athletes on the run course at the front and back of the group.

Race Type Public UNA/CSC and UBC Staff & Faculty  UBC Students
Kids Aquathlon $75.00 - -

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Do you have a special request or circumstance?
We would love to hear from you! UBC Recreation takes great pride in ensuring that all our participants feel welcomed and have a safe and inclusive race experience. If you have a special request or circumstance please contact us at ubc.triathlon@ubc.ca.


2024 UBC TriDu T-Shirts

We are excited to let you know that we are bringing back the beloved triathlon t-shirts - available for purchase to anyone who wants one!

Item Price
TriDu T-Shirts $45.00

2024 UBC TriDu T-Shirt Design