UBC Triathlon Duathlon

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Race Details

When: Saturday March 5, 2022

Where: UBC Vancouver campus

Registration deadline: Thursday, February 24, 23:59 PST.

What to Know Before You Register


We offer our commemorative T-shirt's in  XS, S, M, L, XL and XXL. Order yours online when you register! Contact ubc.triathlon@ubc.ca for more information. Deadline to order and receive shirt on race day is Monday, January 10, 2022. Shirts can be ordered past this deadline, and will be ready in late March/April.

Race Rules

For the safety of all participants and spectators, all competitors must follow the rules of Triathlon BC.  It is recommended that participants visit the Triathlon BC website and familiarize yourself with the rules.
Some Highlights:

  • No headsets or headphones (iPods and other music devices) on the run or cycle
  • Helmet must be securely fastened from the time you remove your bicycle from the rack at the start of the cycle, until after they have placed their bicycle on the rack at the finish of the cycle
  • Competitors must mount and dismount their bicycle at the designated area or line
  • Cycling is not permitted in the Cycle Transition area
  • Drafting (riding within 10 meters of another participant) is not permitted
  • For passing on the cycle route, participants are asked to ride on the right side of the lane and to pass on the left side of the lane
  • Turn around points - there are a number of 180-degree turn around points on the cycle course, reduce speed and use caution

We also have strict guidelines for keeping your race on schedule - UBC Recreation will disqualify participants that exceed the maximum swim times: Olympic - 45 minutes, Sprint/Relay, - 28 minutes Short - 20 minutes. Participants disqualified for exceeding the swim time will be asked to leave the pool and may continue on to the cycling and run portions on the race, but will not be ranked.

Route Maps

Volunteers Needed!

We're always looking for volunteers to help make this event a success! You'll have a blast with our staff, get a complimentary volunteer shirt, and we'll provide you with food throughout your shift. Opportunities are available at registration, finish line, and on race route. Sign up by filling out our volunteer form.

Prepping for Race Day

Triathlon 101 Clinics

Triathlon 101 clinics are designed to guide participants through race day procedures. We will touch on the route, and participants can ask any questions about the race they may have to our race director. No RSVP is needed for the clinics, all registered participants are welcome to show up on the date and time of the event. If you have any questions please contact ubc.triathlon@ubc.ca.

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Mandatory Bike and Helmet Check

All competitors must complete a bike and helmet check prior to the race through our partner Bicycle Sports Pacific. Bike checks are to confirm that you fulfill your TriBC safety requirements, regardless of the last check you may have completed. Bike checks can be done at any BSP location, on race package pick-up day (February 26th), or on race day. We strongly recommend getting your bike & helmet checked prior to race day, as it can be very busy on race day.

Please Note: that all members of relay teams must be present to sign a waiver in order to receive the team's race package.

Wet Bag Process

Participants will be given a bag when they pick up their race package. Fill it with anything you would like to have following your swim (e.g. towel, change of clothes, flip flops) and drop it off with our staff on the pool deck on Race Day. After your swim, your wet bag will be handed to you as you exit the pool and before you get changed. You can also leave your wet bag at the pool and it will be available at cycle trans following your race.

Have Further Questions?

If you have any further questions please feel free to email ubc.triathlon@ubc.ca.

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