Series Information

General Triathlon/Duathlon Race Information

Participation Categories

 

Olympic Triathlon

Male & Female: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

Sprint Triathlon

Male & Female:13 & under, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

Olympic SwimCycle

Male & Female: Open

 

Sprint SwimCycle

Male & Female: Open

 

Olympic Duathlon

Male & Female: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

Sprint Duathlon

Male & Female: 15 & under, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150lbs+)

 

Olympic & Sprint Triathlon Relays

Male, Female and Co-ed (2 or 3 on a team)

 

Try A Tri

Male & Female – No Age Categories for award purposes

 

Super Sprint Triathlon

Male & Female:13 & under, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

Wylie Ryan Surf N Turf

Kids* 11 & under *there are NO place awards for WYLIE RYAN KIDS events

 

*for results and awards purposes, age is as of December 31st

Entry Fee Conditions
There are no refunds for any reason – this includes event cancellation or event changes.  

There will be no partial refunds for changes to event or event distance. There may be an additional charge if the change is to an event with a higher entry fee.


Event registrations are transferable up to 10 days prior to your pre-registered event, within the same calendar year.

 

There is a $15 + HST + processing fee for each transfer request.

 

For an event to event transfer – Email info@somersault.ca and include your original entry confirmation.  Let us know which event and distance you wish to transfer to.  Your entry to the original event will be deleted and you will be issued a PROMO (Transfer) Code for the ‘new’ event.

 

For a person to person to transfer – Email info@somersault.ca and include your original entry confirmation.  Your entry to the original event will be deleted and you will be issued a PROMO (Transfer) Code to pass along to the ‘new’ registrant.


Student and Senior Discount

Student and senior discount codes to not apply to “No Frills” events within the series.


Students who are 24 years of age as of December 31st of current year will receive a 10% discount on their entry fee. Please be sure to enter your school name AND Discount Code STUDENT to qualify.


Please bring valid student ID to race kit pick up.

The student discount is not applicable to Wylie Ryan events.

Seniors 60+ receive a 10% discount on the entry fee.

 

All members of a relay team must meet the student or senior age in order to receive the discount.

Late Entries Accepted
After the online entry deadline has passed, participants may still enter in person at race kit pick up times. Late entries must be paid in cash and does not guarantee event swag. Please see specific event page for dates and times.  Email info@somersault.ca for late entry fees.

Awards and Prizes
Participation awards vary by event. Most of our triathlon/duathlon and running events include a participation medal and shirt.

Race Winners*
In most Triathlon/Duathlon events there will be prizes and lanyards for race winners.

Top 3 Overall*
The first three overall finishers in each race – male and female – will be eligible to receive a gold, silver, or bronze lanyard, to attach to your finisher medal.

Category Top 3 Finishers*
Each age category top 3 finisher, is eligible for a Gold, Silver, or Bronze ‘Award Lanyard’. This ‘Award Lanyard’ can be attached to your finisher medal and must be picked up on race day during the award presentations and then any time afterwards on race day, at the Awards Table.

*excludes Walkers, No Frills, and Wylie Ryan events, and Try A Tri events. Not all event have overall and/or age group prizes. Please see event specific pages for details.

Award Lanyard May Be Picked Up on Race Day
Check the official results to see if you finished in the top 3 in your category and then you may claim your award lanyard at the Awards Table.


Souvenir T-Shirt
T-shirts are unisex sizing. We offer Youth XS-XL and Adult S-2XL for our cotton t-shirts.

 

If you do not pick up your race kit, you are not eligible for the souvenir t-shirt.

Not all events offer participant t-shirts and swag. Please see even specific pages for details. Our “No Frills” events do NOT include t-shirts or swag, in order to keep YOUR costs down.



Tech Shirt Option
Tech shirts are sized by gender. Click here for sizing information. We recommend that women select one size larger than you might typically wear and that men select a size one size smaller than they might typically order.  You can upgrade your souvenir event t-shirt to a high quality tech t-shirt for an additional upgrade fee up to the online entry deadline.
The Tech Shirt comes without the sponsor logos on the back, so it makes a first class casual wear shirt. You are only eligible for the souvenir Tech t-Shirt if :

  • you upgrade to the Tech Shirt when entering online, and
  • you pick up your race kit by race day, before the start of your event

    Official Performance Certificate
    We are pleased to offer each race finisher, the opportunity to download and print an official certificate of their event performance, by Friday after the event. You must claim your results on Sportstats.ca to receive your official certificate.

    Somersault iTaB
    You will LOVE the Somersault event finisher medals and can choose to complete your race day experience with a personalized iTaB add-on. The iTaB allows you to put have your name and finish time engraved on a small plate which fits neatly in to the back of your finisher medal. Click here to order your iTaB after the event, or select the iTaB option when you are entering online.


Sportstats Timing
We use ChampionChip Timing at all Somersault races. This timing system requires that all participants wear a ChampionChip band on their ankle during the race. No chip = no time.

You are responsible for obtaining your ChampionChip timing chip from the Sportstats Tent near the Finish Line.  Do this at least 30 minutes before your race. Timing chips are available on race day only.

You must return your ChampionChip timing chip immediately after you cross the finish line.  You are responsible for the cost if it is not returned.

Your Results (age is as of December 31st of the event year)
Results will be posted shortly after you finish the race. Please check the results as soon as you can, to be sure they are accurate. If there are discrepancies, go to the Sportstats van near the Finish Line and provide them with the information you think is correct. Please have the Sportstats Crew make any necessary changes on site as soon as possible in order to allow for award presentations to proceed.

Please check sportstats.ca for results.

Rules & Regulations
Click here to go to the event Rules  page.  Remember it is your responsibility to know and adhere to the rules.

Volunteers
If your kids, spouse, family members, or friends are spectating why not volunteer them as officials/volunteers and let them have some fun too!  Email us ahead of time if you want to volunteer: info@somersault.ca. You can also find out more on our Volunteer program page.

Clubs, teams and non-profit organizations are invited to inquire about our volunteer donation program – a donation in return for a group of members volunteering for the day.

Race Info Updates
We will email the latest news updates to participants prior to the race. These newsletters are very important as they will identify changes, answer your questions, and recommend race day procedures that will make your event experience a better one.

General Run Race Information

Participation Categories


 

Marathon – 42.2K

Male & Female: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

Half Marathon – 21.1K

Male & Female: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

10K Run

Male & Female: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

5K Run

Male & Female: 15 & under, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

3K Run

Male & Female: 13 & under, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over, Clydesdale (Men 220 lbs+), Athena (Women 150 lbs+)

 

Wylie Ryan Run

Boys & Girls: * 11 & under * There are NO place awards for WYLIE RYAN KIDS events


*for results and awards purposes, age is as of December 31st

Entry Fee Conditions
There are no refunds for any reason – this includes event cancellation or event changes.  

There will be no partial refunds for changes to event or event distance. There may be an additional charge if the change is to an event with a higher entry fee.


Event registrations are transferable up to 10 days prior to your pre-registered event, within the same calendar year.

 

There is a $15 + HST + processing fee for each transfer request.

 

For an event to event transfer – Email info@somersault.ca and include your original entry confirmation.  Let us know which event and distance you wish to transfer to.  Your entry to the original event will be deleted and you will be issued a PROMO (Transfer) Code for the ‘new’ event.

 

For a person to person to transfer – Email info@somersault.ca and include your original entry confirmation.  Your entry to the original event will be deleted and you will be issued a PROMO (Transfer) Code to pass along to the ‘new’ registrant.


Student and Senior

Student and senior discount codes to not apply to “No Frills” events within the series.


Students who are 24 years of age as of December 31st of current year will receive a 10% discount on their entry fee. Please be sure to enter your school name AND Discount Code STUDENT to qualify.


Please bring valid student ID to race kit pick up.

The student discount is not applicable to Wylie Ryan events.

Seniors 60+ receive a 10% discount on the entry fee.



Late Entries Accepted
After the online entry deadline has passed, participants may still enter in person at race kit pick up times. Late entries must be paid in cash and does not guarantee event swag.


Awards and Prizes
Participation awards vary by event. Most of our triathlon/duathlon and running events include a participation medal and shirt. Please see event pages for details.



Race Winners*
In most events there will be prizes and lanyards for race winners.

Top 3 Overall*
The first three overall finishers in each race – male and female – will be eligible to receive a gold, silver, or bronze lanyard, to attach to your finisher medal.

Category Top 3 Finishers*
Each age category top 3 finisher, is eligible for a Gold, Silver, or Bronze ‘Award Lanyard’. This ‘Award Lanyard’ can be attached to your finisher medal and must be picked up on race day during the award presentations and then any time afterwards on race day, at the Awards Table.

*Excludes Walkers, No Frills, and Wylie Ryan events. Not all events offer overall and/or age group prizes. Please see event specific pages for details.

Award Lanyard May Be Picked Up on Race Day
Check the official results to see if you finished in the top 3 in your category and then you may claim your award lanyard at the awards table.


Souvenir T-Shirt
T-shirts are unisex sizing. We offer Youth XS-XL and Adult S-2XL for our cotton t-shirts.

 

If you do not pick up your race kit, you are not eligible for the souvenir t-shirt.

Not all events offer particpant t-shirts and swag. Please see even specific pages for details. Our “No Frills” events do NOT include t-shirts or swag, in order to keep YOUR costs down.


Tech Shirt Option


Tech shirts are sized by gender. Click here for sizing information. We recommend that women select one size larger than you might typically wear and that men select a size one size smaller than they might typically order.  You can upgrade your souvenir event t-shirt to a high quality tech t-shirt for an additional upgrade fee up to the online entry deadline.

The Tech Shirt comes without the sponsor logos on the back so it makes a first class casual wear shirt. You are only eligible for the souvenir tech t-Shirt if :

  • you upgrade to the tech shirt when entering online, and
  • you pick up your race kit by race day, before the start of your event

    Official Performance Certificate
    We are pleased to offer each race finisher, the opportunity to download and print an official certificate of their event performance, by Friday after the event. You must claim your results on Sportstats.ca to receive your official certificate.


Somersault iTaB
You will LOVE the Somersault event finisher medals and can choose to complete your race day experience with a personalized iTaB add-on. The iTaB allows you to put have your name and finish time engraved on a small plate which fits neatly in to the back of your finisher medal. Click here to order your iTaB after the event or select the iTaB option when you are entering online.


Sportstats Timing
We use ChampionChip Timing at all Somersault races. This timing system requires that all participants wear a ChampionChip band on their ankle during the race. No chip = no time.

You are responsible for obtaining your ChampionChip timing chip from the Sportstats Tent near the Finish Line. Do this at least 30 minutes before your race. Timing chips are available on race day only.

You must return your ChampionChip timing chip immediately after you cross the finish line.  You are responsible for the cost if it is not returned.

Your Results (age is as of December 31st of the event year)
Results will be posted shortly after you finish the race. Please check the results as soon as you can, to be sure they are accurate. If there are discrepancies, go to the Sportstats van near the Finish Line and provide them with the information you think is correct. Please have the Sportstats Crew make any necessary changes on site as soon as possible in order to allow for award presentations to proceed.

Please check sportstats.ca for results.

Rules & Regulations
Click here to go to the event Rules  page.  Remember it is your responsibility to know and adhere to the rules.  

Volunteers
If your kids, spouse, family members, or friends are spectating why not volunteer them as officials/volunteers and let them have some fun too!  Email us ahead of time if you want to volunteer: info@somersault.ca. You can also find out more on our Volunteer program page.

Clubs, teams and non-profit organizations are invited to inquire about our volunteer donation program – a donation in return for a group of members volunteering for the day.

Race Info Updates
We will email the latest news updates to participants prior to the race. These newsletters are very important as they will identify changes, answer your questions, and recommend race day procedures that will make your event experience a better one.

General Kids Race Info

Participation Categories
There are NO place awards for WYLIE RYAN KIDS events

Supervision
A parent or adult supervisor must accompany each participant on the event site. One adult may supervise more than one child.

Entry Fee Conditions
There are no refunds for any reason – this includes event cancellation or event changes.  

There will be no partial refunds for changes to an event or event distance. There may be an additional charge if the change is to an event with a higher entry fee. Event registrations are transferable up to 10 days prior to your pre-registered event, within the same calendar year.


Student Discount
The student PROMO code is not applicable to the already discounted Wylie Ryan events.


Late Entries Accepted
After the online entry deadline has passed, participants may still enter in person at race kit pick up times. Late entries must be paid in cash and does not guarantee event swag.

Souvenir T-Shirt
T-shirts are unisex sizing. We offer Youth XS-XL and Adult S-2XL for our cotton t-shirts.

If you do not pick up your race kit, you are not eligible for the souvenir t-shirt.

Not all events offer t-shirts and swag. Please see even specific pages for details. Our “No Frills” events do NOT include t-shirts or swag in order to keep YOUR costs down.



Official Performance Certificate
We are pleased to offer each race finisher, the opportunity to download and print an official certificate of their event performance, by Friday after the event. You must claim your results on Sportstats.ca to receive your official certificate.

Somersault iTaB
You will LOVE the Somersault event finishers’ medals and can choose to complete your race day experience with a personalized iTaB add-on. The iTaB allows you to put have your name and finish time engraved on a small plate which fits neatly in to the back of your finisher’s medal. Click here to order your iTaB after the event, or select the iTaB option when you are entering online.



Sportstats Timing
We use ChampionChip Timing at all Somersault races. This timing system requires that all participants wear a ChampionChip band on their ankle during the race. No chip = no time.

You are responsible for obtaining your ChampionChip timing chip from the Sportstats Tent near the Finish Line.  Do this at least 30 minutes before your race.

You must return your ChampionChip timing chip immediately after you cross the finish line.  You are responsible for the cost if it is not returned.

Your Results (age is as of December 31, of the event year)

Results will be posted shortly after you finish the race. Please check the results as soon as you can, to be sure they are accurate. If there are discrepancies, go to the Sportstats van near the finish line and provide them with the information you think is correct.
Please check sportstats.ca for results.

Rules & Regulations
Click here to go to the event Rules page.  Remember it is your responsibility to know and adhere to the rules.

Volunteers
If your kids, spouse, family members, or friends are spectating why not volunteer them as officials/volunteers and let them have some fun too!  Email us ahead of time if you want to volunteer: info@somersault.ca. You can also find out more on our Volunteer program page.

Clubs, teams and non-profit organizations are invited to inquire about our volunteer donation program – a donation in return for a group of members volunteering for the day.

Race Info Updates
We will email the latest news updates to participants prior to the race. These newsletters are very important as they will identify changes, answer your questions, and recommend race day procedures that will make your event a better one.

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