Britannia Park Triathlon & Duathlon

At Home in Bay Ward...

Saturday June 6, 2020
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Park
102 Greenview Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Event Highlights

Finisher Medals

Historic Site

Family Friendly

Dramatic Finish

The Britannia Beach Triathlon & Duathlon take place in historic Britannia Park. A popular local beach that features relics from Ottawa’s forgotten streetcar line. Bring the whole for a day of fun at the beach! 

Triathlon Events & Distances

Olympic & Olympic Relay

  • 1500m
  • 41.5K
  • 10K

Sprint & Sprint Relay

  • 500m
  • 20.7K
  • 5K

Super Sprint

  • 200m
  • 10.4K
  • 5K

Try A Tri & Try A Tri Relay

  • 200m
  • 10.4K
  • 3K

Duathlon & SwimCycle Events & Distances

Olympic Duathlon

  • 5K
  • 41.5K
  • 10K

Sprint Duathlon

  • 3K
  • 20.7K
  • 5K

Olympic SwimCycle

  • 1500m
  • 41.5K

Event Information

  • Race Kit Pick Up
  • Race Day Schedule
  • Race Orientation
  • Race & Venue Information
  • Course Information

Race Kit Pick Up & Late Registration

Friday June 5
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Park
102 Greenview Avenue Ottawa, ON
3:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday June 6
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Park
102 Greenview Avenue Ottawa, ON
7:00am – until 1 hour prior to your race

Race Day Start Schedule  

Sprint Triathlon Men : 8:30am

Sprint Triathlon Women & Relay : 8:36am

Sprint Duathlon : 8:40am

Super Sprint Triathlon : 8:45am

Try A Tri & Relay : 8:50am

Olympic Duathlon : 9:45am

Olympic Triathlon&Relay/Swim Cycle : 9:45am

Friday June 7 – Meet at 5:00 pm on the Lakeside Garden Patio (near main entrance doors)

Directions & Parking

For directions to Britannia Beach, please click on the map

Parking information to follow in pre-event newsletter

Swim Courses

The swim is a beach start. The course is counter-clockwise. Swimmers exit the water after each swim loop.

Bike Courses

Olympic Tri/Du/SwimCycle - 4 loops on the Parkway

Sprint Tri/Du – 2 loops on the Parkway

Super Sprint/Try A Tri – 1 loop on the Parkway

As advocates for safe cycling and as a reminder that it’s the law, you should have a bell on your bike. You will be sharing the pathway with the general public.  We will have bells for sale on site for $10 cash (taxes included)

Run Courses

The Ottawa River features a fun, twisty, gentle cross country run. The route is a shared one so please be courteous to your fellow competitors. Remember to keep to the right side of the cones. There is a water station on the pier near the turn.

3K = 1 Loop  – Try A Tri final run

5K = 2 Loops  – Super Sprint Tri, Sprint Tri, and first Olympic Du Run

10K = 4 Loops  – Olympic Tri & Du final run

Important: To comply with existing pathway rules of use, the bike portion of the triathlon & duathlon from the T-Zone to the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway will not be timed and will not be included in the final finish time. Participants are advised that while on the pathway the normal rules of pathway use apply to your cycling. This includes:

20kph maximum;
aerobars prohibited;

cycling to the right of the centre line.

*Cyclists who fail to comply with these requirements will be disqualified by event officials.  

Club of the Event

Britannia Woods Community House - Summer Camp Program.

When you give a little, the kids get a lot! The Britannia Park event(s) support Britannia Woods Community House, our charity of choice in Bay Ward. Your donations specifically will go toward sponsoring children to their Summer Camp. For as little as $25, you sponsor a child to attend campe for an entire week. Many volunteers on race day are giving of their time to support the fundraising efforts of Britannia Woods Community House.

Event Location


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