The Canadian Triathlon & Duathlon

Saturday August 31, 2019
Ottawa, ON

Event Highlights

Eastern Ontario's Only Iron 113 Event!
Tackle one of the toughest triathlon distances in the heart of Canada's capital city!

An unforgettable experience!

Ride the Rideau Canal
Ride the scenic Rideau Canal Parkway.

Nail a PB along this fast flat closed bike course.

Exciting Beach Start
The shallow beach start makes for a fast flying start!

Triathlon Events & SwimCycle Distances

1932m Swim / 90K Bike / 21.1K Run

1500m Swim / 40K Bike / 10K Run

750m Swim / 30K Bike / 5K Run

200m Swim / 20K Bike / 5K Run

200m Swim / 20K Bike / 2K Run

1923m / 90K

1500m / 40K

Duathlon Events & Distances

2K Run / 90K Bike / 21.1K Run

2K Run / 30K Bike / 5K Run

Event Information

Friday August 31, 2018
The Terry Fox Athletic Facility
Riverside Drive, Ottawa
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday September 1, 2018
The Terry Fox Athletic Facility
Riverside Drive, Ottawa
6:00am – 10:00am

Sprint Triathlon
M39 & Under: 8:00am
Relay: 8:00am
M40 & Over: 8:05am
Women (all ages): 8:10am

Sprint Duathlon : 7:30am
Wylie Ryan Surf & Turf : 8:45am (swimmers) / 8:50am (waders)
Iron 113 Triathlon: 7:00am
Half Iron SwimCycle : 7:00am
Iron 113 Duathlon : 7:30am

Super Sprint Triathlon – men : 10:15am
Super Sprint Triathlon – women : 10:20am
Try A Tri – Men : 10:25am*
Try A Tri – Women : 10:30am*
Olympic Triathlon : 9:30am
Olympic SwimCycle: 9:30am

*May be combined on race day

Terry Fox Athletic Facility
2960 Riverside Drive,
Ottawa, ON

Please note: Colonel By Drive will be closed race morning. Plan your route accordingly. 

Race Day Parking Options :

Hog’s Back Road (access from Riverside Drive only)
There is a limit of 150 cars in the lot. We anticipate that this lot will be full by 8:00am and exiting this lot will be slow until about 12:00am

Terry Fox Athletic Facility 
This lot is right beside Terry Fox Stadium. It has room for a limited number of cars. 

Mooney’s Bay Parking Lot
off Riverside Drive south of Hog’s Back Road
This is a metered parking lot which is open to the public, in which you are responsible to feed the parking meters. 

Alternative Parking
In addition to the above lots, you can park in some of the lots along Brookfield Drive These lots are convenient to the event site, but you park at your own risk. Please obey parking/no parking, and payment signs. Please note that the Rideau Canoe Club (RCC) on Hog’s Back Road is out of bounds for National Capital Tri/Du parking, as we have not secured permission to park there.

Theres no access to Hog’s Back Road from Prince of Wales Drive. Please do not attempt to enter Hog’s Back Road from Prince of Wales Drive on race morning. Hog’s Back Rd. will be closed. Access to parking lots and the race site is from Riverside Dr. only.

Iron 113 Swim (1932m)
Beach start with a 1 loop course (see map). 

Iron 113 First Duathlon Run (2K)
The run starts on the track inside the stadium at the finish line.  Runners exit the stadium and follow the paved pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park to the 1K turn around point on Riverside Drive and returns to the stadium T-Zone on the same route.

Iron 113 Duathlon Cycle (90K)
The bikes course consists of a 10K out and back loop from Hog’s Back Road riding north on Colonel By Drive. Cyclists turn at the 5 K point and return to the Hog’s Back Rd 10K turn point. They repeat this loop 9 times in total and then return to the T-Zone.

Iron 113 Triathlon & Duathlon Final Run (21.1 K) 
The Half Marathon run is a 4 time out and back loop beginning and ending in the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Runners exit the T-Zone beside the finish line and run on the track to the stadium exit onto the paved pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park. They then run along Riverside Drive on the pathway and proceed to the Revelstoke Drive turn around point. They turn around and head back to the stadium finish line turn around point, to complete one loop. This loop is completed 4 times.

Olympic Triathlon Swim (1500m)
The swim starts from Mooney’s Bay Beach and is a one loop course. Swimmers exit from the water on the beach and run to the T-Zone (see map).

Olympic Triathlon Bike (40K)
The bike course consists of four 10K out and back loops along Colonel By Drive. Cyclists will exit the transition zone onto Hog’s Back Road and proceed north on Colonel By to the turn around. At the completion of the fourth loop they will turn onto Hog’s Back Rd and re-enter the Transition Zone.

Olympic Triathlon Run (10K)
Runners exit the T-Zone beside the finish line and run on the track to the stadium exit onto the paved recreational pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park. They run along Riverside Drive on the recreational pathway and proceed to Revelstoke Drive, and the 10K turn around point. Runners complete this course twice.

Sprint Triathlon Swim (750m)
The swim starts from Mooney’s Bay Beach and is a triangular course.

First Sprint Duathlon Run (2K)
The run starts on the track inside the stadium at the finish line.  Runners exit the stadium and follow the paved pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park to the 1K turn around point on Riverside Drive and returns to the stadium T-Zone on the same route. 

Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon Bike (30K)
The bike course consists of three 10K out and back loops along Colonel By Drive. Cyclists will exit the transition zone onto Hog’s Back Road and proceed north on Colonel By Drive to the turn around. 

Sprint Triathlon & Second Duathlon Run (5K)
Runners exit the T-Zone beside the finish line and run on the track to the stadium exit onto the paved recreational pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park. They run along Riverside Drive on the recreational pathway and proceed to Revelstoke Drive, and the 5K turn around point. Runners complete this course twice.

Try A Tri and Super Sprint Triathlon
Swim (200m)
The 200 metre swim course starts at the South end of Mooney’s Bay Beach and travels parallel to the beach to the swim exit at the North end of the beach.

Try A Tri and Super Sprint Bike (20K)
The bike course consists of two 10K out and back loops along Colonel By Drive.

Try A Tri Run (2K)
Runners exit the T-Zone beside the finish line and run on the track to the stadium exit onto the paved recreational pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park. They run along Riverside Drive on the recreational pathway to the 2K turn around point.

Super Sprint Triathlon Run (5K)
Runners exit the T-Zone beside the finish line and run on the track to the stadium exit onto the paved recreational pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park. They run along Riverside Drive on the recreational pathway and proceed to Revelstoke Drive, and the 5K turn around point. 

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