Smiths Falls Triathlon & Duathlon

Saturday June 22, 2019

Riverdale Road/Pine Street, Smiths Falls, Ontario

Event Highlights

Rideau River Swim
Swim in the pristine Rideau River next to downtown heritage sites.
Lower Reach Park
The 2km run takes you through scenic Lower Reach Park.

The Park offers excellent spectating from the splash pad and playground.

Great for the whole family!

Jasper Ave Out & Back
The bike course features a fast flat out & back course along Jasper Ave.

Wide shoulders and smooth pavement make this an exceptional course!

Triathlon Events & Distances

500m Swim /21K Bike / 5K Run

200m Swim / 21K Bike / 5K Run

200m Swim / 21K Bike / 2.1K Run

Duathlon & SwimCycle Events & Distances

2.1K Run / 21K Bike / 5K Run

500m Swim / 21K Bike

Event Information

Race Kit Pick Up & Registration

Saturday June 23
On site – Riverdale Road/Pine Street area
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Race Day Start Schedule

Sprint Duathlon Start : 6:00pm

Sprint Triathlon/SwimCycle Men Start : 6:05pm

Sprint Triathlon/SwimCycle Women & /Relays Start : 6:10pm

Super Sprint/Try A Tri Start : 6:15pm

Directions & Parking

Smiths Falls is on Highway 43 between Ottawa and Kingston. Race kit pick up is on site – Google Riverdale Road and Pine Street intersection. Parking will be located wherever it is legal to park near the race site (not on Jasper Avenue or Jasper Highway please!)

Swim Course
The swim course is an out and back triangle  starting in the Rideau River adjacent to the Hotel just below the Combination Lock at the Beckwith St. Bridge. There is a 100 metre run from the river’s edge to the Transition Zone.

2.1K Run
The run begins at the finish line adjacent to the T-Zone on River Street, or in the T-Zone (Try A Tri*). Runners proceed towards Lower Reach Park on the recreational pathway (firm gravel) and complete a loop around the park returning to the Transition Zone.

*Try-A-Tri last 2.1 Km Run – exit transition zone at Run In sign – at the east end of the transition zone.

21K Bike Course
See maps

5K Run
Runners exit the T-Zone onto the recreational pathway and head along the river pathway underneath the Beckwith Street. Bridge to Abbott Street. Runners turn around at Abbott Street. They then return along the same path under the Beckwith Street Bridge. After passing under the bridge, the runners turn immediately right across a small pedestrian bridge, up a sharp hill, and onto the Beckwith Street Bridge. Runners cross the bridge and continue on Beckwith Street. to the corner of Chambers Street. They turn right on Chambers and follow Chambers to the corner of Elmsley Street. where they turn right. Runners follow Elmsley Street. to Old Slys Road. where they turn right. They follow Old Slys Road. across the canal and turn right into Lower Reach Park. They then follow the recreational pathway to the finish line on River Street.

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