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March 10, 2018 – First Outdoor Triathlon of the Year in BC

Kick off your 2018 race season with BC’s longest running triathlon. With a wide variety of distances and race formats, there is something for everyone. The swimming segment of this triathlon takes place indoors in the competition tank of the UBC Aquatic Centre. The event takes place on UBC’s beautiful campus and you’ll enjoy professional race timing and friendly volunteers to keep you safe on route.


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UBC Triathlon Duathlon | UBC Recreation

Adult Triathletes

Kick off your 2018 race season with BC’s longest running triathlon. Swim in the competition tank of the award winning UBC Aquatic Centre, then bike and run through UBC’s picturesque campus.

Key Dates

Race Day: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Registration Deadline: March 5, 2018
Earlybird Registration Deadline: February 13, 2018

First-Time Triathlete Registration Opens: January 1, 2018
First-Time Triathlete Package Deadline: February 9th, 2018

Race Distances Overview

The UBC Triathlon Duathlon offers a variety of race types and distances.

Triathlon Races Swim Cycle Run
Olympic Triathlon 1500m 40km 10km
Sprint Triathlon 700m 20km 5km
Short Triathlon 400m 10km 5km
Relay Triathlon 700m 20km 5km
Modified Races Swim Cycle Run
Sprint Aquacycle 700m 20km -
Short Aquacycle 400m 10km -
Sprint Aquathon 700m - 5km
Short Aquathon 400m - 5km
Duathlon Races Run Cycle Run
Duathlon 5km 20km 5km

Modified and Team Experiences

Relay

A Relay team can consist of 2 or 3 participants, Participants will make exchanges in designated zones located near Cycle Transition.
The Relay race use the distances associated to the Sprint Course.

Aquathon

For those participants who wish to take part without the swim and run portions of a traditional triathlon, we are excited to expand the Aquathon option to the event 2018 to include all ages. Participants will swim and run the course as per a regular triathlon, omitting the cyle portion.

Aquacycle

New this year! Featuring two distances, short and sprint, the event begins in the pool and ends with the cycle portion. A modified finish allows all participants to get the same experience crossing the finish line.

Duathlon

The Duathlon is an individual event featuring two 5km runs and a 20km cycle and no swim portion.

Curious about the route? rules? etc?

Everything you could possibly want to know about the race is listed on our Event Details page.

Have Further Questions or Concerns?

Please direct your inquiries to ubc.triathlon@ubc.ca or the UBC Events hotline - 604.822.3996

You can register for your race online by clicking the "Register" button next to the appropriate race distance. Alternatively, you can register in-person at the UBC Student Recreation Centre.

Race Distance Participant Category Earlybird Registration Regular Registration Register!
Register by Feb 13 Register by Mar 5
Olympic Triathlon Public $95.00 $100.00 Sold Out!
Sprint Triathlon Public $85.00 $90.00
Short Triathlon Public $85.00 $90.00
Relay Triathlon Public $125.00 $135.00
Sprint Aquacycle Public $69.00 $73.00
Short Aquacycle Public $69.00 $73.00
Sprint Aquathon Public $69.00 $73.00
Short Aquathon Public $69.00 $73.00
Duathlon Public $69.00 $73.00
Race Distance Participant Category Earlybird Registration Regular Registration Register!
Register by Feb 13 Register by Mar 5
Olympic Triathlon UBC Staff & Faculty $90.00 $95.00 Sold Out!
Sprint Triathlon UBC Staff & Faculty $80.00 $85.00
Short Triathlon UBC Staff & Faculty $80.00 $85.00
Relay Triathlon UBC Staff & Faculty $120.00 $130.00
Sprint Aquacycle UBC Staff & Faculty $65.00 $71.00
Short Aquacycle UBC Staff & Faculty $65.00 $71.00
Sprint Aquathon UBC Staff & Faculty $65.00 $71.00
Short Aquathon UBC Staff & Faculty $65.00 $71.00
Duathlon UBC Staff & Faculty $65.00 $71.00
Race Distance Participant Category Earlybird Registration Regular Registration Register!
Register by Feb 13 Register by Mar 5
Olympic Triathlon UBC Student $65.00 $70.00 Sold Out!
Sprint Triathlon UBC Student $60.00 $65.00
Short Triathlon UBC Student $60.00 $65.00
Relay Triathlon UBC Student $95.00 $105.00
Sprint Aquacycle UBC Student $50.00 $55.00
Short Aquacycle UBC Student $50.00 $55.00
Sprint Aquathon UBC Student $50.00 $55.00
Short Aquathon UBC Student $50.00 $55.00
Duathlon UBC Student $50.00 $55.00


UBC Triathlon Duathlon T Shirts

Don't forget to add on your 2018 UBC Triathlon Duathlon technical T-shirt when you register! Have additional questions? Contact ubc.triathlon@ubc.ca

Latest UBC Triathlon Duathlon Updates

March 10th UBC Road Closures

Saturday March 10th UBC and the surrounding University Community will be experiencing road closures to accommodate the Triathlon. These closures will affect traffic between 5AM to 5PM. Please see attached photos for more details. For questions please email triathlon@ubc.ca.

Race Times Posted

Attention racers! Race times are now posted. Find yourself, your friends and family and plan your race day accordingly.

Race Day Procedures – 2018 UBC Triathlon Duathlon

UBC Triathlon Duathlon participants – Race Day Procedures are now available here. Please not that Pre-Race Package Pickup will be happening at Vancouver Running Room Locations . 4:30pm to 7pm on Wednesday, March 7th at the West 4th location 4:30pm to 7pm on Thursday, March 8th at the Wesbrook Village location       Please […]...

The 4th Sport in Triathlon…Transition!

So you’ve been swimming, biking, and running in preparation for your triathlon.  But, did you know, all your transition time between the events counts as part of your race?  Learn how to master your transitions with these 5 tips!