WELCOME HOME - IRONMAN CANADA
PENTICTON TRAINING WEEKEND
It's ON !!!
AUGUST 24th-25TH, 2019.
In the absence of a triathlon race on the last weekend of August, 2019 and to celebrate the return of Ironman Canada in 2020, Triathlon Warrior Penticton invites all triathletes and friends to a free weekend of training and socializing in Penticton BC, the home of Ironman Canada.
Updated Aug.22.19 - see changes for pub night & BREAKFAST BUFFET.
Saturday August 24th:
6.30 to 7.50 am - SWIM - 1.9 to 3.8km - Starting from The Peach at Rotary Park. - Peach to SS.Sicamous and back is approx 1.9km.
The schedule below mentions bike pace and/or swim times etc. There will be athletes of all abilities, but don't stress out about pace or how fast you might need to ride. Our support crew will have you covered. This is about having fun and is not a race!!
6.30am SWIM START OPTION 1 - For those who will swim 3.8km in under 80mins OR for those who will swim 1.9km (or less if you choose) and would bike the 160km ride at below 25km/hr. ie: you'll be leaving on the bike at 7.30am
7.00am SWIM START OPTION 2 - For those who will swim 1.9km (or less if you choose) and will be ready to ride at 8.00am.
7.30am BIKE START OPTION 1 - For those who expect to ride the 160km with an average speed of less than 25km/h.
8.00am BIKE START OPTION 2 - For those who would typically ride 160km at over 25km/hr and for those who might ride at over 30km/hr there will be the option to include the "Ironman out and back" for a full 180km ride.
There will be a limited number of positions available for people to shuttle forward with a support vehicle, in order to ride a shorter distance.
2.00 to 3.00pm (approx) All riders will be advised to check in at the finish - at the Peach on the Beach where the ride started. Option to run a short distance "off-the-bike" at the end.
4.30 - 8.30pm *******PUB NIGHT - LOCATION CHANGE******
MATCH EATERY & PUBLIC HOUSE
It's happy hour from 3-6pm with $4 appies and then a full Pub Menu, with Gluten Free and KIDS MENU's options also available.
Upstairs at the Casino, near the the Tourist Information office - 553 Vees Drive Penticton
Sunday August 25th:
8.00am - RUN - An out and back run from the Peach on Lakeshore drive. Up to 2 hours (suggested - but also no longer than your recent longest run1) . There will be one aid station, so it's advised that you carry a run belt with bottle or flasks, to have fluids on you at all times and to refill.
FROM 10.00am *******LOCATION CHANGE****** BUFFET BREAKFAST****** MATCH EATERY & PUBLIC HOUSE
DOWNSTAIRS AT THE MATCH EATERY - 553 Vees Drive Penticton - ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET.
Breakfast will be at athlete's own expense. Cost is usually $14.95 - 10% DISCOUNT FOR ANYONE with TRIATHLON WARRIOR TRAINING CAMP.
12.00pm - BIKE - Recovery spin - 60-90 minute easy ride to shake off the run. MEET AT THE F2C TRAILER in the Car Park near the Peach. - the "Martin Street Extension Parking Lot.
1.30pm - WE'RE DONE!
If you're interested in joining in for some training, socializing or can support,
to make this a fun and memorable weekend, please send a quick message