Event Schedule

Squamish Off-Road Triathlon 2018

Event Schedule & Athlete Information

Please take the time to read the information on this page and the full event schedule!

** Please try to pick up your package before Race Day on Friday or Saturday ** 

7:00 AM to 7:30AM Race Day Package pick-up @ Alice Lake South Beach. Arrive by 7AM if you unable to pick up your race package on Friday or Saturday
7:00 AM to 8:15 AM Body marking and timing chips handed out.
7:00 AM Transition area opens to athletes
7:15 AM Tri BC official for water temperature test. Wetsuit ruling announced 1 hour before race time.
7:45 to 8:10 AM Swim warm-up
8:10 AM Athletes meeting and final race instructions @ Alice Lake  Beach swim start area
8:25 AM Transition area closed
8:25 AM All swimmers to Alice Lake south beach swim start area
8:30 AM START TIME - Championship distance & Relay swim wave start
8:35 AM START TIME - Sport distance swim wave start

Awards Ceremony will take place @ Alice Lake South Beach as soon as race results are available.


Parking is limited at Alice Lake Provincial Park. Please, car pool if you can!
There will be additional parking available at HWY99 / Alice Lake Provincial Park turn-off. Watch for signs, give yourself enough time and be prepared to pedal to the race start/ finish area at the south end of Alice Lake.


Arrive by 7AM if you were unable to pick up your race package earlier. All competitors must have their race number with them for body marking. For safety reasons the numbers will be done with permanent ink. There are two swim heat times, 8:30AM for Championship & Relay and 8:35AM for Sport. Be ready to go 15 minutes beforehand.

We have strict swim cutoff times: 30 minutes for the Sport distance (750m) and 1 hour for the Championship distance (1500m)!

Sport course is one loop, Championship course is two loops, with a short beach exit and re-entry between loops. 


Only athletes and race vonlunteers are allowed in the transition area. You may leave only gear for the race in transition.

Only athletes will be allowed to retrieve their belongings from transition. Re-entry will be allowed upon completion of ALL race distances. We want to ensure the safety of all athletes and the security of bikes and gear.

Be aware of the entrance and exits from transition. Before your race begins, make sure you familiarize yourself with the swim exit chute (from lake to transition), the bike exit chute (from transition out onto bike course), the bike entrance chute (coming back into transition from the bike course) and the run exit chute (leaving transition for the last time and heading out onto the run course).

Remember where your bike and gear are.

An aid station will be located after the run exit from transition. Make sure to drink lots if it is hot!


This is an off-road triathlon, only mountain bikes will be allowed, no road bikes or cyclo-cross bikes. It is strongly recommended that you familiarize yourself with the course at least once before race day., ideally pre-ride it. Maps are available on the website. The course will be marked with trail flags and signs for race day.

The mountain bike trails are open to the public on race day. Please be respectful if passing, use caution, and listen to the course marshals.

A section of the race goes through Provincial Park campground on the road and is open to camper traffic. We will try our best to divert traffic but all rules of the road apply on park roads.

Slow down for corners and hazards. Watch for wildlife!

Keep your heads up, open eyes and stay safe!

There is one Aid Station on course in addition to the one at transition run exit


Follow course marshal directions at all times.

Familiarize yourself with your race specific route(s).

Wear your bibs in front on the run.

Clear the finish area after crossing the finish line to help timers do their job.

There is one Aid Station on course and one at transition.

Have fun and be sure to give other participants lots of space.


It requires a lot of volunteers to make events happen. Please, take a moment during your day to thank the volunteers. Events also don't happen without sponsor partners, please help us in recognizing these community partners!

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