Subaru Iron Girl Canada presented by Jordan Engineering

Women’s Sprint Triathlon and Try a Triathlon

In support of McNally House Hospice

Sprint 500 Meter Swim/20 km Bike/5 km Run

Try a Tri – 375 Meter Swim/10 km Bike/2.5 km Run

Saturday, August 7th, 2021 – 9:00am 
Location: Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby, Ontario
Women’s Only Triathlon
Try a Tri – 375 meter/10km Bike/2.5km Run

Race Starts at 9:00 a.m.

Schedule:

Registration Open: 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Sprint Triathlon: 9:00 am START
Sprint Duathlon: 9:15 am START

Try-A-Tri/DU REGISTRATION: 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Try-A-Triathlon: 2:00pm START
Try-A-Duathlon: 2:10pm START

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Subaru Iron Girl Canada presented by Jordan Engineering

Women’s Sprint Triathlon 

In Support of Canadian Cancer Society

Sprint 500 Meter Swim/20 km Bike/5 km Run

Sunday, August 8th, 2021 – 9:00am 

Location: Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby, Ontario
Women’s Only Triathlon
Sprint 500 Meter Swim/20 km Bike/5 km Run
Race Starts at 9:00 a.m.

Schedule:
Registration Open: 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Sprint Triathlon: 9:00 am START
Sprint Duathlon: 9:15 am START

Individual Race Entry Refund/Transfer Policy

There will be NO TRANSFERS from SPRINT RACE to the TRY-A-TRI or vice versa

Race entry refunds will be permitted for medical reasons only (must provide a medical note). 50% will be refunded up to 2 weeks prior to the event. No refunds for any reason will be issued within 2 weeks of the event.

Subaru Iron Girl Canada

Women’s Try a Triathlon

Try a Tri – 375 Meter Swim/10 km Bike/2.5 km Run

Saturday, August 7th, 2021- 9:00am 
Location: Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby, Ontario
Women’s Only Triathlon
Try a Tri – 375 Meter Swim/10 km Bike/2.5 km Run
Race Starts at 9:00 a.m.

Schedule:

Registration Open: 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Sprint Triathlon: 9:00 am START
Sprint Duathlon: 9:15 am START

Try-A-Tri/DU REGISTRATION: 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Try-A-Triathlon: 2:00pm START
Try-A-Duathlon: 2:10pm START

Individual Race Entry Refund/Transfer Policy

There will be NO TRANSFERS FROM TRY-A-TRI to the SPRINT RACE.

Race entry refunds will be permitted for medical reasons only (must provide a medical note). 50% will be refunded up to 2 weeks prior to the event. No refunds for any reason will be issued within 2 weeks of the event.

Course Information – Try a Triathlon

Distance: 375 Meter Swim/ 10 km Bike/ 2.5 km Run

Click here for the Swim Course Map
Click here for the Bike Course Map
Click here for the Run Course Map

SWIM COURSE: The swim takes place in Lake Ontario of Nelles Beach Park. The swim will be point to point, parallel to the shore. The athlete will have the ability to touch the bottom at anytime. Athletes can walk along the shore to the race start.

BIKE COURSE: The bike takes place on Lake Street which turns into the North Service Road the ride is flat.  The route is an out and back with only one turn at the turn around.  The route utilizes Niagara’s water front trail system

RUN COURSE: The run course utilizes the residential area of Grimsby by the lake and a section of trail along Forty Mile Creek.  The route is relatively flat with two climbs one out of the trail system

Athletes will start in waves by age group for the swim.

Swim Wave Starts
You must start in your swim wave. You are assigned based on the Triathlon Ontario age rule, which means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2021. Your swim wave will be noted on your packet. If you would prefer to race in the last wave of the race visit the solutions table on race day

Arrival on Race Morning
Early arrival is recommended to allow time for you to park, set-up transition and get ready for a terrific race day. Try a Tri Transition (Sat Aug 7th) will open at 8:00 a.m. with a prompt race start at 10:00 a.m. Athlete wristbands will allow you in and out of transition.

Wetsuit Rules
Wetsuits will be allowed on race day if the water temp is below 24 C / 75.2 F.  The decision regarding wetsuit usage will be made race day.

Try a Tri Age Group Awards
Awards to the top 3 finishers in each age group We will have 14 age groups: Junior; 20 – 24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70 – 74; 75 – 79; 80+

All finishers will receive a custom Iron Girl medal.

Strollers, Inline Skates, Rollerblades, Headphones and Dogs Not Allowed On Course

For the safety of all participants, strollers, inline skates, rollerblades, headphones and dogs are not allowed on the course at any time.

Age Requirements:
Under Triathlon Ontario rules you must be 14 years old by December 31, 2020 to participate in the event.

Age Up Rule
Iron Girl will use the “Age Up Rule” for award distribution and ranking. The age up rule means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2021. This action aligns with regular age group racing with the method used by Triathlon Ontario.

All participants are expected to attend packet pick up Saturday or Sunday in person. This is due insurance liability mandates. All participants must show a photo ID, and all Triathlon Ontario annual members additionally must show their membership card. Each participant must pick up their own packet. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Special notice to participants in regard to Triathlon Ontario Membership for Registration

Participants MUST bring proof of annual membership or purchase a one-day permit. Athletes who do not bring/show proof of membership must purchase a one-day OR will not be allowed to race. If you purchased the one day license when you registered, your name will be on a list we have and you do not need to bring anything other than photo ID.

Subaru Iron Girl Canada presented by Jordan Engineering

Women’s Sprint Triathlon 

Sprint 500 Meter Swim/20 km Bike/5 km Run

Sunday, August 8th, 2021 – 9:00am
Location: Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby, Ontario
Women’s Only Triathlon
Sprint 500 Meter Swim/20 km Bike/5 km Run
Race Starts at 9:00 a.m.

Schedule:

Registration Open: 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Sprint Triathlon: 9:00 am START
Sprint Duathlon: 9:15 am START

Individual Race Entry Refund/Transfer Policy

There will be NO TRANSFERS FROM SPRINT RACE to the TRY-A-TRI

Race entry refunds will be permitted for medical reasons only (must provide a medical note). 50% will be refunded up to 2 weeks prior to the event. No refunds for any reason will be issued within 2 weeks of the event.

Sprint Triathlon
Distance: 500 Meter Swim/ 20 km Bike/ 5 km Run

Click here for the Swim Course Map
Click here for the Bike Course Map
Click here for the Run Course Map

SWIM COURSE: The swim takes place in Lake Ontario of Nelles Beach Park. The swim will be point to point, parallel to the shore. The athlete will have the ability to touch the bottom at anytime.
 Athletes can walk along the shore to the race start.

BIKE COURSE:
 The bike takes place on Lake Street which turns into the North Service Road the ride is flat.  The route is an out and back with only one turn at the turn around.  The route utilizes Niagara’s water front trail system

RUN COURSE: The run course utilizes the residential area of Grimsby by the lake and a section of trail along Forty Mile Creek.  The route is relatively flat with two climbs one out of the trail system

Athletes will start in waves by age group for the swim
.

Swim Wave Starts
You must start in your swim wave. You are assigned based on the Triathlon Ontario age rule, which means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2021. Your swim wave will be noted on your packet. If you would prefer to race in the last wave of the race visit the solutions table on race day

Arrival on Race Morning
Early arrival is recommended to allow time for you to park, set-up transition and get ready for a terrific race day. Sprint Transition (Sun Aug 8th) will open at 7:00am with prompt race start at 9:00am Athlete wristbands will allow you in and out of transition.

Wetsuit Rules

Wetsuits will be allowed on race day if the water temp is below 24 C / 75.2 F.  The decision regarding wetsuit usage will be made race day.

Sprint Age Group Awards 

Awards to the top 5 finishers in each age group We will have 14 age groups: 18- 19; 20 – 24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70 – 74; 75 – 79; 80+

All finishers will receive a custom Iron Girl medal.

Strollers, Inline Skates, Rollerblades, Headphones and Dogs Not Allowed On Course

Age Requirements:

Under Tri Ontario rules you must be 16 years old by December 31, 2020 to participate in the event.

Age Up Rule
Iron Girl will use the “Age Up Rule” for award distribution and ranking. The age up rule means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2021. This action aligns with regular age group racing with the method used by Triathlon Ontario.

All participants are expected to attend packet pick up Saturday or Sunday in person. This is due insurance liability mandates. All participants must show a photo ID, and all Triathlon Ontario annual members additionally must show their membership card.  Each participant must pick up their own packet. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Special notice to participants in regard to Triathlon Ontario Membership for Registration

Participants MUST bring proof of annual membership or purchase a one-day permit. Athletes who do not bring/show proof of membership must purchase a one-day OR will not be allowed to race. If you purchased the one day license when you registered, your name will be on a list we have and you do not need to bring anything other than photo ID.

Pack Pick-up and Bike Racking Rules

All participants are expected to attend packet pick up Saturday or Sunday in person. This is due insurance liability mandates. All participants must show a photo ID, and all Triathlon Ontario annual members additionally must show their membership card.

Event activities are held at
Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby, Ontario

Athlete Packet Pick-Up and Expo

Saturday, August 7. 2021 – 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Sunday, August 8, 2021 – 7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Location: Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby, Ontario

Race Start

Saturday Try a Tri (375m Swim, 10km Bike, 2.5Km Run) – 10:00am
Sunday Sprint Race (500m Swim, 20km Bike, 5km Run) -9:00 a.m.

Bike Racking
Bikes will be racked in transition on:

Saturday August 7, 2021 from 8:00 a.m – 9:45am

Sunday, August 8, 2021 from 7:00 a.m – 8:45 a.m.

Course Information

Try a Triathlon

Distance: 375 Meter Swim/ 10 km Bike/ 2.5 km Run

Click here for the Swim Course Map
Click here for the Bike Course Map
Click here for the Run Course Map

Sprint Triathlon
Distance: 500 Meter Swim/ 20 km Bike/ 5 km Run

Click here for the Swim Course Map
Click here for the Bike Course Map
Click here for the Run Course Map

SWIM COURSE: The swim takes place in Lake Ontario of Nelles Beach Park. The swim will be point to point, parallel to the shore. The athlete will have the ability to touch the bottom at anytime.
 Athletes can walk along the shore to the race start.

BIKE COURSE:
 The bike takes place on Lake Street which turns into the North Service Road the ride is flat. The route is an out and back with only one turn at the turn around. The route utilizes Niagara’s water front trail system

RUN COURSE: The run course utilizes the residential area of Grimsby by the lake and a section of trail along Forty Mile Creek. The route is relatively flat with two climbs one out of the trail system

Athletes will start in waves by age group for the swim
.

Swim Wave Starts
You must start in your swim wave. You are assigned based on the Triathlon Ontario age rule, which means you are racing based on your age as of 12/31/2021. Your swim wave will be noted on your packet. If you would prefer to race in the last wave of the race visit the solutions table on race day

Arrival on Race Morning
Early arrival is recommended to allow time for you to park, set-up transition and get ready for a terrific race day. Try a Tri Transition (Sat Aug 7th) will open at 8:00 a.m. with a prompt race start at 10:00 a.m. Sprint Transition (Sun Aug 8th) will open at 7:00am with prompt race start at 9:00am Athlete wristbands will allow you in and out of transition.

Wetsuit Rules

Wetsuits will be allowed on race day if the water temp is below 24 C / 75.2 F. The decision regarding wetsuit usage will be made race day.

Try a Tri Age Group Awards
Awards to the top 3 finishers in each age group We will have 14 age groups: Junior; 20 – 24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70 – 74; 75 – 79; 80+

All finishers will receive a custom Iron Girl medal.

Sprint Age Group Awards

Awards to the top 5 finishers in each age group We will have 14 age groups: 18- 19; 20 – 24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70 – 74; 75 – 79; 80+

All finishers will receive a custom Iron Girl medal.

Strollers, Inline Skates, Rollerblades, Headphones and Dogs Not Allowed On Course

For the safety of all participants, strollers, inline skates, rollerblades, headphones and dogs are not allowed on the course at any time.

Directions to race site:
All events and activities take place at Nelles Beach Park, Grimsby

QEW Niagara to Bartlett Ave in Grimsby. West (right) off the QEW, North (right) on Bartlett to Lake Street. West (left) on Lake Street to Parking on the left.

The Parking is located off Lakes Street at the Corner of Baker Road and Lake Street. There is no parking at the race site. The race site is 430 meters from the parking area.

Local Hotels

Super 8 Grimsby Ontario

11 Windward Drive, Grimsby, ON L3M 4E9
Local Phone: 1-905-309-8800
Toll Free Reservations: 1-877-330-7666

www.super8grimsby.com

The Super 8 in Grimsby offers 60 comfortable 100% Smoke Free guest rooms with many amenities: Free high speed internet in all rooms, Indoor heated pool/hot tub, Guest laundry, Fitness room, Super Start Plus Breakfast, Suites available (King size bed with a double pull-out couch), Microwave (in suites only), Refrigerator in all rooms, Free local calls, Meeting room, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Computer in the lobby and some rooms with a lake view. There are restaurants nearby and many attractions in the area: Niagara Falls 25 km, Casino Niagara 25 km, and located In the Heart of Niagara Wine Country.

Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM

Casablanca Winery Inn
4 Windward Dr Grimsby, ON L3M 4E8

Tel: 905-309-7171
Toll Free: 1-877-446-5746

Casablanca Hotel Canada

Welcome to the Casablanca Winery Inn Niagaras most luxurious Inn located in the heart of wine country Combining the elegance of a luxury hotel and the charm of a country inn Casablanca Winery Inn is the first choice for accommodations in the Niagara region The hotel boasts 79 guestrooms featuring beautiful panoramic views of Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment Dine in one of our three restaurants Casablanca Steak and Seafood Bogeys Grill House or our lobby bar Complimentary Parking available

Getting To Iron Girl Canada (Grimsby)

DRIVE – Grimsby is located off the QEW in the Niagara Region between Hamilton and St. Catharines. A less than a hour drive from Toronto, Buffalo, Guelph, Waterloo and Kitchener.

FLY – Either Toronto, ON or Buffalo, NY which both are served by major airlines.

FinisherPix is proud to be selected as the Official Photo Service of the event.

FinisherPix will have several photographers working at the swim exit, on the bike course, on the run course, and of course, at the Finish Line! In addition, FinisherPix will have photographers positioned after the finish where you can have a photo taken after you receive your medal.

For more information, please visit www.finisherpix.com

Train safe & we’ll see you at the finish line,
The FinisherPix Team

Showcase your brand at the Iron Girl Expo

The Iron Girl Canada Event will feature a two-day expo held at Nelles Beach Park. The event expo provides an opportunity to maximize exposure of your products to participants and spectators. The Iron Girl Canada expo is free and open to the public. As an exhibitor, you will have the opportunity to reach out to the #1 buying segment in the world: women. Vendors can sell or sample products, demonstrate equipment and services and distribute literature.

Interested in being a part of the expo or sponsoring the event?
Contact Lisa Bentley at [email protected]

Saturday, August 7, 2021
Vendor Set Up: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Expo Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 8, 2021
Vendor Set Up: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Expo Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Vendor Tear Down: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*Security will be provided Saturday night. Vendors may leave products but Iron Girl is not liable for loss or theft.

Volunteer for the Event

We are recruiting a team of dedicated volunteers to assist in helping each participant reach her goal of finishing! Are you part of a charitable organization? We have opportunities for groups that are not-for-profit organizations to volunteer at the event. Also we have opportunities for individual looking for community service hours.

Contact Nick Stoehr at [email protected] to sign up.

Trisport Events Inc.

4269 Station St

Vineland ON Canada

L0R 2E0

905-562-6670

[email protected]

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Lisa Bentley

4269 Station St

Vineland ON Canada

L0R 2E0

905-562-6670

[email protected] 

Individual Race Entry Refund/Transfer Policy

There will be NO TRANSFERS from SPRINT RACE to the TRY-A-TRI or vice versa

Race entry refunds will be permitted for medical reasons only (must provide a medical note). 50% will be refunded up to 2 weeks prior to the event. No refunds for any reason will be issued within 2 weeks of the event.

CHARITY PARTNERS

Canadian Cancer Society and Subaru Iron Girl Canada Sprint Women’s Triathlon are teaming up once again to help create a future without breast cancer. With your support CCS is able to fund innovative research, health education and advocacy programs that aim to reduce the incidence of breast cancer, lower mortality rates and support women and their families who have experienced breast cancer. Click Here to donate to the Canadian Cancer Society
 
Grimsby McNally House Hospice Subaru Iron Girl Try a Triathlon is proud to be partnered with The Grimsby McNally House Hospice. Since 2008, McNally House Hospice is a residential setting that provides 24 hour specialized palliative care, free of charge, to people living with a terminal illness, as well as those in their life circle. Serving the Niagara West communities of Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln, McNally House has an approach to palliative care that reflects the hospice philosophy, through our comprehensive and compassionate programs for residents and their families. Such care seeks to maximize the individual’s quality of life; the emphasis is on living rather than dying. Click Here to donate to McNally House Please note that your donation is in Partnership with the Subaru Iron Girl Canada Try a Triathlon.