Categories and Distances

Race Categories and distances for July 9th 2022

Triathlons (Individual)

Categories Swim Laps Bike Laps Run Laps
Olympic Triathlon (18 yrs old and over) - Qualifier for World Triathlon Championships 2023** 1,5 k 2 40 k 6 10 k 2
Sprint Triathlon (16 yrs old and over) - Presented by Outaouais Tourism 750 m 1 20 k 3 5 k 1
Coupe Québec ENDURO (16 yrs old and over) (3 x 250m/6.6k/1.5k)* 3 x 250 m 1 3 x 6,6 k 1 3 x 1.5 k 1
Grand Prix - 2022 National Elite Triathlon Championships (Junior/U23/Elite only) - Draft legal 750 m 1 20k 3 5 k 1
Super Sprint Triathlon and Try a tri (12 yrs old and over) 375 m 1 10 k 2 2,5 k 1
Coupe Québec U15 - Draft legal race  (14-15 yrs old)
Coupe Québec U13 - Draft legal race  (12-13 yrs old)
375 m 1 10 k 2 2,5 k 1
Youth 4 - U11 and U13 (10 to 13 yrs old) 200 m 1 5 k 1 2 k 2
Youth 3 - U9 and U11 (8 to 11 yrs old) 100 m 1 3 k 2 1 k 2
Youth 2 - U7 and U9 (6 to 9 yrs old) 50 m 1 1.5 k 1 500 m 1

* Coupe Québec ENDURO consists of 3 super sprint triathlons linked together.  This is 250 m swim; 6.6 km bike; 1.5 km run; 250 m swim; 6.6 km bike; 1.5 km run; 250 m swim; 6.6 km bike; 1.5 km run to finish.  For a total distance equivalent to a sprint triathlon but with 8 transitions total.

 

Duathlon 

CategoriesRun Run Laps Bike Laps Run Laps
Sprint Duathlon 5 km 1 20 k 3 2.5 km 1

 

Aquathlon

Categories Swim Laps Run Laps
Sprint Aquathlon (16 yrs old and over) Qualifier for World Triathlon MultiSport Championships 2023** 750 m 1 5 k 1

Other

Categories Run Laps
10 km run 10 k 2
5 km - Richard Pigeon memorial run 5 k 1
1 km fun run 1 k 2

(*)  The Gatineau Triathlon is extremely proud to offer one (1) qualifying spot per Age Group (5 years AG) in Olympic Triathlon and  four (4) qualifying spots per Age Group (5 years AG) in the Sprint Aquathlon to compete for Team Canada at the 2023 World Triathlon Championships.  All athletes wishing to participate in the World Championships must now submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in order to be eligible for one of the available spots.  A preface to this EOI and a FAQ are available on Triathlon Canada's website (https://www.triathloncanada.com/publications-2/#worldchampionship). As a reminder, an email will be sent to all participants and the application will be open 3 weeks before each race and will close the day before the event and a $20 fee will be required to complete the EOI to encourage only serious athletes to claim a spot.  Here is the link from which athletes can submit their EOI: EOI link on CCN Bikes. Athletes wishing to do the Olympic Triathlon or Aquathlon, but not interested in the World Championships, do not need to complete the EOI.

Last modifications:  15 January 2022