The Victoria Youth Triathlon takes place at the University of Victoria. The swim is in the McKinnon Pool, the paved bike course loops Ring Road, and the run course is a combination of grass and sidewalks.
Distances range from a 50m swim, 2K bike and 500m run to a 300m swim, 10K bike and 3K run dependant on age. There is a junior relay for athletes 6 to 11 and a senior relay for athletes 12 to17. New for 2018 is the BC Super Series race for 13-23 year old draft legal athletes consisting of a 400m swim, a 10K draft legal bike and a 3K run.
All finishers will receive an official Victoria Youth Triathlon finisher’s medal. Ribbons will be awarded to the top five finishers in each category.
Male/Female 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-17. Draft legal: male/female 13-15, 16-19, U23.
There is a junior relay for athletes 6 to 11 and a senior relay for athletes 12-17.
Relays may be made up of members or either or both genders. A relay team may have one athlete younger than the specified age for the category.
Age categories are determined by the participant’s age on December 31 of the race year.
6-7 – 50m swim, 2K bike, 500m run.
8-9 – 100m swim, 4K bike, 1K run
10-11 – 150m swim, 6K bike, 2K run
12-13 – 200m swim, 10K bike, 2K run
14-17 – 300m swim, 12K bike, 3K run
Super Series draft legal – 400m swim, 10K bike, 3K run
Junior relay – 150m swim, 6K bike, 2K run
Senior relay – 300m swim, 12K bike, 3K run
The swim takes place in the 25m pool at the McKinnon Gym.
The bike course loops Ring Road in a counter clockwise direction. The bike course is well marshaled and closed to traffic.
The run course is on a mix of grass and pavement. There is no traffic on the run course.