Race Day Schedule August 9th, 2020

6:30am to 8:00am Race kit pick up (No race day registration)
Helmet inspection (Kids of Steel);
Body marking
8:10am Pre-race meeting
8:30am Kids of Steel (KOS) Race start
9:30am Adult Race (triathlon) start
9:30am KOS post race meal starts
10:00am Duathlon start
11:00am Post-race meal
12:00pm Awards and Draw Prizes

Race Kit Pick-up

At the race site (Centennial Beach)

  • Saturday, August 8 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Sunday, August 9 from 6:30am to 8:00am

Race Distances

NOTE: All Triathlon Ontario sanctioned races default your age to December 31st, 2020 for the purpose of age group.

Division Swim Bike Run
Kids of Steel
6-7 50m 1.5km 500m
8-9 100m 5km 1km
10-11 200m 5km 2km
12-13 300m 10km 3km
14-15 500m 10km 4km
Triathlon 700m 20km 5km
Duathlon 5km (run) 20km 5km

Course Description


  • Beach Start
  • Heats according to age
  • 3 minute intervals starting with youngest to oldest
  • Swim is in Kempenfelt Bay, parallel to shore
  • KOS swim is in 3-6 feet of water — Lifeguards on both sides
  • Adult swim is 100m from shore, across and back


  • Closed paved roads following the shore of Kempenfelt Bay
  • 5K loops (smaller loop for some KOS)


  • Out and back on paved walking path
  • Two water stations (Transition and 2K)
  • Turn-around at 2.5K

Course Map

Click here or on image for interactive map

Rules and Regulations

Also see: Top Ten Triathlon Rules and Regulations

  1. Hand paddles and/or flippers are not allowed
  2. Wetsuits are allowed (may be revoked at the discretion of the Race Director)
  3. No Drafting on the bike
  4. Mandatory approved helmets on the bike for everyone
  5. KOS Helmets must be checked by the race officials before entering the Transition zone
  6. Roads will be closed to vehicles during the race, but some corners are tight. Use caution and common sense on turns.

This is an Triathlon Ontario sanctioned event—for complete Triathlon Ontario rules, please go to their website www.triathlonontario.com

Driving Directions

From South of Barrie:

Take Highway 400 North to Essa Road, East to Tiffin; turn Right on Tiffin to Lakeshore. Turn Left on Lakeshore, follow Lakeshore to Centennial Beach (approx. 1K)

From North of Barrie:

Take Highway 400 South to Bayfield, South on Bayfield to Lakeshore. Turn Right on Lakeshore, follow Lakeshore to Centennial Beach (approx. 1K)



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