April 4, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The very popular Subaru Western Triathlon Series that was born out of Victoria is entering its 7th year with some exciting new announcements.
The Series begins with Canada’s only May long distance triathlon at Shawnigan Lake, featuring the newly rebuilt and absolutely spectacular Kinsol Trestle.
Next stop is the Saunders Subaru Half Iron event held in Victoria at beautiful Elk Lake. Up next, and new to the roster this year, is the sunny city of Saskatoon; featuring Pike Lake Provincial Park, charming country roads and an exciting downtown finish in the lovely River Valley! In July Vancouver hosts the Series along the magnificent Spanish Banks beaches, framed by the city skyline and the panoramic Coastal Mountains.
The final stop in September is mountain-bound Banff National Park, where participants swim in pristine Two Jack Lake, cycle the famous Minnewanka Loop and finish down breathtaking Banff Avenue with Cascade Mountain providing the perfect backdrop.
2013 Race Schedule is follows:
1. Subaru Shawnigan Lake Triathlon – May 26th
2. Saunders Subaru Victoria Triathlon – June 16th
3. Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon – June 30th
4. Subaru Vancouver Triathlon – July 14th
5. Subaru Banff Triathlon – September 7th
Exciting New Features:
Long Distance National Championships have been awarded to Vancouver
Series expands to Saskatchewan – Brand new event in Saskatoon
Inaugural Western Canadian High School Championships in Shawnigan Lake
Provincial Championships in Shawnigan Lake and Saskatoon
2014 World Championships qualifying spots in Shawnigan Lake, Saskatoon and Vancouver
For more information on the Series please visit www.triseries.ca.