November 1, 2013 (ISN) – The ultimate value and flexibility…Compete in as many Series races as you wish, in any distance for one great low price: $295! The Subaru Western Triathlon Series is Canada’s premier triathlon series featuring five exciting events hosted in beautiful locations across Canada’s west, Rocky Mountains and Prairies.
Athletes of all ages and abilities, from first-timers to top elite athletes will participate in different distances including Half Ironman, Olympic, Sprint, and fun Relay events. The events provide a robust economic impact to their regions, draw strong media attention and each year one of the races is featured on a 60 minute national television program on TSN, “Canada’s Sports Leader.” The races have been praised internationally including 3 Series races recognized by Triathlete Magazine as “Top 10 Best Races in the World” in their categories. The events also often serve as Provincial Series, Championship, and World Qualifying events. The events have a festival feel and include an expo, kid’s fun run, celebrity participation, incredible prizes, entertainment, great commemorative clothing, socials, corporate programs and clinics hosted by top international coaches and athletes.
The Series will kicks off with Canada’s first open water triathlon in picturesque Shawnigan Lake featuring the Trans Canada trails and magnificent Kinsol Trestle. Next up is the perennial sell-out Saunders Victoria Half Iron held on the edge of beautiful Victoria at scenic Elk Lake. Saskatoon is the next stop featuring the beautiful downtown river valley right in the midst of the famous Saskatoon Jazz Festival. In July, Vancouver plays host the fourth stop on the Series in the magnificent setting of the Spanish Banks beaches framed by the backdrop of the city skyline and panoramic North Shore Mountains. The final stop will take place Banff where participants will swim in pristine Two Jack Lake, cycle around the breathtakingly beautiful Minnewanka Loop, and a run through the town of Banff finishing down famous Banff Avenue.
The 2014 race schedule is:
- Shawnigan Lake – May 25th
- Victoria – June 15th
- Saskatoon – June 29th
- Vancouver – July 13th
- Banff – September 6th
Only 200 of these passes will be available and they will disappear fast. The best deal in all of triathlon!
REGISTER HERE: https://secure.eventsonline.ca/events/swcts/
The Subaru Western Triathlon Series is pleased to offer the limited edition Season’s Pass to all 5 events; Shawnigan Lake, Victoria, Saskatoon, Vancouver, and Banff. This pass enables the participant to enter as many races as they choose in any discipline that the event offers (Half Iron, Olympic, Sprint, Super Sprint, any other distance offered and any Relays). The early bird price for this pass is less than half the price of a single Ironman event to participate in up to five races! Season’s Passes sold out early last year and the word is out this year.
There are lots of great new and returning features this year, including: the new Trestle Challenge event, the new Whistler Preparation Aqua Bike course, the second annual Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon, return of the Western Canadian High School Championships, return of the Long Distance National Championships in Vancouver, and much more!
We are very excited to share another season with you, and hope to see you at the races! For more information please visit our website at: www.triseries.ca