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Ingonish Triathlon

Located In Ingonish
Where To Find Us
Ingonish, NS
Areas Served Victoria County
Contact Marie Barron
Description & Services
Information The Ingonish Triathlon is a unique sporting event that occurs in Northern Cape Breton, one of the most beautiful regions of Canada, if not the world! It has a swimming leg in pristine freshwater lake adjacent to the ocean, a cycling route that follows the world famous Cabot Trail, and a running route that climbs to cliffs that look across at Cape Smokey. Previous participants, from seasoned vets to enthusiastic sprint distance teams, have raved about the fantastic atmosphere of our triathlon. We have a gorgeous venue, dedicated & energetic volunteers, a delicious post race BBQ (hosted by the Keltic Lodge), and a Celtic mystique that only the Cape Breton Highlands can offer.  
Swim, bike and run individually or as part of a fun team. Sprint Triathlon (minimum age 16) 750 m swim, 23 km bike, 5 km run; Olympic Triathlon (minimum age 19) 1500 m swim, 42 km bike, 10 km run Try-a-tri (minimum age 14) 300 m swim, 9.2 km bike, 4 km run; Team Triathlon same distance as Sprint. Cash prizes for top three men and women in Olympic & Sprint.
Special Information
Tags Bicycle ; Cape Breton Connect ; Recreation Categories ; Running ; Swimming