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2013 Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup

Edmonton, AB, Canada, Canada | June 23 2013

Event Information

Technical Delegate: Roberto Menescal (BRA)

Entry Fee: 135 CAD

Prize Money: 68 400 USD

The 2013 Edmonton Triathlon Festival is a weekend full of exciting triathlon events from June 22-23 at Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Canada.

The event combines fast-paced races for Elite, Junior Elite, Age Group, Kids of Steel, Paratriathlon and Try-a-Tri athletes. The event, the only Canadian stop on the ITU World Cup Tour, attracts Elite and Age Group triathletes of all ages and abilities from around the globe.


Elite – Sprint Distance
Swim 750m (1 lap)
Beach start
Water temperature: 16 degree. Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius
Man made lake
http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Elite_Swim_Run.png

Bike 20km (1 lap of long, 2 of short )
Closed roads
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http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Elite_Small_Loop.png

Run 5km (2 laps)
1 hill per lap, one dead turn
http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Elite_Swim_Run.png


Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st. 7,500 USD
2nd. 6,000 USD
3rd. 4,500 USD
4th. 3,000 USD
5th. 2,100 USD
6th. 1,800 USD
7th. 1,500 USD
8th. 1,200 USD
9th. 1,000 USD
10th. 800 USD
11th. 700 USD
12th. 600 USD
13th. 550 USD
14th. 500 USD
15th. 450 USD
16th. 400 USD
17th. 400 USD
18th. 400 USD
19th. 400 USD
20th. 400 USD

Contact Information

Website: Visit External Site

Contact: Aoife Murray

Email: Aoife Murray

Phone: 011+1+780.916.3613

Mailing Address: Edmonton Triathlon Academy, 14504 131 Ave NW, AB T5L 4X4, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Local Information

Event Closest Airport

Edmonton International Airport

Visa requirements depending on Citizenship; Contact Triathlon Canada’s Program Coordinator, Frank Christie, at raceentries@triathloncanada.com

Event Local Transport

Local transportation provided for Elite athletes ONLY

Elite athletes - Please send your flight itineraries to athletes@edmontontriathlon.org one month in advance to race to secure transportation to and from airport.

For Car Rental - contact Budget Car and Truck Rentals of Edmonton on 1-800-661-7027 Please quote code “WCT” when booking vehicles.

Event Travel Host Hotel

Sutton Place Hotel 10235 - 101 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3E9, is the Official Host Hotel for the 2013 Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup. We have secured a very reasonable rate of $115 plus tax per night per room. Please book early to ensure you get a room. The hotel is a 15-minute drive to the race venue in Hawrelak Park.

Please book your room by emailing sklemm@suttonplace.com Reference the 2013 Edmonton Triathlon World Cup to ensure your special rate.

Website: http://www.edmonton.suttonplace.com

Method of the hotel payments: Credit Card

Event Travel Homestay

Limited homestay available before Friday May 31. Please contact athletes@edmontontriathlon.org

Schedule

Athlete Briefing

Elite Briefing - 6pm - Sutton Hotel

Event Schedule

Thursday June 20, 2013
18:00-20:00 - Kinetico Kids of Steel Briefing – United Cycle

Friday June 21, 2013
09:30 – 10:45 - Junior Bike Familiarization – Police Escorted
10:00 -10:30 - Para Swim Practice – Hawrelak Lake
10:30 -11:00 -Open Swim Practice – Hawrelak Lake
10:45 – 11:30 - Elite Bike Familiarization – Police Escorted
11:00 – 11:20 - Para Bike Familiarization – Bus Tour
11:30 – 12:30 - Elite Swim Practice – Hawrelak Lake
12:00 - Media Conference – Hawrelak Park
17:00 – Paratriathlon Briefing – Sutton Hotel
18:00 – Elite Briefing – Sutton Hotel
18:30 - Para/Elite Pasta Party – Sutton Hotel

Saturday June 22, 2013
07:30 – 10:30 - Kinetico Kids of Steel (3-11 years) – Royal Glenora Club
10:00 – 14:00 - Age Group Bike Check In/Package pick-up - Hawrelak Park
11:30-12.30 – Junior Briefing – Hawrelak Park
12.30-13:00 – Age Group Briefing – Hawrelak Park
12:00 – 13:00 Age Group/Junior Pasta lunch in Hawrelak Park
15:00 16:30 – Paratriathlon Athletes Lounge Check In – Hawrelak Park
15:30 – 16:45 – Paratriathlon Transition Check in – Hawrelak Park
17:00 – ITU Paratriathlon World Cup presented by Amalgamated Mining
(Triathlon Canada Paratriathlon National Championships) - Hawrelak Park
19:15 – Para Awards – Hawrelak Park

Sunday June 23, 2013
05:45 - Junior Transition Zone Check In – Hawrelak Park
06:00 - Road closures in effect
07:00 - Pan Am Junior Cup Men - Hawrelak Park
(Triathlon Canada Junior Men National Series)
08:15 - Pan Am Junior Cup Women - Hawrelak Park
(Triathlon Canada Junior Women National Series)
09:30 - Age Group (Provincial Championships)
(Sprint, Olympic, Collegiate & Team Triathlon) - Hawrelak Park
11:30 - Try-A-Tri - Hawrelak Park
11:30 – Kinetico Kids of Steel (12-15 years) - Hawrelak Park
12:15 – 13:00 - Elite Women Athletes’ Lounge Check In
12:30 – 13:15 - Elite Women Transition Zone Check In
12:30-13:15 – Elite Women Swim Warm Up
13:30 - Antrim ITU World Cup Elite Women - Hawrelak Park
(Triathlon Canada Elite Women National Championships)
(Triathlon Canada U23 Women National Championships)
13:45 – 14:30 - Elite Men Athletes’ Lounge Check In
13:45 - 14:45 – Age Group & Junior Awards & BBQ - Hawrelak Park
14:00 – 14:45 – Elite Men Swim Warm Up
14:15 – 14:45 - Elite Men Transition Zone Check In
15:00 - Antrim ITU World Cup Elite Men - Hawrelak Park
(Triathlon Canada Elite Men National Championships)
(Triathlon Canada U23 Men National Championships)
16:15 – ITU World Cup Awards - Hawrelak Park

Media

Event Media Details

Bernie Poitras
berniepoitras@hotmail.com
780.399.9170
780.916.6313

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation:
Sutton Place Hotel
Thursday 9am to Saturday 5pm
Race site during races

Time and place where media kit can be pick-up:
At Press Conference and on race morning

Press Conference:
Friday @ 12noon in Hawrelak Park

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