2006 Edmonton BG Triathlon World Cup

09 Jul, 2006 • Edmonton, Canada • Event Website
Start Lists

An impressive group of Olympic medallists,  World Cup winners, Olympians, Commonwealth Games winners and promising up and comers make up the start list for the 2006 Edmonton BG Triathlon World Cup on Sunday July 9th in Edmonton’s Hawrelak Park.
Local boy, Paul Tichelaar will join Hunter Kemper, Bevan Docherty, Hamish Carter and Reto Hug on the start line. Local girl, Carolyn Murray will line up with Emma Snowsill, Maxine Sear, Liz Blatchford and Rina Hill. Competition promises to be fast and fierce as competitors tough it out on the course for their share of the $100,000 (US) prize purse and valuable Olympic qualifying points.
World Cup action is part of a daylong triathlon festival that includes the Canadian National Junior Championships, Age Group races and a Kids of Steel Event. The LOC is thrilled to already have 10 teams registered for the Corporate Team events, new this year!

VISA information – Please contact faq@triedmonton.com if you require an invitation to the event in applying for visas. A list of countries that require a visa to enter Canada can be seen at http://www.cic.gc.ca.

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Athletes Briefing:

Friday July 7th
Coach’s Briefing 4 p.m.- Westin Hotel
Elite Briefing 6 p.m. - Westin Hotel.
Attendance mandatory and race packages will be distributed after briefing.
Pre-Race Pasta Party - Westin Hotel 7 p.m.

Prize Money:


Media notes:

All media related questions can be directed to mary@triedmonton.com.
Elite media conference in Hawrelak Park on Friday July 7th at 1 p.m.

Event Schedule

Women - 13:15 MST
Men - 15:30 MST

Closest Airport

Edmonton International Airport - 25 minutes from race site & the Westin Hotel.
Free shuttle service is provided to all elite athletes with their bikes from the airport to the Westin. Advance booking is required. To book forward flight arrival/departure info to admin@triedmonton.com.

Local Transportation

For car rental information visit:
http://www.drivingforce.ca (Click on Alberta) Call toll free in North America:
1-800-936-9353 or call in Edmonton (780) 483-9559.

Hawrelak Park is closed to traffic on race day. Return transportation will be provided for elites on race day from the Westin to the park.
Accreditation allows free fares on Edmonton Transit system. Take LRT to University Station. Walk 3 blocks west to Stadium Parkade and take shuttle to Hawrelak Park.

Host Hotel

The Westin - downtown Edmonton
10135-100 St. Edmonton
Alberta Canada T5J 0N7
tel: 780-426-3636 fax:(780)493-8968
World Cup Rate: $109. CND + tax per room
Reservations made after June 16 will be on a space availability basis only.
Download reservation form at http://www.triedmonton.com on the ITU World Cup Accommodation page.


Please forward all homestay requests to cbuhr@shawbiz.ca.  We will do our best to acommodate all requests.

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