Category Archives: Triathlon race reports

Race report: Niagara sprint triathlon

It may have been a triathlon, but this one started with a pre-race in-water dance – well, at least for 2 people! It had been 5 years since Alasdair and I raced the Niagara sprint triathlon in Grimsby, but we … Continue reading

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Race report: Ironman 70.3 Syracuse 2017

It’s amazing what a good sleep and a little bit of perspective can do. Heading into my 3rd Ironman 70.3 Syracuse (see 2015 and 2016 race reports), and 6th half ironman overall, I knew very well what I was getting … Continue reading

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Race report: Milton sprint triathlon 2017

Milton is where it all began for me in 2010! It’s where I did my first triathlon, so the venue has special meaning for me. It has been a few years since I did the Subaru Triathlon Series Milton sprint distance … Continue reading

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Race report: Barrelman 1/2 Ironman 2016

My 11th and final triathlon of 2016 was to be the Multisport Canada Skechers Performance Niagara Falls Barrelman (1/2 ironman) presented by Recharge with Milk. It was the 3rd year for this amazing race, which I have participated in each time. It … Continue reading

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Race report: Guelph Lake II try-a-tri

This is part II of my triathlon double-header. Read part I here. Earlier in the summer, Alasdair and I talked about the possibility of riding our bikes 45k to Guelph Lake to do the sprint triathlon relay, and then ride … Continue reading

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Race report: Guelph Lake II sprint triathlon relay

This is part I of my triathlon double-header. Read part II here. If you’re intrigued by the idea of doing a triathlon, but you’re too scared to jump right in, consider doing a relay with friends! Last year, Alasdair and … Continue reading

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Race report: Wasaga Beach Olympic triathlon

What a relief to have calm waters in Georgian Bay at Wasaga Beach for the Olympic triathlon on Saturday, after last year’s waves made me seasick and caused me to throw up in the water! With a temperature of around … Continue reading

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