The Great White North Triathlon takes place at the Allan Beach Resort – Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada on July 7th, 2019. The race has a long history, taking place every year since 1991, cementing it’s legendary status on the Canadian triathlon scene. The event is popular, with approximately 800 athletes hitting the water at Hubble Lake each year as they start the race. Athlete support is also excellent, with an enthusiastic 550+ volunteers making sure the day goes smoothly.
The race is also fast. The course record for the males is a stunning 3 hours, 46 minutes and 1 second obtained by Jeff Symonds (Penticton, BC) in 2009. The female record has been around for some time, set by the legendary Heather Fuhr (San Diego) in 1993. Heather swept through the course in 4 hours, 14 minutes and 18 seconds.
Choose form a variety of race distances – Half Distance, Team Half Distance, Olympic Distance, Aquabike and Duathlon.