Where can I get a strobe light for the swim section?
Here are 2 examples of lights that match the criteria:
This is a safety light for running or cycling that we found at SportsExpert. It can be water resistant or not, because it is only necessary in the first moments of swimming, when it is still dark.
You can attach it either on your goggles behind your head or on the back of your wetsuit zipper.
Is there a team category?
Canada Man / Canada Woman is part of the World Series Xtri World Tour which includes, among other, the Norseman triathlon. In this series, team categories are prohibited. We had an exemption in our first two years, but the rule is the same for all.
To experience the extreme low-scale triathlon, it is possible to register for the sprint triathlon on a solo or team Saturday.
Can I go bike ride and run on the course before the race?
Yes we encourage you to go and ride on the beautiful roads of the area.
It is possible to make several sections of the running course. However, it is very important not to go on private grounds to maintain good relations with the owners who let us pass the day of the race! The private sections are between kilometers 0 and 4, as well as between 24 and 28.
It is possible to run on the roads and on Mount Mégantic National Park trails by paying the access rights of the Sépaq.
Is it mandatory to sign up on Friday?
Yes, it is mandatory to be present on Friday night before the race for both the Sprint and extreme triathlon. If you cannot be present, someone may come for you, but he must have all the necessary signed documents in hands. It is not possible to pick up the bibs on Saturdays.
How are age groups divided?
Age groups are defined by the participant’s ages as of December 31st of the year of the race. The groups are in five-year increments.
Is it mandatory to have an assistant for the last section of the running to the top of Mount Mégantic?
Yes, it is mandatory to have an assistant running with you for security reasons. The assistant can carry supplies and he must have warm clothes at the finish of his athlete. There may be more than one assistant running with the participant.
Can my assistants follow me on the other sections of trail and asphalt?
Yes, the assistants can follow the riders by run and by bike. It is forbidden to make drafting or pacing. The assistants must also take car of the transportation of there cars.
Can my assistants come to the banquet?
Registration in Canada Man / Canada Woman includes 2 banquet tickets (1 athlete and 1 assistant). You can book additional banquet tickets when you register.
Is it possible to be refunded?
Yes, according to the following cancellation policy:
Registration is partially refundable until April 30, 2019
Until December 31, 2018: 50% refund of the total value less TriReg fees
Until April 30, 2019: 30% refund of the total value less TriReg fees.
From 1 May 2019: Non refundable.