New athletes

Information for New Athletes Participating in swimming, cycling, and running will provide you with the opportunity to build upon many valuable physical, emotional and social skills. The inclusive nature of triathlon is also an excellent way to boost your physical and mental health. Triathlon Distances In true multisport fashion, the sport of triathlon offers a […]

NEW Age Group Series Launched for 2024!

AGE GROUP RACE SERIES The Triathlon BC Age Group Race Series is open to all members. Every sanctioned event on our race calendar can contribute to the Series ranking, allowing everyone to experience the thrill of participation and the joy of crossing the finish line. Members who participate in the Series are awarded points based […]

Postpartum athlete research participants needed!

We’re doing research to see if women who’ve just given birth can use the beneficial effects of pregnancy to improve performance. Looking for new mothers (or soon to be!) who were active before and during pregnancy who have a bike and trainer to help us understand this area.

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Finalist – Melanie McQuaid

Sport BC has announced the finalists to be celebrated at the upcoming 56th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards taking place on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The event, hosted by CBC’s Scott Russell, recognizes the province’s best in amateur sport including athletes, coaches, teams, and officials for outstanding performances in […]

Athlete Spotlight: Andrea Damiani

Congrats on your win in the Super Sprint Triathlon and in the Aquabike at World Triathlon Age-Group Championships in Pontevedra, Spain! Can you share a bit about that experience – What was race day like and how did your race unfold? My first race was the Super Sprint distance: 300m swim, 6.4km bike and 1.6km […]

Athlete Spotlight: Gabby Bourgault Kennaley

We caught up with Gabby Bourgault Kennaley, to share her race experience from the Age-Group World Championships in Pontevedra Spain, and her athlete pathway from BC Games competition to varsity triathlete at UBC. Can you share a bit about that experience – What was race day like and how did your race unfold? I was […]

2023 Athlete Assistance Program – APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN

The BC Athlete Assistance Program (BC AAP) is an athlete-centred program of financial assistance funded and administered by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport.  BC AAP seeks to recognize and support BC high performance athletes striving to represent the Province and Canada in athletic competition. Athletes who have demonstrated the potential and commitment […]

New Gender Categories Introduced at Dodge City X 2023

A message from the Board of Directors of Steam Donkey Racing Club We at Steam Donkey Racing believe that, regardless of who you are or how you self-identify, you should feel welcome wherever you go, and comfortable expressing your identity however you choose. We also know that, as a society, we’re not quite there yet. […]

Triathlon BC Welcomes New Program Manager

Tim comes to Triathlon BC with over 10 years of coaching and program experience with athletes of all ages. He has coached provincial and national cycling team athletes at Track and Road World Championships, National Championships, and races all over North America. He also coached and directed the Escape Velocity’s Devo youth program between 2013-2021. […]