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Esprit Triathlon in September

Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby Sheila » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:17 pm

Hello Everyone,

I thought I would start a new discussion thread in case it motivates anyone to join in.

I am registered for the Olympic Distance triathlon in Parc Jean Drapeau on September 17th. My niece (Kim) will be doing her first Sprint triathlon on the same day.

It is a good triathlon to do as a first. The swim water is calm and if you look straight down you will notice some small ropes that are in a straight line that you can follow along with. The bike is flat (around circuit Gilles Villeneuve) and a nice flat run (around the basin). It is fun!

Come try it!

http://esprittriathlon.com/schedule-of-events/
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby judi » Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:00 am

September 10 or September 17?
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby judi » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:08 am

Be forewarned:

If you are planning on cycling on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, there will be many days during the summer months when it is not open to cyclists. When Evenko is hosting a concert, they will shut down the circuit. So if you are doing the triathlon and want to check out the cycling circuit ahead of time, check the schedule before you head over.
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby Sheila » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:51 am

Correction September 10th (thanks Judi)

I have no intention of training at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve before hand. Thanks for the heads up though!
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby Adrielle » Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:36 pm

I'm registered for the sprint... and Alex may join as well.

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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby Michael » Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:58 am

I like the timing of this event. You still have time to recover for fall race.
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I would have signed up however I'm away Sept 10.
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby BrianP » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:37 am

Jo and I have both signed up for Olympic distance on September 10th.
We did it last year and it's great fun!
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby Bernard » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:48 pm

I signed up for the sprint with my son Benoit.
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby laura » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:43 pm

I still can't swim... maybe one day :roll:
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby Sheila » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:53 am

You can Swim Laura! You have done triathlons before!
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Re: Esprit Triathlon in September

Postby Alex-G » Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:07 pm

Mrs. Adrielle and I will be doing our first sporting event - the sprint tri - as a married couple, and join in on the fun!
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