Triathlon of Compassion
Sunday August 8, 2021
Join us on August 8th for the 28th edition of the Tri of Compassion at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre. There is a popular sprint triathlon for participants 16 and over and a full range of Kids of Steel distances for participants age 6-15.
The Triathlon of Compassion is part of the Greater Victoria Youth Triathlon Series along with the HPR Youth Triathlon West Shore and the Victoria Youth Triathlon. There are awards for everyone who completes all three races in the series.
New for 2021, the Triathlon of Compassion will have Elite categories in the youth race. TriBC has included the Tri of Compassion in the BC Super Series. High performance youth athletes in the 13-15 and 16-19 age groups can race in separate heats over a 300m swim, a 12K bike and a 3K run.
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We offer a fun scenic sprint distance race (500m swim/20K bike/5K run) for adults and a full range of youth distances for youth aged 6-15.
The success of the Triathlon of Compassion relies on our dedicated volunteers on race day. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities, including swim lap counters, bike and run course marshals, transition and finish line volunteers.
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About the race
Esquimalt Recreation Centre DISTANCE Adult (16+) Sprint and Relay (500m pool swim – 20K bike – 5k run) Youth 6-7 – 50m swim, 2K bike, 500m run. Youth 8-9 – 100m.
We post the race results for all divisions. Get the race results for this year and years past.
About this race
There is a popular sprint triathlon for participants 16 and over and a full range of Kids of Steel distances for participants age 6-15. Learn more.
The Triathlon of Compassion is part of the Greater Victoria Youth Triathlon Series along with the HPR Youth Triathlon West Shore and the Victoria Youth Triathlon. Participants gain points towards an over-all series total. There are awards for everyone who completes all three races in the series, and awards for top series finishers in each of the 10-11, 12-13, and 14-17 age groups.
Human Powered Racing has a great youth triathlon program for kids aged 8-15. Learn about multisport racing and be part of an awesome group of kids. We have a variety of programs and locations to meet your needs. Learn more here.
There is a pre-race orientation briefing designed for first time racers on Saturday, August 7th. The orientation takes place via the Zoom online meeting platform. At 2:30 there is a briefing designed primarily for youth participants and at 3:30 there is a briefing for adult participants.