Course Maps


Swim:

The swim is a relatively flat, triangular course, swimming counter-clockwise. The race will have a in-water start in front of the docks.  The swim caps (provided in race package) must be worn throughout the entire swim course to ensure safety of all athletes. The course will be patrolled by a motorized boat, as well as canoes and kayaks.

There will be two buoys in the water at the start, please stay behind them for the start.

The Sprint distance swim is 750M, ONE LOOP

Swim cut-off:  8:40 am

You will need footwear for the run from swim to transition.

Map of the course:



Swim to Bike Transition:

The transition will take place in the Paradise Town Hall parking lot on McNamara Dr. Athletes will run 450 meters from the beach area around the Law office, behind Alcan Windows to the parking lot. As athletes exit the water it is recommended that they take off their wetsuits at the beach. All wetsuits will be delivered to the transition area to be claimed after the race. You will need to bring footwear to run from the swim exit to the bike transition as you will run 450 meters on gravel.

Map of the Transition Route:





Bike:

Please obey Marshall commands, slow down when asked to.

Bike cut-off:  10:00am

Notes:

1. All athletes are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the route and must ride with caution. Race #'s must be worn on the back so that Marshalls can verify your loops.

2. Drafting is illegal and a 3 bike length distance must be maintained at all times; officials will be patrolling the course.

3. Marshals and volunteers will be stationed at the key intersections but the course is NOT closed to traffic.

6. TAKE CAUTION AND STAY TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD.


Course Description:

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW 2017 BIKE COURSE - As Paradise continues to grow and develop so do we! Our aim is to offer the safest, challenging, yet fun bike route possible.


Exit the Transition area in front of the Town Hall and turn Right onto McNamara Drive

Follow McNamara Drive straight through the 3 way intersection so you are on Bremigan Blvd. At the end of Bremigan perform a U-Turn.

As you enter the 3 way intersection again turn Right onto Kenmount road. Follow Kenmount as far as Pollard Ave where you will perform a U-Turn and head back to the intersection.

Once you reach the 3 way intersection again you will turn Right back on to McNamara Drive. Follow McNamara down toward the transition area.

To keep speeds down entering the transition, you will ride slightly past the transition area as far as Burnaby Street where you will perform one final U-Turn.

At this point you can continue straight to perform your 2nd and 3rd loops or turn Right to enter the transition area and complete your bike ride.

Please note that there will be "Bib check Marshalls" along the route to ensure completion of the bike route loops. 

Sprint distance : 3 loops  (20.4 km)




                                                                                                             
Run:

The mostly flat 5 km run course winds its way down Octagon Pond on a well groomed gravel trail. Leaving transition area the athlete will proceed as follows:

Follow the cones to exit transition in the Town Hall Parking Loot &  loop onto the gravel Train Track trail leading down to the pond. Once reaching the pond coming to a Y-junction turning right on the trail and running towards the Dragon Boat Docks(where the swim start occurred) then turning right up the trail into the Body Quest Parking Lot for a water stop. Looping around the BQ parking lot coming back down the trail and turning right at the Y-junction down the pond for about 600m to a well marked turn around point to come back on the trail towards the transition area. Running up the trail toward McNamara Drive and turning left unto the Depot Rd to the finish line. 

Please note that there will be "Bib check Marshalls" along the route to ensure completion of the run route loop.

Run cut-off: 10:30 am
Video of the run course: Click here


Map of the course :