With Ironman Canada returning to Penticton, we're seeing a resurgence in the excitement we've always felt about Ironman. People are returning to the sport after a long hiatus and new participants are signing up - or at least they try to sign up! Registration protocols have changed in the past few years: tiered registration releases spots to preferred groups like clubs before general registration opens up. You can gain an early entry spot by being a member of a recognized club so we're making it easy for you. Here's how:
As a recognized Tri Club, our members get access to an early registration tier and the bigger our club, the earlier you can enter. So, the solution is easy - join the YEG Tri Club list! It's free and, as soon as you add your name to the list, we'll give you a discount coupon for a signature piece from the YEG Tri Collection.
YEG Tri Collection is available to anyone but YEG Tri Club members get it a preferred price. When the world comes to race in Edmonton and when we go to race elsewhere, YEG Tri Gear can be a symbol of that the triathlon spirit is alive and strong in our community. We invite you to try YEG Tri Gear and help us show our city to the world.
At The Races
It will be so easy to identify fellow teammates in their YEG Tri gear. It's always nice to see a friendly face when you are away from home, at a race, on the road.
We hope that YEG Tri Club can do more than help you register for an event. We hope it can bring us together and help us show pride in our city. Edmonton has a lot to offer both as a home and a training destination:
- Running trails in our river valley and beyond make Edmonton one of the best cities in Canada for run training.
- The North Saskatchewan River is an exciting and very viable open water swim venue and it doesn't cost a thing to use.
- Are you doing any hill repeat training for a bike or run? It's easy to find lots of challenging options.
- Miles of range roads just outside the city allow long rides in lower-traffic conditions.
Here's a bit more info on our current group training schedule.
We invite and encourage anyone to ride with us through the winter. Going forward, these will continue on Zoom.
The best way to keep updated on training sessions is to register with the YEG Tri Club email list. It's just that easy and it's free. Fill in the min-form below with just your email address to join our email list. Then, just add YEG Tri Club to your Ironman.com profile and you are set to go. When priority registration is open, you will get email notices directly from Ironman.com but we sometimes send out notices when key races for local, Edmonton area athletes are opening. Ironman Canada in Penticton is a good example. Here goes - you know what to do (If you don't see the form, it means your email address is already registered on our list):
Update Your Profile At Ironman.com
You can make your next race registration quicker by updating your Ironman.com profile now. All you need to do it so to Ironman.com and log-in (or register if you haven't yet). Once you are logged in, click on "Club Registration" from the red text menu on the left side of the screen. Then, on the club registration page, click on "Add Club" button and a search window opens. Select "YEG Tri Club" and finish your YEG Tri Club registration. Then, when your preferred race is open for early entry, you are ready! Ironman will send out early registration links individually to those who have registered clubs on their profiles at Ironman.com.
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