Triathlon Alberta Announces 2019 Great White North Triathlon as an ITU World Championship Qualifying Host Venue

JAN 18, 2019 

EDMONTON, Alberta — Triathlon Alberta, the recognized Provincial governing body of Multisport in Alberta, announced that the 2019 Great White North Triathlon will be a 2019 host venue for Age Group qualification spots for both the 2020 ITU World Multisport Championships (Almere, Netherlands) and ITU World Triathlon Championships (Edmonton).

The event date for the 2019 Great White North Triathlon is July 7, 2019. The following are the Age Group qualification spots that are available at the event. 

·       1 Standard Triathlon Spot

·       2 Long Course Triathlon Spots

·       2 Standard Duathlon Spots

·       2 Aquabike Spots

 To register for the 2019 Great White North Triathlon, please visit:


Interested athletes must be Triathlon Alberta members or members of their home Provincial Governing Bodies if not from Alberta, PRIOR to competition. Results are adjusted to determine appropriate five year age categories based on competitor’s ages as of December 31, 2020. The age adjusted results will be used to determine the automatic qualified athletes, who will be notified by Triathlon Canada directly.



Triathlon Canada is offering an opportunity to claim an unclaimed spot for those athletes who do not automatically qualify based on the age adjusted results. Athletes will need to submit an online (link to be provided) Expression of Interest for the event they wish to claim a roll down spot in PRIOR to the event race date. Athletes will be charged $20 to submit an their “EOI” which will be treated as a deposit for those who are successful in obtaining a spot and will be deducted from their Team Management Fee as part of their official confirmation to the team. The $20 fee will be non-refundable for athletes who are unsuccessful in obtaining a spot. However, it may be applied to a charity entry instead. Successful athletes will be notified by Triathlon Canada directly.



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