Wednesday, 12 April 2017

RBC Training Ground - St. John's Qualifier

Saturday, April 15
PowerPlex, Crosbie Road

Through RBC Training Ground, National Sports Organizations are searching for untapped talent between the ages of 14-25. Triathlon Canada is one of the participating NSOs, making this a fantastic opportunity for some of your athletes to receive funding and support for their athletic pursuit of excellence. There is the possibility of crossover development for complimentary sports.

Other participating NSOs include Cycling Canada, Athletics Canada, Canoe Kayak Canada, Rowing Canada, Rugby Canada, Bobsleigh Skeleton Canada, Alpine Canada, Judo Canada and Water Polo Canada.

This qualifier is a requirement for any athletes aiming to compete at the RBC Training Ground regional final on June 10. The qualifier is fun and low pressure, and allows athletes from different sports to test their abilities together. It’s also a great workout, structured testing and an opportunity for athletes to showcase their talent.

Athletes can register at

Sansego Triathlon Camp featuring 5x Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander

Sansego Triathlon Camp featuring 5x Ironman World Champion Craig AlexanderLocation: St. John’s, NewfoundlandDate: July 21-23, 2017Duration: Three DaysRegular Cost: $1,240.00 CAD ($930.00 USD)Discounted Cost Exclusive to NL Participants: $620.00 CAD ($465.00 USD)

To advance, to move forward to become better and build a higher-level understanding, Sansego wants to help you advance your triathlon skill set by bringing 5 x Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander and our team of coaches to you for an intensive, three-day training program. 

The Sansego Advance is built for all levels of triathletes, from beginner to advanced as the program will be focused on developing you into a better athlete. This will be the first time a world class triathlon camp has been put off in Newfoundland and an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

This camp has a max capacity of 30 athletes and will be a first come first serve basis so don’t wait as this camp will fill up fast. At this time the deadline to register will be May 31st as commitments and arrangements for the camp must be secured to ensure a successful experience for all participants. The Field House will be the home for the camp, located in the center of the city with a day also spent at Sunshine Camp.

The camp will consist of:
• Exclusive pool sessions with camp participants only
• Swim analysis
• Cycling sessions on dedicated routes (indoor sessions will be arranged if weather does not
• Running sessions on dedicated routes
• Presentations and discussions on:
o Training structure and philosophies
o Data analysis
o Daily/training/racing nutrition
o Swim/Bike/Run technique
o Goal setting and stress management
• Q&A sessions directly with Craig Alexander
• Camp Swag/Giveaways:
o Working with Craig’s sponsors for camp swag
• Media Coverage
• Possible mini indoor/outdoor triathlon event
• And more details to come!

Note: Craig Alexander and his team will be participating, training and mentoring the athletes during each daily session of the camp.

Check out Sansego’s social media pages and latest 2017 camp video from Columbia:
Official Website -
Facebook -
Twitter -
YouTube -

This year Sansego has been conducting training camps in Tucson Arizona as well as in Columbia South America, check out their posts on Facebook and Twitter for camp highlights and read the feedback from the participants.
“Craig, Franko and Matt are the best! I can say firsthand that Craig plays an intimate role in interacting with everyone at all skill levels. It was an amazing experience at Canyon Ranch last weekend.”

How to register:
Registration will be completed on PayPal. Please follow these instructions to complete registration.
1. Go to the following website:
2. Sign in to existing account or register as a new user.
3. Once into the home page please select “pay or send money”.
4. Click on “pay for goods or services”. You will be covered under PayPal Purchase Protection using this method of payment.
5. Enter the following email address into the location:
6. Enter the following amount into the pricing location: $620.00 CAD. Please ensure CAD is the selected currency.
7. In the “add note” section please ensure you include the following information:
Sansego Triathlon Camp NL featuring Craig Alexander
Camp Date: July 21-23
Cost: $620.00 CAD
Shirt Size:
Contact Number:
Date of Registration:
Comments: Please indicate what your interests are and what you’d like to see at this camp to ensure Craig and Sansego make the most of this experience.
8. Next select your shipping address and verify your payment method.
9. Finally click on “send money now”
10. Please keep this transaction history information as this will act as your receipt of payment for the camp and a printout of this will be required on the day of camp registration.
For any questions regarding the camp, registration etc. please email:

This will be a great experience for all who attend, the city of St. John’s and the sport of triathlon here in the province. Hope to see you there!

Monday, 6 March 2017

Ride Don't Hide June 25th - Looking for Riders

Ride Don't Hide is a national pedal bike ride organized by Canadian Mental Health Associations across the country to raise awareness and funds in support of programs and services .CMHA –NL will be participating in this national ride for the first time Sunday June 25 2017 from 8:00am until 12:30pm.We would like to have some experienced bike riders ride along the route with the riders. This is not a race it is an awareness ride. We are expecting experienced riders as well as families to participate in this event.Route  is 10.5 KM. Bike riders will have 3 options . 1 Do route twice 21km 2.) do it once for 10.5 km 3.) Families with young children will do a 3kms. contact Bride Norman for details! 

Save the date : March 24th

Come out to the Guv'nor Inn on March 24th to kick off the 2017 triathlon season with a social! 

Triathlon Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting will be held first, then followed by a social evening and Age Group Awards from 2016 season! 

The AGM will be taking place at 6pm to discuss the upcoming year then the social event will follow immediately afterward at 7:30 pm.  Come talk about your training and race plans with the your fellow athletes! We will also be announcing the age group awards from the 2016 race season!

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

TriNL is looking for an Administrative Director

You love Triathlon. Sport. Community. Sweat. Challenge.

We are looking for an organized, flexible go-getter to step in as Administrative Director. You will be part of Triathlon Newfoundland&Labrador Board of Directors. We are looking for someone who easily connects with other people, keeps things organized and can work independently. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1. Board Meetings: Agenda, Record & distribute minutes
2. Liaise with major Sporting Associations in NL and in Canada
3. Apply for Grants
4. Maintain
5. Email communications

This is a part-time, paid position starting 1. April 2017. If you are interested, please send us an email: