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Unveiling the Ultimate Challenge: Vancouver Island’s Half-Distance Gravel Triathlon

Are you ready to embark on an adventure that combines the thrill of triathlon with the rugged beauty of Vancouver Island? We’re stoked to announce the most exciting addition to the triathlon calendar – The Honeymoon Half Gravel Tri! Get ready to push your limits with a 1900-meter swim, a 90-kilometer bike ride, and a 21-kilometer run, all set against the backdrop of one of Canada’s most spectacular natural landscapes.

A Race Like No Other

Prepare to be amazed by the sheer magnificence of Vancouver Island’s diverse terrain. Our race takes you through a challenging course that includes lakes, rivers, mountains, and forests, ensuring that you’ll never have a dull moment. Whether you’re a seasoned triathlete or a newcomer looking for a thrilling experience, this event promises an unforgettable adventure.

The Swim: Conquer the Cool Waters of Honeymoon Bay

The race kicks off with a 1900 metre swim in one of Vancouver Island’s pristine lakes. The crystal-clear waters will both calm your nerves and invigorate your spirit as you set off on this challenging leg of the race. It’s not just a swim; it’s an opportunity to connect with the island’s natural beauty.

The Bike: A Gravel Grinder’s Paradise

Once you’ve conquered the swim, it’s time to tackle the 90 kilometre bike ride. This is where the real challenge begins! Strap on your helmet and explore some of the island’s hidden gems as you navigate through gravel roads that wind over majestic mountains and through timbered valleys. This course will challenge you. With every pedal stroke you will be surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Vancouver Island.

The Run: Running Bliss

The final leg of the race is a 21 kilometre run that takes you through lush forests and along pristine rivers. This run will test your endurance, but the rewards are endless. The dense canopy overhead and the soothing sound of the breeze in the trees will push you forward as you make your way to the finish line.

Spectacular Scenery at Every Turn

Throughout the race, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring vistas that will make the challenging journey all the more rewarding. Imagine yourself surrounded by the towering trees of the island’s forests, the majestic peaks of its mountains, and the serenity of its lakeshores.

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Mark Your Calendar

The Honeymoon Half Gravel Tri is set to be a highlight of the triathlon season. Mark July 21, 2024 on your calendar and start your training. Whether you’re competing for glory or simply relishing the chance to soak in the island’s natural beauty, this race is one you won’t want to miss.

Registration opens October 1st. Stay tuned for more details about race logistics. We can’t wait to welcome triathletes from near and far to this extraordinary event on Vancouver Island. Get ready to push your limits, experience unparalleled beauty, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Visit the Honeymoon Half Gravel Tri website for more details, course maps, and to register.

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? We’ll see you at The Honeymoon Half Gravel Tri!

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