Entries by JohnSalt

2021 Pre-Registration Now Closed

Thank you to the over 1,200 who pre-registered! We have reached our race cap limit. As we get closer to being able to confirm the race in 2021 can proceed we can assume that some athletes will change their mind. At that time we will put up a Wait List so other athletes can claim […]

Important Pre-Registration Update

We are really excited with how athletes have reacted to our Barrelman Pre-Registration option, THANK YOU!!   The response has been outstanding, with over 800 new pre-registrations in the past 24 hours. If we add the existing deferrals, we have almost reached our maximum limit. If you intend to pre-register for Barrelman 2021, we strongly […]

April 2021 Update – Pre-Registration Is Open!

We wrote on March 6th with the latest news on Barrelman 2021 and our hopes to be able to announce a firm decision on registration by July 1st. We have heard from quite a few athletes who are concerned that there will not be enough spots once we are able to open registration. The concern […]

March 2021 Update

Currently Barrelman Niagara Falls is scheduled for September 19, 2021. At this point we have not opened registration because of the uncertainty of what COVID restrictions will be in place in the coming months. Our plan is to announce, no later than July 1st, if and when registration will open. Our latest email newsletter outlines […]

Relay anyone?

I’m thankful every day for finding triathlon. Not only do I love the sport itself, but treasure the people it has brought into my life, particularly my fellow teammates. These are people I probably never would have even met had I not decided to tri. The triathlon community is full of amazingly warm and friendly […]

My top 3 race weekend must-have’s

— By Stepfanie Johnston When I was asked to write this article, I thought sure no problem! Then I took a minute and thought, what are my top three items that I always bring with me? I started to go over my checklist in my head. Wetsuit, goggles, earplugs, bike shoes, helmet, running shoes, etc., […]

Barrelman pro Heather Leiggi’s race day nutrition advice

Nutrition — it’s the 4th discipline of triathlon. When starting out in the sport of triathlon, not only do we need to learn how to swim, bike and run, but we also need to learn how to fuel and hydrate our body during training and racing, especially if doing the longer distance races. You can […]

Mikael Staer Nathan on racing a stacked field at 2018 Barrelman

We’re excited to profile one of our talented local pro athletes in the men’s field at Barrelman this year — Mikael Staer Nathan. Mikael has been a longtime supporter of the local Ontario race scene for years and we’re excited to have him return to Barrelman for what’s shaping up to be our most competitive […]

Taylor Reid joins 2018 Barrelman pro line up

We are proud to announce that one of Canada’s best 70.3-distance triathletes, Taylor Reid of Caledon, Ontario, will be on the start line at Barrelman this year! Taylor has one Ironman 70.3 competitions around the world and is passionate about racing in Canada, for the amazing atmosphere he feels on race day and because he […]