2018 Barrelman Athlete Guide

The Barrelman athlete guide is now available for download. Please ensure you read over ALL of the contents carefully as there is plenty of useful information that will answer 99% of your questions. Please be sure to review all courses, transition areas, registration process, shuttle bus information etc etc. Looking forward to seeing everyone this […]

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 […]

On the fence about registering for Barrelman? Here are some reasons to end your season in Niagara Falls

— By Michelle Rumney As a moderate achieving age grouper I have raced many of the multi sport races. I raced Barrelman when it was called simply Welland and it stayed in Welland. I also raced it when it became the Rose City Triathlon. Of course I have raced it in it’s next form which […]

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., […]

Positive Revision To Bike Course Due To Construction

Please note that due to capital projects in the City of Niagara Falls, many of the roads are being completely pulverized and repaved just after the labour day weekend. The bike course has been revised between kms 67.5 through 82.5. Cyclists will now be travelling next to the scenic Niagara River on the Parkway for […]

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 […]

2018 Barrelman Apparel

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Get race day ready: A detailed explanation of Barrelman’s race bags

Barrelman Niagara Falls is a point-to-point course with two transition zones. If you’re familiar with MultiSport Canada races, you’ll likely be an expert with it comes to the single transition format, but things get slightly more complicated when you’re dealing with two! Part of the way we create transition ease is with the race bags […]