Online registration is now closed for the 2019 Barrelman. If you still want to race, you will have the chance to register in person on Saturday Sept 21st.
By Shawn McNamara, Barrelman Ambassador One of the most rewarding aspects of triathlon is the sense of community it builds. Triathletes are often seen helping each other during training or the race itself. Sometimes it can be as simple as lending a bike pump in transition or reassuring a newbie before a race. It might […]
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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 […]
Calm your nerves and get all of your last minute questions answered by experienced #BarrelmanTri athletes at the Barrelman Familiarization Clinic on Saturday September 21 @ 1:30pm – meeting right at the swim start. Barrelman Ambassadors and some pros will be in attendance where you can get in the water for a quick swim to familiarize yourself with […]
By Angela Lilly Here we are! You’ve had months of planning, training, learning, nutrition consumption and hopefully, great race day experiences in your blood. As soon as I wake up one week from race day, it’s called “race day countdown”. We have many challenges, juggling family, career and triathlon training. Here’s some tips for this […]
By Barrelman Ambassador, Kim Ruble Doing a point to point triathlon can be a little confusing at first, but once you have done one or two, they become much less anxiety producing. Barrelman Triathlon is set up with 2 transition areas. The Swim start and T1 is at the Welland Flatwater Center and T2 and […]
By Kim Ruble 10. You will become an International Triathlete, and that just sounds very cool doesn’t it? 9. You get to swim at the Welland International Flatwater Centre. You don’t have to worry about waves, salt water, jellies and you have ropes to site off of so you swim straight. The water temperature is […]
We all sign up for the races, train (maybe :)), show-up to the event, grab our swag and race our race. Many of us will even, while gasping for air, thank those who provide the security and safety for our event. But how many of you have been on the flip side of the race […]
By Angela Lilly I have tried to keep triathlete growth both in mind and in training up to speed regularly over this season, however I feel it’s time to dig a bit deeper than social media and write this article. The last month was a lot of planning of training and racing and life. We […]