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Female Swimmer

SUNDAY JUNE 23, 2024
Qualicum Beach Triathlon

Welcome to the 25th annual Quality Foods Qualicum Beach Triathlon. Whether you are a first time triathlete or a seasoned veteran, we hope you have a fun and rewarding experience with us!

Event Categories

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Triathlon!
This grass roots, family friendly triathlon is the perfect event for those brand new to the sport, those looking to compete in a fun yet challenging environment, or anyone looking for something for the whole family!


(15+) Individual: 5 km run, 20.5 km bike, 2.5 km run

9:00 AM

Adult - Individual or Relay

9:30 AM

(18+) Individual or Relay: 400 m swim, 20.5 km bike, 5 km run

1, 2 or 3 person teams permitted

Aquathlon* NEW

(15+) Individual:  400m Swim;  5 km run

10:30 AM

Junior - Individual or Relay

10:45 AM

(16-17 years): 250m Swim, 12.3 km (3 loops) Bike, 5 km (2 loops) Run

1, 2 or 3 person teams permitted

Youth - Individual or Relay

11:00 AM

(14-15 years): 200 m swim, 8.2 km (2 loops) bike, 2.5 km run

1, 2 or 3 person teams permitted

Minor - Individual or Relay

11:15 AM

(12-13 years): 150 m swim, 4.1 km bike, 1 km run

1, 2 or 3 person team permitted

Novice  - Individual or Relay

11:30 AM

(10-11 years): 100 m swim, 4.1 km bike, 1 km run

1, 2 or 3 person team permitted

Rookie - Individual

11:45 AM

(8-9 years) Individual: Swim: 50m with aid of life jacket, kick board, pool noodle, adult assistance from side of pool allowed, bike 1km, run 800m to finish line

Tiny Tri

12:00 PM

(4-7 years) Individual: Swim: width of pool (life jacket, water wings, kick board, pool noodle or adult assistance allowed), bike 125m in parking lot (1 loop), run 250m to finish line


We need YOU!

We look forward to running an exceptional event this season and we cannot run this event without great people like you.   The QBTRI requires a minimum of 50 volunteers to run our event smoothly! 

The range of volunteer activities are listed below:
* Pool martials (3)- assist in the organization of athletes in each of the pool heats. OUTSIDE.  
* Pool lap counters (6)- count the required number of laps for each athlete. INSIDE
* Transition Area martials (10)- working at the direction of the Transition area coordinator. OUTSIDE
* Transition Area security (2)- ensure the safety of Triathlon participant equipment. OUTSIDE
* Body markers (2)- use felt pen to mark numbers on shoulder and calf.
* Finish line (4)- collect ankle timers.  Distribute medals to athletes. OUTSIDE
* Race Package pickup (6)-working on Saturday, distribute Race Packages to athletes. 
* Cycle Route martials (6)- ensure participants “go the right way” at intersections.  NO traffic control required.  Sitting OUTSIDE
* Running route martials (6)- ensure participants “go the right way” at intersections.  In forest, standing.

* Registration Table (3) - race day. Race experience an asset. OUTSIDE

* Timing Chip Registration (2) - Assign anklets to athletes. OUTSIDE

Race Details - FAQ

Race Package Pickup

Race Package pickup will be at Ravensong Pool located at: 737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1S4 from 11:00am until 3:00pm on Saturday June 22nd

Can someone else pick up my race package for me?

Absolutely! BUT.... make sure they have your Tri BC membership number and a copy of your ID.

Race Route - Map

Download the pdf for a route map of the Triathlon. (Map Link at bottom of FAQ page.)  Please note the run portion of the triathlon goes through a trail section, it will be well marked on race day.

Swim Heat Placement

Your swim heat will be assigned to you after registration closes. This information will be provided to you at race package pick up. However, you will be asked to estimate your swim time when you sign up through Race Roster. It is recommended that you know your approximate time before sign up to ensure you are placed in a similar timing heat.

What is your refund policy?

Refund will be given for medical withdrawal only, no later than 48 hours prior to race day.

Racer Rules and Regulations

Tri BC Rules and Regulations are available for download (link below). A copy of this PDF will also be emailed to you upon registration via Race Roster.

Can parents stay in transition to assist kids?

Parents may assist in transition for ROOKIE and TINY TRI events ONLY. 
For all other age categories, once the race begins all non-athletes MUST leave transition (there are no exceptions and athletes will be disqualified as per Tri BC rules if assistance is provided).

Pedal Clips and Cages

Clip in pedals and cages/ straps ARE permitted for all ages

Can I ride my cruiser style bike in this event?

Yes, as long as it has a brake on both wheels.

Electronic Devices

Illegal equipment includes, but is not limited to:
• Headphone(s) and/or headset(s) or technical earplug(s), or smart helmets
which are inserted or covering the ears, including glasses/sunglasses with
built-in sound or visual image delivery systems. 

Phones, smart watches and bike computers used for tracking race statistics ARE permitted. 

Do youth Race Distances meet regulation?

Qualicum Beach Triathlon is a TRIBC sanctioned event.  All race categories will either match TRIBC regulations, or will be slightly shorter due to our race route requirements.

TRI BC Membership and Promo Code

This is a sanctioned event with Triathlon BC.

All participants must either be TRI  BC members or purchase day-of  event insurance (included in entry fee).

If you are a TRI BC member, you are eligible for a discount at sign up. However, you MUST provide proof of membership (card or number) at race package pickup.


25th Annual QBTri Race Jersey 

Functionality You Will Love

Eco-Friendly Design: 

This year we are celebrating our 25th Anniversary by offering an authentic Race Jersey rather than our standard t-shirt from years past.

Order Deadline:

Order your QB Triathlon Race Jersey before May 5 to ensure you have your piece of history from this fun, family-friendly event.


• 140gsm Qwick-DriTM aerolite wicking fabric
• 100% polyester
• Fully sublimated
• Heat-regulating perforated fabric
• Male and female cut
• Fit to size- normal sizing
• Designed for comfort in endurance
• UPF 30+ 

Community of Support

This Event would not be possible without the support of these amazing local businesses.


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If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please contact us.

Race Results

Results for the 2023 season are now available!


Please visit Startline Timing at the link below.  If you do not see your results or  have any questions about your timing, please contact Startline Timing directly. 


Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada

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