The 4th annual XTERRA Sleeping Giant Triathlon is set for Saturday August 26, 2017. Come Race The Giant in the wilderness setting of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park near Thunder Bay, Ontario
XTERRA is an off-road triathlon event that includes three disciplines swimming, biking and running.
This outdoor adventure event held in the spectacular setting of one of Ontario's more renown provincial parks attracts competitors from around the world. Competitors have the opportunity to qualify for the XTERRA World Championships In Maui, Hawaii.
The full triathlon event starts with an 1 km swim in the clean and clear spring fed Marie Louise Lake. Participants then transition to 24 km mountain bike ride followed by a 17 km run on the wilderness trails in the park that are rugged but with breathtaking views of Lake Superior.
Aside from the full triathlon, there are other off roads events to compete in including a relay, a short triathlon, a duathlon, mountain bike race or just a trail run.