November 27, 2019

This one is a blast from the past taken off our old website. The race is still held each year but they no longer have a full Iron distance. 

The Canadian is Ottawa’s Biggest Triathlon and Ottawa’s only Iron Distance race. Over 1200 people competed this year and K2J was there. We volunteered in the transition zone and raced all at the same time! A very speci...

June 12, 2017

Thinking about buying a wetsuit for open water swimming and triathlon? Here are a few triathlon wetsuit basics.

You need to try a wetsuit on before you buy it. The fits are different from one brand to another

It has to be a triathlon wetsuit.  Regular wetsuits keep you warm but they do not provide the same flotation.

Any triathlon wetsuit will make you faster. Wea...

August 30, 2016

The morning started kind of dull. It was still dark at 6 am. A sign that the days are getting shorter.  The rain gave me another reason to stay in bed. However, lt was better to get up and go. I’ve already said I was going. Those kind of dull morning often turn into great days. And it did.

As soon I we got to Cornwall, the sky was just falling down. Setting...

August 24, 2016

The short version…it rained and rained and then it rained some more! Oh and it was windy too!

I can’t say enough great things about all those volunteers and spectators out there in the rain all day. WOW…thank you!

The long version

Looking back I am not sure why but for some odd reason I got the idea I wanted to do one more full Ironman. I picked IMMT because I lov...

July 5, 2016

The short version:

Great event, really hot day!

The long version:

It has been that kind of spring… a month ago Ottawa Race Weekend was so hot they had to change the start times and two weeks ago Rideau lakes Cycle Tour was so cold, windy and wet I rode in a raincoat, hat, full fingered gloves, booties and leg warmers. In the days leading up to IM 70.3 Mt Tremblant...

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