Ingonish Triathlon this weekend
The annual Ingonish Triathlon will be contested on Sunday. The event opens at 8 a.m. at Ingonish Beach. The Olympic distance features a 1,500-metre swim, 42-km bike ride and 10-km run. The sprint distance includes a 750-metre swim, a 23-km bike ride and five-km run. A team triathlon will also be held, where teams of two or three athletes can complete the sprint distance course as a relay. For beginners, the short try-a-tri event is a 300metre swim, 9.2-km bike and 3-km run.