In 2012, Jon Bird broke the previous record by 11 minutes as well as the 2-hour barrier with an amazing time of 1:56:54 to win the Olympic distance event. Jon won $500 for his 1st place finish and another $300 for the first to break 2 hours on this challenging course. Zina Kocher (2006 & 2010 Canadian Olympic Team biathlete) won $500 for her 1st place finish for Ladies Olympic distance with a record time of 2:18:49. Zina will again represent Canada in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
In 2013, in addition to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place cash prizes for Olympic individuals, bonus cash prizes of $300 will be up for grabs to the first female to break 2:12:00 and to the first male to break Jon Bird’s record time of 1:56:54.
We offer Sprint and Olympic distance "Individual" events as well as an Olympic distance "Team" event on SUNDAY, July 14th, 2013 in Invermere, British Columbia. Race organizer Bruce Stroud welcomes all levels of triathletes to participate, so whether this is your first triathlon race or you are en route to Ironman, come out and enjoy racing in the spectacular scenery of the Columbia Valley. The swim takes place in Lake Windermere, followed by an out and back cycle route. The run course is a single loop for both the "Sprint" and "Olympic" competitors.
is a kids' triathlon scheduled for SATURDAY, July 13th, 2013, the day prior to the Heart of the Rockies Triathlon in Invermere, British Columbia. Every finisher is a winner! The race focus is "fun" and the course is designed for kids up to the age of 15, providing an opportunity for parents to involve their children in the sport of triathlon. The swim takes place in Lake Windermere, followed by cycling and running loops in and around James Chabot Provincial Park on the south side of Laurier Street.