Media

Welcome to the media page for the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton race.  Check this page regularly for updated event news, media releases, media advisories and images.

You will need to be accredited to be able to cover the event. Online accreditation is closed.

Media Centre (located in Hawrelak Park) hours of operation:
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM           
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Parking Passes
There are a limited number of parking passes available; however, you must be in the park before the roads close and won’t be able to leave until the roads reopen.

Road Closures
Friday – roads surrounding the event close at 2:30 PM and reopen between 8:00 PM and 8:30 PM
Saturday – roads surrounding the event close at 6:00 AM for the age-group race and reopen around 4:00 PM

Shuttle Schedule
Ride the free shuttle from Windsor Car Park (9217 116 St NW) to William Hawrelak Park for pick-up and drop off.
The shuttle operates on a 10-minute loop between the two locations, making an additional stop in-between at bus stop #2851 (116th street & 87th Avenue). Parking at Windsor Car Park is available for a weekend rate of $5.50

             Friday, July 28
             12:00 - 15:30 Shuttle stop inside the park
             15:30 - 20:00 Shuttle stop outside the park
             20:00 - 21:00 Shuttle stop inside the park

             Saturday, July 29
             06:00 - 12:30 Shuttle stop inside the park
             12:30 - 16:15 Shuttle stop outside the park
             16:15 - 17:00 Shuttle stop inside the park

Elite Press Conference
Thursday, July 27 – 11:00 A.M.
VIP Lounge in Hawrelak Park
Confirmed Athletes:
Joanna Brown (CAN) – 2017 National Champion
Katie Zaferes (USA) – Current female World Triathlon Series leader
Jake Birtwhistle (AUS) – Completed the last leg of the Mixed Relay in Hamburg that won the World Championship Mixed Relay Title for Australia
Stefan Daniel (CAN) – Paralympian silver medalist  
Tyler Mislawchuk (CAN) – 2017 National Champion

Fast and Female “Champ Chat” – Thursday, July 27
We’ve partnered with Fast and Female to host a Champ Chat presented by Fuelling Women Champions in Edmonton, AB
Young girls will enjoy an afternoon of empowerment through sports during the ITU World Triathlon Edmonton! This Champ Chat includes a physical activity circuit, yoga, autographs, and an inspirational chat with our Fast and Female Ambassadors.
WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 1:30pm-4:30pm MDT
WHERE: WTS Edmonton VIP Venue in Hawrelak Park
WHO: Girls ages 8-18 years old
More information: https://www.fastandfemale.com/programs/edmonton20170727/

Venue Map – Media Centre marked with red asterisk

 

Please follow the links below for more information:

For all media enquiries related to the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Edmonton, please contact:

Christina Collins
Communications & Marketing Manager
E-mail: christina@edmontontriathlon.org