Subaru Charlottetown Tri Lobster Triathlon

Subaru Charlottetown TriLobster Triathlon     August 18th, 2019

Tri Lobster Promotional Video 

Athlete Guide 2019

 Are you looking for a fun family event?  Summerside, PEI welcomes you to the fifth annual Trilobster Triathlon which has events for all ages and abilities from Kids of Steel triathlon to six world qualifying events; sprint draft legal, standard triathlon, sprint draft legal duathlon, standard duathlon, standard aquabike and international aquathon.Come and enjoy the beaches and our Island hospitality while participating in an exciting triathlon on a scenic, fast, flat course in beautiful Summerside,  Prince Edward Island.
Note:There may be video footage being recorded during the race. This will involve the use of drone’s which may be overhead of athletes at different times throughout the event.

  • Official 2019 Age Group World Championship Qualifying Event
    • Sprint Triathlon/Standard Triathlon (1 spot per age group, per gender in each distance)
  • Official 2019 Age Group World Championship Qualifying Event for the 2020 ITU Multisport World Championships.
    • Sprint Duathlon/Standard Duathlon / Aquabike/ Aquathon(1 spots per age group, per gender in each distance)
  • No race day registration (except Kids of Steel).
  • No race-refund but deferral with medical note possible.
  • Finisher medals will be presented on the completion of the race and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals will be presented immediately following the completion of each race
  • post race food on race site
  • t shirts and participant medals guaranteed to those who register by July 19
  • great early bird rates                                                          Accommodations at discounted prices available at the Loyalist Country Inn and Quality Inn. More information and options can be found in the athlete guide.
  • Sets APP
  • Great discounts at many Summerside hotels, motels, and restaurants for all participants of Trilobster Triathlon. You will have access to the SETS APP ( Sport Entertainment Tourism Summerside app), download it, check it out and be ready to access some great deals.
    • Your Trilobster event organizer will give you an event code to access the SETS app at check in, this code is generated weekly and will allow you access to the discounts for your entire event.
    • Open the SETS APP
    • Select the DEALS tab on the bottom navigation bar

Select the discount you would like to use and follow instructions using your event code.SETS App:

While attending the Trilobster Triathlon in the City of Summerside, all participants will have access to local discounts for restaurants, attractions, retail and more!

Simply download the Sport Entertainment Tourism Summerside (SETS) Mobile Application, and take advantage of the multiple businesses in our city.

How to download:

Open your mobile application store (ex: App Store, Google Play etc.)

Search for “Sport Summerside”

Download the SETS APP

 Loyalist Country Inn and Convention Centre

  • The Loyalist Country Inn and Convention Centre will have a discounted price for all athletes competing in the Subaru Charlottetown Tri Lobster Triathlon. Rooms will be held until August 11th, and a deposit must be made prior to this date to confirm the price.
  • Prices:
    • Standard Room (2 double beds): $135.00 per night
    • Upgraded Room (2 queen or 1 king bed): $145.00 per night
    • Executive (2 queen or 1 king bed): $155.00 per night
  • Contact Number: 902 436 3333 (caller must identify them as being with the Tri Lobster Group)

Race Details

Sunday, August 18th,  2019


  • Standard Triathlon (1500 m swim, 40 km bike, & 10 km run)WQ
  • Standard Aquabike ( 1500 , swim, 40 km bike) WQ
  • Standard (Olympic) Duathlon 10 km run, 40 km bike, 5 km run) WQ
  • Sprint Draft legal Triathlon (750 m swim, 20 km bike, & 5 km run)WQ
  • Sprint non draft triathlon (750 m swim, 20 km bike, & 5 km run)
  • Sprint Draft Legal Duathlon ( 5 km run,20 km bike, 2.5 km run) WQ
  • Sprint Non Draft Duathlon (5 km run,20 km bike, 2.5 km run)
  • Supersprint Triathlon (375 m swim, 10 km bike & 2.5 km run)
  • Supersprint Duathlon (2.5 km run – 10 km bike & 1.25 km run)
  • International Aquathlon (1000 m swim – 5k run) WQ
  • Standard Team Relay 2 or 3 members (1500 m swim, 40 km bike, & 10 km run)
  • Sprint Team Relay 2 or 3 members (750 m, 20 km bike, & 5 km run
  • Kids of Steel Triathlon (Credit Union Place, pool swim, run and bike on the race track
    • Ages 5-7- 25 m swim, 1.2 km bike, & 200 m run
    • Ages 8-9- 50 m swim, 2 km bike, & 500 m run
    • Ages 10-12- 100 m swim, 4.6 km bike, & 1.4 km run

Course Maps

Transition and Swim Course sponsored by Off The Wallz Splash Park and The Paddle Shack


Bike Course Sponsored by D Alex MacDonald Ford Dealership 



Standard and Sprint


Super Sprint

Standard Triathlon and Duathlon – 10 km out and back = 20 x 2- 40 km

Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon – 10 km out and back= 20 km

Draft Legal Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon –  2.5 km out and back= 5 km x4 = 20 Km on closed course

Supersprint Triathlon and Duathlon- 5 km out and back=  10 km


Run Course Sponsored by Township Chevrolet


Standard – 2.5 out and back 5 x 2 – 10 km

Sprint (non draft, and draft) – 2.5 km out and back (5km)

Supersprint- 1.25 km out and back- 2.5 km

Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 17th

  • Race Packet Pick-up: Saturday, Aug TBD, 2018 at 6:00-8:00PM: Loyalist Country Inn, 194 Heather Moyse Drive, Summerside, PE, C1N 5R1

Sunday, Aug 18th

  • Race Packets pick up on site at the Waterfront, near Sharky’s Seafood and Arsenault’s Fish Mart 240 Harbour Dr, Summerside PE C1N 5Y8 – 5:30 – 9:00 AM
  • Road closure for Sprint Draft Legal – 7:00am
  • Race briefing for Sprint Draft Legal – 7:15am
  • Sprint Draft Legal Triathlon/Duathlon – 7:30am
  • Race briefing for all others races – 8:45am
  • Standard male and Female Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike – 9:00am
  • Sprint Male and Female Triathlon – 9:30am
  • International Aquathlon – 9:30am
  • Super Sprint Male and Female Triathlon/Duathlon – 10:00am
  • Post Race Reception – 11:00am – 1:30pm
  • Kids of Steel Triathlon at Credit Union Place – 2:00pm


  • Sunday: Road will be closed from Heather Moyse to Utramar (2.5k) from 7:00 am until approx 9:00 am.
  • Sunday: Road will be closed from Heather Moyse to First Street (1k) from 7:00 am until all races are completed approx 1:00.

Eligibility of Bicycles

TriCanada and Triathlon PEI policy on disc brakes

“Disc brakes will be allowed in all sanctioned races. This decision is taken for the best interests of all athletes, to encourage and welcome participation, and to support the goals of Triathlon Canada on the international fields of play.”

Disc Brakes at Trilobster Triathlon

Disc brakes will be allowed in all races

Eligibility of Bicycles/TriLobster Triathlon



1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals will be presented in each age group category following the completion of each race.

Finisher medals–  All finishers will be presented with a finishing medal upon their completion of the race.

Draw prizes to be updated.

Location and Parking

TriLobster is located on the Summerside Waterfront near Sharky’s Seafood (240 Harbour Dr, Summerside PE C1N 5Y8) and Arsenault’s Fishmart (264 Harbour Dr, Summerside, PE C1N 5Y8)

Parking can be found in the parking lots off of Heather Moyse Drive. Heather Moyse Drive will be barricaded off race morning so by continuing down Water Street approaching from Holland College/Subway turn left onto Granville Street. Continue down Granville Street to gain access to the race parking lot.