Fawn Whiting Qualifies for Kona

A BIG Congratulations to Human Powered Racing Athlete Fawn Whiting who qualified for the Ironman World Championship with a 2nd place finish (in a time of 10:31!)  in her age group at Ironman New Zealand. Congratulations Fawn. Your team back in Victoria are proud of you!

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Human Powered Racing Event Chosen as Qualifier

The Alberta Triathlon Association has announced that the RockSolid Vermilion Triathlon has been chosen as the Zone 7 Qualifier for the 2014 Alberta Summer Games Triathlon.  The Alberta Summer Games take place in Airdrie Alberta from July 24-27.  Athletes born from 1999 to 2002 who compete at the RockSolid Vermilion Triathlon will be eligible to qualify for the Alberta Summer Games.  There are 8 qualifying spots available, 2 male and 2 female in each of the 12-13 and 14-15 age …

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Alberta Orientation Seminar

We are hosting a seminar for new triathletes participating in our Alberta events at the Vermilion Aquatic Centre on June 14, 2014 from 1 to 3 pm .  The seminar will be directed toward learning the fundamentals of participating in a triathlon.  Topics discussed will include race preparation and strategy, transition set up, and equipment selection.  There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions.  The seminar will be a discussion and demonstration.  Participants are not required to bring their …

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KOS Race Prep Camp announced for Alberta

Human Powered Racing is proud to host a Kids of Steel race prep camp in Vermilion and Lloydminster, Alberta.  The camp, on May 31 and June 1, 2014, is intended to help prepare young triathletes to participate in the RockSolid Vermilion Triathlon and the Lloydminster Triathlon.  Topics covered will include race course familiarization, transition set up, transition techniques, equipment, race preparation and race strategy.   The camp is free to all youth registered for either race.  Go to the event websites …

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Cobble Hill 10km

2 Human Powered Racers made the trip up Island for the 2nd race in the Vancouver Island Race Series this past weekend…..

Chad running out of transition at Metchosin Triathlon


The importance of finding rhythm in training, racing and life…

Human Powered Racing Athletes standing at edge of Thetis Lake after the 2013 Gunner Shaw Trail Run

Gunner Shaw 2013

4 crazy Human Powered Racing athletes, one coach, once sibling and one alumni took part in the 29th running of the Gunner Shaw trail race at Thetis Lake this past weekend. In what is surely one of the hardest 9 (we like to call it 10) kilometer races out there, runners were challenged with slick, muddy single track trails that were never on flat terrain. To add to the challenge TWO long stretches of ice cold muddy water had to …

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Camp Time

Training Camp season is right around the corner. Now is the time to start planning your winter training get away with Human Powered Racing…