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Race Results and Photos

Congratulations to all participants of this year’s event! Despite the rainy weather, there were lots of smiling faces out on the course. Thank you to all the volunteers that helped make the race a success!

A huge congratulations to this year’s male winner, Jaden Porte from Saskatoon with a time of 2:53:33 and female winner, Abby Miller of Saskatoon, SK with a time of 3:11:53. Also, congratulations to the Mixed Team JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARS for winning the team event with a time of 3:22:26.

Photos were taken once again by the talented Bob Holtsman. You can find the links below (google photos). These are low-resolution photos with Bob’s watermark. If you would like a full-resolution photo, please email Bob at bobholtsmanphotography@gmail.com.

Here are the full results from Results Canada (LINK):

Here are some downloadable options for your personal use:


See you all next year!

Another Activity for Triathlon Kids: Family Treasure Hunt

Waskesiu Foundation’s Family Treasure Hunt is on Saturday, August 13 at 10:30 a.m. and would be a great activity for kids to take part in before the Frank Dunn Triathlon kids race, as the treasure hunt event is finished by approximately 12:45 pm. 

Here are the details:

The Waskesiu Foundation Family Treasure Hunt takes place:

  • Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 10:30 am at Terrace Gardens
  • Meet at Terrace Gardens at 10:30 am to get your map to 5 treasure stops in Waskesiu. Each child receives take home treasure, participates in activities, creates crafts and lets their imagination set sail while interacting with a custom built pirate ship. The event ends with a light lunch at Terrace Gardens.
  • Tickets $12 per person (includes light lunch)
  • Purchase tickets at waskesiufoundation.ca by August 7 to be entered to win a two person towable tube (advanced sales encouraged so snacks & supplies can be ready for guests)
  • Best suited for kids 12 & under
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Race Information – One Week to Race Day!

41st Annual Frank Dunn Triathlon – August 14th, 2022

Some info to help answer your questions:

PACKAGE PICKUP:
There is only package pickup at the Community Hall, it will start at 11:00 on Saturday, August13th, and go till 5:30 . We hope that we can get most of the packages picked up on Saturday. There will be pickup on Sunday morning but we advise picking up the day before so you have time to read the info in the package.

All participants need to have a Triathlon Saskatchewan membership, or another Provincial body. If you haven’t purchased please get the one day membership at Package pickup.

CARBO SUPPER
There will be a Carbo supper on Saturday night, from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Community Hall. If you haven’t ordered tickets they will be available at Package pickup. They are $20.00 for adults and for kids under 12 we charge 10.00. This is a pasta meal, with homemade sauces, and salads, all you can eat. We have room for 150 people, first come, first serve. This is an awesome meal, please if you haven’t attended it is worth every penny.

KIDS RACE ON SATURDAY AT 2:00
We will be hosting a SWIM / RUN for kids on Saturday at 2:00. Register at 1:00 and race will start at 2:00.

AGE GROUPSSWIMRUNSTART TIME
6-8 YEAR OLDS50M500M2:00PM
9-10 YEAR OLDS100M1000M2:15PM
11-12 YEAR OLDS200M2000M2:30PM
13-14 YEAR OLDS300M3000M3:00PM
This is a FREE race! Just need a TriSask membership. One-day membership is available for $10.00 at registration. Bring the kids out and cheer these young people on! If the lake is too rough, we will have a run for the kids.


On Thursday and Friday, Carly Priebe from Transition Sports and Fitness is putting on a FREE youth clinic with funding from TriSask! Find the information here.

RACE MORNING
There is NO PARKING at the COMMUNITY HALL parking lot. Please park at Main Beach Parking Lot and walk to Transition Area.

Body Marking and Late Package pickup will be in the Community Hall starting at 6:45 on Sunday morning. Your timing chip is in your package, please do not lose it, or forget it! This year we have to return the chips and the band, please give to the volunteer at the Finish Area.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST
There will be a PANCAKE breakfast for all spectators on Sunday morning, this is a great breakfast, your families will enjoy while you are on the bike course!! It starts after the swim.

VOLUNTEERS
All interested volunteers please report to the Community Hall Saturday 12-5 or Sunday morning 7am for assignment, see Roy Fremont. We always need more volunteers! Free shirt, free lunch and an amazing grand prize for one lucky volunteer.

BIKE ROUTE
Sorry to say the Bike Route will be the same for 2022,(as in the past). The Park has filled the worst of the Cracks. The Park hasn’t repaired the patch by the Kapasiwin Hill, we will make an announcement in the morning as to what we are doing for the race at this particular portion of the course! The National Park has put it in their budget to repave this road, we just have to be patient till the money is in place for this to happen!

THE RACE STARTS AT 8:00 ON SUNDAY MORNING. WE WILL NOT WAIT FOR YOU!!

Mark Nagy
2022 Race Director

Youth Triathlon Clinic

Triathlon Saskatchewan (formerly STAC) is sponsoring a youth and kids triathlon clinic at Waskesiu on August 11 and 12, 2022 in preparation for the August 13th Frank Dunn kids event. The event is FREE with a TriSask membership, which is available at this link.

Email Coach Carly to save your spot in the clinic: carly.coach@gmail.com.

Fill out this form with your information

Thursday, August 11th Sessions:
2-3:15pm Afternoon Session – Cycle/Core
5:00-6:30pm Evening Session – Run/Lake swim

Friday, August 12th Sessions:
10:00-11:45am Morning Session – Swim, Cycle, Run, Mental Skills
3:00-4:45pm Afternoon Session (open for Kids 6+ years as well) – Run circuit and Transition Relay, Open Water Swim, Wrap-up

Saturday, August 13th – Race Day
1:30pm – Pre-race prep & Swim
2:00pm – Race

Visit www.transitionsportandfitness.ca for more information about the coaches and programs.

Registration and Race Update

A couple of notes for the upcoming Frank Dunn Triathlon Race on August 14, 2022:

  • The team registration is now full. If you need to make changes to your team, please contact us to update.
  • The individual registration is almost full. Register here!
  • The Kids Race will happen on Saturday at 2:00pm. Register at the hall at 1:00pm. The kids race is free, just need a STAC membership – a one-day membership is available for $10.00.

Individual Registration Open!

The 41st Frank Dunn Triathlon is August 14th, 2022!

The 41st Frank Dunn Triathlon is August 14th

The Frank Dunn Triathlon is one of the most anticipated triathlons in Saskatchewan. It is the oldest triathlon in Western Canada, having started in 1982! Frank Dunn Toyota has been the main sponsor of this event since its inception and continues to support the race!

Pricing:
Individuals: $125.00 until May 31, $150.00 after
Limit 150 individuals

Team registration opens on May 1
Team of 2 – $170.00
Team of 3 – $250.00

Kids Race on Saturday at 2:00pm
This will be a free race, just need a STAC or a one day membership. One day for kids is $10.00

2021 Race Results & Photos

Congratulations to all who participated in the 40th Frank Dunn Triathlon! We are so happy to have been able to put on a full race this year. And what a beautiful day it was! A relatively calm lake and a warm bike and run made this beautiful race a spectacular one. Thank you to all the sponsors and volunteers for their support. It couldn’t be done without you!

A huge congratulations to this year’s male winner, Wyatt Kunz of Warman, SK with a time of 2:48:56 and female winner, Christina Charles of Prince Albert, SK with a time of 3:02:15. Also, congratulations to Team NEW APE for winning the team event with a time of 3:06:13.

The results can be found on the Results Canada Website. You can also view and download the results here:


Bob Holtsman was this year’s photographer once again. Thank you for all of the amazing photos! If you would like a full-resolution photo, please contact Bob for information at bobholtsmanphotography@gmail.com

Next year’s race date is set to August 14, 2022. Registration will open in early 2022 so watch the website for the information on that. Have a great year!

Race Information 2021

40th Annual Frank Dunn Toyota Triathlon
August 15th, 2021

Some info to help answer your questions.

We are hosting this race during a pandemic, please if you feel uncomfortable about being around others, wear a mask and social distance. I realize that some people are unvaccinated, so for yourself and others lets be responsible, and not have an uptick in Covid cases. As well if you are feeling sick or have a fever please do not attempt to participate!! THANK YOU!

PACKAGE PICKUP

There is only package pickup at the Community Hall, it will start at 11:00 on the 14th, and go till 5:00 . WE hope that we can get most of the PACKAGES picked up on Saturday. There will be pickup on Sunday morning but we advice pickup the day before so you have time to read the info in the package, if you can”t make it Saturday, pickup will start at 6:45cSunday.

All participants need to have a Triathlon Association membership, Sask. or other Provincial body. If you haven’t purchased please get the one day membership at Package pickup.

CARBO SUPPER

There will be a Carbo supper on Saturday night, from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Community Hall. If you haven’t ordered tickets they will be available at Package pickup. They are $20.00 for adults and for kids under 12 we charge 10.00. This is a pasta meal, with homemade sauces, and salads, all you can eat. We have room for 150 people, first come, first serve. This is a awesome meal, please if you haven”t attended it is worth every penny.

THERE IS NO KIDS SWIM/RUN RACE THIS YEAR, DUE TO COVID, WE HOPE TO BRING THIS BACK NEXT YEAR, SORRY!

We will have a simple Kids run in place of the swim/run, it will happen at Noon, and will be for all ages, with no charge!! So bring the kids down for some exercise!!

RACE MORNING

There is NO PARKING at the COMMUNITY HALL parking lot. Please park at Main Beach Parking Lot and walk to Transition Area.

Body Marking and Late Package pickup will be in the Community Hall starting at 6:45 on Sunday morning. Your timing chip is in your package, please do not lose it, or forget it!!
This year we have to return the chips and the band, please give to the volunteer at the Finish Area.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST

There will be NO PANCAKE BREAKFAST this year, as the Park hasn’t had any of these events.
Hopefully next year this will also be back on.

VOLUNTEERS

All interested volunteers please report to the Community Hall Saturday 12-5 or Sunday morning 7am for assignment, see Roy Fremont. We always need more volunteers! Free shirt, free lunch and an amazing grand prize for one lucky volunteer.

BIKE ROUTE

Sorry to say the Bike Route will be the same for 2021,(as in the past). The Park has filled the worst of the Cracks, there is one area of concern, it is close to Kapasiwin turn-in. Please if you get a chance check it out and in the race proceed with extreme caution, IT IS VERY ROUGH! I have had conversation with the National Park and we are hoping that they will address the really bad areas this Fall and next Spring! Hopefully 2022 we will have a better road.

THE RACE STARTS AT 8:00 ON SUNDAY MORNING. WE WILL NOT WAIT FOR YOU!!

Mark Nagy

2021 Race Director

Registration Open!

Registration is now open for the Frank Dunn Triathlon on August 15, 2021! There are some notes around registration to pay attention to:

  • If you signed up for 2020, you are signed up for 2021. If you cannot make it for 2021, please contact us as soon as possible.
  • If you sign up for 2021, please be aware that circumstances may change to make this race unable to go forward. In this case, registration would defer to 2022.
  • Team registration is extremely limited. Register early!
Register Here!