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 email@example.com.
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)
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.
6-8 YEAR OLDS
9-10 YEAR OLDS
11-12 YEAR OLDS
13-14 YEAR OLDS
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!!
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.
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
The 41st Frank Dunn Triathlon is August 14th, 2022!
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