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Thanks for the Awesome Memories, and a Look to the Future

You may have arrived here looking for information on the 2017 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon, perhaps excited to register or considering your race options for 2017.  We are sorry to let you know that even though all the other events for the EPIC Weekend (Run events, Swim

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30K of Brand New Road for 2017 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon!

30K of Brand New Road for 2017 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon!

The entire length of the Oldham Road section of our bike course has now been reconstructed, and it is beautiful.   In addition, a long section of Route #2 near Wellington has also been reconstructed and widened by a full 2 Metres in preparation for our 2017 event

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2016 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Postponed to July 2nd 2017

2016 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Postponed to July 2nd 2017

2016 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Postponed to July 2nd 2017   Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have made the very difficult decision to postpone the 2016 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon [All other races of the 2016 EPIC Weekend, the EPIC Canadian – Run for Canada,

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2016 Subaru EPIC Triathlon Plans (A Quick Yes/No Survey)

How much do YOU know about the Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon?

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2016 ITU World Championship Qualifiers!

2016 ITU World Championship Qualifiers!

We are pleased to announce those athletes who have qualified at the 2015 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon to join Team Canada for the ITU World Long Distance Championships, in Oklahoma City at the Redman Triathlon, in September 2016. Greg Lummis – Halifax, NS Evan Pemberton – Fredericton,

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EPIC Charity Challenge 2015 – Tri Something Meaningful!

EPIC Charity Challenge 2015 - Tri Something Meaningful!

   2015 EPIC Charity Challenge – Tri Something Meaningful! Your accomplishments as an athlete are inspiring, and will motivate others, athletes and non-athletes alike, to also ‘up their game’ with charitable donations for your cause – if you just ask… (Click here to jump to EPIC Charity

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Subaru EPIC Half IRON Course – Mapped, Tested, Unveiled

 We are really excited to have finalized details for the new Subaru EPIC Half-IRON Course for 2015.  Many of you have already heard rumour of this great new race distance, and we are pleased to confirm those rumours are true! A core group from the EPIC organizational

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Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Pleased to Announce Qualifiers for the 2015 ITU World Long Course Championships

**UPDATED – 8:50 PM, 3 July. 2014** We are pleased to announce the list of Athletes that have qualified during the 2014 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon to join Team Canada for the 2015 ITU Long Course World Championships in Motala, Sweden. For full details on the Qualification

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The 2014 Subaru EPIC Triathlon Gear Store is NOW OPEN for Orders

The 2014 Subaru EPIC Triathlon Gear Store is NOW OPEN for Orders **Order period open until Midnight, Sunday, July 21st** Browse the store, and place orders here   If you haven’t used the Subaru EPIC Triathlon store at Champion Systems before, you need to both create an

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The EPIC Run/Swim Double-in-a-Day!

The EPIC Run/Swim Double-in-a-Day! A brand new Multi-Sport option for the Summer of 2014, combining two stand-alone events into a single, EPIC, day! First, pick any of three distances in Saturday morning’s EPIC Canadian: featuring the 5K, the 10K, or the 10+5K distances. The Epic Canadian is

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Spotlight on… Austen Hughes

Austen Hughes is no stranger to distance events and long bikes rides. In fact, he rode from Banff to Boulder as part of Give to Live’s fundraising event! A rookie to EPIC Dartmouth, he will no doubt be a strong contender on the bike this summer. Name:

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Spotlight on… Sue Rodgers

Sue Rodgers is as talented as she is funny… And she’s really, really funny! Sue knows how to combine hard work and dedication with fun. She is a great example of how a positive attitude and not taking yourself too seriously will help you accomplish great things!

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Spotlight on… Adam Aldred

Adam Aldred hails from West Pubnico and is returning for his second season at EPIC Dartmouth. Taking advantage of EPIC’s layered races, he competed in last year’s Aqua distance and will be competing in this year’s EPIC distance race, all in order to someday complete a full

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Reason to tri Epic Dartmouth #367… Options on the fly.

Epic Dartmouth has three distances built into it’s title event: AQUA, EPIC and IRON. Three challenging distances, all that play to different strengths.  All three distances start with the two-loop, 3.8km swim in beautiful Lake Banook, followed by a 180km bike ride along a beautiful yet challenging

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Spotlight on… Mark Campbell

Mark Campbell is a Dartmouth resident competing in the EPIC Dartmouth IRON Distance triathlon this summer. A repeat participant who just likes to have fun, Mark placed second overall in the inaugural IRON Distance event in 2012 and has been participating in triathlon and other long distance

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EPIC Half-Distance Tri & Du Events for 2014!

EPIC Half-Distance Tri & Du Events for 2014!

EPIC Half-distance Events for 2014 We are excited to be sharing detail on the rumoured (and much requested!) Half-distance events that have been added to the Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Weekend for 2014. Please read the race detail carefully, we’ve made a few adjustments to accommodate both the

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Spotlight on… Stacy Juckett Chesnutt

Stacy Juckett Chesnutt is a Dartmouth resident competing in the EPIC Dartmouth for the third time. No stranger to long distance events, Stacy has been running for 26 years and has raced in 36 marathons and too many half-marathons to count. She has also qualified for and

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Spotlight on… Jason Mercer

Jason Mercer is a seasoned athlete with lots of experience to bring to his A-game. A strong runner, he is sure to be one to watch this summer at EPIC Dartmouth!   Name: Jason Mercer  Age Group: 35-39  Event/Distance: IRON Dartmouth   How long have you been

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Spotlight on… Gabriel Mercer

Gabriel Mercer Relatively new to the triathlon scene (his first triathlon was seven months ago!) and is taking on the grueling 180K bike ride on team The Lewis Crushers this summer. The team event is one of the most exciting to watch as team spirit, emotion and

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Spotlight On… Micheline McWhirter

Micheline McWhirter is a Halifax native competing in the EPIC Dartmouth EPIC Distance triathlon this summer. She made her EPIC Dartmouth debut last summer and managed to claim the top spot on the women’s podium. Name: Micheline McWhirter  Age Group: 45-49  Event/Distance: EPIC   How long have

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Spotlight on… Kermit Phillips

Spotlight on... Kermit Phillips

Kermit Phillips This  Dartmouth native is looking forward to not only competing in EPIC Dartmouth for the first time, but doing his first ever triathlon! No stranger to long distances races and events, he is a runner-turned-triathlete and will be taking on the IRON distance event this

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Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon announced as a Qualifying Event for the 2015 ITU World Championships in Motala, Sweden!

For the third year running, the Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon has been selected as a qualifying event for the ITU Long-Course World Championships. All individual competitors entered at either the EPIC or IRON distance events will have the opportunity to claim a spot on Team Canada, and

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Why enter Subaru EPIC Dartmouth 2014? Watch the video…

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Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Club Championship – new for 2014!

2014 EPIC Club Championships   For 2014, Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon is pleased to introduce a Triathlon Club Championship! No additional entry fee is required to enter the 2014 EPIC Club Championships.  All competitors are automatically included as they register for our 2014 event simply by indicating

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2014 ITU World Long Course Championship Qualifiers – Weihai, China

2014 ITU World Long Course Championships – Weihai, China For 2013, competitors at both our EPIC and IRON distances are eligible to qualify for a spot on Team Canada for the 2014 ITU World Long Course Championships in Wehai, China.  All competitors were timed over the EPIC

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Run Course Enhancements for 2013 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon

For 2013, we’ve made a small change to the Subaru EPIC Dartmouth run route that results in even a more scenic course than 2012. In 2012, the course passed straight through the area shown in the diagram below, and we then had our out-and-back section (to make

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EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Gear store is Open for Orders!

EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Gear store is Open for Orders!

The first orders of the 2013 EPIC Dartmouth gear have arrived and they look better in person than they did in the proofs!  We will post pictures on our Facebook page as people send them to us, but in the meantime we wanted to get the store

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How to Qualify for the 2014 ITU World Championships in Weihai, China

One of the exciting possibilities at Subaru EPIC Dartmouth 2013 is qualifying to represent Canada on Team Canada at the 2014 ITU World Championships in Weihai, China (and we anticipate/hope that our 2014 race will have the World’s spots for the 2015 ITU Worlds in Motala, Sweden

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The One about the Haggis – Triathlon Competitor Kevin Tulloch

There is style and then there is style.  Some of us have it, and some of us don’t.  (And if you have to ask whether or not you have it, you probably don’t.) If you were lucky enough to be near the EPIC Dartmouth finish line last

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The 2013 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Medals have arrived!

AND they are beautiful! Celebrate your inner Canadian at THE Canada Day weekend event – Subaru EPIC Dartmouth:

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The One about the Goal Bowl – Triathlete Tammy Slauenwhite

If there is a downside to racing, Tammy Slauenwhite has not found it. And it’s likely she never will.  Tammy is one of the many upbeat, positive and encouraging athletes on our course.  At 40, she is an entrepreneur and owner of GO! Health & Fitness Lifestyle

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The One About the Cool Kids – EPIC Dartmouth Volunteer

Meet Cathy Carter.  No stranger to endurance sports, Cathy is Co-Chair of Epic Dartmouth’s run committee.  Her athletic resume is as impressive as her volunteer resume (she worked with last year’s run committee, too) and we consider ourselves lucky to have her as part of the team.

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The One about Belgian Waffles – EPIC Dartmouth Competitor

The One about Belgian Waffles - EPIC Dartmouth Competitor

There are many success stories about ex-smokers turned runners, but how many stories do you know about an ex-smoker turned Ironman? Sam Gyde, 38, can’t remember what his first race was but remembers how much work it has taken him to get to where he is today. 

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2013 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Medals Released!

2013 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Medals Released!

  2013 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Medals – Currently in Production!                       Friday, April 5th, 2013: We thought you’d like to get a sneak peak at the 2013 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon medals soon to arrive here in

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Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Ambassador Program – Update and Winners

Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon Ambassador Program - Update and Winners

The 2013 EPIC Ambassador Program   What is it? The EPIC Ambassadors Program is our way of thanking people (people like you!) for spreading the word about the Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon. How does it work? Introduce three new competitors (individuals or teams) to our 2013 event

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Order your EPIC Dartmouth Gear Now!

Order your EPIC Dartmouth Gear Now!

Order your  EPIC Dartmouth Gear Now! We have some exciting news.  We are one of the first events in Canada to be set up on Champion System’s new direct order store.  What does that mean for you?  First off, you can log in and not only see

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EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon awarded ITU World’s Qualifying Spots

EPIC Dartmouth Triathlon has ITU World’s Qualifying Spots to join Team Canada 2014 in Weihai, China! EPIC Dartmouth’s Male and Female Age Group Champions for 2013 will be again eligible to claim their spot on Team Canada for the ITU World Long-Course Championships – this year, the

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Air Canada provides EPIC Dartmouth Airfare discount!

We are pleased to announce Airfare discounts with Air Canada for EPIC Dartmouth 2013. We provided an event period of Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to Wednesday, July 03, 2013, which Air Canada then translates into a travel period travel period that begins Wednesday, June 19, 2013 and

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EPIC Revolutions – NEW for 2013!

What is EPIC Revolutions? On Sunday, June 30th, the Start/Finish line for EPIC Dartmouth will be lined with 50 spin bikes and rowing machines (courtesy our partner, Spartan Fitness) as a huge fundraiser for the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation. As the triathletes in our AQUA, EPIC, and

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EPIC Canadian 5k/10k announced – time sensitive info!

As part of the EPIC Dartmouth weekend for 2013, we are adding the EPIC Canadian, a Canadian-themed, 5k & 10k run and walk, around the shores of Lake Banook in Dartmouth.  This run will go at 8 am on Saturday morning, June 29th, the day before the

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Fantastic Idea for a Two-person Triathlon Team

Courtesy of Clint Cummings and Karen Beazley who are signing up as a two-person triathlon team for EPIC Dartmouth 2013, have a look at this great team setup: Teammate A: 3.8k swim + 90k bike Teammate B: 90k bike + 21.1k run What a fantastic idea.  This

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Long-distance Duathlon arrives in North America

Modelled after the world famous Powerman Zofingen in Switzerland, this challenging Canadian-based race starts with a 10.5k run, leading in to a full 180k Iron-distance cycle, followed by a 31.5k run to finish along the shores of beautiful Lake Banook – all with no swimming!  🙂  

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Changes Make EPIC Team Event More Accessible for 2013

Changes Make EPIC Team Event More Accessible for 2013

Folks who would like to participate in the EPIC Dartmouth weekend, but can’t (yet!) take part in one of the individual events, have the option to enter as a team at the EPIC distance.  This is a unique feature of EPIC Dartmouth, as there are very few

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Why enter Epic Dartmouth 2013? Watch the video.

Register Now!  for Subaru Epic Dartmouth.  The First Ever Long Distance Triathlon in Atlantic Canada.  

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Why EPIC Dartmouth should be your FIRST choice for a Long-Distance Triathlon in 2013:

Mission Statement Our singular goal: To produce and deliver the best-value long-distance triathlon in the world. The Race EPIC Dartmouth includes three race distances: AQUA Dartmouth (3.8k / 180k/ 300m) – Featuring the full distance swim and bike, yet only the shortest of runs – It’s the

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Nearly 1700 Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Event Photos Now Available

An amazing number of beautiful shots, captured during Subaru EPIC Dartmouth 2012, are now available on line courtesy of Perry Dyke Photography. Check them out HERE  

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Thirteen Months of EPIC!

So here we go, only 357 days till the Athletes again leave from Senobe Beach on Lake Banook, at one of the greatest swim venues in all long-distance triathlon, to start EPIC Dartmouth 2013. It assists our planning tremendously to have Athletes signed up early.  It reduces

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We have our first charity sign up for 2013!

I am really excited to announce that we have received our first charity sign up for 2013! Building on the success of 2012, where three athletes chose the charity route, we’d like to see a dozen athletes using our 2013 event as a catalyst to raise funds

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Subaru EPIC Dartmouth Race Day Video

What an amazing weekend.  Hot sunny conditions, tough on Athletes and Volunteers alike, but all persevered and pulled off an amazing victory:  The First Full Iron Distance Triathlon in Eastern Canada! There will be more to post, but for now, have a look at our Race Day

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Race Day Schedule

5:00 AM Transition opens 6:15 AM Swim Start Area opens for warm up 6:30 AM Transition closes 6:45 AM Two long blasts from a horn will indicate “Swimmers Return to Starting Line”. 6:55 AM National Anthem, followed by brief starting instructions 7:00 AM Race Start 8:00 AM

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