The event is held rain, snow or shine and will not be cancelled except for cases of severe weather or Acts of God (Force Majeure). In the case of severe weather, the Race Director will evaluate conditions and make an appropriate determination regarding initiation, cancellation or continuation of the race in question race morning.  Such determination shall be based on prudent consideration in conjunction with local law enforcement and/or other officials.  Any announcements regarding course changes or race cancellation will be made by the race announcer on race morning before the scheduled start. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, Multisportscanada reserves the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race, or to make any modification concerning the time, length or nature of the event.


This policy has been developed by Triathlon Alberta/Triathlon BC and utilized by Multisportscanada to make an appropriate decision when the Field of Play is impacted by low visibility or forest fire smoke. 

Full details on the protocol can be found here.

We will be utilizing the Air Quality reporting made available by each provincial government.  

Alberta –
British Columbia – Metro Vancouver – NW, British Columbia – Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) – Environment Canada (
Saskatchewan –

With a Level of 7 or greater, the event will be cancelled.  We will notify participants 72 hours in advance with the current Air Quality levels, but as conditions can change within hours, a final decision will not be made until the morning of the event.

Here’s a forecast map

As we have applied for all permits, purchased all event materials (medals, race gear and related merchandise) and committed all registrations to the event, with no possibility of getting these funds back, no refunds, credits or rollovers will be available.

If the event is cancelled, all event merchandise will be made available.  Each event will have it’s own process and participants will be notified accordingly.