Bricks Training Session Details
The following list are the common bricks course used by the club. The selected course will be announced for each brick through the Comox Valley Tri Club's Facebook group page. Bring your bike, helmet, water bottle, sunglasses and runners. Being a club-sanctioned activity with Tri BC, a club, Tri BC, and Tri Canada membership will be required with a provision of being allowed to try out one session before needing to obtain memberships for future sessions. Comox Valley Triathlon Club members and non-members are welcome with a respective fee of $2 and $5 per session.
Any recorded results will be shared electronically using the provided contact information.
Goose Spit Course
It starts in transition at the very end of the road (Hawkins Road) on Goose Spit by the gate to the DND property (Google Maps location https://goo.gl/maps/kLTph6a8A6KNPaFC7). From start/line/transition area, ride up Hawkins Road (north) up the hill curving around to turn right at the intersection onto Torrence Road and then immediately right again onto Lazo Road and follow it through a 90 degree turn to the left (don't miss this) and then follow Lazo Road until you reach the turnaround cone just after the Cape Lazo RV campground and before the waterfront, and return. Total distance is 10 km.
The run course goes from the start/finish/transition on Goose Spit, up the stairs to Yates Road, down Yates and then continue back on Hawkins Road to the start/finish line. Total distance is 1.9 km.
Kin Beach Course
The bike course starts on Astra Road at the entrance to Kin Beach Provincial Park (Google Maps location https://goo.gl/maps/XpkYUvLgqEFrVDjp7). From a Transition Area set up in the Park, go to the start line on Astra Road, head left (south) up the hill on Astra Road to Kilmorley Road, right on Kilmorley Road to Little River Road, right on Little River to Booth Road, right on Booth Road to Astra Road to the start/finish line and the Transition Area. Total distance is 3.45 km - so do three laps for a total of 10.35 km.
The run course goes from the start finish line south up the hill on Astra Road to Kilmorley Road, then down Kilmorley Road al lthe way to the entrance to the Griffin Pub, then back to the start/finish line. Total distance is 2.2 km.
Little River Course
Set up your transition in the Little River Terminal overflow parking just before the main parking lot (Google Maps location https://goo.gl/maps/ccqYrKfa2qBAMij1A).
The swim will start in the water with a 300m loop. Run up the beach over a few driftwood logs to your transition. Then, ride out to a double lap on the same bike course as our Kin Beach bike route and back to transition (9.6km). The run the same bike route but come back after 1km (2km loop).
Don’t want to swim? Duathlon! No bike? Aquathlon! Can’t run? Aquabike! We can accommodate whatever combo floats your ferry!
Point Holmes Course
10 km bike ride followed by a 1.3km run loop times 2 (2.6 km total).
It starts in transition near the boat launch at Point Holmes in Comox (Google Maps location https://goo.gl/maps/F3VMZA1KdWqH7JKY9).
The bike route is south on Lazo Road, right on Guthrie Road, right on Pritchard Road, right on Knight Road, and return to transition on Lazo Road. Total distance 10 km.
The run will be on the path off Lazo Road on the water side going south for .65 km to turnaround cone and return. Two loop distance is 2.6 km.
Meet in transition in the parking lot at the Roy's Towne Pub in Royston on the old Island Island 3 km south of Courtenay. The address if you need it is 4000 Island Hwy South in Royston. (Google Maps location https://goo.gl/maps/GQLPyd4VnBckWfucA).
The bike start is on the far side of the highway across from the Pub by Hayward Ave (opposite the south end of the Pub parking). The route is south on the highway from Roy’s Towne Pub to Argyle Road, left on Argyle for a short distance (200 m) then next left on Kilmarnock Drive all the way to the end, then left on Spindrift Road back up to the Highway, right onto the Highway back to a finish line by the Pub on Hayward Ave. Total distance 9 km.
The run goes down from the Highway on Hayward Ave to Marine Drive, then left on Marine Drive all along the water back up to the highway, then back on the Highway to Roy’s Towne Pub. Total distance 2.7 km