Sep 22, 2019
Participants from across North America and beyond have registered to take part in the sixth Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon, to be held on Sunday, September 22. Developed by MultiSport Canada, the Barrelman Triathlon is composed of a 2 km swim, a 90 km bike ride and a 21.1 km run, which will conclude at Kingsbridge Park.
For full details of the event, please visit http://niagarafallstriathlon.com/.
To help facilitate the race, the following road closures are scheduled along sections of the Niagara Parkway and Upper Rapids Boulevard:
From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 22, there will be a full road closure of the Niagara Parkway from Upper Rapids Boulevard south to the Portage Road intersection at Macklem Street. This closure will also encompass Dufferin Islands, Burning Springs Hill Road and will include a single southbound lane closure of the Niagara Parkway from Murray Street to Upper Rapids Boulevard.
During the race:
- Participants will be cycling northbound along the Niagara Parkway (abiding by rules of the road) from Switch Road to Kingsbridge Park;
- Dufferin Islands, including access via Burning Springs Hill Road, will be closed to all vehicular traffic;
- All lanes are expected to reopen at approximately 6 p.m. as the last participants complete the course and reach the finish line located at Kingsbridge Park;
Niagara Parks’ Table Rock Welcome Centre, Floral Showhouse, Falls Parking Lot and Fraser Hill Parking Lot will all remain open and accessible.