Pain In The ASSiniboine! (PITA) Sunday June 23, 2019

Join in a great city/ urban event that combines some of the best "scenic cycling" our city has to offer with a "pleasurable paddle" on the Assiniboine.This urban off-road adventure will surely get you ready for The Swamp Donkey in September!

Explore Winnipeg from a different perspective! The Pain in the ASSiniboine is an exciting urban race beginning at the Forks Market participants cycle 32 km over a series roads, single track, park roads and the famous Trans Canada Trail to reach beautiful Beaudry Park in Headingly, Manitoba. Then hop in your canoe (teams) or kayak (solo) & paddle 32km down the Assiniboine River, past some of Winnipeg's most elegant estates until you reach the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers to finish back at The Forks.

Racers (solo or team) must have minimum 1 support crew member to transport and pick up equipment from the transition zone at Beaudry Park.

Categories Explained
Teams of 2: Teams of 2 people will be required to complete all disciplines of the race course and each member will carry all mandatory gear items throughout the entire race. Teams of 2 can be of any gender and all teams will be ranked in the same category. Each racer will ride their own bikes and paddle in a canoe together.

Solos: Individual racers will be required to complete all disciplines of the race course and carry all mandatory gear items throughout the entire race. Solos will be separated into male and female categories. Racers must be 18 years of age to race solo. Racers may use kayak OR solo canoe

Open Team: Teams of 2 may register in this category as an open team and mode of transport is flexible and will be noted on results. This category will be timed but will NOT be ranked. Each racer will both bike and paddle together (all team members must be in the same boat or remain together). All bikes and boats must be human powered.

Modes of transport acceptable in the OPEN category may include:

Tandem Bike
Tandem Kayak
Voyageur Canoe

NOTE: Age limit for the team category is 14yrs old. Remember this is a 4-6hr event & all racers under 18 must race with an adult guardian.

Teams and Solos must supply their own equipment and support crew.

Pain In The ASSiniboine is just the name... Register today and find out if it's a "pain in the you know what"!

Pain In The ASSiniboine FAQ

** Entries are transferable but all entries are are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend for any reason, you are responsible for finding an alternate and changing the entry on the Eventbrite system **