The North Lake Physical Therapy Gator Grinder Triathlon is an excellent introduction for the first-time triathlete, as well as a great event for the experienced racer.  All proceeds support the Canby Swim Club.


500-yard (20 lengths, 10 laps) pool swim in a 6-lane, 25-yard pool, with up to 4 swimmers per lane.  There will be volunteer lap counters.  Drafting is permitted.  The swim will be seeded by the 500-yard swim time participants submit with the entry form.  Heat assignments will be e-mailed by the Monday prior to the race.  The first heat will be in the water at 7:30 a.m.  Check in at least one hour before your start.


The one-loop 12-mile bike course is over the beautiful rolling country roads that surround Canby.  A bike helmet is mandatory.  Drafting is not legal.  Volunteers will manage traffic at intersections, but roads will be open to traffic and cyclists will be responsible for their own safety.


The 3.1-mile run is mostly on roadways with about one-third on a paved walking trail.  The course is flat and fast.  Water will be available on the course.

Duathlon (run-bike-run) Aquabike (swim-bike) Courses as listed above


Online registration only. All race communication is done via e-mail.  Once registered, you will receive periodic informational emails, and your start time, heat & lane assignment the Monday before the race.  If you do not receive these emails, please check your junk or spam folders.
Cancellations by March 31, 2023 will be given a full refund less $10. No refunds will be given after March 31. Entries are non-transferrable.  PLEASE NOTE:  T-Shirts are only guaranteed to entries registered before March 31.
The top 5 male and female individual finishers in each age group will receive awards. Special award for the top overall male and female finisher and the top male and female finisher from Canby Oregon.  
$75 individual/$130 relay team. Registration deadline is April 30, 2023. No day of race registration. Registration will include a shirt, results and a great time!  
T-shirts are included in registration, 
guaranteed to entries registered before March 31.  Entries after March 31 may check in with the race director after the race for shirt availability.
Packets will be available starting 6 AM on Saturday, May 13. Heat times and lane assignments will be E-mailed by May 8.
Questions? Contact:
Amy Nelson at 503-984-5967or  E-Mail