Being Green

There are few recreational pursuits that rely more on our natural environment than triathlon. Pollution and degradation of our water, air and land can stop us from enjoying the sport we love.

The OTC is always trying to decrease it's carbon footprint through responsible and sustainable practices. While we support The Ottawa Riverkeeper and Sole Responsibility, both environmentally-related organizations, we also try to make the right decisions in terms of the club's administration. For example, thanks to this website and online payment, our club is paperless. We hope to further tweak our habits to help change our little corner of the world.

Our head coach, Geordie McConnell, occasionally writes for local magazines. Here is an article he wrote for IRun magazine that focuses on how runners can make a difference in terms of their impact on the world.