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USA Triathlon Unveils 2021 National Championship Calendar

USA Triathlon has revealed its 2021 national championships schedule with a number of locations scheduled to host events after having 2020 competitions impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Events scheduled for 2021 will take place with a series of coronavirus precautions according to USA Triathlon’s Safe Return to Multisport guidelines. Athletes deferring registrations from impacted 2020 […]

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USA Triathlon Nearing Goal for NCAA Championship Status

USA Triathlon is moving closer to its goal of 40 universities in order to gain NCAA championship status for the sport, announcing that the University of Denver will add women’s triathlon to its varsity sports offering. The addition of the university—the first Division I school in Colorado to add the sport—will give USAT 37 participating […]

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USA Triathlon Enters Partnership with Online Therapy Provider

Addressing the needs of athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic, USA Triathlon will partner with Talkspace, an online therapy provider, to provide counseling services to U.S. National Team and Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon National Team athletes. Talkspace is an online and mobile service that the national governing body said would be convenient for elite athletes who typically […]

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USA Triathlon Launches Virtual Race Fundraiser

USA Triathlon is the latest sports organization to turn to virtual racing, announcing a virtual duathlon to support members of its community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The USA Duathlon Virtual Run-Bike-Run presented by TOWER 26 will run April 10–May 17. It will be free to enter and offers a sprint- and standard-distance option. Attendees […]

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Action during the Womens Equalizer Final during Super League Triathlon Malta on October 20, 2019 in Valletta, Malta. (Photo by Tommy Zaferes/Superleague Triathlon)

Super League Triathlon Heading to Tempe

Super League Triathlon will visit the United States for the first time during its 2020 season when it goes to Tempe, Arizona, for its third of five qualifiers, May 22–24. The event will take part at Tempe Town Lake, then take to bike and run courses which weave their way around Tempe Beach Park. Tempe […]

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Virginia’s Blue Ridge Lands Ironman

In recent years, Ironman has been in acquisition mode. One of those purchases involved three former Rev3 races, including a 70.3 triathlon held in Williamsburg, Virginia. After fulfilling a commitment to hold the 2019 event in May, Ironman decided to shift the event to midsummer, something the colonial city’s already bustling summer tourism scene couldn’t […]

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Visit Panama City Beach to Sponsor Ironman Races

Visit Panama City Beach in Florida has been named the title sponsor of the Ironman Florida triathlon and the Ironman 70.3 Gulf Coast triathlon beginning in 2020 as part of a multiyear agreement. The Florida triathlon is staged annually in early November and the 70.3 race is next scheduled for May 9, 2020. “We are […]

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USA Triathlon Partners with CBD Manufacturer

For the first time, a national governing body will partner with a CBD manufacturer as part of a formal partnership. USA Triathlon will partner for the next four years with Pure Spectrum CBD, a Colorado-based firm that bills itself as at the forefront of CBD’s burgeoning presence in the sports industry. Found naturally in cannabis […]

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Sarsota, Florida, has hosted ITU World Cup events in 2017 and 2018, and will do so again in 2019. Photo: ITU

Sarasota-Bradenton to Host 2020 ITU World Cup

Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, has been named as a stop on the 2020 International Triathlon Union Triathlon and Paratriathlon World Cup circuits. The events will be staged March 22 at Nathan Benderson Park and will be used to allow athletes to gain points toward qualifying for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. Athletes will compete in […]

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