USAT Foundation

USA Triathlon Foundation Partners on COVID-19 Relief Fund

 The USA Triathlon Foundation, in partnership with the Professional Triathletes Organisation, has announced a relief fund with money going to support those in the sport—race directors, coaches, clubs and athletes—that have been affected by the pandemic. The COVID-19 Triathlon Relief Fund wil lead into the PTO 2020 Championship at Challenge Daytona, taking place December 4–6 in Daytona […]

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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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USAT Elk Grove

USA Triathlon and Elk Grove Village Announce Unique Partnership

USA Triathlon has announced a partnership with Elk Grove Village in Illinois to serve as the national governing body’s exclusive entrepreneur community and exclusive “Making Dreams Come True” partner through September 2021. The sponsorship program, one of the few between a municipality and an NGB, is the product of a recent and innovative RFP process […]

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GivingGames

National Governing Bodies Start Fundraising Movement for Athletes

A number of national governing bodies throughout the United States Olympic and Paralympic movement will launch a joint effort branded as The Giving Games to support and sustain athletes as they train ahead of the rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. The effort officially launches on July 24, the day of what would have […]

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University of Denver

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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Tempe, Arizona, to Host 2021 USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals

Tempe, Arizona, has been awarded the 2021 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships after the 2020 event had to be rescheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event, which has been staged in Tempe in 2013, 2014 and 2019, will return April 9–10, 2021. The 2020 event had been scheduled for October 16–17 in Lake […]

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USA Triathlon Awards $110,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants

The USA Triathlon Foundation has awarded more than $110,000 in COVID-19 relief grants to more than 40 organizations in the multisport community that have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. The national governing body’s foundation established its COVID-19 Relief Fund in April and received 173 applications asking for more than $866,000 in support. Applicants included […]

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USA Triathlon Signs Blerter and Athletic Brewing Company

USA Triathlon has announced two new partnerships, one with an event delivery platform and the other with the makers of a  non-alcohol beer—the first NGB to announce such a sponsorship. In a deal that extends through May 2023, USA Triathlon will partner with Blerter, a global event delivery platform to provide event management services. Blerter’s […]

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Guidelines

Sports Event Guidelines for Post-COVID Competition

As sports at all levels prepare to come back from weeks or months on hiatus, sports organizations are releasing guidelines that can serve as a framework for how to host events safely and successfully. The following are links to various published guidelines across a range of sports that are designed for event organizers to consult […]

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Talkspace

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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