• Ironman acquires LaGardere Endurance Division: ITU Tris, Marathons, Cycling

    Submitted by 303Triathlon on January 31st, 2016

    IRONMAN announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Lagardère Sports’ endurance division, which includes races in three continents and eight countries. IRONMAN will therefore own and/or operate an additional five International Triathlon Union (ITU) events, four marathons, six cycling races as well as a number of other participation events. . .

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    • Weekend Preview: Camps & Champs

      Submitted by 303Triathlon on January 29th, 2016

      What, no football this weekend?! That’s ok, we’ve got you covered.

      Take a mid winter get away to Colorado Springs for the NEO Endurance Sports and Podium Training High Altitude Camp and check out the COS Racing TT Series.

      On Sunday, St Paul hosts the first National Championship race of the year, Winter Triathlon.

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      • The Resurrection of Harvest Moon

        Submitted by 303Triathlon on January 28th, 2016

        The word is out – The longstanding and iconic Harvest Moon Tri (established in 2000) might be displaced, but it is as alive as ever. Thanks to persistent negotiation by the Without Limits folks, the race has a 2016 home at the Boulder Res. This will be pleasing to the folks who miss the old 5430 Long Course tri route, with the traditional two bike loops, and full two run loops of the res. 303 caught up with WOL Race Director Lance Panigutti and asked him some background on how this race was saved… Read more

        • 2016 USAT Race Directors Symposium

          Submitted by 303Triathlon on January 26th, 2016

          Race Directors from across the country converged at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs on January 15-17, 2016 for a three day symposium designed to educate, motivate and inspire us to a bright and successful 2016 racing season. A colorful variety of speeches, workshops, presentations, social events and physical challenges ensured that everyone went home enriched and happy. This event was jam-packed full of positive, useful information without being overwhelming – a perfect balance of work and play. If it had to be described in one word – that word is rejuvenating!

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          • USAT Board or Directors Elected

            Submitted by 303Triathlon on January 25th, 2016

            The USA Triathlon Board of Directors elected four of its members to officer seats at the first board meeting of 2016, held on Jan. 16 in conjunction with the USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium weekend.

            Board members include Barry Siff, Mike Wien, Kevin Haas and Staci Brode. Read more