The WTC announced that their will be a 5150 triathlon series that joins the Ironman & Ironman 70.3 series .
Its an Olympic distance
It will involve
1.5k swim 40,000 m bike 10,000m run added up is 51,500m & hence the name 5150 =
These races will be non-drafting
Starting in 2011, the 5150 Series will be the largest international distance triathlon series in the world and will be the first non-drafting international race series of its kind, offering a competitive platform for professional and age group athletes. The 2011 event schedule will offer 13 domestic events as well as a handful of international races. The Hy-Vee Triathlon will host the 5150 U.S. Championship, offering professional athletes the opportunity to compete for $1 million in prize money. Additional international race locations in Europe and Asia-Pacific will be announced soon.
Offical web site for more information www.5150.com.
The 5150 Triathlon series will start in 2011 and is set to become the largest non-drafting triathlon series in the world.
There are 13 planned races being held in the USA
March 20th- Miami International Triathlon (Miami, Fla.)
May 1st -St. Anthony’s Triathlon (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
May 15th- 5150 New Orleans (New Orleans, La.)
May 22nd- Memphis in May Triathlon (Tunica, Miss.)
June 19th- Washington D.C. Triathlon (Washington, D.C.)
June 25th-5150 Provo (Provo, Utah)
July 10th -Boulder Peak Triathlon (Boulder, Colo.)
August 7th -Nautica New York City Triathlon (New York, N.Y.)
September 4th -Hy-Vee Triathlon/5150 U.S. Championship (Des Moines, Iowa)
September 11th- 5150 Lake Lanier (Gainesville, Ga.)
October 2nd -5150 Lake Las Vegas (Henderson, Nev.)
October 23rd -5150 Galveston (Galveston, Texas)
International Triathlon series events
3 Tri 5150 Triathlon Olympic distance events in Europe in 2011.
5th June Frankfurt Germany 5150 triathlon
June 12th Klagenfurt Austria 5150 Triathlon
9th July Zurich Switzerland 5150 Triathlon
For information on the latest updates about the 5150 WTC Tri series click on www.5150.com.
Professional triathletes inquiries should be directed to ProInfo@5150.com.
Amateur athletes should contact AthleteServices@5150.com.
Media-related inquiries to Jessica Weidensall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you at the races.
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