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Stellar Elite Field Announced for new Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon

Olympians and Ironman Champions confirmed to race “Subaru Chase” on TSN
 
Saskatoon, SK – June 5, 2013 – The sport of triathlon has arrived in full force in the bustling province of Saskatchewan.  Series officials announced today that some of the best triathletes on the planet will make their way to Saskatoon this summer for the inaugural Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon.  Also part of this exciting announcement is that TSN, Canada’s Sport Leader, has been confirmed to broadcast the event nationally in a 60 minute post produced program.
 

blueseventy Signs on as Official Swim Sponsor Across All Pacific Sports LLC Triathlon Properties

Comprehensive Exclusivity in Swim Category from Apparel to Online Sales to Branding

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 4, 2013 – More than 18,000 participants in triathlon events produced by Pacific Sports LLC will now experience swim “surroundance” by blueseventy, a swim industry leader in technical performance products. Beginning with the Cleveland Triathlon on August 4th, blueseventy will be the Official Swim Sponsor across Pacific Sports’ six triathlon events in the U.S.: Cleveland; Eugene OR; Long Beach CA; Los Angeles CA; Newport Beach CA and Brooklyn NY.

Raelert, Kienle and Bracht take on Challenge Kraichgau

Leading German athletes, current world record holder Andreas Raelert and European champion,Timo Bracht will once again go head-to-head at Challenge Kraichgau on 9 June. In the women, defending champion, Julia Gajer (GER) will face strong competition from Yvonne van Vlerken (NED) and Sonja Tjasich (GER).

Honey Stinger to Introduce Caffeinated Protein Bar

Mocha Cherry Pro will be first Honey Stinger Caffeinated Bar with 10g of Protein and 30mg of caffeine.

Honey Stinger, the leading manufacturer of honey-based nutritional products, introduces its first caffeinated protein bar with the Dark Chocolate Mocha Cherry Pro flavor. The bars will debut at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah, January 23-26.

World champions to go head-to-head at Challenge Laguna Phuket

Reigning World Champion Pete “PJ” Jacobs has confirmed he will race the inaugural Challenge Laguna Phuket half distance triathlon on 1 December – setting up an intriguing contest with fellow Australian Chris “Macca” McCormack, the defending title-holder and two-time World Champion, for a slice of the race’s 25,000 Euro prize purse.

Stacked Field of Professional Triathletes Set To Compete in 17TH Annual ENDURAFIT Ironman 70.3 Eagleman Triathlon

Reigning Champion Meredith Kessler, Ironman World Champion Mirinda Carfrae and Andy Potts highlight June 9 race in Cambridge, Md. at Ironman World Championship & 70.3 World Championship qualifier
 

XTERRA WETSUITS Partnering with World-Renowned Sports Photographer TIM TADDER for Upcoming Shoot!

SAN DIEGO, CA – Best-selling triathlon wetsuit brand XTERRA WETSUITS announced an agreement today for an upcoming photo shoot with world-renowned photographer TIM TADDER. The game-changing images that XTERRA WETSUITS and TADDER produced in 2010 altered the visual landscape of wetsuit marketing and were a driving force behind XTERRA WETSUITS’ Web Award-winning homepage (Best Sports Website, Web Marketing Association 2010).

Mary Beth Ellis wins Ironman Florida 70.3 running the On Cloudracer

Fellow On athlete Kevin Collington finishes in second place

PORTLAND, OR - Mary Beth Ellis of teamTBB captured the 2013 Ironman Florida 70.3 this weekend by more than 5-minutes over fellow American Mandy McLane. On the men's side, Kevin Collington finishes 2nd just 1:22 behind eventual winner Terenzo Bozzone of New Zealand. Both athletes were racing the Cloudracer shoe from On, the innovative running shoe company built on patented Swiss technology.

CHALLENGE MELBOURNE SELLS OUT

14 MAY 2013 – The successful launch of Challenge Family with three events into Australia continues with Challenge Melbourne selling out today with over 1200 competitors.

"I couldn’t be happier with the response from athletes and industry people to the announcement of Challenge Melbourne," said David Hansen, Challenge Melbourne director. “The emails and phone calls of encouragement have been overwhelming and to now sell out the event in less than a week of opening entries is humbling.”

Marine Corps Marathon to Host Inaugural Triathlon on Sunday, August 18

Sprint Tri aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico to Feature 400-meter Pool Swim, 9-mile Bike Course and 5K

QUANTICO, VA (May 8, 2013) ? The Marine Corps Marathon is charting new territory with the introduction of the USAT sanctioned Quantico Tri on Sunday, August 18. Registration for the limited 300-athlete, inaugural event begins Wednesday, May 15 at noon Eastern at www.marinemarathon.com.

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