National Triathlon News Announced


Cold weather doesn’t have to deter triathletes from loving their sport. Three nationwide triathlons released announcements this week. Two events have released dates and information on their future races, while a third will be relived this weekend.

The Life Time Esprit De She has released their entire 2015 event schedule, including their Midwest stops. The annual women’s race will be coming to Illinois twice, the first time on June 14 in Naperville for the triathlon, followed by the Chicago 5K/10K runs on July 23. Multisport events will also be held in Arizona, Minnesota, San Diego and Dallas. For a complete listing of their event schedule can be found here.

Coming to life for the first time in 2015-16 will be the Challenge Americas Championships. All told, 13 different full distance races will be held throughout North, South and Central America before the Championships in Knoxville in May of 2016. The Tennessee city will also serve as the opening “test” run for the challenge in 2015 with their May 17 event.

Right as the weather is getting colder, triathletes and fans alike can relive a much, much warmer time. The 2014 IRONMAN World Championship will be aired this Saturday on NBC.

The best triathletes from around the world competed on the Hawaiian beaches on October 14. Along with roughly 2,000 finishers, Australian Mirinda Carfrae and German Sebastian Kienle won the fabled race.

Race coverage will begin on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. central time and last until 2. A preview of the coverage can be viewed here.