COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - With the aim of introducing more athletes to the exciting multisport discipline of duathlon, USA Triathlon today unveiled the 10 events that will comprise the 2013 USA Triathlon Duathlon Race Series.
With one event in each of USA Triathlon's 10 Regions, athletes across the country will have the opportunity to compete in a top-flight run-bike-run event. Each event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and will count toward the popular end-of-year Duathlon National Rankings for USA Triathlon annual members.
Awards will be presented to the top finishers in each series event.
The first event of the series - the Frost Yer Fanny Duathlon - is set for Feb. 18 in Fort Worth, Texas, and series races will continue through the Oct. 20 Longboat Key Duathlon in Longboat Key, Fla. USA Triathlon's Duathlon National Championships is slated for Oct. 26 in Tucson/Oro Valley, Ariz. Visit usatriathlon.org for more information on Duathlon Nationals.
USA Triathlon sanctioned nearly 600 duathlon races in 2012, more than doubling the number of sanctioned races from 2006. Visit usatriathlon.org for more on the multisport discipline of duathlon.