Olympic-Distance National Championships
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Age Group National Championship weekend moves to the city of Milwaukee, WI for 2013 and 2014. Milwaukee will give athletes and spectators a big city feel, while still allowing athletes to stay close to the race site. The city offers hotels, shops, and restaurants all within a mile of the venue, located adjacent to Henry Maier Festival Park. USA Triathlon is excited to work with the city of Milwaukee for the next two years and offer athletes a new look to the Age Group National Championship weekend.
This year's Olympic-Distance National Championships will take place on August 10, 2013. The Olympic-Distance National Championships are a non-drafting, Olympic-distance event (31.9mi/51.5k). The race features a 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10-kilometer run. The Olympic-distance race is acclaimed for featuring one the nation’s top age group fields and serve as a qualifier for Team USA.
Event Security Measures for 2013
Athletes should expect an increased security presence at the 2013 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. The city of Milwaukee and USA Triathlon have instituted the following security measures for the safety of all participants and spectators:
- No bags are allowed in transition. Any items you normally would keep in a backpack in transition should be checked into the bag check tent using the clear plastic bag that athletes will receive at packet pick-up. This is the only bag athletes can use for bag check. Backpacks placed in the clear plastic bag will not be accepted. If you do not want to utilize the bag check, USA Triathlon suggests leaving items in your car, with family/friends or in your hotel room.
- Random bag checks at the race venue for spectators and athletes
- Bag checks at expo entrance, swim start area at Discovery World and at the finish line bleachers
- Do not leave bags or backpacks unattended at the venue or on the course. Unattended bags will be confiscated and potentially destroyed.
Thank you for helping us ensure the safety of the athletes and spectators.
CLICK HERE for a list of Olympic-distance athletes
CLICK HERE for a list of Olympic-distance Athena and Clydesdale athletes
CLICK HERE to view the Olympic-distance registration wait list
*The wait list will be updated each business day morning by 10 a.m. MST.
If you have questions about the event or registration process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $155
Event Date: Aug. 10, 2013
Location: Milwaukee, WI, USA
Distance: Olympic Distance (1.5k swim, 40k bike, 10k run)
Contest: Share Your Story
Share Your Training Story and Win with TrainingPeaks
USA Triathlon and TrainingPeaks are partnering up for a one-of-a-kind experience for competitors of the 2013 USA Triathlon Olympic Distance National Championship, scheduled for Aug. 10 in Milwaukee, Wis. The concept is simple: share your training story in a video (2 minutes or less) or a story with a photo (no longer than 650 words).
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