About USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States.

Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 3,500 events and races and connects with and supports more than 300,000 unique active members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work at the grassroots level with athletes, coaches, and race directors — as well as the USA Triathlon Foundation — USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including World Triathlon World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Mission & Vision

  • Mission Statement

    To grow, inspire and support the triathlon/multisport community.

  • Vision Statement

    To provide resources that empower members of the triathlon/multisport community to reach their full potential.


Elevate 2028 USA Triathlon Strategic Plan graphic (Photo by USA Triathlon)

USA Triathlon’s Elevate 2028 Strategic Plan will guide the organization’s priorities, decision-making processes and culture through the LA 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. While following this strategic plan, USA Triathlon will concentrate on four key areas of focus:

  • Serve and Engage our Community
  • Grow the Sport
  • Elevate the Brand and the Sport
  • Embody Sport Leadership
  • Ensure Financial Strength

View the Plan

2022 Annual Report

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