April 20, 2010 (San Juan, PR) – MarkAllenOnline has just been announced as the official coach for the new Ironman 70.3 San Juan in beautiful Puerto Rico. Six- time Ironman World Champion and head coach Mark Allen states, “Our Train Smart, Get Results philosophy has proven extremely successful for guiding athletes of all levels to achieve their goals in racing. We will be bringing that expertise to our role as the official coach of Ironman 70.3 San Juan and will be working with the organizers to provide training programs and a special training camp in Puerto Rico later this year. Of special interest to this race is that our coaching services are offered in Spanish, which will enable a wide spectrum of athletes to be able to utilize our programs. And a sidebar to this is that MarkAllenOnline cofounder Luis Vargas spent many of his years as a youth living and going to school in Puerto Rico!”
About Ironman 70.3 San Juan
The inaugural Ironman 70.3 San Juan will take place on March 19, 2011, on the picturesque Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. The race will kick-off the 2011 North America racing season and will be televised via NBC’s Universal Sports and ESPN International. Athletes will experience a 1.2-mile swim in the protected waters of San Juan Bay and will transition facing the Puerto Rico Convention Center, also a prime viewing location for spectators. Continuing with a 56-mile bike from San Juan, athletes will cycle toward the municipality of Dorado, offering beachfront views and several short, but challenging climbs. The 13.1-mile run will lead athletes through the city of Old San Juan and past 16th-century Spanish architecture, including the famous Fort San Felipe del Morro. There are 971 direct national and international flights to Puerto Rico and no passport is required when traveling from the US mainland. For more information, please visit the event’s official website at www.ironmansanjuan.com.
About BN Sports, LLC
BN Sports, LLC is a citywide sports events management company founded in Puerto Rico in 2008. The company focuses on high-profile sporting events, which promote health and fitness awareness among its participants, their family members and the local community. BN Sports’ events also aim to promote the destination of the markets it serves through various media channels, resulting in strong brand awareness for BN Sports sponsors and for the host city, while also positively impacting the local economy. Contact BN Sports at email@example.com
MarkAllenOnline.com founded in 2001 is a leader in Online Triathlon Coaching. Co-founders Mark Allen and Luis Vargas together have coached hundreds of beginners, middle of the pack and champions to personal success. Their coaching has the longest list of Hawaii Ironman finishers of any coaching organization. These athletes attribute a huge part of their success to the guidance and expertise they received from MarkAllenOnline. You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org