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HITS Triathlon Series To Launch In December

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Jul 18, 2011
  • Updated Jul 18, 2011 at 11:38 AM UTC

New race series for 2012 offers five races at different distances at each event.

HITS, Inc. today announced the HITS Triathlon Series, the first race series to feature five distances at each event, with events taking place at unique destinations every month of the year. Designed for seasoned triathletes as well as first-timers, HITS Triathlon Series offers a distance for everyone.

Six-time Ironman World Champion Dave Scott will serve as a key advisor and spokesperson for the HITS Triathlon Series. Scott will also provide custom training programs, tips and more for race participants.

“HITS Triathlon events are the best option for triathletes who want to race competitively in a single category or challenge themselves with a greater distance,” said Scott. “I’ve seen the sport of triathlon grow tremendously in the last decade and believe that the HITS Triathlon Series will open the sport to countless others.”

Unlike other triathlon events, HITS Triathlon Series events include five distances during a single weekend ranging from the beginner in the HITS Open (100-meter swim, 3-mile bike, 1-mile run) to the experienced triathlete in the USAT sanctioned Sprint, Olympic, Half and Full distances.

The first triathlon series with an event every month of the year, the HITS Triathlon series takes place at 12 locations  around the country. It begins in Palm Springs, California on December 3, 2011, culminating with a National Championship in the same location one year later.

Read more: HITS Triathlon Series

Check back to Triathlete.com later for an interview with HITS founder Tom Struzzieri.

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