Las Vegas to Host 2013 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships

By Community | June 13, 2013

USA Triathlon, buy in conjunction with KANGA Productions, price sale has announced Las Vegas Convention Center will host the second installment of the 2013 USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series on Thursday, Sept. 19

The event, officially designated as the 2013 USA Triathlon Elite Sprint National Championships, will be televised nationally by Universal Sports Network. Air dates and other details to be announced.

Contested in a double super-sprint format, professional athletes will complete two continuous, non-stop circuits of the same course, each comprised of a 300-meter pool swim, 5-mile bike and 1.5-mile run. Qualifying heats will be held throughout the day, with finals to begin at 5 p.m. PDT.

Also to be referenced as the Super Sprint Triathlon Grand Prix, the race will take place during Interbike, the largest annual cycling trade show in North America, allowing endurance industry leaders to experience the engaging course design firsthand.

“USA Triathlon is thrilled to partner with KANGA Productions and Universal Sports, while presenting the second race of this year’s inaugural USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series. The event is designed to be extremely television and spectator friendly,” said Rob Urbach, USA Triathlon CEO.