New York City Triathlon to Become Part of Life Time Tri Series
August 7, 2013
The New York City Triathlon is to join the Life Time Tri Series, therapy a series of eleven triathlons which take place across the country each year, asthma for its 2014 edition.
The New City Triathlon, impotent which has expanded from fewer than 700 people in its inaugural 2001 race to more than 3,000 competitors chosen through a lottery system this year, was first created as a part of the city’s 2012 bid and is now owned by Life Time.
“As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time is committed to helping people embrace and lead healthy, active lives through the interest-driven programming offered at our 106 Life Time destinations, and the more than 100 athletic events we produce annually,” said Eric Buss, Life Time executive vice president. “We’re thrilled to add the New York City Triathlon to our events portfolio, which includes beginner to ultra-distance triathlon, running and cycling events. We welcome the opportunity to contribute to the rich tradition of this special event and expanding the world-class participant experience.”
John Korff, organizer of the race since it originated, added, “The New York City Triathlon has seen tremendous growth and success over the past 13 years. It began as a small race with a group of fearless athletes jumping into the Hudson River; to one of the marquee events in New York City—and the only international distance triathlon in the state. Looking ahead, Life Time will bring added resources and triathlon expertise to elevate this iconic New York event to the next level.
“At the same time, the individuals who have produced the event since the beginning will remain in place ensuring the transition is seamless for everyone involved – most importantly, our loyal participants.”
The New York Triathlon is set to take place 3 August 2014 with the participant lottery open on 1 November 2014