AMERICAN TRIPLE-T CHANGES FORMAT AND ADDS SHORTER DISTANCE OPTION

ATT Shawnee 2016PORTSMOUTH, OHIO – After much discussion and deliberation race officials of the 13th annual American Triple-T have decided it’s time for the event to evolve once again. Once a team only event, the American Triple-T soon added a solo division a few years after the inaugural event. Now after taking a look at the registration demographics, race officials have come to the conclusion it’s time for the event once again evolve and make changes that address the diminishing team entries (12% of the field) and also changes to attract more participants to this awesome event.

2016 AMERICAN TRIPLE-T CHANGES:

  • 5 year age groups for all solo/individual participants.
  • Team scoring will score total time of both athletes (teams will still start together on race #3 & race #4 but no longer do teammates need to stay with their teammate during the event).
  • The draft legal format of the teams has been dropped which allows for all events to be ranked per the normal USA Triathlon rankings (teams may daft on the swim & run but not on the bike on race #3 & race #4).
  •  Finisher jackets for those tough enough to complete the original 140+ mile
    American Triple-T.
  • American Triple-T will offer two distances “XT” (xtreme tri) and “ST” (sprint tri).

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American Triple-T XT is the original 140+ mile distance event that features a Friday Super Sprint Triathlon, followed by an AM & PM Olympic Distance Triathlon on Saturday and finishing on Sunday with a challenging Half Iron Distance Triathlon. The American Triple-T ST will be a 70+ mile distance event that will feature a Friday Super Sprint Triathlon, followed by an AM & PM Sprint Triathlon on Saturday and finishing on Sunday with a challenging Olympic Distance Triathlon. The American Triple-T XT will feature dominant RED tri  tops and the American Triple-T ST will feature dominant BLUE tri tops to provide instant differentiation of each participant racing.

Go to www.AmericanTriple-T.com for more information.

American Triple T_XT Tri Top Front 2016_REV

American Triple T_ST Tri Top Front 2016REV

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