HITS Triathlon 2014 Series Gets Underway This Weekend
This weekend kicks off the HITS Triathlon Series in Naples. With nine races across the US culminating in a 10th, Championship race, in December, HITS Triathlon Series features five distances over a single weekend offering “A distance for everyone”. The race takes place at Vanderbilt Beach in Naples and is a flat fast course.
The half and full distance events kick off each weekend on Saturday and the super sprint (created for the newbie), sprint and Olympic distance races are held on SundayThe Half and Full races take place on Saturday and the open, sprint and Olympic will occur on Sunday Over 100 athletes will attempt the full distance triathlon this weekend. They will participate in a 2.4 mile swim before biking 112 miles and running 26.2 miles
The half and full distance events kick off each weekend on Saturday and the sprint, open and Olympic distance races are held on Sunday. Over 100 athletes will attempt the full distance triathlon this weekend swimming 2.4 mile swim , biking 112 miles and running 26.2 miles
“HITS Triathlon Series continues to change the landscape of high-end triathlons by giving athletes access to well-run, multi-distance events in destination locations all year round,” says co-founder Tom Struzzieri.
People love the family feel of the HITS races. Wilson personally greets racers as they come out of the water and can be seen throughout the course cheering people on. “My hope is that every athlete will feel like part of the hits family and not just a number on our start list,” Wilson says.
The series has grown steadily since it began in 2011. Many races have seen a 30 per cent increase and the most popular Napa race has seen 100 per cent increase.
Find out more: www.HitsTriathlonSeries.com.