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Challenge Family Announces Prize Purse Structure In Americas

Challenge Family today announced the details of the 2015 professional prize purse structure in the Americas region.

Challenge Family today announced the details of the 2015 professional prize purse structure in the Americas region, encompassing triathlons in 15 destination venues throughout North and South America.

A professional division and prize purse awards will be offered during each of the 15 events. Prize money will be paid to the top 10 male and female professional finishers (with the exception of Challenge St. Andrews, which pays five deep). Allowing for fluctuations due to local currency, half-distance events will pay the equivalent of 25,000 Euros with full-distance events paying the equivalent of 50,000 Euros. Athletes are advised to watch for exact prize dollars and disbursement schedules on individual race sites (accessible via Challenge-family.com).

The 2015 Challenge Family professional division races in the Americas are as follows:
May 17 – Knoxville Half
June 7 – Quassy Half
June 14 – Williamsburg Half
June 21 – San Gil Half
June 28 – Atlantic City Full
July 5 – St. Andrews Half
August 16 – Pocono Half
August 23 – Maceió Half
August 30 – Maine Half
August 30 – Penticton Full
September 13 – Cedar Point Full
October 18 – Rancho Cordova Half
November 1 – Ixtapa Half
November 15 – Florida Half
November 29 – Florianopolis Half

Charlie Patten, Challenge Family Americas board member and founder of the Rev3 Triathlon series, which in September 2014 merged its seven races with Challenge Family, said, “We’re thrilled to finally announce the detailed breakdown of our prize money and welcome professional athletes to all our events. This is something we’ve worked hard to bring to fruition–an unparalleled series of races spanning the Americas region and catering to every level of athlete, from weekend warrior amateurs to world-class professionals from around the globe.”

Read more: Challenge-familyusa.com