The race has been named a regional championship by USA Triathlon.
The St. Anthony’s Triathlon has been named one of 10 USA Triathlon Regional Championship events for 2012.
The regional events qualify the top 33 percent per age group for the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship. The 2012 Age Group National Championship will take place in Burlington, Vt., on Aug. 18, 2012.
The St. Anthony’s Triathlon will open registration starting Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at 9 a.m. EST. With a newly announced swim course, the race will present athletes with a fresh challenge in its second year as part of the World Triathlon Corporation’s (WTC) 5150 Triathlon Series.
Approximately 4,000 athletes participated in the 2011 event.
The 29th annual St. Anthony’s Triathlon will be held April 29, 2012, and the three-day weekend event (April 27-29, 2012) includes a sports and fitness expo, the Meek & Mighty Triathlon and the St. Anthony’s Triathlon.
Learn more: Satriathlon.com