Triathlon growth

ITU Releases Television Audience Figures

Triathlon is being watched and enjoyed by more people around the world, according to the International Triathlon Union's 2010 television audience statistics released today.

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Is Triathlon The New Marathon?

In a recent article on CNN.com, Mike May of the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association called the sport of triathlon the “new marathon.” The sport continues to grow and is appealing to a broader audience across the world. Although the article does a great job of showcasing the growth, it also refers to the sport several […]

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Triathlon Participation In The U.S. Continues To Climb

Recent reports from the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, coupled with the continued rise of USA Triathlon’s annual membership total, demonstrate the sustained growth of multisport – specifically triathlon – within the United States.

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Ironman 70.3 Miami Reaches Capacity 10 Months Out From Race Day

Regular individual and team relay entries for the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Miami have been sold out. The race has reached its initial field limit of 2,500 athletes in a little over 10 months prior to the race day, scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 30 2010.

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USA Triathlon Membership Surpasses 125,000

14% growth rate in 2009 indicates sport is healthy despite sluggish economy. Participation in multisport events continues to skyrocket across the nation despite economic conditions that have other sports struggling. A chief indicator of the sport’s popularity is membership in USA Triathlon, the national governing body for triathlon and other multisport events. USAT annual membership […]

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