Sunday, May 26, 2013

Duathlon World Championships To Include Open Events

The 2013 ITU (International Triathlon Union) Duathlon World Championships will be taking place August 8-10 in Ottawa. Qualified athletes from 40 countries will be competing in the Elite U23, Elite Junior Age Group (18-70+) and Paraduathlon races for the World Championships, as a part of the World Games.

Duathlon is a non-Olympic sport that holds World Championships as part of the World Games. ITU has partnered with Ottawa Tourism and TrojanOne to create an Open Sprint Distance Duathlon race and an Open 5km Run on August 10, allowing the general public to experience racing on a world-class course and to be part of the World Championships.

CLICK HERE to register for either of these open events.