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BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon Sold Out
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Posted: Friday, July 06, 2007

The Chattanooga Track Club announced today that the 3rd Annual BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon has sold out with registration topping 1,200 entries. With each entry representing either an individual racer or a team of two or three racers, overall participation in the triathlon is expected to be close to 1,500.

 

This marks a record for the event, which will take place on Sunday July 15, 2007. Last year the triathlon had a total of 888 entries.

 

The event, which brings competitors from around the country, is expected to generate over $900,000 for the local economy.

 

The BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon features a 1.5k swim down the Tennessee River, a 40k bike along Highway 27, and a 10k race along the Riverwalk. The event will be centered around the swim/bike/run transition area located at Ross’s Landing, next to the Tennessee Aquarium.

 

As a 2007 USAT USA Triathlon Regional Championship, the BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon will serve as a qualifying event for both the 2008 Short Course Triathlon World Championship and the 2008 USAT National Age Group Championship.

 

The BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon is co-produced by the Chattanooga Track Club and Team Magic.

 

Sponsors of the BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon include BMW of Chattanooga, Outdoor Chattanooga, Coca-Cola, Dasani, PowerAde, Hammer Nutrition, Quintana Roo, ACME Multisports, Gordon Biersch Brewery, East Ridge Bicycle Shop, Rock Creek Outfitters, Frontrunner Athletics, McKee Foods, CocaCola, U.S. Stove, Tollhouse, ThaiSmile, Comcast, ColdStone Creamery, Technology Projects, Fire Eye Productions, Adams Masonry, and Davis & Davis Rugs.

 

For more information about the BMW of Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon please visit ChattanoogaTrackClub.org.


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