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Record Numbers at Waterfront Triathlon
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Posted: Sunday, July 12, 2009
Record Numbers at the Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon
 
Chattanooga, TN – Over 1,300 athletes participated in Sunday’s Annual Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon. This marks a record for the event.
 
The triathlon included a 1.5k swim down the Tennessee River, a 42k bike along Highway 27, and a 10k run along the Riverwalk. The event was centered around Ross’s Landing.
 
Tony White of Corbin, KY won the event with an overall time of 1 hour, 57 minutes, 36 seconds. Robin Boulter, of Gainesville, GA, was the female champion with an overall time of 2 hours, 4 minutes, 27 seconds. Both will compete in the 2009 Best of the U.S. Amateur Triathlete Competition to be held on September 27, 2009 in Mission Viejo, California.
 
The race was made possible through the generosity and hard work of over 300 volunteers.
 
The Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon is co-produced by the Chattanooga Track Club (CTC) and Team Magic.
 
The year marks the 27th time the Chattanooga Track Club has hosted a triathlon. CTC presented their first triathlon, the Riverbend Triathlon, in 1982. In 1991 the Riverbend Triathlon was replaced by the Chattanooga Dam Triathlon. The Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon replaced the Chattanooga Dam Triathlon in 2005.
 
Event Sponsors of the Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon include BMW of Chattanooga, Outdoor Chattanooga, Fox 61 WDSI, The CW Chattanooga, Sunny 92.3 FM WDEF, Chattanooga Times Free Press,  Comcast, United States Stove Company, Sunbelt, Chattem,  ACME Multisports, Quintana Roo, UTC, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Hammer Nutrition, ACME Metalworks, Mesa Associates, Coca Cola, Southern Coffee Service, Sugar Ribs, Big River Grille, Carter Distributing,  Adams Masonry Inc., 1-800-Pack-Rat, Run Happy Ts, and New Balance.

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