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Transamerica chicago TriaThlon mulTisporT and FiTness expo

The Transamerica Chicago Triathlon weekend officially begins on Friday, Aug. 28 with the Multisport & Fitness Expo held at Hilton Chicago. Entirely free of charge and open to the public, the expo features over 150 exhibitors and 200 booths. All sprint and international triathletes must attend a 30-minute presentation at the expo, a policy implemented last year as a result of the triathlon’s recent enhancements, including a new bike course, a renovated transition area and another bike racking option.

Transamerica chicago Triathlon weekend officially begins on aug. 28 with the multisport & Fitness expo held at hilton chicago. 32

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The expo runs from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, providing triathletes two opportunities to pick up their race registration packets and attend the mandatory presentation. On average, more than 18,000 guests visit the expo each year.

supersprinT TriaThlon

Nearly 1,000 athletes, who are curious about triathlons but not quite ready to invest in the equipment they need for the sport, are projected to participate in the SuperSprint Triathlon, which begins at 7 a.m. Aug. 29 at Montrose. Triathletes will begin the race on the south end of the beach, swimming for 375 meters. They will then complete a 10K bike course on closed roads near the beach, prior to running for 2.5K on paths in the area, culminating in an eight-mile race that provides spectators a preview of Sunday’s triathlons.

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One hour after the SuperSprint Triathlon begins, Montrose Beach will host another triathlon—for kids only. Over 1,000 children, divided into Junior (7-10 years old) and Senior (11-14 years old) divisions, will take part in the race. Participants will begin the race in the shallow middle section of the beach and then swim either 100 meters for Juniors or 200 meters for Seniors.

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Chicago Athlete Magazine 2015 August/September Issue  

Chicago Athlete Magazine 2015 August/September Issue: Swim, Bike, Run and Tri. ITU World Triathlon Chicago Official Program

Chicago Athlete Magazine 2015 August/September Issue  

Chicago Athlete Magazine 2015 August/September Issue: Swim, Bike, Run and Tri. ITU World Triathlon Chicago Official Program

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