Thursday, November 13, 2008

The Kansas City Triathlon

Hearland Sports Promotions is proud to annouce The Kansas City Triathlon, a new triathlon coming to Kansas City in 2009.

For the past nine years, Heartland Sports Promotions has been responsible for hosting and promoting the best cycing events in the Midwest. Now with the direction of a local coard and an experinced Race Director, Heartland Sports Promotions offers The Kansas City Triathlon, the only Olympic Distance triathlon (1.5km/0.9 mile swim,, 40km/24.8 mile bike, 10km/6.2 mile run)in the Kansas City metro area. In addition to the standard Olympic distance event, there will be a Half-Olympic Distance Sprint triathlon for those who enjoy the challenge of the triathlon at a shorter distance. Both distances will be USAT sanctioned races.

The Kansas City Triathlon will be held at scenic Longview Lake in Lee Summit, Missouri on Sunday, May 31, 2009 and is forecast to quickly become the largest triathlon in the area. There are many exciting activities that will make this event special and unique as it will cater to the participating athletes, families and friends like none other in the Kansas City metro area. The Kansas City Triathlon will be a destination even that all triathletes from novice to elite will want to make part of their 2009 race plans.

The Kansas City Triathlon Race Board of Directors is comprised of triathletes, area busines owners and professionals who are all very passionate about the sport of multisport. The vow to make The Kansas City Triathlon a very special race for all who participate or attend.

Board of Directors:
Glenn Bohannon, Scheryl Hammontree, Mark Neace, Jim Caskey, Matt Johnson, Ben Schloegel, Sandy Cohen, Don Little, Ken Welsh, Joel Hammontree

Race Director:
Rayan Robinson

Stay tuned as more exciting news is yet to come


Tony said...


Do you know when they'll have a website up?

I'd really like to keep up to date on this one . . . It actually sounds like a great idea.

One Eyed z said...

The HSP guys say that there is a website in the works and it should be active in Mid December
Plus I will be posting updates about it here
Stay tuned!

Luke said...

Let me know any details about the Triathlon. I need something to train for in the summer.
Cheers, Luke