May 26, 2016
For Immediate Release by the USAT Florida Region Club Committee
Congratulations to the home team, the Sarasota Storm Tri Club on 1st Place in the second series race of the USAT Florida Region Club Championship this past Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Sarasota Storm Sprint with a total of 143 points. The Storm outdistanced 2nd Place Club finisher, Get a Grip Total Fitness Tri Team out of Lutz, FL with 59 points and 3rd Place finisher, Central Florida Tri Club of Orlando, FL with 22 points. The race included 6 actively registered USAT Clubs who had a combined 34 athletes competing with another 2 Clubs and 16 athletes ineligible for scoring because of expired USAT Club or Annual Membership registrations.
The kick off season race in the Club Championship Series was held April 9, 2016 at the Red Hills Triathlon in Tallahassee, FL with the University of Florida – Tri Gators taking 1st Place with 11 points and the Hammerhead Triathlon Club of Jacksonville, FL taking 2nd Place with 7 points. Although 60 athletes from 5 Tri Clubs participated in the Red Hills Race, 58 athletes from 3 Tri Clubs were ineligible because their USAT Club registration or USAT Annual Memberships were not current.
Next up in the popular USAT Florida Region Club Championship Series is the DRC Sports Triathlon in Jacksonville, FL on June 18, 2016, for more information, http://drcsports.com/race/jacksonville-triathlon-olympic-sprint-series-1-2014-06-21\.
The Grand Finale and Annual USAT Florida Region Club Championship is the Huntington’s Disease Triathlon held in Miami, FL on July 31, 2016, for more information, http://www.huntingtonsdiseasefl.org/default.asp.
For more information about the USAT Florida Region Club Championship Series, feel free to email or call Club Program liaison Roger McVeigh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-394-7555.