Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Triathlon

Triathlon, one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., is sponsored by USA Triathlon which currently has more than 500,000 members.

The Age Group Nationals includes two events. The Olympic Distance event consists of a 1500 meter swim, a 40 kilometer bike ride, and a 10 kilometer run; the Sprint event consists of a 750 meter swim, a 20 kilometer bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run.

The headquarters of the USAT is:

USA Triathlon
5825 Delmonico Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919
Phone: (719) 597-2121
http://www.usatriathlon.org

The first table below presents the schedule for the 2019 USAT Age Group Triathlon National Championships as well as other important triathlons for adults. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, for the 2018 USAT Age Group National Championships (Both Olympic and Sprint Distances). The third table presents the National Champions for all age-groups over 40 and the number of competitors in each age-group for these championships.




2019 USAT National Triathlon Championships
EventDateLocation
2019 USAT National Winter Triathlon ChampionshipJanuary 23Chattanooga, TN
2019 USAT Clydesdale/Athena National ChampionshipMarch 17Minneapolis, MN
2019 USAT Off-Road Triathlon National ChampionshipJune 8Waco, TX
2019 USTA National Age Group Sprint National ChampionshipAugust 10Cleveland, OH
2019 USAT National Age Group ChampionshipAugust 11Cleveland, OH
2019 USAT Ultra Distance Triathlon National ChampionshipAugust 18Grand Rapids, MI
2019 Ironman Triathlon (Kona) World ChampionshipOctober 13Kona, HI


2018 USAT Triathlon National Championshps Summary Table
Event Total Number of Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2018 USAT Age Group National Championship -- Olympic Distance 1736 753 287 70 142
    Percent   100%   43%   17%   4%   8%
2018 USAT Age Group National Championship -- Sprint Distance 1084 450 209 71 116
    Percent   100%   42%   19%   7%   11%
2018 Ironman Triathlon (KONA) World Championship 1431 371 163 43 70
    Percent   100%   26%   11%   3%   5%
2018 USAT Winter Triathlon National Championship 42 15 11 1 3
    Percent   100%   36%   26%   2%   7%
2018 USAT Clydesdale/Athena National Championship 68 30 3 0 0
    Percent   100%   44%   4%   0%   0%
2018 USAT Ultra Distance National Championship 28 4 3 0 0
    Percent   100%   14%   11%   0%   0%



2018 USAT Age Group National Championshp - Olympic Distance Cleveland, OH July 13
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen40-44Tim Hola195
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen45-49Scott Erba174
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen50-54Stephen Bosic176
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen55-59Lee Walther151
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen60-64Tony Schiller132
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen65-69Jim Bruskewitz85
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen70-74Charles Perez48
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen75-79Robert Plant20
Age Group Nationals - OlympicMen80+Don Nelson2
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen40-44Kim Webster180
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen45-49Tracy Kellner173
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen50-54Linda Robb125
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen55-59Kelly Dippold133
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen60-64Carol Gephart77
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen65-69Judith Laney48
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen70-74Nancy Avitabile12
Age Group Nationals - OlympicWomen75-79Sibyl Jaconson5

2018 USAT Age Group National Championship - Sprint Distance Cleveland OH July 13
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen40-44Jonathan Mason88
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen45-49Vachee Loughran112
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen50-54Robert Skaggs117
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen55-59Clint Dowd108
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen60-64Ron Gierut87
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen65-69Gregory Pautsch51
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen70-74Terry Babecker40
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen75-79Kent Blair24
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen80-84Donald Ardell6
Age Group Nationals - SprintMen85+Wayne Fong1
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen40-44Ginger Reiner74
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen45-49Celia Dubey98
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen50-54Stephanie Popelar81
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen55-59Kelly Dippold 79
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen60-64Carol Gephart52
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen65-69Carol Hassell34
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen70-74Kathy Calabretta17
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen75-79Lois Leon10
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen80-84Sharon Roggebuck3
Age Group Nationals - SprintWomen85+Madonna Buder2

2018 USAT Athena-Clydesdale Triathlon National Championship Grand Rapids, MI June 10
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Athena-Clydesdale - SprintMen40-59Timothy Sondgeroth20
Athena-Clydesdale - SprintMen60+Robert Schmidt5
Athena-Clydesdale - OlympicMen40-59Mark Probasco10
Athena-Clydesdale - OlympicMen60+Brian Van Ee3
Athena-Clydesdale - SprintWomen40-54CC Rowe17
Athena-Clydesdale - SprintWomen55+Julie Emery2
Athena-Clydesdale - OlympicWomen40-54Sarah Jackman9
Athena-Clydesdale - OlympicWomen55+Rhoda Miel2

2018 USAT Winter Triathlon National Championship St.Paul, MN January 30
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Winter TriathlonMen40-44Jason Toth3
Winter TriathlonMen45-49Grant Braasch3
Winter TriathlonMen50-54Paul Burns4
Winter TriathlonMen55-59Jon Hailey7
Winter TriathlonMen60-64Peter Thelen8
Winter TriathlonMen65-69Mike Lyner2
Winter TriathlonMen70+Daniel Kirk1
Winter TriathlonWomen40-44Beth Amos2
Winter TriathlonWomen45-49Amy Dettmer1
Winter TriathlonWomen50-54Karen Bebchuk5
Winter TriathlonWomen55-59Jan Guenther4
Winter TriathlonWomen60-64Helen Gunther2
Winter TriathlonWomen65+Nancy Bauer1

2018 Iron Man World Triathlon Championship Kona, HI October 13
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Iron Man TriathlonMen40-44Bruno Clerbout266
Iron Man TriathlonMen45-49Koen Van Rie287
Iron Man TriathlonMen50-54Carl Brummer212
Iron Man TriathlonMen55-59Richard Sweet132
Iron Man TriathlonMen60-64Hermann Scheiring72
Iron Man TriathlonMen65-69Markus Jochum48
Iron Man TriathlonMen70-74Bob Knuckey32
Iron Man TriathlonMen75-79Robert Plant10
Iron Man TriathlonMen85-89Hiromu Inada1
Iron Man TriathlonWomen40-44Sione Jongstra99
Iron Man TriathlonWomen45-49Janette Dommer82
Iron Man TriathlonWomen50-54Michelle Enslin69
Iron Man TriathlonWomen55-59Kaisa Jakobsen51
Iron Man TriathlonWomen60-64Julia Daggett40
Iron Man TriathlonWomen65-69Missy Lestrange 200
Iron Man TriathlonWomen70-74Bobbe Greenberg10

2018 USAT Ultra Distance Triathlon National Championship Oklahoma, OK Sept 22
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Ultra Distance TriathlonWomen40-44Gina Hendrickson3
Ultra Distance TriathlonWomen50-54Susan Watts1
Ultra Distance TriathlonMen40-44Ken Logan6
Ultra Distance TriathlonMen45-49Casey McDaniel3
Ultra Distance TriathlonMen50-54Daniel Chapman7
Ultra Distance TriathlonMen55-59John Hunsaker5
Ultra Distance TriathlonMen60-64Bruce Daniels3

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