TRI-MANIA Ready to Ignite the New Season for 2,000+ Athletes with Industry Legends, Top Coaches, 80+ Exhibitors and by sending one lucky attendee to Costa Rica
March 16, 2016, Boston, MA – – Sun Multisport Events today announced the 13th annual TRI-MANIA Summit and Expo is ready kick-start the new multisport season for more than 2,000 athletes by offering them the best value in triathlon – a free to attend event featuring an incredible line-up of speakers, a vendor expo with 80+ exhibitors and giveaways worth thousands of dollars. TRI-MANIA, developed in partnership with the USAT Northeast Regional Council, takes place this Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Boston University’s Fit Rec Center in Boston, MA.
Headlining an all-star line-up of speakers is MIKE REILLY, the Voice of Ironman, who will deliver the TRI-MANIA keynote presentation, “Finding Your Next Finish Line: Your Best Memories are Ahead of You”. Reilly’s announcing talents will also be on display for the morning’s Marathon Sports 4 x 1600m Relay Run and 1600m Dash and he will join a panel of judges for the “You Make the Call” Contest, a competition that invites attendees to step up to the mic and deliver their best rendition of Reilly’s iconic finish line call, “You Are an IRONMAN!”
Other speakers appearing at TRI-MANIA include:
- JOE FRIEL, elite triathlon coach, author of the best-selling, Training Bible series, and co-founder of TrainingPeaks
- JORDAN D. METZL, MD, renowned Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, best-selling author of Running Strong and The Exercise Cure
- TERRY LAUGHLIN, founder and Head Coach of Total Immersion
- NANCY CLARK, RD, CSSD and author of the best-seller, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Handbook
- IAN BUCHANAN, founder of Fit Werx, SICI Core Fit Instructor and a regular contributor to Triathlete magazine
- WILL KIROUSIS, Tri-Hard Endurance Sports Coaching
- THOMAS WESSELL, MD PhD, Chief Medical Officer at Flex Pharma
- COLIN COOK, Head Coach, Peak Triathlon Coaching, USAT and IRONMAN Certified Coach
- SUSAN SOTIR, PhD and DAVID SEK, USAT Certified coaches from Breakthrough Performance Coaching
- SANDRA FOWKES GODEK, Chief Scientist, Levelen and Director of the Heat Institute
Visit the Seminars page of the TRI-MANIA website for a description of the presentations each of these speakers will give and the schedule of their talks.
More than 80 exhibitors plus the Slowtwitch Road Show Pavillion make up a sold-out expo that offers attendees everything they need to swim, bike and run into the season. Exhibitors include coaches, clubs, event directors and some of the top nutrition, gear and apparel brands such as Betty Designs, Clif Bar, Muscle Milk, Cannondale, Zoggs and others.
DAN EMPFIELD, industry legend and founder of Slowtwitch, will preside over the Slowtwitch Road Show Pavillion which will feature product experts and the latest gear from ZIPP, SRAM, Cobb Cycling, Trek, Quarq, Blueseventy, Hoke One One and others.
Capping an exciting day filled with attendee giveaways and awards for the top teams and individuals who participate in TRI-MANIA competitions, one lucky attendee will win the Grand Prize Giveaway, an all-expense paid 4-day RaceQuest Travel Triathlon Camp in Costa Rica. RaceQuest Travel CEO and co-founder, Krista Baker, will present the winner their prize from the RaceQuest Travel booth on the expo floor.
“I am always so pumped for this event” says Mark Walter, President and Owner of Sun Multisport Events. “TRI-MANIA brings everyone in the triathlon community together at a time of year when the worst of winter is behind us and the new season is right around the corner. Optimism and excitement is in the air and TRI-MANIA helps fuel that energy.”
Free registration for TRI-MANIA remains open until Friday, March 18th at 6pm EST. Registered attendees receive free access to the expo and seminars, a Virtual Event Bag with thousands of dollars in savings and exclusive discounts on TRI-MANIA clinics and workshops requiring a fee to participate. Registered attendees also have a chance to win valuable giveaways including the Grand Prize Giveaway from RaceQuest Travel.
TRI-MANIA is produced by the award-winning team at Sun Multisport Events. In addition to TRI-MANIA, Sun Multisport produces a series of endurance events throughout New England ranging from sprint to half-distance triathlons and trail running events. Sun Multisport won “Best Race Series” and its Patriot Half won “Best Small Race” (less than 1,000 athletes) in the 2013 Triathlete’s Choice Awards administered by Triathlon Business International.
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