TRI-MANIA Selects Ashworth Awards as Official Awards Sponsor

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Custom made awards plus thousands of dollars in prizes from other sponsors gives athletes plenty of incentive to race at industry leading event.

March 9, 2016, Boston, MA – Sun Multisport Events today announced Ashworth Awards — the endurance sport’s industry leading provider of quality recognition products, awards and medals — as the Official Awards Sponsor for the 13th annual TRI-MANIA Summit and Expo – “the epicenter of all things triathlon”. TRI-MANIA, developed in partnership with the USAT Northeast Regional Council, is the northeast’s premier gathering dedicated to kicking off the new multisport season and takes place Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Boston University’s Fit Rec Center in Boston, MA.

Ashworth Awards is a leading manufacturer and supplier of custom medallions, awards, plaques and other recognition products and has developed long-standing relationships with some of the most recognized endurance events and skill competitions in the world, including the Boston Marathon, IRONMAN, US Figure Skating and is USA Triathlon’s Official Awards Partner. As the Official Awards Sponsor of TRI-MANIA, Ashworth Awards will create custom awards for the top 3 teams in the Team Challenge competition and top 3 male and female competitors in the #ItsTheNerve Triathlon that will be produced as part of TRI-MANIA.

The TRI-MANIA Team Challenge is a unique event that combines the times of teams competing in the Relay Team Swim Challenge in the state-of-the-art BU Fit Rec pool; the FastSplits Indoor Bike Time Trial set up on the TRI-MANIA expo floor; and the Marathon Sports 4 x 1600m Relay Run on the super-fast BU indoor track. The #ItsTheNerve Triathlon is a staged competition that consists of the 200 Yard Swim Sprint presented by Winning Swimming, the FastSplits Indoor Bike Time Trial and the Marathon Sports 1600m Dash. More than 300 athletes are expected to participate in these competitions throughout the day.

In addition to awards from Ashworth Awards, the top teams and individuals in these competitions will also be rewarded with thousands of dollars in gear, gift certificates and race entries including:

  • Bike helmets, sunglasses and backpacks from Rudy Project
  • Swim goggles and transition bags from Zoggs, Official Swim Goggles sponsor
  • Drawstring bags, hats, workout towels and product from Muscle Milk
  • Gift certificates from Marathon Sports
  • Product from #ItsTheNerve, hydration belts from Fuel Belt, a wetsuit from Aquaman
  • Race entries from Sun Multisport Events
  • And more!

“TRI-MANIA has always offered a variety of competitive events” said Mark Walter, President of Sun Multisport Events. “Athletes like to compete or just get in a workout and TRI-MANIA gives them that opportunity in addition to all the other attractions and activities that make attending TRI-MANIA such a fun and informative experience. The awards from Ashworth Awards and prizes from our sponsors is the icing on the cake!”

Additional details and links to register for all TRI-MANIA competitions can be found here.

In addition to competitive events, TRI-MANIA offers educational seminars, hands on clinics and workshops and vendor expo with 80+ exhibitors plus the Slowtwitch Road Show Pavilion. An all-star line-up of speakers includes endurance sports legend and the “Voice of Ironman” Mike Reilly, as keynote; elite coach and author of the Training Bible series, Joe Friel; renowned sports medicine physician and author Dr. Jordan Metzl; founder of Total Immersion, Terry Laughlin; and others. With admission to the seminars, several clinics and the expo free to attendees, TRI-MANIA is the best value in triathlon.

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 running events. Sun Multisport won “Best Race Series” and it’s Patriot Half won “Best Small Race” (less than 1,000 athletes) in the 2013 Triathlete’s Choice Awards administered by Triathlon Business International.

TRI-MANIA exhibitor and participant inquiries:
Mark Walter
Owner, Sun Multisport Events
Phone: 781-414-0437

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