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Introducing the HITS Triathlon Series, a new race series designed for seasoned triathletes, as well as first timers. All are invited to compete in the HITS Triathlon Series, from the beginner in the Open, to the experienced triathlete in the Sprint, Olympic, Half and Full, providing for the first time, "A distance for everyone!TM"
A distance for everyone!TM assures you a challenging course geared to your unique level of training, endurance and personal goals.
Our mission is to produce an exceptional series of triathlons that delivers a challenging multi-sport experience, courses geared to the needs, level of training, endurance capacity and personal goals of each athlete. In addition to providing a product for the seasoned athlete, we believe it's also important to introduce the sport of triathlon to those who may have never thought that they could compete in or complete a triathlon.
Five distances in one weekend! Choose the one that's right for you. The HITS Triathlon series offers 12 exceptional locations encompassing 11 events throughout 2012 culminating with a HITS National Championship in Palm Springs, California on December 1-2, 2012. Each weekend event kicks off with a Fitness Festival on Friday and will feature, for the first time ever, the distance event that is right for you – Open, Sprint, International, Half and Full.
Announcing the first ever, free, HITS Open Triathlon! HITS Open is a novice participatory triathlon, which will feature a 100 meter swim, a 3 mile bike and 1 mile run created especially for first timers who never thought that competing in a triathlon was possible.
HITS stands for "Horse shows In The Sun". HITS is the world's leader in hunter/jumper horse shows, producing events encompassing over 20,000 horses and riders, while also awarding several million dollars in prize purses. In 2011, HITS started its HITS Triathlon Series, and attracted over 10,000 participants in its first year. With over 20 years of experience producing major athletic participation events, HITS knows how to produce high-quality endurance events with a focus on its participants.
The HITS Team
| Tom Struzzieri
President & CEO
Tom Struzzieri is the founder of HITS, Inc., the largest equine show jumping production company in the world, and has been running world-class events since 1977. Read More
Mark H. Wilson
Mark H. Wilson is a highly-accomplished triathlete and coach with more than 20 years of experience. Read More