March 12, 2018, 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 2018 RACE-MANIA Summit and Expo. Designed to educate, equip and inspire 2,000+ endurance athletes on the eve of a new season, RACE-MANIA takes place Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Boston University’s Fit Rec Center in Boston, MA.
A unique event that connects endurance athletes with expert coaches, elite athletes and top brands, RACE-MANIA features an all-star line-up of speakers, a full day of educational and inspirational seminars & clinics, and competitive events for individuals and teams. Keynoting this year’s event is 3x IRONMAN World Champion Mirinda Carfrae and 2x IRONMAN Champion Timothy O’Donnell.
Ashworth Awards will provide custom created awards for the top teams and individuals participating in competitions at RACE-MANIA that include the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Team Challenge and the Max Performance Indoor Triathlon. The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Team Challenge 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 on the RACE-MANIA expo floor; and the Marathon Sports 4 x 1600m Relay Run on the BU indoor track. Nineteen teams from across New England are signed up to compete in the Team Challenge.
The Max Performance Indoor Triathlon gives individuals the opportunity to participate in a staged indoor triathlon consisting of a 200-yard Swim Sprint in the BU pool, the 10k Fast Splits Indoor Bike Time Trial and the Marathon Sports 1600m Dash. Awards will be distributed to the top 3 males and top 3 females and all participants will receive a free pair of ROKA swim goggles.
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 RACE-MANIA, Ashworth Awards will create custom awards for the top 3 teams in the Myeloma Research Foundation Team Challenge and the top 3 women and men in the Indoor Triathlon.
“Ashworth Awards is excited to be sponsoring the awards for this fabulous event! It’s a great way to kick start the racing season in the Northeast.” says, Kim Ashworth, Vice President/CMO at Ashworth Awards. “Good luck to all the athletes competing in the challenges and we hope all attendees enjoy the seminars and clinics!”
Complete details and links to register for all RACE-MANIA competitions can be found here.
About Sun Multisport Events
Sun Multisport Events (SME) is an award-winning endurance event production company based in New England offering a unique set of events for athletes of all levels of experience. The SME line-up includes the RACE-MANIA Summit and Expo, a day designed to educate, equip and inspire endurance athletes on the eve of a new season… an award-winning multisport race series… and a rapidly growing trail run series. SME’s Patriot Half has won “Best Small Race” (less than 1,000 athletes) in the 2017 and 2013 “Triathlete’s Choice” awards program administered by Triathlon Business International and “Best Triathlon” in the 2016 Best of Competitor (Northeast) awards. The SME triathlon series also won “Best Race Series” in the 2013 Triathlete’s Choice Awards.
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