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2021 Rookie Triathlon and Jack’s Generic Triathlon Canceled

April 13, 2021

Both are Central Texas’ most loved and longest-standing triathlons

AUSTIN, Texas, April 14, 2021 — High Five Events has canceled Rookie Triathlon and Jack’s Generic Triathlon for 2021. The decision was made due to heightened COVID-19 requirements and a low number of registrations. Rookie Tri was scheduled for May 2nd and Jack’s Generic Tri was scheduled for August 29th. Registrants of these two canceled events will have the option to transfer their registration to any High Five Events event within the next 12 months at no cost.

“Rookie Tri and Jack’s Generic Tri were two of our first events and we know how much they mean to the tri community because they mean that much to us too,” said Jack Murray, co-owner of High Five Events. “We’re excited to continue introducing triathlon to first-timers with Rookie Divisions and distances at CapTex Tri and Kerrville Tri.”

CapTex Triathlon presented by Life Time and Kerrville Triathlon Festival will now include Rookie Divisions and distances. The CapTex Tri Rookie distance will feature a 300m swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 2-mile run. The Kerrville Triathlon Rookie distance will feature a 300m swim, 14-mile bike ride, and 2-mile run. This will continue the tradition of introducing triathlon to first-timers like Rookie Tri has for 16 years.

Registrants will receive an email on how they can transfer to one of the following events at no cost:

  • Austin Half Marathon – April 25, 2021
  • CapTex Tri Rookie, Sprint, or Olympic distance – May 31, 2021
  • Kerrville Triathlon Rookie, Quarter, or Half distance – September 25-26, 2021
  • 3M Half Marathon – January 23, 2022
  • Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, or 5K – February 20, 2022

Registrants will also have the option to request a refund for their event if they do not wish to transfer to any of the listed events.

About High Five Events: Beginning with the launch of a single triathlon in 2003, High Five Events has grown to become one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States. High Five Events is a community-centric company based in Austin, Texas. Their staff has more than 100 years of combined experience organizing large events across different venue types in a variety of locations. High Five Events has been on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies for 2020 (ranked 1853) and 2019 (2163).