SAN DIEGO, Calif.— June 25, 2014 – ACTIVE Network™, the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ solutions prepares its journey to Chicago, Illinois to support 4,000 athletes competing in the only United States event location of the 2014 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series (WTS) on June 27-29. The ITU World Triathlon Chicago is hosted by USA Triathlon, the National Governing Body for the sport, and Lagardere Unlimited Events North America. The City of Chicago will welcome the world’s top Olympic-distance elite triathletes as one of the stops on the WTS, alongside such cities as Auckland, Cape Town, Yokohama, London, Hamburg, Stockholm and Edmonton to crown the World Champions in Triathlon.
“ACTIVE Network understands endurance athletes, and provides enterprise-level software, and development support, as well as the overall experience to manage the demands of USA Triathlon-sanctioned events, including the inaugural ITU World Triathlon Chicago,” said Chuck Menke, USA Triathlon Chief Marketing Officer.
“ACTIVE Network is honored to be an official Gold-Level partner of USA Triathlon and we’re dedicated to continually evolving our technology to support the growth of triathlons,” said Sam Renouf, General Manager, ACTIVE Network Sports & Consumer business. “We pride ourselves on developing relationships with our partners to help us better understand their needs, and those of their participants, in order to provide the right tools and insights to help them grow.”
About ITU World Triathlon Chicago
The City of Chicago joins the ITU World Triathlon Series in 2014 and 2015, including the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and Age Group World Championships. One of just eight series events around the globe in 2014, Chicago will welcome 130 of the world’s top Olympic-distance triathletes alongside such cities as Auckland, Cape Town, Yokohama, London, Hamburg, Stockholm and Edmonton. In addition to the elite races, the event features top-flight Olympic- and sprint-distance age-group races, as well as two relay options, offering amateurs the chance to compete in the same epic venue as the world’s best athletes. Launched in 2009, the ITU World Triathlon Series is televised in more than 160 countries. Visit chicago.triathlon.org for more information.
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network™ is the leading provider of Activity and Participant Management™ solutions. Our technology platform makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and organizations smarter and more efficient. We power over 47,000 global customers and build leading vertical technology applications for the markets we serve. Our leading ACTIVEWorks® cloud platform scales with our customers, large and small. ACTIVE Network™ was founded in 1999, is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has offices worldwide. For more information, please visit: http://www.activenetwork.com or follow us on Twitter @ACTIVENetwork.
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