Bronze-Level Sponsor to provide awards for USA Triathlon-owned National Championships
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced a new multi-year partnership with Ashworth Awards, a leading manufacturer and supplier of various types of custom awards, trophies, medallions and more, designating the company as its Official Awards Partner.
As an Official Bronze-Level Sponsor and Awards Manufacturer of USA Triathlon, Ashworth Awards will provide awards and finisher medals to participants at USA Triathlon’s four owned National Championship events — Collegiate, Duathlon, Youth & Junior and Age Group — through 2017. In addition its partnership with USA Triathlon, Ashworth Awards has also produced medals for notable internationally-recognized endurance events such as the Ironman World Championship and the Boston Marathon.
“By partnering with USA Triathlon we are confirming our commitment to the sport of triathlon,” said Dan Ashworth, President and CEO of Ashworth Awards. “We are not just another awards company; we are also active triathletes with a passion for the sport. When we cross the finish line at a race, we expect to receive the highest quality medallions and awards just as any other endurance athlete would.”
In addition to providing awards for a number of high-level endurance events, Ashworth Awards recently launched the Ashworth Awards Race Team in order to help grow the sport of triathlon and encourage interest among younger athletes. More on the race team can be found at ashworthawardsraceteam.com.
About Ashworth Awards
For 50 years, Ashworth Awards has been helping race directors, event coordinators, coaches, industry leaders and many others with their recognition products and awards. By providing the highest quality manufacturing and materials, unbeatable pricing, custom designs, and industry leading customer service they have created a seamless experience, assisting in recognizing their customer’s event participants as well as acquiring the proper recognition and exposure that events deserve.
The Boston Athletic Association, Ironman, United States Figure Skating, Life Time Fitness, USA Karate, and many others have recognized their 50 years of experience, putting the design and manufacturing of their medallions, pins, awards, ribbons and more in the care of Ashworth Awards.
About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 550,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).