CLASH Endurance celebrated weekend-long triathlon festival including Olympians, Paralympians and Weekend Warriors at Homestead-Miami Speedway

March 12, 2024

/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – With 23 countries represented, thousands of athletes and spectators varying in skill and ability took in the historic Homestead-Miami Speedway and spring sunshine to test their limits on this festival-style event weekend. All experienced a fitness expo, food trucks, music and inspiration throughout the 3-day event. Athletes and their supporters had the opportunity to camp or rent an RV to stay on site, something offered at all CLASH Endurance events.

In the Americas Triathlon Championship that took place Friday, athletes were vying for their chance to compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics later this year. There were numerous male and female categories that encompassed all those racing, including PTWC, PTS2, PTS3, PTS4, PTS5, PTVI, U23, Elite and Elite Junior. Five U.S. Elite Paratriathletes won their category punching their Olympic ticket. Additional results and details can be found at triathlon.org.

In the T100 Event powered by CLASH Endurance on Saturday, 20 male and 20 female top-ranking pros lined up ready to test their limits. India Lee from Great Britain won among the impressive female field and Denmark’s Magnus Ditlev captured the men’s race against a stellar list of competitors. Additional results and details can be located at: protriathletes.org.

CLASH Endurance welcomed participants ranging in age from 7 to 73 between the sprint/relay triathlon, sprint duathlon, 1-mile swim, kids race and “Miami-distance” triathlons. Michellie Jones, one of the most highly decorated names in the sport as a two-time World Triathlon (formerly known as ITU) Champion, IRONMAN World Champion and Olympic Medalist, Jones raced as an age grouper and crossed the finish line in first for yesterday’s sprint triathlon. Alejandro Canas del Palacio took the men’s Sprint Triathlon first-place title. Sue Pelican won the duathlon for women and in the men’s race, Greg Pelican claimed first. Cyle Sage won the 1-mile swim and Mandy Zipf took first in the female race. In the Miami-distance event today, Sean Saxton won for the men and Kellie Pope took home the first place title for females.

CLASH Endurance® is an innovative sports media and event company led by athletes to provide exceptional race experiences at iconic speedways across the U.S.  We embrace inclusion and welcome athletes of all ages and abilities, from elite professionals to first-time participants. CLASH Endurance had four events in 2022 and continues to expand across the sports of triathlon, mountain biking, road and trail running. The popular CLASH Endurance DAYTONA is held at the Daytona International Speedway®, home of “The Great American Race™®”—the Daytona 500 and is featured on NBC. The Daytona 2 Beach Half Marathon takes thousands of athletes on a scenic tour of Daytona and its numerous communities and attractions each February. In addition, CLASH Endurance Miami takes place in March and continues to draw a decorated pro field and weekend warriors for a unique course at the Homestead-Miami Speedway®.  More information around CLASH Endurance and its events can be found at www.clashendurance.com.  Media interested in covering an event or with inquiries may direct them to Blair LaHaye, blair@clash-usa.com, 727-808-0646.