CLASH Endurance Selected to Host 2024 Americas Triathlon Championships Event in Miami
November 20, 2023
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – CLASH Endurance is thrilled to announce its selection as the host venue of the 2024 Americas Triathlon Championship Event to take place at the Homestead Miami Speedway on March 7-8, 2024. In collaboration with USA Triathlon, CLASH will welcome top athletes from the Elite, Junior and Para categories and the event will carry international qualifying points needed to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Additionally, this event will serve as the final qualifier for para-triathlon for the 2024 Paralympics. The iconic venue known for its NASCAR race series will serve international athletes with mild temperatures, palm tree-lined roads complete with multiple lap courses making it easy for all those on-hand to spectate.
CLASH Endurance Chief Operating Officer, Andre Lapar says, “It is a tremendous honor for CLASH Endurance and USA Triathlon to be hosting this monumental event in Miami. This offers U.S. elite athletes a rare chance to compete, and hopefully win in their home country. We also expect the multicultural hub of Miami to provide a roaring crowd for all Latin athletes on their road to the Paris 2024 Olympics.”
The year ahead will serve as poignant for all players in the sport as they chase points and establish opportunities for their shot at an Olympic medal. CLASH Endurance welcomes all competitors to its unique venue and friends/family traveling to support the athletes. Safety and an unparalleled event experience is a priority for the event team and we look forward to offering true accessibility for fans to see the biggest names in the sport up close.
“USA Triathlon appreciates the work by CLASH Endurance and World Triathlon to bring the 2024 Americas Triathlon Championships to Miami,” said Victoria Brumfield, USA Triathlon CEO. “This event will offer valuable draft-legal racing experience and World Triathlon Rankings points opportunities for many elite athletes who have their eyes set on Paris 2024 and LA 2028. This is an amazing opportunity for U.S. elite athletes to race here on home soil at an excellent triathlon venue. Multisport is thriving in the Miami community and I encourage multisport fans in the area to come cheer and support these elite up-and-coming athletes race in the exciting and fun draft-legal format.”
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 and Fox Sports 1. 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. Stay tuned to the Official Website for updates on this event. Media interested in covering a race or with inquiries may direct them to Blair LaHaye, email@example.com, 727-808-0646.
USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon, paratriathlon, and indoor and virtual multisport events in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,000 races and connects with more than 400,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work at the grassroots level with athletes, coaches, and race directors — as well as the USA Triathlon Foundation — USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including World Triathlon Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of World Triathlon and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC). For more information about USA Triathlon, visit www.usatriathlon.org.