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Posted: January 5, 2007

Triathlon: Cypress Gardens, Florida To Host 2007 Best Of The US National Championship

(St. Paul, MN – 1/04/07) Best of the US Management and Exclusive Sports Marketing are partnering to produce the 2007 Best of the US Amateur National Championship at Cypress Gardens Adventure Park in Winter Haven, FL on October 6. The international distance “Championship for Champions” (50 men and 50 women who have earned invitations to compete by winning their respective state qualifiers) will headline “Championship Weekend” that will include the 21st annual Coca-Cola Classic Sprint Triathlon Series Championship.

Friends and family of BOUS participants are invited to race in the sprint race or any of the many other special events—duathlon, open water swim, 5K run, inline skate, Sprintkids Duathlon etc.--that are part of Championship weekend. Entry in any of these events includes a weekend wristband for Cypress Gardens.

“We couldn’t be happier that the 2007 Championship will be staged in one of America’s premier vacation destinations,” said BOUS Executive Director Trudy Marshall. “Cypress Gardens offers a lush and uniquely beautiful race course. The historic gardens and newer amusement and water park attractions make for an ideal weekend for Best of the U.S. athletes and their families. And nowhere in the U.S. is the sport of triathlon more healthy and dynamic than in Central Florida. Exclusive Sports Marketing produces to-notch, technically excellent events in premier locations; we look forward to working with them to produce our best Championship Weekend yet.”

Cypress Gardens is located in Winter Haven, Florida, halfway between Tampa and Orlando. [cypressgardens.com]

The Best of the U.S. Amateur Triathlete Competition is produced by Midwest Events, LLC of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

More info:

Jerry MacNeil, PR Director: 651-714-1829 or jerry@midwestevents.com
/www.bestoftheustriathletes.com

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