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Posted: December 15, 2016:  

Triathlon: USA Triathlon and TrainingPeaks Cross the Finish Line on Partnership Renewal

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Building on seven years of partnership together, USA Triathlon today announced it has signed a renewal agreement with TrainingPeaks, the leading training software for endurance sports, through 2020. Through the partnership TrainingPeaks will deliver valuable resources for grassroots members, high performance athletes and certified coaches as the organization's official training software for USA Triathlon, as well as support for many other programs. The agreement ensures the National Governing Body will receive the most comprehensive training, analysis and planning capabilities to advance the future of the sport heading into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

As the complete web, mobile and desktop solution for enabling smart and effective endurance training, TrainingPeaks will continue to provide training and tracking, analysis and planning capabilities to athletes and coaches.

"TrainingPeaks is excited to extend our partnership with USA Triathlon as we both look to develop the next generation of Olympic and age-group champions," said Dirk Friel, Co-Founder and Chief of Fitness Brands, TrainingPeaks.

"We're thrilled to further our agreement with TrainingPeaks, a valued and long-standing partner of USA Triathlon," said Chuck Menke, USA Triathlon Chief Marketing Officer. "As the undisputed category leader for training software, TrainingPeaks offers our entire multisport community a platform to reach for their top performances."

Beginning five years prior to creating an official partnership, TrainingPeaks products have provided USA Triathlon's High Performance Teams with valuable training insight. The software has also formed a vital resource for USA Triathlon's athlete identification and development as the organization has strived to increase the number and quality of programs serving junior-aged and developmental elite athletes across the nation. In keeping step with this important work, TrainingPeaks will now create starter training plans for participants of USA Triathlon's Age Group (Sprint and Olympic Distances), Collegiate Club & High School, Youth & Junior, and Duathlon National Championships, as well as for Team USA members who compete in ITU Age Group World Championships.

Additionally, TrainingPeaks will provide Premium Athlete Edition subscriptions to overall winners at above-mentioned USA Triathlon-owned National Championships and to Athlete of the Year award winners. In addition, complimentary Coach Edition software packages will be given to the top overall award winners in each division at the National Challenge Competition (NCC) for USA Triathlon-certified clubs.

About TrainingPeaks

TrainingPeaks provides the complete web, mobile and desktop solution for enabling smart and effective endurance training. Products include Athlete and Coach Edition, WKO+ desktop software for cutting-edge scientific analysis and planning, and the TrainingPeaks mobile apps for iOS, Android and Kindle. TrainingPeaks solutions are used by world-class runners, Tour de France teams, IRONMAN World Champions, Olympians, collegiate and high school teams and coaches around the world to track, analyze and plan their training. For more information, please visit

About USA Triathlon
USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 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).

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