St George, Utah
May 6, 2017
An early-season race with breathtaking American Southwest scenery, and fresh, crisp spring air.
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“The course is challenging, weather impeccable, beauty unmatched, and the community will line the streets and embrace the athletes like nowhere else! Why wouldn’t you choose a town and a course like this? Every year it just gets better!”
“I just love the venue, it is a hard and honest course but not crazy.”
“I love the course, it’s easy to train here, the community is friendly and it’s inexpensive to stay.The whole experience for competitors is way above the calibre of most other races.”
“I love racing and visiting Utah; it is definitely a magical place.”
Mary Beth Ellis
“The course is worthy of a World Championship, the organization of the event is top notch, I love the area for training and it is an amazing tourist destination. St. George is one of the best races I’ve done anywhere.”
“The scenery is unparalleled, the challenge of the course is unique, the community support is incredible, and with Las Vegas nearby, the travel is relatively easy.”
“Excellent race venue – this race is a logistical dream on a friendly and formidable turf. St. George really is a special event!”
“The course is challenging, the climate is dependable, the location is appealing, and the race is a priority to the community.”
“Easy travel, beautiful backdrop, challenging course, supportive community.”
Lionel Sanders raced his third professional triathlon in 2014 in St. George Utah, he placed 18th, which was nearly 10 minutes behind the winner. Which he says “was discouraging but I continued to work on my swim, bike and run, as well as more technical things like training philosophy and equipment choices.” He’s continued to train and in September of 2014, he placed 4th, only a few minutes behind some of the best athletes to ever do the sport.
Lionel came back in …
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