April 17, 2017: Greenapple Sports & Wellness Announced as MLT Charlotte Partner

 

April 10th, 2017: Champion System and Major League Triathlon Renew Partnership

 

March 24th, 2017: Girls On The Run Announced As Official Non-Profit Partner Of MLT Charlotte

 

MAJOR LEAGUE TRIATHLON TO HOST CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT IN CLEVELAND DURING NEOCYCLE EVENT

Charlotte, NC (February 10, 2017) – Major League Triathlon is thrilled to announce that the 2017 MLT Championship will be held at Edgewater Park in conjunction with NEOCycle presented by Ohio Savings Bank on Saturday, Sept. 9th. This will be the first stop in Ohio for the series.

The triathlon will feature 32 of the best professional triathletes in the world, including three Cleveland-area natives. Each athlete will swim 300 meters, bike 4 miles and run 1 mile at Edgewater Park. This triathlon engages and excites spectators with its unique short, fast paced structure. The event showcases professional athletes, among them Olympians and other internationally competitive triathletes.

“We are incredibly excited to hold a race in Cleveland. NeoCycle is an amazing event celebrating the endurance sports community, and it is the perfect setting for Major League Triathlon.” stated Daniel Cassidy, Chief Executive Officer of Major League Triathlon.

NEOCycle will be held at Edgewater Park from September 8-10, 2017. The three-day event is packed with endurance and leisure sports enthusiasts. The races on offer include Cyclocross, track cycling, group rides, the family friendly Night Ride, and Major League Triathlon. This event attracts of some of the finest athletes in the world that compete on two wheels. The event is expected to draw over 10,000 attendees and athletes, vendors, food trucks, live bands, activities for all ages, and high-intensity racing. Entry into the NEOCycle festival is free.

“We are thrilled to partner with Major League Triathlon during our 4th Annual NEOCycle event,” said David Gilbert, president and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. “This fast-paced multi-sport is sure to resonate with the cycling community. Additionally, it will provide NEOCycle attendees unique access to some of the best endurance athletes in the world.”

Major League Triathlon is the first and only professional triathlon league in the United States. The best male and female athletes in the world compete against each other in a unique swim, bike and run team event. Held in major cities across the country, MLT pros compete in pop-up stadiums, allowing for a spectator experience unlike anything before seen in the sport. Major League Triathlon is more than just a race, it’s a show.

The Cleveland Rock & Roll, a team comprised of athletes from the Northeast Ohio area, will play host to the seven other MLT professional teams. The teams will face off in a super sprint mixed relay format. Each athlete will complete a quick swim, bike and run before tagging their next teammate in line. The first team to have all four athletes cross the finish line will win.

About Major League Triathlon
Major League Triathlon is the first and only professional triathlon league in the United States. Major League Triathlon hosts races in major cities across the United States. MLT was formed in 2016 with the goal of creating a more spectator-friendly version of triathlon. MLT aims to grow the sport of triathlon on both an amateur and professional level. For a complete list of MLT events, visit www.majorleaguetri.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Since 2000, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) is responsible for attracting nearly 170 sporting events which have contributed over $450 million in economic activity to Northeast Ohio. The GCSC supports thelocal economy, utilizes sports as a vehicle to forward community agendas and maintains a goal of producing events that are more successful when held in Cleveland than in other cities. For more information, visit clevelandsports.org. To learn more about Greater Cleveland Sports Commission or to keep up-to- date on new developments and activities follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

 

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Major League Triathlon To Host Race In Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (January 20, 2017) – The Atlantic City Sports Commission is thrilled to announce that Major League Triathlon (MLT) will hold an event Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The triathlon will consist of 32 of the best professional triathletes in the world. Each athlete will swim 300 meters in the Atlantic Ocean, bike 4 miles and run 1 mile on the historic Boardwalk. This triathlon is unique because it’s short and fast paced, which engages and excites spectators.

Major League Triathlon is the first and only professional triathlon league in the United States. The best male and female athletes in the world compete against each other in a unique swim, bike and run team event. Held in major cities across the country, MLT pros compete in pop-up stadiums, allowing for a spectator experience unlike anything before seen in the sport. Major League Triathlon is more than just a race, it’s a show.

“We are incredibly excited to work with the Atlantic City Sports Commission to bring a Major League Triathlon event to Atlantic City. This is by far the most unique and exciting venue in our lineup this season. It isn’t often that you see 32 of the world’s best professional athletes biking and running on the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk,” stated Daniel Cassidy, chief executive officer, Major League Triathlon.

During the MLT event in Atlantic City, the Atlantic City Waves, Atlantic City’s own professional triathlon team will play host to seven additional MLT professional teams. The teams will face off in a super sprint mixed relay format, as described above. Each athlete will complete a quick swim, bike and run and then tag their next teammate in line. The first team to have all four athletes cross the finish line will win.

Major League Triathlon goes beyond racing and is the ultimate experience. This event is free and open to the general public. To add to the excitement, Ducktown Tavern will be hosting an outdoor after party following the professional race where fans can meet the MLT pros and enjoy music, food, beer and more. 

“Ducktown Tavern is honored to be a part of the 2017 Major League Triathlon in Atlantic City. We are creating a new connection with MLT who is looking to do big things in AC, just as the locals are aspiring to do. MLT encourages the people of AC to become healthier and happier, which is something that we at Ducktown fully support. Join us in re-energizing Atlantic City,” said John C. Exadaktilos, owner, Ducktown Tavern.

Major League Triathlon

Major League Triathlon is the first and only professional triathlon league in the United States. Major League Triathlon hosts races in major cities across the United States. MLT was formed in 2016 with the goal of creating a more spectator friendly version of triathlon. MLT aims to grow the sport of triathlon on both an amateur and professional level. For a complete list of MLT events, visit www.majorleaguetri.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the Atlantic City Sports Commission
The Atlantic City Sports Commission was officially formed on January 13, 2015 as a 501 (c)(3) organization with the support of Meet AC and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to attract sporting events, conventions and competitions to Atlantic City.

For a complete listing of sporting events and news, visit www.atlanticcitysports.org. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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MEDIA CONTACTS: 
Jessica Merrill, Meet AC
609-449-7147
jmerrill@meetac.com


Dylan Sorensen, Major League Triathlon
317-4378377
Dylan@majorleaguetri.com