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Duathlon added to expand circuit for HITS Running Festivals in Austin


HITS Inc has confirmed that it will host its first multisport endurance event at the famed Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on 14 December 2013. After introducing its signature ‘a distance for everyone’ mantra with HITS Triathlon Series and HITS Running Festivals – Austin, Texas will feature the five HITS Running Festivals distances, as well as a Sprint Duathlon all on one day.

HITS is excited to introduce an event that caters to all levels of endurance athletes and is confident that the model will not only get people excited about the sports, but also encourage newcomer athletes.


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According to HITS Race Director, Mark H Wilson, Austin, Texas is the perfect location to introduce the new format to the multisport and running communities. “Austin is a hub of motivated, receptive athletes and we are thrilled to begin this venture there,” he said. “We couldn’t be more honoured to be producing the event at Circuit of the Americas – from parking, to set-up, it’s ideal for what we are trying to accomplish.”


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Registration for HITS Austin, Texas is now open at HITSRunning.com. The event will offer a Friends & Family Mile, as well as a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon and Sprint Duathlon at ‘highly competitive prices’. Early bird pricing is in effect through to 13 November.

The event will feature a sizable health, wellness and fitness expo and will be uniquely dedicated to the promotion of fit and healthy lifestyles. Racers, spectators, family, friends and the general public are welcome to attend the festival. A full schedule of events for HITS Austin, Texas, as well as race information is available at HITSRunning.com.

HITS Inc is a special events management company focused on producing endurance sports events and hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the village of Saugerties – HITS is dedicated to creating ‘high-quality events in desirable destinations with unmatched, professional operations.’




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