MB Events and Super League Triathlon have announced the next event in the blossoming Super League Series, as Super League Penticton in Canada is slated for 17-19 August 2018.
In a release from MB Events, it is noted that the event will host the only official ‘Golden Qualifier’ Super League Triathlon race in the Americas next year in a three-day format featuring both age group and pro athlete racing.
‘Pro athletes from all disciplines will have the opportunity to earn direct qualification into the Super League Triathlon Championship series… The top four pro male and pro female finishers will earn their golden ticket and immediate qualification for the Championship Series including all the perks that come with Super League Triathlon status.’
Friday and Saturday mass participation age group racing will feature triathlon Equalizer events and Sunday will feature an Enduro event. The pro race will be similar to the age group race and the format will be finalized in the coming months.
“We’re extremely excited to continue the amazing triathlon history in Penticton by bringing this event to BC next summer,” said Michael Brown, Executive Director of MB Events, the sport management company delivering Super League Penticton. “The premier brand Super League, and its exciting new triathlon format, will bring a fresh perspective for athletes and spectators alike. It’s incredibly special that age group athletes will be able to race the same race course as pro athletes on the same day.”
Brown notes that age group athletes will compete in the morning and have a chance to spectate the pro athletes competing on the same course in the afternoon. Age group registration will open on 1 November 2017 and all information can be found on the event website starting on 24 October 2017.
Michael D’Hulst, co-founder of Super League Triathlon said, “I’m excited to see our vision come to life, and this wouldn’t have been possible without the support of a very passionate and committed team and partners. Super League Triathlon put us on the endurance sport map in 2017 and we look forward to building on our successes for 2018.”
MB Events is a sport management company that specializes in the planning and execution of large scale sporting events. The company adds that it prides itself on bringing fresh creative vision and experience to its events spanning endurance athletics to world rugby matches.