ASICS, CDA, Garmin, Life Time and TYR Official Partners for ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago
CHICAGO — Five partners will return from last year’s ITU World Triathlon Chicago to will once again support the event as the world’s best descend on Grant Park this month for the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago.
ASICS America Corporation, the True Sport Performance Brand, returns as the Official Apparel Partner for the second straight year. As a Main Sponsor and Official Apparel Partner of ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago, ASICS will provide event shirts to each of the more than 6,500 participants of the event, including age-groupers, elites, paratriathletes, juniors and under-23 athletes. Additionally, ASICS will support the event with volunteer, medical and swim safety T-shirts, as well as apparel for event staff and volunteer captains. Fleet Feet Sports Chicago will be the official retail partner for ASICS at the ITU World Triathlon Chicago expo. Learn more about ASICS at asicsamerica.com.
The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will again serve as an Official Partner and administer all aspects of two major airports – Chicago O’Hare and Midway International. The CDA ensures safe and efficient travel through the airports, and is self-supporting, using no local or state tax dollars for operations or capital improvements. Together Chicago’s airports generate more than $45 billion in annual economic activity and create 540,000 jobs for the region. Visit flychicago.com for more.
Garmin will again serve as the Official Training Watch and GPS Partner of the event. Garmin’s expanding fitness segment focuses on developing technologies and innovations to enhance users’ lives and promote healthy and active lifestyles. Whether it’s running, cycling, or other athletic pursuits, Garmin fitness devices are becoming essential tools for athletes both amateur and elite. For more about features, pricing and availability, as well as information about Garmin’s other fitness products and services, go to garmin.com/intosports , garmin.blogs.com and twitter.com/garmin .
Life Time is the Official Health Club Partner of the World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago. Life Time is a privately held, comprehensive health and lifestyle company that offers a personalized and scientific approach to long-term health and wellness. Through its portfolio of distinctive resort-like destinations, athletic events and corporate health services, the Healthy Way of Life Company helps members achieve their goals everyday with the support of a team of dedicated professionals and an array of proprietary health assessments. As of September 2, 2015, the company operates 117 centers in 26 states and 34 major markets under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information is available at www.lifetimefitness.com.
TYR is the Official Swim Partner of ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago. The partnership grants TYR exclusivity in the categories of technical wear, swim wear and swim accessories. TYR Sport will provide all competitors with a participant goodie bag; they will also provide all athletes in each of the week’s 12 races with an event-specific swim cap. Additionally, TYR wetsuits will be available to rent and/or buy at the Chicago Grand Final expo through Urban TriGear, or prior to the races at one of two Urban TriGear retail locations in Westmont, Illinois (804 East Ogden Ave., 630-230-9386 or 842 East Ogden Ave., 630-468-2992). Visit tyr.com to learn more about TYR.
Visit chicago.triathlon.org for more information on the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships.
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