Long Distance Newsletter -March 2006
The ITU Executive Board have guaranteed a minimum prize fun for the 2006 Long Distance Series of 20,000 euros and additional funding is expected to increase this significantly more. It has also been confirmed that the preferred distance for Series races will be 4km swim, 120km bike and 30km run although some events will run their race over the double Olympic distance of 3km swim, 80km bike and 20km run.
Superman Triathlon Vlaanderen is the latest race to sign up for the World Series
The ITU is currently seeking additional races particularly in South America, Asia and Africa any race organiser and or National Federation interested should get in touch with Chris Kitchen ITU Long Distance Events