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New Olympic distance triathlon, Battle at Midway Triathlon

bam triathlon Get Ready To Do Battle, because on July 1st the battle begins in Midway, Utah!

Triathlon: Battle at Midway Triathlon
When: Sunday, July 1, 2007 @ 7:00 AM
Where: Midway, UT, USA
Divisions: Professional, Amateur Elite, Age-Group, Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) and Armed Forces
Website: www.bamtriathlon.com

This new triathlon is named after one of the most important Naval battles in WWII, The Battle of Midway. As such, it will take on Military theme and be honoring our U.S. Military & Challenged Athletes. It's scheduled to have a fly-over by a WWII Stearman airplane at the swim start, an Armed Forces Competition with awards for the fastest active or reserve Military athlete and have a Challenged Veteran Athlete program for those who will be competing in their first triathlon. All active or reserve Military personnel, Challenged Athletes Foundation athletes, and non-sponsored challenged athletes will receive a discount at registration.

It will have a combined purse prize of $22,000; $20,000 for the pro's to split and a cool $2,000 for the amateur elite division. The course is described as the most scenic course you will ever race in the Utah mountain valley of Midway and Herber, which is also known as Utah's own "Little Switzerland".