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ITU World Triathlon Chicago Signs Deal with Raceday Transport

14 Apr, 2014


Participants of the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Chicago will benefit from a new partnership with Raceday Transport, the event's Official Bike Transport Provider announced by the event organizing committee.

All athletes competing in the June 27-29 event can use Raceday Transport's services to ship their bikes to the event through the company's Box & Ship options or Fully-Assembled Transport. Raceday Transport will offer all event participants a $50 discount on traditional Box & Ship services and Fully-Assembled Transport. An additional $50 discount is available for athletes who choose the Box & Ship with Event Services option, which includes bike reassembly. The company also offers a Raceday Rentals option, with a full inventory of road and triathlon bikes for use before and during the event.

Information on all Raceday Transport services and discounts is available at chicago.triathlon.org.

"We are pleased to add the prestigious ITU World Triathlon Chicago event to our bike transport calendar," said Marc Sanders, President of Raceday Transport. "Athletes traveling to this event will now enjoy our first-class bike transport service, coupled with our low-cost pricing options from all domestic U.S. and international locations."

"This partnership with Raceday Transport will allow all athletes to feel confident that their bicycle needs are met leading up to the race," said Franzi Petermann, Managing Director for ITU World Triathlon Chicago. "One of the biggest questions athletes face when traveling to a race is how to get their bike from home to transition. Raceday Transport takes the guesswork out of this process and helps make the event experience memorable."

Raceday Transport, also an Official Supplier for USA Triathlon, offers athletes a convenient, stress-free experience when transporting their bike and race gear.  With over 200 bike shop partners throughout the United States and Canada, coupled with 6,300 UPS drop points worldwide, athletes can now travel baggage-free through the airport and collect their bike and race gear directly at the event.  

Raceday Transport is a Northern California-based worldwide shipping provider for triathlon and road bikes, race gear and athletic equipment. Raceday Transport divisions include Raceday Shipping, Raceday Rentals and Ship-My-Gear. Visit racedaytransport.com for more information.

About ITU World Triathlon Chicago: The City of Chicago joins the ITU World Triathlon Series in 2014 and 2015, including the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and Age Group World Championships. One of just eight series events around the globe in 2014, Chicago will welcome 130 of the world's top Olympic-distance triathletes alongside such cities as Auckland, Cape Town, Yokohama, London, Hamburg, Stockholm and Edmonton. In addition to the elite races, the event features top-flight Olympic- and sprint-distance age-group races, as well as two relay options, offering amateurs the chance to compete in the same epic venue as the world's best athletes. Launched in 2009, the ITU World Triathlon Series is televised in more than 160 countries. Visit chicago.triathlon.org for more information.

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