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Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego Names Local Partners

10 Apr, 2013


Amtrak; Competitor Group, Inc.; Gatorade; GU Energy; Moment Cycle Sport and TYR Sport have been named official local partners of the 2013 Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego, slated for April 18-20, in Mission Beach, Calif.

Offering a 30 percent discount on rail service from Los Angeles and Orange County to Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego participants, Amtrak is America's Railroad, the nation's intercity passenger rail service and its high-speed rail operator. A record 31.2 million passengers traveled on Amtrak in FY 2012 on more than 300 daily trains - at speeds up to 150 mph (241 kph) - that connect 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian Provinces. Enjoy the journey at www.amtrak.com or call 800-USA-RAIL for schedules, fares and more information.

Competitor Group (CGI) is the active lifestyle industry's leading media and event entertainment company. The aggregate CGI customer base now exceeds 7 million endurance enthusiasts and athletes. CGI's portfolio of media assets span the full range of the expanding endurance industry and include a robust digital community on the web and on mobile across the Competitor Endurance Sports Network of websites. Visit www.competitorgroup.com for more information.

Gatorade Endurance Formula is scientifically formulated to meet the specific needs of endurance athletes.  It contains a five-electrolyte blend including nearly twice the sodium (200 mg) and more than three times the potassium (90 mg) compared to original Gatorade Thirst Quencher. Drink Gatorade Endurance Formula to help sustain hydration, help maintain proper fluid balance and help replace key electrolytes lost in sweat during long distance training and racing. For more information and availability, visit www.gatorade.com.

GU Energy Gel is honored to be the official gel of the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego, and to support all the athletes participating at the event. GU provides easy to digest nutrition on-the-go, giving your body a quick boost and sustained energy to fuel you to the finish line. Learn more about the entire GU product line at www.GUenergy.com.

Moment Cycle Sport returns as the Official Bike Mechanic Service of the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego. San Diego's only fit-first bike shop, Moment Cycle Sport leverages technology to enable its customers to reach the limits of their athletic potential. Moment Cycle Sport will provide bike mechanic support for athletes competing in the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego. Visit www.momentcyclesport.com for more information.

TYR returns an official partner for the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego. TYR engineers technical apparel and equipment for swimmers and triathletes. Named for the Norse god of warriors, TYR is a company started by athletes and populated by athletes. The company is dedicated to re-imagining technologies that help athletes attain peak performance. Visit www.TYR.com for more information.

One of just eight International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series events around the globe in 2013, the second edition of the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego will feature an Olympic-caliber elite field competing on a historic course adjacent to the birthplace of the sport.

The Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego is co-produced by USA Triathlon and the Hamburg, Germany-based UpSolut Sports AG and Lagardère Unlimited.

In addition to the elite and paratriathlon races, the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego features top-flight Olympic- and sprint-distance age-group races, as well as an Olympic-distance relay and an aquabike event, offering amateurs the chance to compete in the same epic venue as the world's best athletes. The 2013 Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego also serves as the USA Triathlon Club National Championships.

Nearly 2,100 amateur triathletes ages 14-to-90-years-old from 42 states and 16 countries competed at the 2012 World Triathlon San Diego. Visit sandiego.triathlon.org for more information on the 2013 event.

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