20 2024


21 2024

The Long Beach Legacy Triathlon Returns this July

6:00AM - 11:55PM  

386 E Shoreline Dr
Long Beach, CA 90803

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Celebrating South California’s rich Olympic history! The popular Long Beach Legacy Triathlon, Southern California’s premier athletic event, returns this summer. This two-day event, set to take place on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, will offer athletes the opportunity to race the proposed course that Olympians and Paralympics will tackle in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games. The Long Beach Legacy Triathlon is now organized through supertri, known for its innovative and captivating closed-league racing format who has revolutionized triathlons, delivering swift, technical, and strategic races with the world’s top athletes on team-based, stadium-like courses. Athletes of all levels are invited to register now to participate in the either the Sprint Distance, Olympic Distance, Corporate Challenge, or Kids Splash & Dash events. Known for its accessibility to beginners and seasoned athletes alike, the Long Beach Legacy Triathlon offers a welcoming environment for participants of all skill levels, with the option to participate alone or start a relay and tackle the Triathlon as a team. Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) will be the beneficiary for this year’s Triathlon, with fundraising efforts supporting the hospital’s Pediatric Cancer Research Program.
Michael D’hulst, CEO and Co-Founder of supertri, said, “With supertri now hosting age group events in major US cities like Chicago and Long Beach, we see a bright future ahead with expanding the sport and making it accessible to all.” He added, “The Long Beach Legacy Triathlon announcement is significant for US short course triathlon, as we commit to a long-term partnership with USAT to deliver a world-class event at the venue that will house the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. With our previous efforts in raising $18M for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with the Malibu Triathlon, we believe this race will pave the way for our success in the years ahead!”
The upcoming event, previously organized by USA Triathlon, marks a significant milestone in the longstanding partnership between supertri and the governing body of the sport in the United States. Through this collaboration, participants can expect to experience a top-notch event that showcases supertri's expertise in organizing such competitions, while also contributing to the growth of short course racing's popularity in the USA.
The 2024 Long Beach Legacy Triathlon will feature races for age group and youth athletes. Sprint and Olympic Registration is now open at www.legacylongbeach.com. This year’s schedule includes:
A Sprint Distance race (750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run) with both individual, relay and Corporate Challenge categories
An Olympic Distance race (1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run) with both individual, relay and Corporate Challenge categories
A Kids’ Splash and Dash
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) will be the beneficiary for this year’s Triathlon, with fundraising efforts supporting the hospital’s Pediatric Cancer Research Program. The Long Beach Legacy Triathlon’s Corporate Challenge brings together teams from across the entertainment industry and Fortune 500 companies in a fun and fierce competition to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Participants in the Corporate Challenge benefit from the healthy lifestyle and camaraderie that flourishes because of training, racing and fundraising together. This exclusive network of professionals builds lasting connections through Corporate Challenge Club bike rides, pool clinics and open water swim clinics. For Long Beach’s 2024 Corporate Challenge, participants will race a fun, fast and beginner-friendly sprint-distance or Olympic-distance triathlon. Kids 7 to 18 years of age can join in the fun with a Kids Splash and Dash, a 100-meter open water swim and a 1-kilometer run.

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About supertri
supertri has a vision to ‘Inspire The Competitor In Everyone’. Its professional racing falls under the supertri brand. supertri is the innovative and entertaining professional closed league formats that redefined the sport, delivering fast, technical and tactical racing featuring the world’s best athletes competing in teams on stadium-like courses. supertri E is one of sport’s most innovative and award-winning formats which blends real life and virtual racing, and which featured at the IOC’s Olympic Esports Week. Its supertri E World Triathlon Championship in partnership with World Triathlon crowns official Esports triathlon World Champions. It has an additional brand pillar which delivers some of the biggest short course triathlon participation events in the world and has raised millions for charity.