Paratriathlon National Championships

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

June 24, 2018 7:30 a.m. (ET)


Para NationalsThe 2018 USA Paratriathlon National Championships will take place June 24 in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, in conjunction with the Pleasant Prairie Triathlon. National titles will be up for grabs in six sport classes (revised in 2017), and athletes will compete in a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run course at Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea.

Find 2018 Paratriathlon National Championships qualification procedures here.

In addition to chasing national titles, athletes may also qualify for the USA Paratriathlon Development Team Program, meant designed to identify and develop athletic potential leading toward the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. More information on the USA Paratriathlon Development Team Program is available in this PDF document.

The triathlon starts and finishes in the picturesque setting of Prairie Springs Park. Lake Andrea, a sparkling 100-acre spring fed lake, will serve as the venue for the swim portion of our race. The bike course uses roads through the Village and frontage roads. The run course will take you through Prairie Springs Park, a 425-acre park that surrounds Lake Andrea.

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Live Coverage

Tune into @USATLive on Twitter for race-day coverage of the 2018 USA Paratriathlon National Championships! Coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. CT on Sunday, June 24. Click here to read the race preview.

Athletes to Watch

  • Allan Armstrong (PTS2, Colorado Springs. Colo.) — Defending national champion • Two-time ITU Paratriathlon World Cup medalist • 2018 Sarasota-Bradenton CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships silver medalist • Member of the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program
  • Kendall Gretsch (PTWC, Madison, Wis.) — Defending national champion • Undefeated in 11 career ITU paratriathlon starts • Three-time ITU Paratriathlon world champion • Two-time gold medalist in Nordic skiing at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
  • Ahalya Lettenberger (PTWC, Glen Ellyn, Ill.) — Defending USA Paratriathlon National Championships silver medalist • 2018 ITU World Paratriathlon Yokohama bronze medalist • 2017 Sarasota-Bradenton ITU Paratriathlon World Cup gold medalist • 2015 Parapan American Games gold medalist in swimming 
  • Howie Sanborn (PTWC, Denver, Colo.) — Defending national champion • 2017 Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup gold medalist • Two-time Sarasota-Bradenton CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Championships bronze medalist • U.S. Army veteran
  • Melissa Stockwell (PTS2, Chicago, Ill.) — 2016 Paralympic bronze medalist • Three-time ITU Paratriathlon world champion and five-time ITU Paratriathlon World Championships medalist • Three-time national champion • U.S. Army veteran

Media Requests

  • For media and interview requests, or to be added to USA Triathlon's press release distribution list for this event, please contact Caryn Maconi, USA Triathlon Communications Manager: caryn.maconi@usatriathlon.org or 719-200-2384. 

Results

Sportsmanship

USA Triathlon Sportsmanship Creed

As competitive athletes and members of the triathlon community, you know there is no better feeling than succeeding in your endeavors in sport. As a competitor at USA Triathlon events, you have a responsibility to demonstrate the highest standards of sportsmanship per the USA Triathlon Rulebook (Article III, Sections 3.3 and 3.4, Line b.), and as such, should always show respect for the sport, your fellow athletes, race staff, officials, volunteers and spectators. Each individual athlete shares this responsibility, which includes refraining from the use of improper language and conduct detrimental to the community at large. This rule will be strictly enforced and disrespectful language or conduct will not be tolerated.

For more information on USA Triathlon rules and sportsmanship, please reference the USAT Competitive Rules.  

Flight Information

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