Top Photos from Olympic-Distance Age Group Nationals in Cleveland, Ohio

CLEVELAND — Thousands of the nation’s top amateur triathletes competed in Cleveland’s Edgewater Park on Aug. 11-12 for the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. First held in 1983, Age Group Nationals is USA Triathlon’s largest and longest-running National Championship event.

The event featured more than 5,400 participants, making it the second-largest field in history and the largest since 2014. Athletes qualified for the Olympic-Distance race by earning a competitive age-group finish at a previous USA Triathlon-sanctioned event.

Click here for a full recap from the Olympic-Distance races and here for a full recap from the Sprint-Distance National Championships. 

(Photos courtesy of Rich Cruse)