Qualify for Long Course Duathlon Worlds

Feb. 26, 2008, 12 a.m. (ET)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 26 2008) Athletes interested in being a part of Team USA for the ITU Long Course Duathlon World Championship in Geel, Belgium on August 10, 2008, should be aware of the four qualifying races taking place throughout the U.S.

Following are the four events serving as qualifiers:

April 6
Carrboro Classic Endurance Sports Festival Duathlon
Carrboro, N.C.
Race distance: 5 miles, 33 miles, 5 miles
Slots available: 2 slots, roll down to 5th

April 13
Powerman Alabama
Birmingham, Ala.
Race distance: 5 miles, 33 miles, 5 miles
Slots available: 5 slots, roll down to 8

April 20
IRP Striders Duathlon
San Angelo, Texas
Race distance: 5 miles, 46 miles, 5 miles
Slots available: 3 slots, roll down to 5

May 18
USAT Long Course Nationals
Auburn, Calif.
Race distance: 2 miles, 56 miles, 13 miles
Slots available: 8 slots, roll down to 15

More details on each of these events can be found here.