Para Event FAQs

Do you have questions as to how to put on a paratriathlon or how to accommodate paratriathletes? Are you unsure if your race is already accessible? Read the Paratriathlon Event FAQs.

Still have questions? Email us.


Paratriathlete Handlers

Who are handlers and what exactly do they do? Who can/should be a handler? These questions and more can be answered by reading over the Paratriathlete Handler Operations Manual.

Questions? Email us.


Paratriathlon Friendly Designation Application

If your event is USAT-Sanctioned and you believe to have a Paratriathlete friendly race, then fill out the application and obtain the designation and attract paratriathletes to your race.

Click here to obtain the 2019 application.

Please submit the completed application along with any videos, pictures, testimonials, or any other material deemed necessary to the Paralympic Programs Coordinator, Gavin Shulock

Before you can receive this designation you must have a fully-completed sanction application within the USAT Sanction system.

Once applications are sent to Gavin please allow a few days for the review of your application.

If your race is selected to receive the Paratriathlon Friendly Designation, then you will receive the special logo to add to your website and you will also go into the running database on Paratriathlon Friendly events that the athletes can access.

Was your race given the Parafriendly designation in 2018? Click here to reapply and get the 2019 logo.

Questions about the application or process? Email Gavin Shulock.