MILWAUKEE, WI (LEARFIELD-WSAU) A record 57-hundred athletes will compete in Milwaukee tomorrow and Sunday at a national triathlon. The annual U-S-A Triathlon Age Group Championships will take place along Milwaukee's lakefront.
The Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World will be at the center of the activity. The Olympic Distance national event takes place Saturday. It includes a 15-hundred-meter swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride, and a 10-kilometer running course.
The Sprint national meet is on Sunday with a 750-meter swim, and 20-K bike race, and a 5-K run. Chrissie Wellington, a four-time Ironman world champion, is expected to be there.
About 500 of the athletes are planning to be in both events. They'll compete for spots in next year's I-T-U World Championships.