LIFE TIME FITNESS TRIATHLON SERIES

RACE TO THE TOYOTA CUP SET FOR OCTOBER 10, 2010 IN Rockwall, Texas;

Race Continues to Serve as Championship for Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup; New Course Set of 2010 Event

DALLAS (April , 2010) – The 2010 Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup will be held in Dallas on October 10, 2010. This year, the Toyota U.S. Open Triathlon features a new course at The Harbor in Rockwall, Texas.

The new course changes the event from its original point-to-point format to a circular course. It offers a 1.5K swim at Lake Ray Hubbard, with a 40K bike ride through the community of Rockwall, and a 10k run, that starts and ends at The Harbor in Rockwall.

“I am excited about our new course design which improves participant logistic and spectator viewing,” said Dave Campbell, vice president, Life Time Fitness Athletic Events. “Logistically, the new course will substantially enhance participants’ experience, streamlining equipment transportation, transition areas and lodging. For participants and spectators alike, the Harbor offers the perfect landscape with the beauty of the lake and the amenities of Hilton Bella Harbor hotel and shops in the Harbor complex.”

“We are thrilled and proud to be hosting the U.S. Open, where the Race to the Toyota Cup Champions will be crowned.” said Bill Cecil, Mayor of Rockwall. “The Harbor complex is the perfect setting for this event, for athletes and spectators alike.”

Held four consecutive years in Dallas, the Toyota U.S. Open Triathlon serves as the championship event for the six-race Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup.

The Life Time Fitness Triathlon Race to the Toyota Cup uniquely combines six of the most prominent international-distance triathlon events in the world:

  • Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon (PHILLYTRI), June 27,
  • Life Time Fitness Triathlon in Minneapolis, July 10,
  • Nautica New York City Triathlon, July 18,
  • Chicago Triathlon, August 29,
  • Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Triathlon, October 3
  • Toyota U.S. Open Triathlon in Dallas, October 10