All women event attracts national media sponsor
First-of-its kind Conference attracts media sponsor Triathlete.com
SAN DIEGO, CA -Sept 7, 2010 - GOTRIbalr, an international community and resource for women who love to stay active by running, cycling, swimming (or doing all three), recently welcomed Triathlete.com, an online publication of the Competitor Groupr and the leader in their category for multisport athletes and enthusiasts worldwide, as their Media Sponsor.
The Conference and Retreat is the first-of-its-kind all-inclusive event for women of all ages and abilities who want to to connect, network with and learn from other women who lead active and fit lifestyles.
The event will be held on Saturday, October 16 from 7:30-4:30 p.m. PDT at the Hyatt Bay Resort in beautiful San Diego. Delicious breakfast and lunch are part of the full day of clinics, workshops and presentations during the GOTRIbal Conference. For those interested in participating, please visit: http://www.gotribalnow.com/events
GOTRIbal is pleased to announce this Sponsorship with Triathlete.com as they are both a well-respected local company and a nationally renowned brand serving multi-sport athletes.
"Triathlete.com is proud to partner with GOTRIbal for this one-of-a-kind conference that provides women with the tools, knowledge and inspiration for thriving in the world of endurance sports. With women making up the fastest-growing segment of triathlete participants, the GOTRIbal conference answers the tremendous demand for a female-specific forum that encourages women to embrace the challenge and rewards of triathlon," says Editor-in-Chief, Julia Polloreno. "As a female triathlete that balances the sport with work, kids, family and other obligations, I really value this type of support network and appreciate GOTRIbal's commitment to growing and empowering a community of active, dynamic women."
Chrissie Wellington, their biggest supporter and Chief Ambassador, burst onto the triathlon scene in 2007 with a definitive win in the most prestigious stage of triathlon competitions, the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Now, as 3x World Ironman Champion and irondistance world record holder, Chrissie welcomes women as they join the global TRIbe with her personal message on the website. "I'm so proud and excited to be involved in the development of GOTRIbal. Triathlon is not just a sport. It is a means to build bridges, break down barriers and change lives," says Wellington.
International sponsor, San Diego Triathlonr, have also come on board to support the GOTRIbal's Conference.
"There are literally millions of women doing endurance sports now, yet so few have the forum to safely and proactively connect and network with each other, outside of their regions, in a meaningful way," commented GOTRIbal founder and CEO, Tanya Maslach. "I am delighted to receive the support of Triathlete.com, as their expertise will bring this incredible experience to more women who were unable to make it out, still giving them access to some of the great resources at the Conference."
GOTRIbalr women are in over 40 regional "TRIbes" in 44 US states and 17 countries. The organization exists to be the resource to empower and connect women endurance athletes so that they, through the power of sport, can accomplish anything they dream of doing - on or off the race course. Because it's not just about the race.It's about life.
About The Competitor Group
Competitor Group, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, CA, is the leading endurance media and event entertainment company dedicated to promoting the sports of running, cycling and triathlon. CGI owns and operates 45 national events delivering more than 350,000 professional and amateur participants in 2010. CGI publishes four magazine titles with a combined monthly circulation of over 800,000 and has recently launched an online endurance community at competitor.com delivering over 1.5 million monthly unique visitors and over 25 million page views. Further information about Competitor and its media properties can be found at www.cgimediakit.com.
About Chrissie Wellington: Chrissie is a British triathlete who is the reigning, and triple World Ironman Champion and world record holder for the ironman-distance triathlon. She is noted for having won the World Championship less than a year after turning professional, an achievement which has been described as "a remarkable feat, deemed to be a near impossible task for any athlete racing as a rookie at their first Ironman World Championships." She is also the first British athlete to win the World Ironman Championship. www.chrissiewellington.org