Each fall Minnesota Tri News compiles a list of outstanding athletes and races from the past year to recognize. Awards are given out for a variety of categories including duathlete of the year, rookie of the year, grand master of the year, and our favorite, triathletes choice race of the year. This year there were 69 races eligible for the Triathletes Choice Race of the Year award. Athletes who participated in the nominated races were encouraged to vote for their favorite multi-sport race.
The 2015 winners were announced this past Saturday, November 14 at the Minnesota Multi-sport Award Night. This year ZapEvent swept the podium and is extremely proud to be the online registration partner for the top three races.
1. HOPKINS ROYAL TRIATHLON (352 finishers / 83 votes) – 23.8%
2. YWCA WOMEN’s TRIATHLON (935 finishers / 222 votes) – 23.7 %
4. TIMBERMAN TRIATHLON (279 finishers / 28 votes) – 10%
5. SUPERIOR MAN TRIATHLON (306 finishers / 22 votes) – 7.2%
Congratulations to all of the 2015 Race of Year Nominees. Thank you all for providing such great races that inspire, challenge, and strengthen the multi-sport community!