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!