USA Triathlon is the sanctioning authority for more than 2,000 diverse events ranging from grass-roots to high profile races nationwide. The organization works    to create interest and participation in a variety of programs including camps,    clinics, races and educational opportunities.

USA Triathlon�s 70,000-strong membership is comprised of athletes of all ages, coaches, officials, parents and fans striving together to strengthen multi-sport.

On the elite level, USA Triathlon is responsible for the selection and training of teams to represent the United States in international competition, including the world championships, Pan Am Games and Olympic Games. It conducts national camps and clinics and provides coaching education programs.

On the developmental level, USA Triathlon fosters grass-roots expansion of the sport, which is facilitated by the sanctioning of age-group events and triathlon   clubs. National and regional championships are held for triathletes from junior to senior age divisions.

USA Triathlon's mission is to provide excellence in leadership, structure and education for the growth and development of the sport. USA Triathlon's vision is      to set the standard of excellence as a world leader in the sport by promoting a healthy lifestyle and encouraging participation and achievement.

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field,   long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF    encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.

The Road Runners Club of America is the national association of not-for-profit running clubs dedicated to promoting long distance running as a competitive     sport and as healthful exercise. RRCA's mission is to represent and promote the common interest of its member clubs and individual runners through education, leadership, programs and other services.

Gary Cohen - Runner, Coach, Writer, and Speaker

Stetson University Cross Country

The Daytona Area Grand Prix is a race series comprised of ten selected running events throughout the season.

The Daytona Beach Track Club, founded in 1973, is the second oldest track club in Florida. With over 500 members we are also one of Florida's largest.

 The mission of the Daytona Beachcombers Running Club is to nurture a sense of community and camaraderie within the club through running and social events; to offer opportunities for guidance, coaching, and development to members; and to promote the benefits of a healthy running/walking lifestyle for adults and young people.


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