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TriColumbia Merchandise

TriColumbia Training 
Aqua Sphere
Hammer Nutrition
ASI Photography
NEW EVENT - Iron Girl Rocky Gap
2012 Event Schedule
FAQ's & Resources
Welcome 2012 Category Sponsors!



TriColumbia logoAs race season begins, TriColumbia is proud to announce and welcome our 2012 Category Sponsors.  






Aqua Sphere  

Hammer Nutrition

ASI Photography



TriColumbia is able to bring you superior events due in part to the support we receive from our event specific and category sponsors. Check out individual event webpages on our website to see all our fabulous sponsors, and scroll down to read more about our 2012 category sponsors. We thank them for their continuing endorsement and ask that you support them as well!  


Looking forward to a great season, one in which we all Celebrate Life!

Robert Vigorito, Level 2 Race Director, and The TriColumbia Team     




Endurafit logoEnduraFit, TriColumbia's official event performance apparel sponsor, is pleased to offer on-site and online retail merchandising of official TriColumbia event apparel. Endurafit specializes in custom performance items, and innovative and unique products and premiums such as sublimated bike gloves and sublimated arm warmers.



GatoradeTriColumbia's official Sports Energy Drink and makers of G Series, Gatorade fuels your body before, during and after practice, training or competition. Gatorade helps you achieve your best every step of the way!  Look for brand new products at TriColumbia events.


Aqua Sphere

Aqua Sphere logoAqua Sphere, TriColumbia's swim partner, is pleased to offer a wide array of swim products, from wetsuit sales and rentals to swimwear and related accessories. Active swim equipment is their specialty!


Hammer Nutrition

Hammer Nutrition ChevronOfficial Nutrition Supplement sponsor, Hammer Nutrition, provides a full line of quality endurance fuels and nutrition supplements to help you perform your best. Be sure to browse Hammer Nutrition's Knowledge webpage for a multitude of helpful resources so you can achieve your training and racing goals.

ASI Photography

TriColumbia's oASI logofficial photographer, ASI Photography, will be present at most TriColumbia events to capture your greatest moments photographically. After the race, ASI Orders provides you with easy, online ordering of your race photos.  Be sure to have your bib number visible and smile for the cameras!


Announcing A Brand New Iron Girl Event - Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon To Take Place September 9, 2012!

Iron Girl Rocky Gap LogoTriColumbia is pleased to announce the inaugural Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon. The triathlon will take place on September 9, 2012 at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, Md. and consist of a 0.5 mile swim, 16 mile bike and 3 mile run. This inspirational all women's event is about empowering women toward a healthy lifestyle and providing a platform whereby women support one another as they journey toward the finish line.

Best of CompetitorThe 7th annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon, the most popular event in the Iron Girl series, sold out in less than four hours and will take place August 19 at Centennial Lake Park in Columbia, Md. Earlier this year, the Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon was named the "Best Women's Event" in the Mid-Atlantic by Competitor Magazine.

Registration for the 2012 Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon opened on April 10, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Registration is $135 for USAT members, $145 for non-USAT members and $235 for a three person relay team.  The prize purse is $4,999 for all competitors except relays. For more information and to register for the Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon visit TriColumbia.org

event_schedule2012 Event Schedule
April 29, 2012 - Athleta Iron Girl Columbia 1/2 Marathon & Coed 5K - benefiting Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center - Registration is closed, but there will be limited registration available on a first come, first served basis at the expo and packet pick up on Friday, 4/27/12 from 2-7pm and Saturday, 4/28/12 from 10am-7pm.
In addition to an awesome inaugural medal, Iron Girl 1/2 Marathon finishers will receive a bracelet with a special commemorative sterling silver Iron Girl 13.1 bead.

May 20, 2012 - Columbia Triathlon
Registration is closed - contact charity teams for possible entry opportunities or contact us for a CTA Community Slot.

June 3, 2012 - Blackwater Duathlon - USAT National Long Course Duathlon Championship - Registration is open  


June 10, 2012 - Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon & AquaVelo  - Registration is closed -  contact charity teams for possible entry opportunities or contact us for a CTA Community Slot.
**The EagleMan 2012 Aqua Velo has been named by the USAT Mid Atlantic Regional Committee as the 2012 Regional Championship.

June 24, 2012 - Celebrating Heroes Triathlon benefiting MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Network. Registration is open

July 22, 2012 - TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon   Registration is open

August 19, 2012 - Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon -
Registration is closed - contact charity teams for possible entry opportunities.  CTA Community Slot are no longer available.

September 9, 2012 - Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon - Registration is open

September 29, 2012 - ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic featuring the Ultra Distance Triathlon, Skipjack 75.2 Triathlon, Aquabike & Bugeye Classic (intermediate distance) - Registration is open.

** The ChesapeakeMan Ultra Distance Triathlon has been designated as the 2012 USAT Mid Atlantic Championship and was named by Triathlete Magazine as a "Best 140.6"


Our Sponsors

Athleta   Milestones Sports Jewelry & Apparel   FinisherPix   Howard County General Hospital 

The Howard Hughes Corporation   EnduraFit   The Mall in Columbia   Wegmans 

Mix 106.5   Gatorade   Hammer Nutrition   Princeton Sports 

Howard Magazine   Lisa Hussman Foundation   Polar USA   Sheraton Columbia Town Center 

Frequently Asked Questions & ResourcesFAQ's Question Mark
If you're not sure about some of the rules & regulations for CTA's races or if you're just looking for answers to commonly asked questions, download the FAQ   

Nutrition is a key component to proper training and racing. TriColumbia sponsor, Hammer Nutrition, has an extensive resource page 

If you still have questions about specific races, feel free to email us
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