SAN DIEGO, CA – May 12, 2009 – Triathlon Canada and The Active Network, Inc. today announced a technology agreement that enables Triathlon Canada to better service its members and streamline the application process for the Triathlon and Duathlon World Championship teams.
Triathlon Canada, the national governing body for the sport of triathlon and its related disciplines, is responsible for the selection of hundreds of national team members to represent Canada in five Triathlon and Duathlon World Championship events held around the world each year. For the first time, Triathlon Canada will offer athletes the ability to apply and register for World Championship teams online. Using hosted, online technology from ActiveEndurance, a division of The Active Network, athletes can easily and securely submit qualifying forms, pay registration fees, and purchase team uniforms and Triathlon Canada merchandise at www.triathloncanada.com.
“Canada is home to some of the most talented triathletes in the world and The Active Network is the leader in online registration for endurance events,” said Triathlon Canada’s executive director, Alan Trivett. “By automating our application and registration process for the World Championship teams with The Active Network’s registration software, we’ve managed to please both our athletes and hardworking Triathlon Canada staff and volunteers – it’s a win for everyone!”
In addition to simplifying the application process for athletes, Active is providing Triathlon Canada staff a wide range of data management tools including custom registration reports and activity information; ecommerce capabilities; broadcast e-mail functionality; searchable registration confirmation results and much more.
“Triathlon Canada’s success in increasing awareness of and participation in the sport of triathlon is inspiring,” said Eric McCue, general manager for Active’s ActiveEndurance division. “We are proud to be their technology partner and look forward to supporting their development of the sport of triathlon.”
Active Endurance, a division of Active Network, delivers industry-leading online technology and marketing solutions to over 15,000 endurance events and organizations. For more information, visit www.ActiveEndurance.com.
About Triathlon Canada
Triathlon Canada is the governing body for triathlon in the country. Recognized as an Olympic medal sport since 2000, Triathlon Canada’s mandate is to promote, foster, organize and develop the sport of triathlon, and its related disciplines, in Canada. For more information on Triathlon Canada, please visit us at www.triathloncanada.com on the Internet.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network delivers integrated technology solutions, marketing services and online media properties that encourage and enable participation in activities and events. For more information, please visit www.ActiveNetwork.com.
Tina Wilmott, The Active Network, Inc.
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