Race Directors

2016 Mideast/Midwest Race Director and Coaches Symposium

2015 RD Symposium group frontSpend a weekend in Chicago, Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, with your multisport business peers.  Join us for our 6th Annual Symposium with a new session format that will cater to both Race Directors and Coaches seeking new ideas, networking, and knowledge pertinent to the multisport industry.  Participants will have the option to choose breakout presentations focused specifically on the race directing or coaching business. Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s) will be offered. Stayed tuned for this year’s lineup of dynamic presentations. Details and online registration coming soon!


Race Bid Call-out

Would you like to host a Mideast Regional Championship? The Mideast Council is currently seeking bids to host our 2017-18 Regional Championships:

-2017-18 USAT Mideast Regional Championship (Olympic Triathlon and Olympic Aquabike)

-2017 USAT Mideast Regional Sprint Duathlon Championship

-2017 USAT Mideast Regional Olympic Duathlon Championship

-2017 USAT Mideast Regional Paratriathlon Championship ( please email usatmideast@gmail.com to receive the para-friendly race bid application)


Deadline is Monday, September 19th.




-Find Volunteers: Are you interested in passionate triathletes and community oriented volunteers at your races and expos?  Team Red, White & Blue is eager to connect with you and your race, as their local Chapters & Communities develop Triathlon specific programming and increased volunteer opportunities for their Veterans and Community Members.

CONTACT: Zack Armstrong, Team Red, White & Blue, Midwest Regional Director, Zack.Armstrong@teamrwb.org

Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Check out these videos describing what Team RWB is all about and the impact of this organization.

Real Stories: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8w0vg0Yd5mY

Team RWB: Our Impact http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUIEk_6-lU0


Viewpoint – Article by Council member, Maggi Wettstein, discussing the challenges of race directing