Emporia State is site for USA Triathlon’s Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship

March 15, 2012

College athletes from across the Midwest will converge on Emporia State University on Saturday to compete in a triathlon that can qualify them for the national championships.

The Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and organized locally by Emporia State’s Multisport and Cycling Club.

Triathletes will complete 400 meters of swimming in the pool in the HPER building, bike 20 kilometers north on Kansas Highway 99 and run 5 kilometers through the city of Emporia. The transition area for all events will be on the east side of Welch Stadium near Emporia State’s Police and Safety offices.

The triathlon begins at noon on Saturday.

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