Chicago, Illinois


Chicagoland’s First, Real-Life Athletic Event

It was small. It was safe. It will happen again. I’ve been part of the national endurance community for nearly 20 years, having managed some of the world’s largest triathlons and most successful marathons. Never did I imagine that losing money producing a 30-person, urban event during a pandemic would be so invigorating. The ChallengeLike…
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Enduring in the Endurance Industry

Much like the nation’s current appreciation for those on the front lines, our industry needs to celebrate our most essential resource. While the nation continues to flatten the COVID-19 curve and debate the most effective means to resume normalcy, more than 50,000+ endurance races remains sidelined until further notice. As an independent event owner and…
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Born in 1983. Still Thriving in 2020.

Leon’s Triathlon has been known for many things since 1983. We launched in Hobart, Indiana when the triathlon industry was still in its infancy. We produced the first national amateur championship under the USA Triathlon Federation and hosted the nation’s first Military Championship (a qualifying event for the World Military Games) in the 90’s. We…
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