The Sarasota Herald Tribune published an article tonight, Thursday August 28th, claiming that Nathan Benderson Park will host 2020 Triathlon and Paratriathlon World Cup races.
The race at Benderson Park is scheduled for March 22, which is within the International Triathlon Union’s Olympic and Paralympic qualification window. The race will be over a in a 750-meter swim, an 18.3 kilometer bike and a 5 kilometer run course. The prize purse for the elite races is $60,000.
The park has hosted numerouse world class events previously, including the 217, 2018 Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon Festivals, also hoe to the ITU Continental Cup. A month after the ITU World Cup, the park will host the U.S. Olympic Trials for Rowing.