WOMEN FOR TRI

Overview

Since its inception in 1974, triathlon has been distinctive in its inclusion of female and male competitors on the same courses with the same challenges and rules. In keeping with the unique spirit of our sport, Women For Tri looks to increase female participation at all levels of triathlon.

Our mission: To identify and diminish primary barriers to entry, and mobilize triathlon advocates to encourage and engage female athletes across all distances and representing all athletic abilities.

Women For Tri embodies the heart and soul of what makes the sport so rewarding: testing your ability, overcoming challenges, and realizing the full depth of your potential in the most widely recognized test of endurance – triathlon.

Tell me MORE

  • Women For Tri™, a program of the IRONMAN Foundation launched by IRONMAN in 2015, works to increase female participation at all levels of triathlon.
  • The program seeks to identify and diminish primary barriers to entry and mobilize triathlon advocates to encourage and engage female athletes across all race distances and representing all athletic abilities.
  • Since inception, over $300,000 in grants have been awarded to triathlon clubs supporting female participation initiatives.
  • Learn more by visiting the official Women For Tri website. 
  • Join the Women For Tri online community of 50,000+ female triathletes. JOIN NOW!  

How does Women For Tri give back?

  • In staying true to our mission, Women For Tri has launched a unique program to support and engage female triathletes. The first of many steps towards increasing female participation will be providing targeted grants.
  • TriClubs can apply to receive grants from Women for Tri. For details, click HERE.
  • Funding for these programs will come from the sale of Women For Tri merchandise along with donations made to Women For Tri and Women For Tri slots at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

What is the Women For Tri Ambassador Program?

  • Women For Tri is about support, encouragement, and the will to transform the "impossible" into the possible! The 2019 Women For Tri Ambassadors promote the Women For Tri mission to introduce new women into the sport of triathlon and are chosen each year based on a combination of factors, including overall contribution, influence and leadership in Women For Tri efforts.
  • The 2019 team will be comprised of regional female ambassadors dedicated to the Women For Tri initiatives. These athletes will represent Women For Tri during their 2019 race season and embrace Women For Tri’s mission to bring women into the sport of triathlon.
  • Thank you for your interest. Applications are now closed.
  • To learn more, click HERE

What is the Women For Tri TriClub Grant Program?

  • The purpose of the Women For Tri 2019 Triathlon Club Grant Program is to support triathlon clubs in their efforts to increase female membership and engagement.
  • These efforts may include but are not limited to clinics, seminars and educational lectures, and social gatherings.
  • These grants are available to all triathlon clubs globally who are looking to increase female participation and is not limited to women-only triathlon clubs.
  • To review Women For Tri Triathlon Club program guidelines, click HERE.
  • Applications for the 2019 grant cycle are now closed. For details click HERE.

How can I support Women For Tri?

Shop for Women For Tri apparel HERE.

Race to support Women For Tri at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i. Learn more HERE.

Race to support Women For Tri at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. See the qualifer races with Women For Tri slots HERE.

Join the Women For Tri online community of 50,000+ female triathletes. 

Still have questions?

If you have any questions, please send an email to womenfortri@ironman.com.

Contact Us

The IRONMAN Foundation
3407 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Suite 100
Tampa FL, 33607

813-868-5940

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