September 5, 2013
Dallas, TX – Locally owned Dallas Athletes & Playtri announced today that they will be partnering effective September 1, 2013.
Dallas Athletes & Playtri officials expect this partnership to improve multisport athlete confidence and widen its customer base, which will allow both companies the ability to offer greater opportunities and benefits to their customers.
Playtri retail stores currently stock a large selection of bikes, cycling and triathlon accessories, wetsuits, apparel, and nutrition products. They also offer a wide variety of metabolic testing along with group training, individual coaching and youth programs and a USAT Certified Performance Center.
The partnership will allow both companies to expand their training programs, club activities, retail reach, events, coaching and education programs.
Regarding the partnership with Playtri, Tom Ryan of Dallas Atheletes says, “Dallas Athletes Racing and Playtri’s events are a major part of the north Texas triathlon & running calendar. By combining our resources and expertise we can and will give the athlete a better racing experience. There is nothing but upside working with Playtri. Bringing together their club activities (club workouts, training programs, one-on-one coaching) with ours will do only one thing-give the athlete more options and a better experience.”
Regarding the partnership with Dallas Athletes, Ahmed Zaher of Playtri says, “This is greatness! We now have two of the top triathlon companies anywhere working together to serve the athlete with events, coaching, club and retail. I am so excited!”
More information is expected to be released in the weeks ahead regarding 2014 events, training programs, retail specials and expanded club workouts.
About Dallas Athletes, the Club
Dallas Athletes, The Club, was started by Tom Ryan in March of 2000 with four multisport members. Today it has a membership of close to 300 members. What was once three, weekly workouts has evolved into seven-days-a-week of group workouts, bike training programs, track workouts, triathlon training programs including TRI 101, half and full Ironman training and half/full marathon training. Their workouts are located in Coppell, Flower Mound, Carrollton-Farmers Branch, Irving/Las Colinas and Grapevine. To check out more on Dallas Athletes, go to www.dallasathletes.com
About Dallas Athletes Racing
Dallas Athletes first race was a kid’s triathlon in Coppell, TX in 2001. Now, 11-years later it boosts the largest triathlon calendar in north Texas with its popular themed events such as Monster Triathlon, St. Pat’s Triathlon, Caveman Triathlon, Texas Man Triathlon, Disco Triathlon and many more. DAR has expanded into running races which will be even BIGGER in 2014! Currently DAR owns the Wounded Warrior Half Marathon and 10K an event that has grown to 4,000 runners! For more information on DAR, check out www.dallasathletesracing.com
Playtri is a professional triathlon organization that offers a comprehensive, "whole life" approach aimed to improve overall health and fitness. Playtri has been helping people cross the finish line of triathlon since 2000. Playtri offers 2 soon to be 4 full triathlon retail stores, individualized and group training, triathlon and run races for all ages, camps, nutrition programs and more. Current stores and programs are located in Dallas and the McKinney/Allen/Plano area while triathlon camps and coaching are held across the country. For more about Playtri, go to www.playtri.com, email [email protected], or follow us on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Playtri