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Press Release

 – Orange County International Triathlon presented by Mazda

Kicks off on Sunday, May 20, 2012 in Mission Viejo –


IRVINE, Calif. (May 18, 2012) – Orange County-based Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has sealed on as a pretension unite of a OC Tri Series. The initial in a array of events, a Fourth Annual Orange County International Triathlon presented by Mazda featuring a all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5, is Orange County’s usually Olympic-distance triathlon and takes place this Sunday, May 20, during Lake Mission Viejo in Mission Viejo, Calif.

The OC International Triathlon attracts many of OC’s excellent athletes to contest in one of several events, including a OC Aquathon (1500-meter and 2.5-mile open H2O swims), a OC Duathlon (a multiple of using and biking courses) and a OC Triathlon. All events take place side by side on a bike and using courses, that finish during Lake Mission Viejo.

“As an Orange County-based company, Mazda is unapproachable to support a internal eventuality that is so critical to a village and a athletes,” pronounced John Abel, executive of marketing, MNAO. “We wish Mazda’s Zoom-Zoom truth of refreshing practice and a disturb of severe oneself carries a athletes by to a end.”

OC Tri Series Race Director Bill Leach said, “The OC Tri Series appreciates a support of Mazda as pretension sponsor. The ‘Better, Stonger, Smarter’ code represents a hint of a triathletes. As Mazda is famous for a childish design, doing and endurance, we’re unapproachable to have them as a pretension sponsor.”

As partial of a OC Tri Series, a Pacific Coast Triathlon, Aquathlon and Duathlon take place after this summer on Sep 9 during Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach, Calif. The Pacific Coast Triathlon is a 2012 USA Triathlon Southwest Regional Sprint Championship. For younger competitors (ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15), a Pacific Coast Triathlon will be partial of a Southern California Youth Triathlon Series and will offer as a Series Championship race.

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States and Mexico by some-more than 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.


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