The Nation’s Triathlon Announces Gryphon Technologies as Presenting Sponsor of the Military Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C., 06/09/2017 – The Nation’s Triathlon, an Escape Triathlon Series Event, and Gryphon Technologies, a leading Department of Defense engineering services firm, are reuniting once again with Gryphon Technologies returning as the Presenting Sponsor for the Nation’s Triathlon Military Challenge.

“The Military Challenge at the Nation’s Triathlon has been one of the most hotly contested divisions in the event’s 12-year history. Thanks to this partnership and because of this renewed commitment from Gryphon Technologies the competition will continue,” said Bill Burke, President and CEO of Premier Event Management.

In addition to its sponsorship of the Military Challenge, Gryphon Technologies will have dozens of employees competing, in relays or individually, side-by-side with active duty and veteran military personnel along with civilian DoD employees.

“The Military Challenge is just one way we can honor and recognize so many who are committed to serving our country,” said P.J. Braden, Founder and CEO of Gryphon Technologies.

Active duty, veteran military personnel and government employees supporting the military can compete as individuals or as teams. Competitors remain eligible for 2018 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Qualification. As a special thank you to all of our DoD personnel, please use code GRYPHON25 for $25 off your registration. For more information visit

About Premier Event Management
Premier Event Management (PEM) is America’s preeminent organizer and race director for multi-sport and endurance racing events from coast to coast. Established in 1993, PEM owns and manages more than 25 of the most widely recognized triathlon, running, cycling and endurance events in the world including IRONMAN® 70.3 New Orleans, New York City Triathlon, Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, The Nation’s Triathlon, Naperville Sprint Triathlon, Philadelphia Triathlon, National Women’s Half Marathon and the Naperville Women’s Half Marathon. In addition to the production of wholly owned events, New Orleans-based PEM also provides all services required for new or established events, from consulting services to complete turnkey productions. For more information visit

About Gryphon Technologies, LC
Gryphon Technologies is a premier engineering and professional services firm headquartered in Washington, DC and specializing in warfare systems and integration, naval architecture and marine engineering, program management, test and evaluation, and logistics. Gryphon was recently selected as a winner of Washingtonian Magazine’s Best Places to Work.