MetaMan Rebranded as New IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan Race

Ironman 70.3 Bintan

The growth in popularity of IRONMAN® triathlon in the Asia-Pacific region is set to continue with the popular MetaMan Bintan triathlon event becoming the Swiss-belHotel IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan, Indonesia. The inaugural race will take place on August 23, 2015, and be one of the first qualifying races for the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship to be held [ read more » ]

T3X Endurance Series, a First for Australian Triathlon Scene

T3X Canberra

Triple Edge Events has announced a first for the Australian triathlon circuit, the T3X Endurance Series, an exciting 154 kilometre endurance triathlon to be held in Canberra, 12th – 13th December 2015. The T3X Endurance triathlon aims to disrupt the extreme triathlon landscape in Australia, providing athletes with the only International Triathlon Union regulation distance race [ read more » ]

South America Lands Ironman 70.3 Punta del Este in Uruguay

Ironman 70.3 Punta del Este

IRONMAN has announced the addition of the IRONMAN® 70.3® Punta del Este triathlon, the seventh IRONMAN-branded race in South America and the first in Uruguay. Previously known as the Iron Punta Triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Punta del Este will take place on November 29, 2015, along the beautiful Atlantic Coast of Uruguay. “We are thrilled to [ read more » ]

Des Moines Triathlon Replaces Hy-Vee Triathlon in Iowa’s Capitol

Des Moines Triathlon

Triathletes in the Midwest Region and across the U.S. rejoice as Premier Event Management replaces the old Hy-Vee Triathlon in Iowa’s capitol city with the new Des Moines Triathlon. The tradition was started in June of 2007 with the inaugural running of the Hy-Vee Triathlon! The triathlon world recognized in a very short time that the [ read more » ]

New Evergreen Long Distance Triathlons in Chamonix (France)

evergreen-endurance-races

The Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France is the location for the new Evergreen Endurance long distance triathlon events. The inaugural EVERGREEN 228 & EVERGREEN 118 triathlons will take place on September 12, 2015 in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. We introduce to you a new concept in endurance sport, placing responsibility at the forefront alongside the challenge itself. From [ read more » ]

Incheon, Korea, Named Host of New IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon

Ironman 70.3 Incheon

The growth in popularity of IRONMAN in the Asia-Pacific region continues with the exciting addition of the IRONMAN® 70.3® Incheon, Korea triathlon. The inaugural race will take place on July 5, 2015. Incheon, Korea’s third-most populous city, is less than an hour train ride from the amazing city of Seoul and its more than 28 million people. [ read more » ]

Infographic: IRONMAN’s Reach in 2015

2015 Ironman Infographic

The World Triathlon Corporation’s IRONMAN has grown from it’s a single named race to a market that now extends to 34 countries on 6 continent in 2015, and it just keeps growing…  The phenomenon started over 35 year ago in Hawaii with the full IRONMAN triathlon distance which features a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile [ read more » ]

Life Time Tri Soma Rebranded as IRONMAN 70.3 Arizona

IRONMAN and Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life CompanySM (NYSE: LTM), announced today the continuation of their partnership with the exchange of three continuing events. 1. The Life Time Tri Soma triathlon will be rebranded as IRONMAN® 70.3® Arizona and will take place on October. 18, 2015 in Tempe, Az. 2. Life Time will acquire the Boulder Peak triathlon, which will take place on July 12, 2015 and will be rebranded the Life Time Tri Boulder Peak. 3. Life Time Fitness will be title sponsor of the Boulder Sprint triathlon, scheduled to take place in conjunction with IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder on June 13, 2015. In 2016, ownership of the Boulder Sprint will transfer to Life Time.

The Life Time Tri Soma race has been rebranded as an Ironman event. The IRONMAN 70.3 Arizona triathlon will debut Oct. 18 in and around Tempe Town Lake.  The new IRONMAN 70.3 Series race is a results of the continued partnership between IRONMAN and Life Time Fitness.  This brings the number of IRONMAN 70.3 races taking [ read more » ]