MetaMan Rebranded as New IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan Race

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 …

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South America Lands Ironman 70.3 Punta del Este in Uruguay

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 …

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Incheon, Korea, Named Host of New IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon

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. …

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Life Time Tri Soma Rebranded as IRONMAN 70.3 Arizona

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 …

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IRONMAN 70.3 Ecuador in South America Announced

  IRONMAN announced the launch of IRONMAN® 70.3® Ecuador, the sixth IRONMAN branded race in South America and the first in Ecuador. The inaugural race will take place on August 9, 2015 in the city of Manta, located on the Pacific Ocean coast. “With great enthusiasm we announce the first IRONMAN 70.3 race in Ecuador,” …

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IRONMAN Announces Addition of IRONMAN 70.3 Durban Triathlon

IRONMAN is pleased to announce the addition of South Africa’s second IRONMAN® 70.3® race, the Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban triathlon. The inaugural race will be held on August 2, 2015. Durban, located on South Africa’s west coast in the KwaZulu-Natal province, is known for its warm, subtropical climate and world-famous surfing beaches with a …

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Big Kahuna Triathlon Becomes IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz

IRONMAN has announced the acquisition of multiple events from Firstwave Events, LLC. IRONMAN will now own and operate the Big Kahuna Triathlon and Santa Cruz Half Marathon/10k/5k. The Big Kahuna triathlon will be rebranded as IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz and will take place on Saturday, September 13, 2015. “We are excited to continue to expand our offerings …

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SUPERFROG Triathlon to Become IRONMAN 70.3 SUPERFROG

IRONMAN announced the acquisition of multiple events from SUPERFROG, Inc., including the SUPERFROG, SUPER SEAL and SEAL Sprint triathlons – created and designed by Navy SEALs. The SUPERFROG triathlon will be rebranded as IRONMAN 70.3 SUPERFROG and will take place on Sunday, September 27, 2015. “It is a privilege for us to combine the profound tradition of …

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IRONMAN Rebrands Races in France

IRONMAN has announced the acquisition of Optimum Sports Events, organizers of the Challenge Vichy triathlon and the Vichy Half Triathlon in France. The acquisition means both events will now become part of the IRONMAN European Tour. The Vichy Half Triathlon will become IRONMAN 70.3 Vichywith a race date of Saturday, August 29, 2015. The Challenge Vichy triathlon …

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