Ironman 70.3 World Championships Chattanooga
September 9, 2017
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IRONMAN announced today that it has chosen Chattanooga, Tennessee to host the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. The championship race will be a two-day event with the professional and age-group women racing on Saturday, September 9 and the professional and age-group men racing on Sunday, September 10.
The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship is the pinnacle event in the global IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon series. IRONMAN expects more than 185,000 registered athletes to race at over 100 IRONMAN 70.3 races around the world throughout the 2017 qualifying season. From those races, more than 4,000 athletes will qualify to race in the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
“Since 2006, the IRONMAN 70.3 race series has grown exponentially around the world and has seen global success with the annual change in host region of the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. I am thrilled to announce that Chattanooga, Tennessee has been selected as the host city for 2017,” said Andrew Messick, Chief Executive Officer for IRONMAN. “Chattanooga is a first-class city, fully qualified and well-equipped to deliver an exceptional event, and we look forward to providing our athletes with an unforgettable championship race experience.”
Originally from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/news/articles/2015/09/chattanooga-to-host-2017-ironman-70.3-world-championship.aspx#ixzz42zJX73kK
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