Tulsa, Oklahoma to add Ironman 70.3 triathlon in 2023

September 22 2022

– The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Tulsa Triathlon scheduled for Sunday, May 21, 2023; Public registration is now open and can be accessed by visiting www.ironman.com/im703-tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma. / Tampa, Florida. (September 22, 2022) – Today Iron Man announced a new Iron Man® 70.3® The triathlon will be added in Tulsa, Oklahoma. To provide additional racing opportunities in the spring of 2023. The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Tulsa half-distance race will be held on Sunday, May 21 in conjunction with the Piedmontese full-distance winning beef races. , part of the American VinFast IRONMAN series. Public registration for 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 Tulsa is now open and can be accessed by visiting, www.ironman.com/im703-tulsa.

“The demand we’ve seen for Ironman 70.3 races across North America has been staggering, and we are thrilled to add the Ironman 70.3 races to complement the popular Ironman full-distance event here in Tulsa,” said Eric Atneb, Ironman Group Regional Director. . “This new event will provide an even more intense day of racing and create additional racing opportunities for athletes. Tulsa has proven to be an exciting and popular destination for athletes and their support crews, so adding the Ironman 70.3 triathlon to one of our popular communities with great local partners makes sense.”

Located on the Arkansas River between the Osage Hills and the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in northeastern Oklahoma, Tulsa is the second largest city in the state. Tulsa boasts a wide range of attractions, including Gathering Place (the largest privately funded public park in the country), the Philbrook and Gilcrease Museums, the Tulsa Zoo, and the Oklahoma Aquarium. Visitors can also enjoy professional baseball and football at the downtown stadium, ONEOK Field. Tulsa is known as a barbecue city but also boasts James Beard Award-winning seafood and world-famous craft beer. The city prides itself on offering big city experiences in a completely different way: no huge crowds, no big parking lots, just plenty to do for you and your whole group.

said Renee McKinney, senior vice president of tourism for the Tulsa Regional Chamber and President of Tulsa Regional Tourism. “With the route that showcases Green Country from the quiet Osage Hills to the bustling finish line in the heart of Tulsa, we are confident that athletes and spectators will have an experience they won’t forget.”

The Ironman 70.3 Tulsa Triathlon will offer qualifying chances for the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships to be held on August 26-27, 2023 in Lahti, Finland.

For more information on Iron Man 2023 70.3 Tulsa Triathlon, visit www.ironman.com/im703-tulsa. Athletes inquiries can be directed to [email protected] For more information about the IRONMAN brand and global series of events, visit www.ironman.com. Media inquiries may be directed to [email protected]

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About Tulsa

Geographically, Tulsa lies at the crossroads of America. Figuratively speaking, it is the crossroads of America. From 1920s Art Deco masterpieces to miles of open road along Route 66 to three of the nation’s largest tribal states, Northeast Oklahoma is an area of ​​Native American heritage. It’s a destination for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers, with thousands of miles of beaches, the headquarters of USA BMX and the largest privately funded public park in the country, Gathering Place. As the home of a storied local music scene and archives of Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, Tulsa is quickly becoming America’s capital of the world. Tulsa is a community that inspires. Find your inspiration in www.visittulsa.com.

About the Iron Man group

The Iron Man Group runs a global portfolio of events that includes Iron Man® Iron Man Triathlon Series® 70.3® Iron Man Triathlon Series® Virtual Racing™ (VR™) Series, 5150™ Triathlon™ Series, Rock ‘n’ Roll . Series® Running Series, Rock ‘n’ Roll Virtual Running™ Series, IRONKIDS®World Triathlon Championship Series, premiere running events including Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®UTMB® World Championship events including Tarawera Ultra, Ultra-Trail Australia™ and Epic Series™ mountain bike racing including Absa Cape Epic®Road cycling events including Haute Route®, and other multi-sport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of team participation sports in the world and provides more than one million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s extensive offerings. To cater to the athletes’ complete experience, the company’s portfolio also includes FulGaz® Virtual Cycling, is a fitness app connected to a more realistic indoor riding experience that aims to prepare athletes for real-world events. Since the beginning of the iconic Iron Man® The brand and its first event in 1978, athletes proved that anything is possible® By crossing finish lines around the world. Starting with a single race, the Ironman range has grown into a global sensation with hundreds of events in over 55 countries. IRONMAN GROUP is owned by Advance, a privately owned family business. For more information visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

About Advance

Advance is a privately held family business that owns and invests in companies across media, entertainment, technology, telecommunications, education and other promising growth sectors. Our mission is to build the long-term value of our companies by promoting growth and innovation. The Advance portfolio includes Condé Nast, Advance Local, Stage Entertainment, The IRONMAN Group, American City Business Journal, Leader Group, Turnitin, 1010data and Pop. Together, these companies employ more than 17,000 people in 29 countries. Advance is also among the largest shareholders of Charter Communications and Warner Bros. Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.

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