IRONMAN announces new event on Long Island

January 25, 2023

– First IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach Triathlon scheduled for September 23, 2023; General registration begins February 1, 2023 and can be accessed at www.ironman.com/im703-new-york – IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach, the first IRONMAN branded event to come to Long Island and only 40 minutes takes drive from New York City or 30 minutes by train from Penn Station

JONES BEACH, NY / TAMPA, Florida. (01/25/2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ — The IRONMAN Group announced today that Jones Beach State Park and Long Island’s South Shore will host the latest IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon The inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach Triathlon is scheduled to debut on September 23, 2023. Athletes will embark on a journey as they pass some of Longs Island’s most scenic areas, such as the legendary Jones Beach Theater Jones Beach Boardwalk and Nassau County’s Wantagh State Parkway. General registration for the IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach Triathlon will open on February 1, 2023 by visiting, www.ironman.com/im703-new-york.

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring an IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon to Long Island for the first time,” said Dave Christen, Sr. Regional Director of the IRONMAN Group. “With some of the most beautiful beaches in the Northeast, we know our athletes will enjoy the stunning scenery, beautiful weather, access to New York City and friendly communities here on Long Island.”

IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach treats athletes to a 1.2-mile swim at Zach’s Bay in Jones Beach State Park, a scenic 56-mile bike ride along Wantagh State Parkway and a 13.1-mile run the world-famous Jones Beach Boardwalk, which stretches along the coast and offers a unique finish line experience right on the beach.

“IRONMAN 70.3 New York will bring electrifying competition – and thousands of athletes and fans – to beautiful Jones Beach State Park,” Erik Kulleseid, Commissioner, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. “Long Island’s most popular state park will be a great stage to showcase the incredible determination and skill of these athletes.”

Located on Long Island’s south shore, Jones Beach State Park is a national treasure just 40 miles outside of Manhattan and New York City. Emerging from the vibrant energy of New York City, the soft sandy beaches offer some of the best reasons to discover Long Island. With three international airports accessible and the Long Island Rail Road, visitors can easily reach Jones Beach and explore many areas of Nassau County, Long Island and the greater New York City area. The Jones Beach Theater hosts some of the biggest musical performances and tours throughout the year, and the area is also home to one of the largest air shows in the world. Athletes arriving by plane, train or car will be offered a variety of options to enjoy and support their Long Island experience at the IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach.

General registration for the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach Triathlon will open on February 1, 2023. The 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach Triathlon offers qualifying spots for the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship being held in Taupō, New Zealand.

For more information on the IRONMAN 70.3 New York Jones Beach 2023 triathlon, visit www.ironman.com/im703-new-york. For more information about the IRONMAN brand and global series of events, visit www.ironman.com. Media inquiries can be directed to [email protected]

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About the IRONMAN group

The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events, which includes IRONMAN® Triathlon series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running series, IRONKIDS®World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®MOD® World Series events including Canyons Endurance Runs™, Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, Epic Series™ mountain bike races including Absa Cape Epic®Road cycling including Haute Route®, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the world’s largest operator of mass sports, offering the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s extensive offering to more than one million participants annually. The company’s portfolio also includes FulGaz to ensure the total athlete experience® Virtual Cycling, the most realistic indoor riding experience-connected fitness application aimed at preparing athletes for real-world events. Ever since the legendary IRONMAN was founded® brand and their first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Starting as a single race, the IRONMAN Group has grown into a global sensation with hundreds of events in over 55 countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a private family company. For more information visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

About advance

Advance is a private, family-owned company that owns and invests in companies in media, entertainment, technology, communications, education and other promising growth sectors. Our mission is to increase the long-term value of our companies by fostering growth and innovation. Advance’s portfolio includes Condé Nast, Advance Local, Stage Entertainment, The IRONMAN Group, American City Business Journals, Leaders Group, Turnitin, 1010data and Pop. Together, these operating companies employ more than 17,000 people in 29 countries. Advance is also among the largest shareholders in Charter Communications, Warner Bros. Discovery, and Reddit. Visit www.advance.com for more information.

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