TAMPA, Fla. (January 14, 2016) – IRONMAN announced today the addition of a new IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon in China, which is scheduled to take place on October 16, 2016 in the Anhui Province of Hefei.
Hefei is an iconic capital city with great access to scenic venues and entertainment options. This is the second IRONMAN 70.3 race announced for China after Xiamen which will be taking place on November 6.
The IRONMAN 70.3 Hefei triathlon will offer 50 age-group qualifying slots for the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA and 15 qualifying slots for the 2017 IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i.
Course information will be forthcoming. Registration will open on February 2, 2016 at www.ironman.com/hefei70.3.
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