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IRONMAN Announces New Event on Long Island with IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach Triathlon

January 25, 2023

- Inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 New York - Jones Beach triathlon scheduled to take place Sept. 23, 2023; General registration to open Feb. 1, 2023, and can be accessed by visiting, www.ironman.com/im703-new-york - IRONMAN 70.3 New York - Jones Beach first IRONMAN branded event to come to Long Island and only 40-minute drive from New York City or 30-minute train ride from Penn Station

JONES BEACH, N.Y. / TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The IRONMAN Group announced today that Jones Beach State Park and the southern shore of Long Island will play host to the newest IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon. The inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach triathlon is schedule to make its debut on Sept. 23, 2023. Athletes will take on a journey as they will embark past some of Longs Island’s most beautiful areas such as the Jones Beach Theater, the iconic 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 Feb. 1, 2023, by visiting, www.ironman.com/im703-new-york.

“We could not be more excited to bring an IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon to Long Island for the first time,” said Dave Christen, Sr. Regional Director for 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 will treat athletes to a 1.2-mile swim in Zach’s Bay at Jones Beach State Park, a scenic 56-mile bike ride along the Wantagh State Parkway, culminating with a 13.1-mile run along the world-famous Jones Beach Boardwalk that stretches down the coast with a unique finish line experience on the beach itself.

“The IRONMAN 70.3 New York will bring an electrifying competition – and thousands of athletes and fans – to the 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 these athletes’ incredible determination and skill.”

Located on the southern shore of Long Island, Jones Beach State Park is a national treasure just 40-miles outside Manhattan and New York City. The soft sand beaches emerge from within the vibrant energy of New York City and showcase some of the best reasons to discover Long Island. With three international airports to fly into and the Long Island Rail Road, visitors can reach Jones Beach easily and experience many areas in Nassau County, Long Island and the greater New York City region. The Jones Beach Theater hosts some of the largest musical acts and tours throughout the year and the area also plays host to one of the largest air shows on earth. Athletes who come by plane, train, or automobile will have plenty of offerings to enjoy and support your experience on Long Island at IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach.

General registration for the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach triathlon will open Feb. 1, 2023. The 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach triathlon will offer qualifying slots to the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place in Taupō, New Zealand.

For more information about the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 New York Jones Beach triathlon www.ironman.com/im703-new-york. For more information on the IRONMAN brand and global event series, please visit www.ironman.com. Media inquiries may be directed to press@ironman.com.

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About The IRONMAN Group

The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events that includes the 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®, UTMB® World Series events including the Canyons Endurance Runs™, Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, Epic Series™ mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events including Haute Route®, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of mass participation sports in the world and provides more than a million participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. Catering to the full athlete experience, the company portfolio also includes FulGaz® virtual cycling, the most realistic indoor riding experience connected fitness application aimed at preparing athletes for real-world events. Since the inception of the iconic IRONMAN® brand and its first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Beginning as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to become a global sensation with hundreds of events across 55+ countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a private, family-owned business. For more information, visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

About Advance

Advance is a private, family-held business that owns and invests in companies across media, entertainment, technology, communications, education and other promising growth sectors. Our mission is to build the value of our companies over the long-term 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. For more information visit www.advance.com.