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IRONMAN Announces Poznan in Poland as New Host City for IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon

January 12, 2022

- Inaugural edition of IRONMAN 70.3 Poznań and 5150 Poznań in Poland to take place on September 4, 2022

POZNAN / TAMPA (January 12, 2022) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – IRONMAN announced today that it will add to its 2022 global race calendar with IRONMAN® 70.3® Poznań and 5150® Poznań triathlons in Poland.

The inaugural editions of IRONMAN 70.3 Poznań and 5150 Poznań in Poland will take place on September 4, 2022. Athletes can expect a stunning swim-bike-run course with both events hosting the swim leg in Lake Kierskie. Both courses will have a flat, fast bike course before transitioning for the run which takes place in the city centre of Poznań, where the finish line and Race Village will be located at the MTP Poznań Expo.

Michal Drelich, race director said, “We are glad to add the IRONMAN 70.3 Poznań and 5150 Poznań to our IRONMAN Poland portfolio. It’s another milestone for the modern Polish triathlon scene but also a tribute to its history as the swim will take place in the Lake Kierskie, home to the very first triathlon competition in Poland which was held in 1984. We look forward to a great weekend of racing in Poznań and to stay committed to creating the best possible IRONMAN 70.3 experience for our athletes, partners, the host city and other stakeholders.”

IRONMAN 70.3 Poznań will offer 30 qualifying slots to the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place in Lahti, Finland on August 26 – 27, 2023. General Registration for the Polish event will open on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

For more information on IRONMAN 70.3 Poznań and 5150 Poznań taking place in Poland, please visit www.ironman.com/im703-poznan and www.ironman.com/5150-poznan. Athlete enquiries can be directed to poznan70.3@ironman.com for IRONMAN 70.3 Poznań and 5150poznan@ironman.com for 5150 Poznań.

For more information on the IRONMAN brand and global event series, visit www.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, the IRONMAN® Virtual Racing™ (VR™) Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virtual Running™ Series, IRONKIDS®, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and The Sun-Herald City2Surf®, Ultra-Trail® World Tour events including Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events including Haute Route®, and gravel racing like Gravel Epic®, 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. 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, Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.