Northwell Health To Serve as Title Partner for Northwell Health IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach

June 21, 2023

- Northwell Health physicians will provide medical care and expertise to more than 3,800 athletes participating in the inaugural Northwell Health IRONMAN 70.3 New York triathlon

TAMPA, Fla. / NEW YORK, N.Y. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – IRONMAN announced today that Northwell Health,New York’s largest healthcare provider will serve as the title partner of the inaugural Northwell Health IRONMAN® 70.3® New York – Jones Beach triathlon. Northwell will also serve as the Official Volunteer Partner and Official Medical Partner for the event, providing top tier medical care to 3,800 registered athletes competing in Jones Beach on September 23, 2023.

“This inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 New York-Jones Beach event will bring together passionate and driven competitors from around the world, and we are happy to have Northwell play an integral part in supporting these athletes’ journey to crossing the finish line,” said Matt Wikstrom, Chief Partnerships Officer for The IRONMAN Group.

Through its premiere sports medicine program, Northwell provides care to athletes at all levels. They have experience working with professional athletes at the height of their careers and bring the same quality of care and expertise to caring for recreational athletes and “weekend warriors.” Northwell has state of the art programs and services to treat and prevent sports medicine injuries with seven Northwell hospitals being recognized by U.S. News & World Report for excellence in orthopedic care. Their physicians and clinical care providers deliver exceptional, comprehensive care—from initial consultation and diagnosis through treatment and follow-up.

“We are thrilled to partner with IRONMAN, particularly as the inaugural title sponsor for the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach triathlon,” said Edward Fraser, Vice President, Community Relations, at Northwell. “I’ve volunteered at many of these races across the country, volunteered for almost every position, and even had the pleasure of being a run captain at the IRONMAN Lake Placid race. This is a great community event that will bring many volunteers and municipalities together for a great day at Jones Beach.”

Northwell Health has experience providing medical care to other large sporting events. Their specialists routinely provide high-level treatment to athletes—including those on the New York Islanders, New York Jets, and Long Island Ducks, members of Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy, and multiple schools across the New York metropolitan area.

The 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach triathlon will see athletes kick off their journey with a 1.2-mile swim in the protected Zach’s Bay framed by the famous Jones Beach Amphitheater before embarking upon the 56-mile closed bike course on the flat and fast Wantagh Parkway. The 13.1-mile run course takes athletes onto the boardwalk alongside the Atlantic Ocean with an electric finish line on the beach. The IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach race offers age group qualifying slots to the 2024 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship triathlon taking place on December 14 & 15, 2024 in Taupō, New Zealand.

Announced in April, general registration for the inaugural 2023 IRONMAN® 70.3® New York – Jones Beach triathlon had sold out. With the sellout, the event will play host to the largest inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 event in the history of the IRONMAN 70.3 brand. For those still trying to gain entry into IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach, a limited number of entries remain available through The IRONMAN Foundation and Enhanced Athlete Event Experiences powered by NIRVANA.

For more information about the Northwell Health IRONMAN 70.3 New York – Jones Beach triathlon, please visit 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.


About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 21 hospitals, about 900 outpatient facilities and more than 12,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 83,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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® Series, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®, UTMB® World Series trail-running events including the Canyons Endurance Runs™ by UTMB®, Tarawera Ultra by UTMB® and Ultra-Trail Australia™ by UTMB®, 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.