Step Up To The Challenge: IRONMAN Announces 2024 IRONMAN Triathlon Race Schedule across the United States and Canada
August 14, 2023
Athletes can plan their 2024 season with nine full-distance IRONMAN events to choose from in incredible locations across the US and Canada
TAMPA, Fla. (August 14, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – IRONMAN has announced its 2024 full-distance IRONMAN® triathlon race calendar combining some iconic locations along with athlete favorites for the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series. Athletes looking to complete an IRONMAN triathlon this coming year, will have the opportunity to step up to the challenge of the toughest single day endurance event at one of nine unforgettable race venues across United States and Canada. Whether they are looking for a bucket list event or just to join the community of athletes who have earned the coveted title and complete their first IRONMAN triathlon, athletes can now plan their 2024 North American racing schedule. To view the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN North America Series schedule of events, visit www.ironman.com/na-open-2024.
“We are pleased to be able to announce the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN North America Series schedule well in advance in an effort to enable athletes to plan their race schedule, set their goals, and prepare for a successful season of racing,” said Elizabeth O’Brien, Managing Director, North America for The IRONMAN Group. “With many of the most iconic and sought after IRONMAN triathlons around the world available in the United States and Canada, athletes will have the best opportunity possible to put in the training, set a personal PR, or just accomplish a life-long goal of crossing an IRONMAN finish at one of our incredible host venues here in North America.”
In a further effort to help athletes be able to plan their race calendar, the Flex90 program provides athletes that register within the first 90 days of registration being open to qualify for free deferral, payment plan, fee-free transfer, and partial refund. More details on Flex90 can be found here.
Below is a listing of the full-distance IRONMAN triathlons in the VinFast IRONMAN North America Series
|Date||Event Name||Events Details|
|April 27, 2024||
*Registration Now open; limited spots remain
|Everything is bigger in the Lone Star State. Whether it be the epic belt buckle medals, increased IRONMAN World Championship triathlon slots, or the athlete’s aspirations that take on this storied race. For over 10 years, the athletes’ choice for best overall race in North America has offered an epic season-starting moment that will test athletes’ limits and push them to new heights in a destination filled with distinctive charm, natural beauty, and epic finish line moments. Athletes will start their journey in The Woodlands with a 2.4-mile, spectator-lined lake swim, cruise at their own volition for a 112-mile ride on the Hardy Toll Road and embrace the Texas faithful on one of the most spirited 26.2-mile run courses in North America.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Waco triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Florida triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Texas triathlon
|July 21, 2024||
*Registration Now open; limited spots remain
|Since its inception, the Athletic Brewing IRONMAN Lake Placid triathlon has captured the hearts and minds of athletes, spectators, and the local community. Nestled amidst the stunning Adirondack Mountains and surrounded by an outdoor lover’s paradise, the event became the first IRONMAN branded event in the continental United States. In 2024, the IRONMAN Lake Placid triathlon will celebrate its 25th Anniversary, marking a quarter-century of unforgettable moments and incredible achievements for this iconic and popular IRONMAN triathlon.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Maine triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Musselman triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Pennsylvania triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Western Massachusetts triathlon
|Aug. 25, 2024||IRONMAN Canada||In 1983, the first North American IRONMAN triathlon was born, and that race changed the IRONMAN triathlon community forever. Penticton, British Columbia, Canada is known as one of the world’s premier triathlon host communities, and a bucket list destination for IRONMAN athletes all over the world. Experience the iconic course, stunning landscapes, and the welcoming host community of Penticton.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene triathlon; IRONMAN 70.3 Morro Bay triathlon; Athletic Brewing IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside triathlon; IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon triathlon; IRONMAN 70.3 Victoria triathlon
|Sept. 8, 2024||IRONMAN Wisconsin||A finish line experience unlike any other as athletes are greeted by the roar of thousands of family, friends, and supporters at the footsteps of the state capitol, dotting the ‘I’ on the IRONMAN journey. The IRONMAN Wisconsin triathlon has become known as a rite of passage in the triathlon community. The legendary run up the helix as athletes head towards T1, the run under the bright lights of the illustrious Camp Randall Stadium, and the relentless spirit of the Badger State are iconic experiences of this historic event. Year after year, the IRONMAN Wisconsin triathlon brings out the best in those with a relentless pursuit of excellence and delivers an experience that will fundamentally change you.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Des Moines triathlon
|Sept. 21, 2024||IRONMAN Maryland||Join the community of finishers who are grateful to experience the camaraderie of Crabby Nation year after year. Athletes begin their IRONMAN Maryland triathlon experience with a 2.4-mile swim in the Choptank River before undertaking a 112-mile ride through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and a 26.2-mile run around historic Cambridge with an unforgettable finish at Long Wharf Park at Great Marsh. Closing out their 140.6-mile journey, athletes make their way through downtown Cambridge with an energetic finish at the historic Long Wharf Park at Great Marsh.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Musselman triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Ohio triathlon
|Sept. 29, 2024||IRONMAN Chattanooga||Chattanooga, Tenn. offers an unforgettable experience that goes beyond race day and brings athletes and the support crews outdoor adventures that can’t be found anywhere else. One of triathlon’s best kept secrets, the IRONMAN Chattanooga triathlon takes athletes on a journey throughout southeastern Tennessee and Northern Georgia. The point-to-point swim takes place in the Tennessee River, while the unique 116-mile bike course leads the athletes 11 miles south of town before beginning two 47-mile loops into north Georgia and caps off with a two-loop run course through the Scenic City and around downtown Chattanooga.
Preperation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Ohio triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Texas triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman triathlon
|Oct. 20, 2024||Kaiser Permanente IRONMAN California||Every race starts with a goal. At the Kaiser Permanente IRONMAN California triathlon the goal is to help athletes go fast in every discipline of the course they encounter. Athletes will feel the acceleration from a 2.4-mile downriver swim in the American River and embrace the power on an ultra-flat and fast 112-mile bike course through the beautiful farm and wine country of Northern California, before being inspired by the crowds of cheering spectators that will keep their cadence high during the 26.2-mile run course that takes athletes along the Sacramento River before finishing in front of the State Capitol in downtown Sacramento.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene triathlon; IRONMAN 70.3 Morro Bay triathlon; IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz triathlon; Athletic Brewing IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside triathlon; IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon triathlon
|Nov. 2, 2024||Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN Florida||Offering the perfect fusion of speed, history, and leisure, race day in Panama City Beach is like no other. Athletes racing at the Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN Florida triathlon can make it a personal best on this iconic flat and fast course. Become part of over twenty-five years of history and enjoy the perfect race-cation surrounded by the emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico at some of the world’s most beautiful beaches.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Texas triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta triathlon
|Nov. 17, 2024||IRONMAN Arizona||This is the Valley of the PR, where personal record and personal getaway intersect. Tempe and the greater Phoenix area is referred to as the Valley of the Sun for its warmth and 300+ days of sunshine. This iconic IRONMAN destination delivers an unforgettable racing experience featuring urban charm and scenic desert vistas. Those seeking speed will find it on this flat, fast, and personal record-breaking course. Those seeking a late-season race cation will find world-renowned resorts and legendary southwestern hospitality just minutes away from the race venue.
Preparation Races: IRONMAN 70.3 Arizona triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Hawai`i triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Morro Bay triathlon, Athletic Brewing IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 St. George triathlon, IRONMAN 70.3 Texas
Select 2023 IRONMAN triathlon events remain open for general registration that include qualifying spots in the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship triathlon. Register now at, www.ironman.com/na-open-2024.
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 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, and Orkila Capital, a growth equity firm focused on building great brands. For more information, visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.
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