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Ironman Update: Organizers Talk Sellout, Course Planning, Training Advice

By Beth Milligan | Oct. 20, 2018

Ironman organizers aren’t alone in looking forward to the inaugural 70.3 competition in Traverse City in 2019. After public registration for the August 25 event opened last month, the Traverse City race became the fastest-selling Ironman 70.3 competition in the world, selling out in less than four hours.

Now organizers are working to finalize the route for the triathlon course, aided in their planning for next year’s event by newly hired race director Joel Gaff, a Traverse City native with extensive experience in both Ironman and local race events. Ironman Midwest Regional Director Frank Lowery says the organization was surprised by the early overwhelming response to the Traverse ...

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Riverside Inn Closed Indefinitely Due To Fire

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Save The Date: November Recess At Grand Traverse Distillery

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GT County To Pursue Opening Regional Morgue, Forensic Pathology Center

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New Grand Traverse Undersheriff Named

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