IRONMAN Returns to the Scenic City

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – IRONMAN will be back in the scenic city in just a couple of weeks.

The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will bring athletes from 91 different countries to Chattanooga, to swim, bike, and run through the Tennessee Valley.

Set up for iron man will begin September 4th, and the races will be on the 9th and 10th.

The 2-day race format is new to IRONMAN, and Chattanooga Sports Committee President Tim Morgan says they decided to do it that way because of their confidence in Chattanooga.

Tim Morgan says, “They have changed the format for the very first time in the history of the IRONMAN and they did it because of the confidence that they have in our community and out ability to make it happen”.

Women will race on Saturday, with the men racing on Sunday.

If you want to volunteer, there is still time to sign up, just go to the IRONMAN website.

*Photo from IRONMAN Chattanooga

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