â€œWe are thrilled to welcome the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship to Mont-Tremblant. Today’s announcement is another testimonial to the fact that extraordinary cooperation and dynamism within a community can become an important economic strengthâ€, says Mont-Tremblant Mayor Pierre Pilon.â€
This year’s IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will be held at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, NevadaÂ on September 8, 2013, and will represent the third and final year in that location. Beginning with Mont Tremblant in 2014, the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will rotate globally among different regions on an annual basis. Each year, more than 2,000 domestic and international competitors have earned the right to compete in the World Championship by qualifying at an IRONMAN 70.3 event.
The iconic IRONMANÂ®Â Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world.Â Since the inception of the IRONMANÂ®Â brand in 1978, athletes have proven thatÂ ANYTHING IS POSSIBLEÂ®Â by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Recognized for excellence through distinguished events, world-class athletes and quality products, IRONMAN, owner and operator of the IRONMANÂ®Â Series, has grown from owner of a single race to a global sensation with nearly 190 events across five unique brands: IRONMANÂ®, IRONMAN 70.3Â®, 5150â„¢ Triathlon Series, Iron GirlÂ®Â and IronKidsÂ®. For more information, visitwww.ironman.com.