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Ironman acquires Auckland Marathon

TAMPA, Fla./AUCKLAND, NZ (May 6, 2014) – IRONMAN today announced that it has acquired New Zealand’s largest road race, the Auckland Marathon. The race, which dates back

WTC Grants Kona Slots to Ironman Die Hards

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) announced the launch of the 2012 Ironman Lottery. Opening two days ago (Tuesday), Nov. 1, the Ironman Lottery will feature two enhancements, including the new Ironman Legacy Program. One hundred general age group athletes, 100 Legacy athletes and five physically challenged athletes will be selected to compete in the 2012 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i.

Urban Hotel Group signs for another year with World Triathlon Corporation

Urban Hotel Group will return as naming rights sponsor for Urban Hotel Group Ironman Australia for a third successive year, and partner as the official Hotel, Host and Hospitality partner for the inaugural Ironman Asia Pacific Championship, to be held Melbourne on March 25, 2012. Urban Hotel Group will also have presence on-site at Ironman 70.3 Port Macquarie and SunSmart Ironman Western Australia 2011.

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) Names Andrew Messick Chief Executive Officer

WTC Names Andrew Messick Chief Executive OfficerWorld Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owner and organizer of Ironman, Ironman 70.3, 5150, Iron Girl and IronKids branded-events, today announced that it has named Andrew Messick Chief Executive Officer. Messick joins WTC from AEG, where he has served as President of AEG Sports since 2007 (this role saw him run the Tour of California). He previously served as Senior Vice President of NBA International.