|IRONMAN UK confirms 2014 date and venue
IRONMAN UK is delighted to confirm that the 2014 event will be held on Sunday 20th July and hosted once again by Bolton and Lancashire.
Ahead of this weekend's IRONMAN UK, Kevin Stewart, Managing Director IRONMAN UK & Ireland commented, “2014 will be the 10th IRONMAN UK and is a very special year for the race. We are working with the authorities to make it the biggest IRONMAN event ever held in the UK and further improve the course and athlete experience to cement its position as the premier UK triathlon.”
With demand for IRONMAN races at an all-time high across Europe, IRONMAN UK has over 3,000 athletes on the pre-registration list, gaining advanced access to places, which is free of charge and available via the website www.ironmanuk.com
IRONMAN has a strong charity fundraising tradition with Scope being the official charity of IRONMAN UK, it will provide a significant boost to the charity’s funds and 2014 will expand on the team of over 100 athletes racing for Scope this year.
Leader of Bolton Council, Councillor Cliff Morris, said: “Ironman provides a welcome boost to the local economy, particularly the town centre, and showcases Bolton to an international audience. The event has fantastic support from residents and volunteers. We’re delighted it’s coming back to Bolton again next year reinforcing our reputation as a destination for hosting large sporting events.”
By pre registering athletes will gain priority notification before entries open to the public.
For further information please visit www.ironmanuk.com