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World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) is adding one of triathlon's venerable races to the Ironman 70.3 series. The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Muncie, formerly the Muncie Endurathon, will take place on July 9, 2011, in Muncie, Ind. Registration for the new event opens today at noon EDT on www.ironmanmuncie.com.
"The city looks forward to continuing a 31-year tradition that began with the Muncie Endurathon, to now be carried on with Ironman 70.3 Muncie, and welcomes the long-term commitment by the World Triathlon Corporation, which will bring incalculable benefits to Muncie," said Sharon McShurley, mayor, City of Muncie. Read the story>>
Registration Opens for 2011 Ironman 70.3 and Sprint Races
Online registration is now open for a number of 2011 Ironman 70.3 and Sprint races including: the Boulder Triathlon Series (5430 Sprint Triathlon, Presented by Amica, Boulder Peak Triathlon and Rohto Ironman 70.3 Boulder), Ironman 70.3 Timberman and Timberman Sprint, Ironman 70.3 Racine, Ironman 70.3 Steelhead, Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens, Ironman 70.3 Muncie and Muncie Sprint. Read the story>>
Slots Still Available in the 2010 Ironman 70.3 Series
Ironman 70.3 Syracuse and Ironman 70.3 Austin have very few general entry spots available - sign up now!
Athletes who are interested in competing in one of the events are encouraged to sign up immediately.
Changes to World Championship On-Course Photography Process World Triathlon Corporation Introduces EnduraPix for Ironman World Championship Events
World Triathlon Corporation announces changes to the on-course photography process for this year's Ford Ironman World Championship and Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3, Presented by Ford.
To reduce the volume of on-course vehicles and traffic, increase safety and further enhance the athlete experience, the following changes will be implemented:
· A new photography site (www.EnduraPix.com) will launch the first week of October, offering high quality on-course imagery and, in its first year, will feature photos from both World Championship events for purchase. Read the story>>
Sign Up Now for the 2011 Ford Ironman St. George
Athletes who are interested in competing in the 2011 Ford Ironman St. George are encouraged to sign up immediately.
Lava Magazine: Building a Power Foods Pantry: Whole Grains
Active lifestyles require powerful foods. Here, in the first installment of my LAVA series, Building a Power Foods Pantry, I want to introduce you to whole grains-a family of foods that creates power in force and strength, as well as those that help build endurance, stamina, and immunity, and help the body with repair, recovery, and prevention. Whole grains provide an important meal base: all you have to do is stop at a farmstand or market for some fresh foods, and you've got a nutritionally solid meal. It's for this reason that I put whole grains at the foundation of my series on building your pantry. Read the story>>
Subaru Ironman 70.3 Muskoka Partners with SickKids Foundation
Trisport North is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with SickKids Foundation as the official charity of Subaru Ironman 70.3 Muskoka.
SickKids Foundation (www.sickkidsfoundation.com/home/) is the fundraising organization for The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) - Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest center dedicated to improving children's health in the country. Philanthropy is a critical source of funding for the hospital and in helping to advance pediatric health care. The Foundation's fundraising is driven by the belief that improving the health and well being of children is one of the most powerful ways to improve society. Read the story>>
Entries Selling Fast for the Inaugural Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship
Limited general entry slots are available for the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship, taking place on Sunday, Dec. 5, at Laguna Phuket, Thailand. Anyone can enter the event in the 'Open' division, with an option to validate an entry to the 'Championship' division if an entrant finishes in the top 50 percent of an Ironman 70.3 event worldwide.
Taking place one week after the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship showcases the scenic sights of Phuket.
Before and after the event, athletes will have the opportunity to enjoy the host venue, the well-regarded Laguna Phuket destination resort.
Phuket is easily accessed with more than 90 direct international flights arriving each week, as well as many connecting flights from regional hubs such as Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
REGISTER NOW for the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship!
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The Latest from Janus
An Ironman athlete has the fortitude and discipline necessary to cross the finish line. At Janus, we share that same drive as we strive for peak performance. That is why Janus has been a proud sponsor of the Ironman triathlon, known as the world's most challenging endurance event, since 2001.
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The Latest from Coach Troy Jacobson
Don't just log countless miles, take your performance to the next level with focused interval training sessions created by Coach Troy Jacobson, the Official Coach of Ironman. Whether your goal is to improve your run split, boost your power on the bike or elevate your swim conditioning, Coach Troy has a workout to challenge you and make you stronger. Visit www.coachtroy.com for video previews and more information today.
The Latest from Carmichael Training Systems
CTS Ironman training camp slots are available for all 2011 North American events and camp slots include registration to the race if you didn't get in! The CTS camps are held on the race course eight to 12 weeks before the event and, athletes will walk away with specific plans (pacing, nutrition, etc.) that help maximize performance and confidence on race day. When you sign up for any CTS camp or coaching, you will receive discounts on products from our partners plus so much more! Visit www.trainright.com or call 866-355-0645 for more information.
The Latest from Erin Baker'sWholesome Baked Goods
Erin Baker's Wholesome Baked Goods products have the delicious fuel you need to power through every day. Ultra Protein Power Crunch Granola delivers an amazing 8g of protein as well as plenty of antioxidants and Omega-3s. Made with whole grains, all natural peanut butter and sweetened with a touch of honey, there's no question why it's the Official Granola of Ironman.