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Chattanooga Ironman registration opens Wednesday

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Registration for the Ironman competition in Chattanooga will open Wednesday, September 4.

Athletes will compete in a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run on a course that utilizes a variety of Chattanooga's scenic areas.

The race will start at the Tennessee River. The 112-mile bike course will be made up of a 56-mile, two-loop course with scenic farmland and mountain views. The two and a half loop 26.2-mile run course will go through downtown Chattanooga, the South Side, Riverview and the North Shore.

The first place prize will be $25,000. Additionally, the race will offer 50 age group slots to the 2015 IRONMAN World Championship taking place on Oct. 10, 2015 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

The registration fees for general entry is $650 USD and for the IRONMAN Foundation Entry $1,300.
The race will take place September 28, 2014.

Registration will be open online at noon here.

For more information on the Ironman brand and global event series, visit www.ironman.com.  Athlete inquiries may be directed to chattanooga@ironman.com.

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