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Ironman adds Ironman 70.3 Washington – Maple Valley to North American schedule

Ironman adds another event to the North American 70.3 schedule in Maple Valley, Washington.

The Ironman expansion continues for 2020 – after a number of new race announcements in Europe over the last few weeks, the company announces Ironman 70.3 Washington – Maple Valley, which will take place on Sept. 20, 2020.

View of Mount Rainier in the State of Washington, USA. Photo: Getty Images

Located 30 minutes east of Seattle, Maple Valley is one of the fastest growing population areas in Washington State. The race begins with a 1.9 km swim in Lake Wilderness Park, with views of Mount Rainier as a backdrop. The 90 km bike course takes in the rural area of King County before returning to Lake Wilderness Park for the 21 km run.

The race will offer 40 age-group qualifying slots for the 2021 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in St. George, Utah.