On July 15th, Ironman announced its acquisition of the Musselman Triathlon in Geneva, New York. Beginning in 2020, Ironman will own and operate Ironman 70.3 Musselman taking place on July 18/19.
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“This event has such a rich history and being able to add an event of this calibre to the Ironman 70.3 portfolio continues to show our commitment to providing our athletes with consistent, high-quality experiences in a variety of amazing communities,” said Philip LaHaye, Vice President of North American Operations for Ironman. “With this race being a recipient of many awards within the triathlete community, we are tremendously excited to build upon the great experience and care that has been consistently delivered to athletes.”
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Founded in 2003, the Musselman Triathlon is a half-distance triathlon consisting of a 1.9K swim, 90K bike, and a 21.1K run. Taking place in Geneva, New York, the Musselman race weekend is a short drive from the border and offers a variety of multisport races. With the half, aquabike and duathlon events taking place on the Sunday and miniMussel on Saturday.