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Ironman acquires the popular Musselman Triathlon in upstate New York

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.