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2008 Lottery Now Open

Posted by ActiveKona on Oct 26, 2007 3:35:00 PM

If the excitement of the Ironman World Championships is still lingering within you, now's your chance to take one step closer to competing in 2008. Lottery applications are currently being accepted. Notifications will be made on April 15, 2008. But remember, you must complete at least a 70.3-distance race before August 31 to claim your spot, should you win one.



For more info on racing in the world championship, check out the article Qualifying for Kona: Getting There is Half the Battle.


If you haven't already, check out the new videos posted on our Ironman 2007 special section. We visit with some athletes just minutes before the start of the race and give you a front-row seat as a few final finishers cross the line before the midnight hour.



Our friends over at Endurance Planet have interviewed the newest Ironman title holder, Chris McCormack, as well as Ironman legend and Active Expert Dave Scott. Both are gearing up for a "Battle of the Ages" at November's Silverman half-Iron distance race near Las Vegas. Listen to podcasts with Macca and The Man.



One last bit of Ironman news: The Versus channel will be showing the 2007 Ford Ironman USA Lake Placid race on Sunday, October 28, at 4 p.m. A repeat will air on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the same time.

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