For immediate release
March, 2009 -- World Triathlon Corporation is pleased to announce that select Ironman 70.3 races will feature entry spots for Ironman events in North America.
In addition, Ironman Community Foundation slots are still available for Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene , Ford Ironman Lake Placid , Subaru Ironman Canada , Ford Ironman Louisville , Ford Ironman Wisconsin , Ford Ironman Florida and Ford Ironman Arizona . All of these events have already reached capacity and are closed to general entry for 2009.
At this year's Ironman 70.3 California, Ironman 70.3 Florida, Ironman 70.3 Hawaii and Ironman 70.3 Boise there will be 25 entries available to participating athletes for Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene, Subaru Ironman Canada, Ford Ironman Louisville, Ford Ironman Wisconsin, Ford Ironman Florida and Ford Ironman Arizona.
Additionally, each of the events will encompass 50 entry slots for the 2009 Ford Ironman Lake Placid. Amica Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island will have the same number of entry slots to all events except Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene.
Ironman Community Foundation Slots are available for all Ironman events in the U.S. and Canada. The number of remaining slots can be found on the Community Fund homepage .
Funds raised from Ironman Community Foundation Slots are directed to The Ironman Foundation, offering contributions to local and national organizations. Since its inception in 2001, The Ironman Foundation has distributed more than $3.5 million to community groups and various non-profit organizations.